Archive for February 7th, 2019

Titanic Sinks in Real Time - 2 Hours 40 Minutes

You've heard the stories, you've seen the movies; now you can watch the sinking of the RMS Titanic in real time, if you've got 2 hours and 40 minutes or so to spare, that is. There are other simulations of thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/Titanic-Sinks-in-Real-Time-2-Hours-40-Minutes/

Are You Tone Deaf?

We might be tempted to think of a poor singer as being tone deaf, but there are many reasons people don't sing well. Tone deafness is just one of them. The Music Lab at Harvard University's department of psychology has a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/Are-You-Tone-Deaf-2/

A Virtual Tour of the Periodic Table's History

If you want to know how the periodic table began, how changes were made onto it, until it has become what it is now, then you should probably check this [brief visual history presented on Science Mag.](https://vi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/A-Virtual-Tour-of-the-Periodic-Table-s-History/

People Once Thought Jazz Music Caused Illness or Disability

Music has the ability to comfort, soothe, or even heal a wounded heart or a broken soul. It helps people with dementia to cope with their condition. It taps into a part of our memory and consciousness connected w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/People-Once-Thought-Jazz-Music-Caused-Illness-or-Disability/

Topper (1953-1955) - the TV Series

Cute couple, eh? Well, don't get your hopes up; they're both dead. Sometimes life imitates art and sometimes art imitates art. In 1937, the film _Topper_ was released. Starring Cary Grant, the plot was that a fu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/Topper-1953-1955-the-TV-Series/

The Statues in Egypt Used to Have Eyeballs

Katlyn Roberts thought she knew a lot about Egyptian artifacts, but made a new discovery on her second visit to the Cairo Museum. Locals know it, some visitors know it, but it's not common knowledge that many ancient Egy...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/The-Statues-in-Egypt-Used-to-Have-Eyeballs/

Soft Drinks Around the Country

What term do you use for a carbonated soft drink? Since I don't drink any, and only buy it for parties, I say "soda pop." Others around me call it pop. What you call these drinks mostly depends on where you are from. How...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/Soft-Drinks-Around-the-Country/

Honey West (1965-1966)

We've already seen that 1965 was a good year for TV series, and to that list we now add another one-season wonder - _Honey West_. Honey West was another 'unusual' series in that it was complete role-reversal, w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/Honey-West-1965-1966/

My Favorite Martian (1963-1966)

Ah, back again to the misspent days of my youth, in 1963, when a new TV series premiered, this being _My Favorite Martian_. Just more must-see TV for me, and it lasted for three seasons, from 1963 into 1966, some...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/My-Favorite-Martian-1963-1966/

The Badass History of Barber-Surgeons

As the medical professions developed, doctors and surgeons arose from different traditions and had their separate practices. Doctors were educated, they studied physiology and philosophy, and they developed theories on d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/The-Badass-History-of-Barber-Surgeons/

The Private Life of a Cat

The experimental film The Private Life of a Cat by Czechoslovakian-born filmmaker Alexander Hammid and Ukrainian-born filmmaker Maya Deren was produced in 1944. There's no sound. It follows a cat giving birth to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/The-Private-Life-of-a-Cat/

More Realistic Mars Recruitment Posters

A couple of years ago, NASA released a set of artistic posters designed to raise excitement about the prospect of traveling to the red planet. More recently, SarcasticRover gave them a makeover.  NASA made Mars recr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/07/More-Realistic-Mars-Recruitment-Posters/




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