Archive for March 5th, 2019

What is the Difference Between Bees, Wasps, and Hornets?

If you live outside of the concrete jungle and occasionally go outside, you are probably familiar with the wasps, bees, and hornets of your area by the way they look and the nests they build. But that's just your area. T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/What-is-the-Difference-Between-Bees-Wasps-and-Hornets/

Hit Movies That Were Almost Hilariously Bad

Movies go through math drafts, rewrites, edits, and sometimes complete turnarounds before release. Sometimes this ruins them, but often what was lost was not worth saving. Let's take a look at some early ideas that would...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Hit-Movies-That-Were-Almost-Hilariously-Bad/

The Spellbinding Swedish Song That Calls Cows Home

This haunting music is Jonna Jinton demonstrating "kulning," a Swedish technique used to call cows home in the evening. The call can be as loud as 125 decibels, and can be heard miles away.According to Susanne Rosenberg,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/The-Spellbinding-Swedish-Song-That-Calls-Cows-Home/

What Kind of Advice Would You Get from Midwifery Manuals?

Expectant mothers, especially those going through it for the first time, probably have sought help about what to expect in their pregnancy from books and experts. Now, there are various other sources of informati...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/What-Kind-of-Advice-Would-You-Get-from-Midwifery-Manuals/

Will Car Design Lose Its Variety Someday?

The fact that we're moving toward a future where cars are driving themselves without somebody behind the wheel has a few implications for all of us, but perhaps more so for car designers. Samuel Chuffart, an auto...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Will-Car-Design-Lose-Its-Variety-Someday/

How Plant Diseases Spread

Just as humans catch disease through physical contact or through the air, [plants also have somewhat a similar dynamic](http://nautil.us/issue/69/patterns/the-deadly-plant-sneeze-rp). There are cases when the win...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/How-Plant-Diseases-Spread/

Uncovering the Secrets of Denisova Cave

Much mystery still surrounds Denisova cave, where bone fragments from a hominin whom archaeologists called Denny were found. From that finding, they gleaned that Neanderthals and Denisovans had mingled, interacte...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Uncovering-the-Secrets-of-Denisova-Cave/

500 Million-Year-Old Worm Superhighway Revealed in Ancient Seafloor

About a half billion years ago, an ancient sea covered what is now the northernmost stretches of Canada. Its seafloor was long thought to be a dead zone, devoid of the oxygen needed to support life. Turns out, [t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/500-Million-Year-Old-Worm-Superhighway-Revealed-in-Ancient-Seafloor/

Time Flies, But It Also Crawls.. So Why?

Our brain's perception of time is somewhat different from how clocks keep time. When we're having fun as the saying goes, time flies and it surely does. You don't notice the minutes and hours passing when you're...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Time-Flies-But-It-Also-Crawls-So-Why/

Some Old Wives' Tales About Cooking Steak That Needs To Disappear

Should thick steak rest at room temperature before you grill it? Should you first seal both sides? Do you turn your steak only once? May you use a fork to turn your steak? Serious Eats puts to rest seven of the m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Some-Old-Wives-Tales-About-Cooking-Steak-That-Needs-To-Disappear/

X-Ray Vinyls: Soviet-Era Bootlegged Music

During the Soviet regime, much of Western culture was banned from entering the country. Despite these restrictions, teenagers found a way to enjoy music being released in the West. They had to make their own reco...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/X-Ray-Vinyls-Soviet-Era-Bootlegged-Music/

The Ninth Planet

No, Pluto is not being reinstated as one of the planets in our solar system but scientists are examining evidence that indicates [a possiblity of the existence of Planet Nine](https://phys.org/news/2019-02-planet...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/The-Ninth-Planet/

Man's Fat-Filled Blood Turned Milky White

Better be watch out how much fatty foods you eat because you might experience the same case that a 39-year-old man had recently been diagnosed with, having too much fat in his blood that it became life-threatenin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Man-s-Fat-Filled-Blood-Turned-Milky-White/

The Concorde Supersonic Story

Fifty years ago, the first Concorde flight took off. For its time, it was one of the technological marvels of aviation that could rival the first human to step on the moon. It has been 16 years since the Concorde...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/The-Concorde-Supersonic-Story/

Digital Hoarders of the Internet

It might be difficult to let go of certain things that you have kept for a long time because they might hold some kind of sentimental value. Whether it be a tangible item or object in your possession or bits of d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Digital-Hoarders-of-the-Internet/

‘Elixir of Immortality’ Uncovered in 2,000-Year-Old Chinese Tomb

Last fall, archaeologists working on an upper-class family tomb in Henan province, China, recovered a bronze pot with almost a gallon of 2,000-year-old liquid. It smelled of alcohol, so they assumed it was wine. Despite...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Elixir-of-Immortality-Uncovered-in-2000-Year-Old-Chinese-Tomb/

What's in my DNA

Jason Yu is a student at Summer Creek High School in Houston. He had the opportunity to earn some extra credit in his biology class by doing an original project, so Yu gave new lyrics to "DNA" by Kendrick Lamar and made...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Whats-in-my-DNA/

The Thing With Two Heads (1972)

Poor Ray Milland! Once one of Hollywood's most bankable stars, near the end of his career all that was left open to him was sci-fi horror/comedy films such as _Frogs_ (seen earlier on Neatorama) and _The Thing Wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/The-Thing-With-Two-Heads-1972/

The Rise and Fall of the Man Cave

The man cave is a place where a man can keep his possessions, indulge in activities away from the family, and socialize with friends. But the concept of the man of the family having his own space is not new. Traditionall...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/The-Rise-and-Fall-of-the-Man-Cave/

Making a Heated Seat

Medhi Sadaghdar (previously at Neatorama) is back with a new idea: a heated chair! What could possibly go wrong? Just watch, Sadaghdar manages to find all the things that could go wrong with this idea. -via reddit Medhi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Making-a-Heated-Seat/

The History of the Verb "To Be"

Expressing state of being is one of the first things anyone learns when learning a language. In English, [the verb "to be" is the most basic verb](https://daily.jstor.org/when-did-the-verb-to-be-enter-e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/The-History-of-the-Verb-To-Be/

FBI Confiscates Human Bones and Artifacts from Man's Home

A man [illegally stockpiled artefacts and human remains in his home](https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/03/01/thousands-of-human-bones-and-artifacts-confiscated/). Since then, the bureau has been identifying and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/FBI-Confiscates-Human-Bones-and-Artifacts-from-Man-s-Home/

Giant Newfound 'Medusa' Virus Turns Amoebas to 'Stone'

Named after the mythical monster Medusa, [a newfound giant virus](https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/03/04/medusa-virus-turns-amoebas-to-stone/) turns its host to "stone." However, luckily for us, its h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Giant-Newfound-Medusa-Virus-Turns-Amoebas-to-Stone/

Chronic Wasting Disease: The Brain Sickness Turning Deer Into Zombies

This disease makes deer listless, underweight and in some cases, aggressive. The scariest part? This disease could potentially transmit to humans too. >“It is probable that human cases of Chronic Wastin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/Chronic-Wasting-Disease-The-Brain-Sickness-Turning-Deer-Into-Zombies/

A 30-Million-Page Archive of Human History Launched into Space

Last week, a 30-million-page archive of human history was launched aboard a spacecraft headed for the moon. The 'Lunar Library' is a small nanotech device resembling a DVD, intended as a backup plan, was launched...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/05/A-30-Million-Page-Archive-of-Human-History-Launched-into-Space/




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