Archive for January 21st, 2019

The 1959 Project

What was so special about 1959? Today, 1969 is all the rave because it has been 50 years since then. So many things happened that year, particularly the famous Apollo 11 moon landing. But ten years before, some s...

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The 'Marie Kondo Effect' Takes Thrift Stores By Storm

Many thrift stores today are seeing a trend in an increase of people giving away their stuff as a result of the KonMari method, which has been featured on Marie Kondo's book and Netflix series. >Marie Kondo,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/The-Marie-Kondo-Effect-Takes-Thrift-Stores-By-Storm/

Why Are Some People Attracted to Psychopaths

Truly, love knows no bounds but it also goes beyond comprehension at times. Sure, sometimes there are certain qualities and traits that we find very attractive no matter how risky it might seem, but for some thos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Why-Are-Some-People-Attracted-to-Psychopaths/

Battle Over a Restaurant Name

Isabella Jolie had a dream to open a French-Vietnamese restaurant to honor her sister Trang, who passed away from lupus. After serving pho from a small trailer for two years, Jolie is renovating space for a permanent res...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Battle-Over-a-Restaurant-Name/

Moqui Marbles, Martian Blueberries, and Past Life on Mars

As scientists continue to examine evidences of possible existence of life on Mars millions of years ago, [geologists look at Moqui marbles or what they call concretions as possibly giving a clue](https://www.amus...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Moqui-Marbles-Martian-Blueberries-and-Past-Life-on-Mars/

"Blind" Cat Finally Opens His Eyes

Cotton was a stray cat in Florida who suffered from a bad case of mange. The mites were in his eyes, which were infected so badly he couldn't open them. He had grown very skinny by the time he was taken in by Carmen Mora...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Blind-Cat-Finally-Opens-His-Eyes/

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! No, It's... An Orbiting Space Billboard

No space is safe anymore, not even outer space. Apart from the light pollution that many urban cities around the world are emitting, a Russian startup called StartRocket had said that [they want to launch space b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/It-s-a-Bird-It-s-a-Plane-No-It-s-An-Orbiting-Space-Billboard/

Midnight Plane to Houston

We all know the song "Midnight Train to Georgia" by Gladys Knight and the Pips. It was number one for two weeks in 1973 and became a classic song about disappointment and devotion. You might not know how the song began,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Midnight-Plane-to-Houston/

2018 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition

The 7th annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition received thousands of entries from 70 different countries, and now the winners have been announced. Above is the first place winner in the wide-angle category, "Gentl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/2018-Ocean-Art-Underwater-Photo-Competition/

Why Do We Forget?

When people get older, they sometimes jokingly explain that we forget things because our brains become full of other things. Well, that's my reasoning. Gizmodo asked various psychologists and neuroscientists, and got ans...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Why-Do-We-Forget/

Woman is Deaf When it Comes to Men

In a case of unusual selective deafness, a Chinese woman suddenly found herself unable to hear any men whatsoever.>She woke up one morning unable to hear her boyfriend’s voice. Then she found she couldn’t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Woman-is-Deaf-When-it-Comes-to-Men/

Time to Say Goodbye to Coffee?

Saying farewell to coffee isn’t that easy. According to research about three-fifths of all our beloved coffee species are going to go extinct. This is a phenomenal amount of coffee that we risk losing.>Here&rsqu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Time-to-Say-Bye-Bye-to-Coffee/

The Much Disliked Motion Smoothing Technique

When I watch a film for the first time, I wouldn't usually pay attention to how the film was done and simply focus on what was happening in the story. Of course, if something was poorly executed, I would not find...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/The-Much-Disliked-Motion-Smoothing-Technique/

Spoilers Don't Necessarily Ruin a Movie

The concept of "spoilers" really only came into being with the internet, where people from all over discuss pop culture to no end. But what does science say about spoilers? Turns out that knowing a twist doesn't ruin the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Spoilers-Dont-Necessarily-Ruin-a-Movie/

Guy Stuff: The Manly Magic of Tidying Up

Men have been stereotyped as disorganized, unruly, filthy, and just all-around disgusting. But that's not really how men see it. From our perspective, tidying up should be an easy and hassle-free task. [And this...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Guy-Stuff-The-Manly-Magic-of-Tidying-Up/

Pop Culture Education from Parodies

We can see so many pop culture references in various media today from memes on the internet to skits done on parody shows like SNL as well as insertions in some animation shows like Family Guy. The team at AV Clu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Pop-Culture-Education-from-Parodies/

See an Entire Northern Ireland Village Knitted Out of Wool

Cloughmills, in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, is a picturesque small town. It's become even more so since the local crochet club took on a project of recreating the entire village in miniature, with stunning accuracy....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/See-an-Entire-Northern-Ireland-Village-Knitted-Out-of-Wool/

Honest Covers for Classic Books

There are books that almost everyone has read, and it counts if you just read the Cliff notes. The covers could reveal more than they do, and Cracked readers made that happen.This one should appeal to John Farrier.See 40...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/21/Honest-Covers-for-Classic-Books/




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