Archive for December 14th, 2018

Dagwood Splits the Atom

In 1949, King Features Syndicate produced a giveaway book, sort of a quasi-comic, to explain how nuclear fission works. It starred Dagwood and his wife Blonde, with appearances by other King Features comic characters: Po...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/Dagwood-Splits-the-Atom/

The Immortal Remains of Susan Potter

Denver resident Susan Potter made specific plans for the fate of her remains after death, 15 years before she died in 2015 at age 87. She had already decided to donate her body to science, specifically to medical educati...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/The-Immortal-Remains-of-Susan-Potter/

Should We Be Worried About Our Smartphone Apps?

As developers continue to upgrade apps such that it would be more convenient, streamlines, and useful for consumers, the flip side to that is the fact that they gather our data and other information in order to m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/Should-We-Be-Worried-About-Our-Smartphone-Apps/

And the Fastest Jaws on the Planet Belong to... the Dracula Ant

They may be small but ants can pack a big punch. Getting bitten by one of them can feel like a needle pricking through your skin or like a burning, painful sensation. Now, there is a genus of ants called Mystriu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/And-the-Fastest-Jaws-on-the-Planet-Belong-to-the-Dracula-Ant/

David Zinn's Chalk Street Art

Street artist David Zinn (previously at Neatorama) of Ann Arbor, Michigan, often decorates public spaces with temporary chalk and charcoal art, incorporating the landscape itself.Cracks in the sidewalk, plants, and archi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/David-Zinns-Chalk-Street-Art/

Aquaman Haka

The new DC superhero movie Aquaman premiered Wednesday night in Los Angeles. No red carpet, but a blue one this time. Aquaman star Jason Momoa did more than interviews; he performed the traditional Maor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/Aquaman-Haka/

Singles Who Get Cancer Are Less Likely To Get Chemotherapy or Other Aggressive Treatments, Here's Why

Nobody wants to hear from their doctors that they have detected some form of growth in their bodies especially because they would most likely be a prelude to cancer. If ever somebody does get cancer, in order t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/Singles-Who-Get-Cancer-Are-Less-Likely-To-Get-Chemotherapy-or-Other-Aggressive-Treatments-Here-s-Why/

The Risk of Weaponizing Facial Recognition

In a photo of a crowd, trying to find a particular person is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Nowadays, facial recognition has become a very useful tool at finding people without having to look through th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/The-Risk-of-Weaponizing-Facial-Recognition/

Elderly Woman Cuts Neighbors' Christmas Lights

Dan Hubbert of Cottingham, UK, strung lots of flashing Christmas light in his yard. Apparently one neighbor did not appreciate the display. She came in the middle of the night and cut the lights with a knife! Hubbert pos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/Elderly-Woman-Cuts-Neighbors-Christmas-Lights/

An Afghan Woman's Story of Why She Set Herself on Fire

There are still various parts of the world where women's rights aren't being recognized or if they were, they are only secondary to tribal customs and laws that govern the society, and most of the time those laws...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/14/An-Afghan-Woman-s-Story-of-Why-She-Set-Herself-on-Fire/

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