Archive for 2019

Woodstock 50 Lineup Announced

It's time #Woodstock50pic.twitter.com/gvyCXegh6F— WOODSTOCK (@woodstockfest) March 19, 2019 In August of 1969, almost half a million people showed up to the Woodstock Music Festival on a farm near Bethel, New Yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/20/Woodstock-50-Lineup-Announced/

Parrot Plays Peekaboo with Cat

Oscar is an Indian ringneck parrot who lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. The cat lives across the street. Here you see them both engaging in their favorite recreational activities through the window: Oscar is playing p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/20/Parrot-Play-Peekaboo-with-Cat/

The Mafia Figure Behind the Failure of Rascal Flatts Restaurants

In the movie My Blue Heaven, Steve Martin plays a New York mobster who goes into the witness protection program and finds himself stuck in a middle-class suburbia. He is soon back to organizing crimes under his...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/20/The-Mafia-Figure-Behind-the-Failure-of-Rascal-Flatts-Restaurants/

Broken Noses of Egyptian Statues Explained

You may have asked the same question yourself when you visited your local museum exhibiting Egyptian art, artifacts, and statues. Why are the Egyptian statues' noses broken? Edward Bleiberg was oft asked this qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/20/Broken-Noses-of-Egyptian-Statues-Explained/

The Apollo 11 Press Kits

Putting the first people on the moon was a very big achievement for NASA and it was widely celebrated the world over. However, NASA was not alone in bringing them to the moon. Various companies collaborated with...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/The-Apollo-11-Press-Kits/

The Risks of Burying Your Pet in the Backyard

When it's time to say goodbye to your beloved pet, you might be tempted to just dig a hole in your backyard and lay them there to rest. But [this poses certain risks](https://theconversation.com/why-you-shouldnt-...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/The-Risks-of-Burying-Your-Pet-in-the-Backyard/

Moon Mining Could Work Using the Right Approach

More and more people [regard the Moon as a viable source of natural resources.](https://www.space.com/moon-mining-space-exploration-report.html) With no ecology to speak of, there are no worries about environment...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/Moon-Mining-Could-Work-Using-the-Right-Approach/

DNA Evidence of Jack the Ripper's Identity

Researchers believe that they may have identified who Jack the Ripper was with the help of genetic analysis. However, this still may not be enough to say for certain that the man being pointed as the notorious s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/DNA-Evidence-of-Jack-the-Ripper-s-Identity/

An Honest Trailer for Aquaman

In this Honest Trailer, Screen Junkies admits that Aquaman is all over the place, both literally and figuratively. The movie is dazzling and confusing while the plot is overly busy, but it's all worth it to see...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Aquaman/

Las Pozas and Other Gardens of Earthly Delights

A private garden of art requires either lots of money or lifetime dedication -and often both. British poet Edward James built a surrealist paradise in Xilitla, Mexico, beginning in the 1940s because, he said, California...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/Las-Pozas-and-Other-Gardens-of-Earthly-Delights/

8th man (1965)

As pervasive as anime is today in popular culture, it had to start somewhere, and for most ofthe American public this meant the introduction of a Japanese TV series (dubbed in English) named 8th Man.I recall watching thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/8th-man-1965/

The Big Shazam Mash-Up Trailer

When Billy Batson says the magic word SHAZAM! he gets turned into a superhero ...an adult superhero played by a young Tom Hanks. This is the movie that Big could have been in the hands of comic book writers. -vi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/The-Big-Shazam-Mash-Up-Trailer/

Outrageous Beauty Gadgets of Yore

There are unlimited riches awaiting anyone who can make a women look better, or least at least make her feel that she looks better. It doesn't matter how difficult or painful the procedure is, or how outrageous the think...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/Outrageous-Beauty-Gadgets-of-Yore/

Evolution, Language, and Food: Processed Foods Gave Way to "F" and "V"

You may notice that different languages have various sounds used more frequently than others and that could be caused by a variety of factors involving the human anatomy. There are certain evolutionary features...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/Evolution-Language-and-Food-Processed-Foods-Gave-Way-to-F-and-V/

Oldest Known Astrolabe Recovered

An astrolabe was a navigation device that sailors used to guide them through the seas by looking at the position of the stars in the sky. Recently, a group of explorers have found [the oldest known astrolabe](ht...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/Oldest-Known-Astrolabe-Recovered/

Zero Hour! vs. Airplane!

You probably already knew that the 1980 movie Airplane! was a comedy remake of the 1957 film Zero Hour! This video has a side-by-side comparison of the two films, the only real difference being that one...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/Zero-Hour-vs-Airplane/

The Medical History of Urinalysis

One of the standard medical tests we get today is a urinalysis, a chemical analysis where doctors can have a glimpse of what's going on with our kidneys and our blood sugar, among a variety of other things. The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/The-Medical-History-of-Urinalysis/

Another Look at Ultima Thule

There have been many changes to what we thought Ultima Thule looked or was like, and here, the writer at [Gereshes](https://gereshes.com/2019/03/18/ultima-thule-is-weirder-than-we-thought/) explains how scientist...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/Another-Look-at-Ultima-Thule/

A Biological Magnetic Compass Exists

Can humans detect the Earth's weak magnetic field much like some animals, protists, and bacteria? A group of researchers seemed to have found concrete evidence that [the human magnetic sense indeed exists](https:...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/A-Biological-Magnetic-Compass-Exists/

The Lighthouse From Afar

Lighthouses are usually built near the sea as its light would guide ships toward the docks. But through some circumstances, the lighthouse on top of Bidston Hill was built further inland and is [the most inland l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/The-Lighthouse-From-Afar/

On Finding Out About Atoms

Astrophysicist Paul Sutter from Ohio State University gives us here a little bit of [a history of how we were able to figure out atoms exist.](https://www.space.com/how-did-we-discover-atoms.html) From Dalton's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/On-Finding-Out-About-Atoms/

The World’s Finest Science-Themed Peeps Diorama Contest

A few years ago, the Washington Post discontinued its annual Peeps diorama competition. And the world mourned. But this year, The Open Notebook is holding a competition for Peeps dioramas with a science theme! The entry...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/The-Worlds-Finest-Science-Themed-Peeps-Diorama-Contest/

My Mother the Car (1965)

TV in the 1960's was cutthroat-competitive. The three networks all vied to come out on top of the Nielsen Ratings, no matter what it took. Sometimes it was a matter of schedule adjustment for an old favorite in t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/19/My-Mother-the-Car-1965/

The Art of Japanese Manhole Covers

Japan has some odd cultural tidbits, a stark contrast of the notion that they adhere to a practical or functional mindset with regard to daily life. One example of the extent of Japanese creativity and what they...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/The-Art-of-Japanese-Manhole-Covers/

The Toyota Moon Rover

With all the lunar exploration going on nowadays, every major space agency is having a go at the moon. In fact, the Japanese space agency JAXA will be sending [its own rover](https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/12/j...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/The-Toyota-Moon-Rover/

How Tall Can a Tree Grow?

Everything has a limit. Even the healthiest person can't seem to survive past 120 years or so. Trees can live for thousands of years, but there's a limit to how tall they can grow. The tallest trees, California sequoias,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/How-Tall-Can-a-Tree-Grow/

Scientists Watch As Heat Moves Through 'Pencil Lead' at the Speed of Sound

Scientists found that heat moves through graphite in 'waves' at the speed of sound. What's weird about this is that heat generally bounces off of vibrating molecules in multiple different directions and doesn't u...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/Scientists-Watch-As-Heat-Moves-Through-Pencil-Lead-at-the-Speed-of-Sound/

Physicists Reverse Time for Tiny Particles Inside a Quantum Computer

In a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers manipulated the arrow of time using a very tiny quantum computer made of two quantum particles, known as qubits. The experiment was carefull...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/Physicists-Reverse-Time-for-Tiny-Particles-Inside-a-Quantum-Computer/

Small Fragments of Disintegrating Asteroid Captured by Hubble

With so many objects in space, it will be hard to monitor and witness everything that happens. In this rare instance, [the Hubble telescope witnessed an asteroid as it disintegrates.](https://www.spacetelescope.o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/Small-Fragments-of-Disintegrating-Asteroid-Captured-by-Hubble/

The Ugly Dogs Come Through

She’s here! @BlairBraverman & team have reached the burled arch in Nome! #UglyDogs @IditarodKTVA #Iditarod2019 pic.twitter.com/i8DWN1YXY7— Daniella Rivera (@RiveraDanie) March 17, 2019 Blair Braverma...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/The-Ugly-Dogs-Come-Through/








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