Archive for January 8th, 2019

Xipe Totec, The Flayed Lord of Mexico

A recent discovery was made in Mexico where archaeologists dug up a pre-Aztec temple of the "flayed god" called Xipe Totec. >Items relating to the deity were discovered at a site in Puebla state, an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Xipe-Totec-The-Flayed-Lord-of-Mexico/

Hummingbird Beaks May Be More Violent Than We Thought

We know that hummingbirds use their long, slender, tube-like beaks to sip the nectar from flowers and that's why they are structured in that way. They can feed as much as six times in an hour so as to sustain the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Hummingbird-Beaks-May-Be-More-Violent-Than-We-Thought/

The Remains of an Ancient 60-Meter Tall Temple

Though it looks like any old natural geological structure standing high above the ground, much like the rock formations in the Grand Canyon or other places, it is actually [a 3,400-year-old ziggurat](https://www....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/The-Remains-of-an-Ancient-60-Meter-Tall-Temple/

The Gene Concept As We Know It Is Obsolete

Though we have a long-held belief that genes hold the blueprint of our functions, traits, and other developmental variables that would predict how we look, think, or act, this concept has been contested long ago...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/The-Gene-Concept-As-We-Know-It-Is-Obsolete/

Coping with Crosswind Difficulties

Some landing and take-off highlights in awkward wind conditions this winter. Note the frequent flexing of the planes' wings in response to the turbulence. Of the five 'missed approaches' shown, three diverted to other ai...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Coping-with-Crosswind-Difficulties-2/

If You Have Bladder Problems, This New Implant May Help You Frequent The Toilet Less

When you are at work, at school, or maybe while you are outside, it gets annoying when you feel the need to pee but can't find a toilet anywhere. Or maybe you are suffering from an overactive bladder which induce...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/If-You-Have-Bladder-Problems-This-New-Implant-May-Help-You-Frequent-The-Toilet-Less/

Make an Emoji when you can’t find one…

There are times when you cannot seem to find the perfect words, so you resort to using an emoji. Then again, there are times when you wouldn’t be able to find the perfect emoji to express how you feel among the exi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Make-an-Emoji-when-you-can-t-find-one/

Fake Britain

If you've ever enjoyed fiction set in England, Scotland, or Wales, you can now look up the location on a map! Londonist has compiled settings from hundreds of books, TV shows, and movies to create Fake Britain. You'll fi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Fake-Britain/

Why Eye Contact is So Powerful

Looking into someone's eyes has a profound effect on humans. It's part of a technique that will make people fall in love, and even a picture of eyes looking at you will deter theft. What is it about eye contact that affe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Why-Eye-Contact-is-So-Powerful/

Hawaii Is Having an Invasive Species Crisis. Chefs Want You to Eat Them.

The idea to [use Hawaii’s invasive species for food](https://www.msn.com/en-us/foodanddrink/foodnews/hawaii-is-having-an-invasive-species-crisis-chefs-want-you-to-eat-them/ar-BBRRN5T?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=iehp) w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Hawaii-Is-Having-an-Invasive-Species-Crisis-Chefs-Want-You-to-Eat-Them/

The Infamous Efficiency of Nazi Death Infrastructures

How was it possible for the Nazis to have claimed the lives of six million Jews during the Holocaust? A study be Lewi Stone of Tel Aviv University in Israel and RMIT University in Australia, shows that a quarter...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/The-Infamous-Efficiency-of-Nazi-Death-Infrastructures/

Photos of the 2019 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Embed from Getty ImagesThe 35th annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Heilongjiang province, China, opened over the weekend, and will continue through February. The festival features an illumin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Photos-of-the-2019-Harbin-Ice-and-Snow-Festival/

Drunk Clown at the Wedding

There's lots of ugliness in the world right now, so I think it's important to share these photos of what happened when my friend Marvin called me & said: "I'm getting married & we can only invite 100 people....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Drunk-Clown-at-the-Wedding/

Why Cider Means Something Completely Different in America and Europe

In the US, apple cider is sold in the produce section of grocery stores, and making cider is a children's activity at fall festivals. Everywhere else, cider is an adult drink that contains 4-6% alcohol, what Americans wo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Why-Cider-Means-Something-Completely-Different-in-America-and-Europe/

Pompous Albert

Meet Albert, known as Pompous Albert on Instagram. Albert was named after Albert Einstein, possibly because he has the physicist's wayward hair. Albert is of the Selkirk rex breed (obvious from the curly fur), and has a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Pompous-Albert/

Guy Proposes with a Cat Tattoo on His Butt

When Dustin Marshall got ready to pop the question to his girlfriend Lindsey, he went all out. He got a tattoo of their cat Pinky inked on his butt with the caption "Will you marry meow?" Then he staged an elaborate ruse...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/08/Guy-Proposes-with-a-Cat-Tattoo-on-His-Butt/




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