Archive for February 28th, 2019

Painted Wolves: Africa's Colorful Carnivores

The [painted wolf](https://www.livescience.com/64889-painted-wolves-the-colorful-carnivores-of-the-african-wild.html) is neither dog nor wolf and belongs to its own branch in the Canidae family. This elusive species is n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/Painted-Wolves-Africa-s-Colorful-Carnivores/

America's Use Of Toilet Paper Wreaks Havoc On Forests

The average Americans obsessive use of [toilet paper](http://www.newser.com/story/271917/big-tissue-is-flushing-forests-down-the-toilet-report.html) is causing Canada's forests to rapidly disappear since that's w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/America-s-Use-Of-Toilet-Paper-Wreaks-Havoc-On-Forests/

The Minnesota Murderess

In the mid-19th century, quite a few high profile cases of women poisoning their husbands with arsenic shocked Victorian England and the US. It was the simplest way for women to escape a loveless or abusive marriage, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/The-Minnesota-Murderess/

From the Point of View of the "Kayak Killer"

Angelika Graswald loved the outdoors and taking photos of the places she has been and the things that she has done. While out on a kayaking trip with her fiance, a tragedy had befallen them. Her fiance lost contr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/From-the-Point-of-View-of-the-Kayak-Killer/

Why the French Feared the Tunisian Tea Craze in the 1930s

When Tunisians started to become obsessed with drinking tea in the 1920s and 1930s, some French doctors had become alarmed that it might cause the collapse of Tunisian society. Today, the drink is still quite pop...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/Why-the-French-Feared-the-Tunisian-Tea-Craze-in-the-1930s/

What Makes Us Crave Sweets When Stressed?

For the most part, humans would generally try to look for some comfort food when they are stressed and a big chunk of people crave sweets, though I have met some who would rather have something salty when they wa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/What-Makes-Us-Crave-Sweets-When-Stressed/

The Slow Decline of Ancient Angkor

As opposed to the belief that the ancient Cambodian city of Angkor was abandoned all of a sudden due to military defeat, researchers suggest that [the city was gradually forsaken by its people](https://www.scienc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/The-Slow-Decline-of-Ancient-Angkor/

A Beautiful Waterfall in the Grand Canyon

Within the Havasupai Native American Reservation, near Supai, in Grand Canyon National Park is Havasu Falls, a hidden waterfall featuring a main stream that plummets close to 100 ft (30 m) over a vertical rockfac...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/A-Beautiful-Waterfall-in-the-Grand-Canyon/

The Gyllenhaal Experiment

Once upon a time, a pop culture figure with a hard-to-spell name would change it to something easier for the public to deal with. That doesn't happen so much now, so we have celebrities with names that are more challengi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/The-Gyllenhaal-Experiment/

Science Says We Worry Too Much About the Wrong Things

Uncertainty is part of living in our world and we can never erase the risk of being involved in an unforeseen circumstance that would eventually lead to someone's death or even our own. So we tend to worry about...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/Science-Says-We-Worry-Too-Much-About-the-Wrong-Things/

NASA Reproduces Origins of Life Underwater

A new study conducted by NASA could show [how the ingredients of life might have formed billions of years ago](https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7340). And in doing so, they hope to find the same con...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/NASA-Reproduces-Origins-of-Life-Underwater/

When An Accident Became A Crime

James Fulton had been convicted of criminally negligent homicide when his white Dodge pickup crashed into Haile Beasley's Ford Focus killing her. Detectives who investigated the case had dismissed it as an accide...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/When-An-Accident-Became-A-Crime/

The search for Aliens: Why We Haven't Seen Any So Far

With the possibility of life having been present on Mars and other planets, astronomers and astrophysicists are still searching for actual evidence of extraterrestrial civilization. So far, there have not been an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/The-search-for-Aliens-Why-We-Haven-t-Seen-Any-So-Far/

Blue Marble 3

Kaplamino is back with his most ambitious chain reaction marble run ever. It involves pyrotechnics, pinball levers, winches, hydraulics, and everything you can think of ...but no fidget spinners this time. He says,I'm ou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/Blue-Marble-3/

Turns Out That Viking Warrior Thought To be Male Is Actually Female!

The skeleton was initially found in the mid-19th century and was posited to be female two years ago. After much debate and criticism, the research team is confident that the [high-ranking warrior skeleton is indeed "unas...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/Turn-Out-That-Viking-Warrior-Thought-To-be-Male-Is-Actually-Female/

Star Wars: Always

Jeff Yorkes and Topher Grace (yes, that Topher Grace) made a trailer for the Skywalker saga that includes all ten Star Wars movies. They even used deleted scenes. Yeah, it skips back and forth to make a cohesive...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/02/28/Star-Wars-Always/

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