Archive for January 25th, 2019

A Thermal View of a Geyser

Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy are the Slow Mo Guys, and they are in Iceland taking footage of Strokkur Geyser with a serious drone camera. In this excerpt from their YouTube show Planet Slow Mo, they use a thermal camera to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/A-Thermal-View-of-a-Geyser/

The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis is best known as the leader of the expedition to explore the new addition to the United States called the Louisiana Purchase. From 1804 to 1806, Lewis, with his second-in-command William Clark, traveled...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/The-Mysterious-Death-of-Meriwether-Lewis/

Irish Man Swallows Diamond

An Irish man visiting Turkey claims to have fallen into a trance as soon as he saw a diamond at a local jewellery shop. Oddly enough, this man swallowed a diamond which wouldn’t pass out naturally and had t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/Irish-Man-Swallows-Diamond/

Rare Diseases Are Becoming More Common

Isolated cases of rare diseases are no longer isolated. We begin to understand now that previously undiagnosed diseases share common experiences with many people around the world and with the help of new technolo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/Rare-Diseases-Are-Becoming-More-Common/

The Benefits of Rocking Yourself To Sleep

There's nothing nicer than to lie on a hammock and be gently swayed by the wind as you drift off to slumber. Not only is it relaxing, it also [helps improve sleep and memory, a study shows](https://www.eurekalert...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/The-Benefits-of-Rocking-Yourself-To-Sleep/

Dung Beetles Fighting Over Dung

A little ball of poo is a real treasure when you're a dung beetle. And in this little corner of South Africa, there must be a dearth of dung. Two dung beetles are locked in a deadly serious competition over a dung ball....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/Dung-Beetles-Fighting-Over-Dung/

Rain vs. Tap Water: Which is Better for Watering Plants?

Twitter user Dr. Karl posed this question and experts from The Conversation have given us answers as to [why rain can actually be more beneficial in watering plants](https://theconversation.com/ive-always-wondere...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/Rain-vs-Tap-Water-Which-is-Better-for-Watering-Plants/

Disclosing Gender Pay Disparities Apparently Narrows the Gap

Though the women's movement has made great strides in various fields, the gender pay gap still exists. It will take much more time and effort before it could be closed totally, but for the meantime, researchers s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/Disclosing-Gender-Pay-Disparities-Apparently-Narrows-the-Gap/

Adventures of Superman (1952-1958)

Superhero reboots come and go these days, but for those of my generation there will always be only one Superman, and that is George Reeves. Reeves had mainly been a minor actor prior to 1951 (he was one of the T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/Adventures-of-Superman-1952-1958/

The Quirks of Overlapping History

Sometimes we look at history as distinct eras, with distinct events, most likely because that's the way history class presents it. But there's always a significant overlap in world events, eras, and people. We tend think...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/25/The-Quirks-of-Overlapping-History/




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