Archive for March 12th, 2019

Catanatomy

Chris Poole explains some cat body parts to us, plus the weird things cats do with them, in a new video featuring Cole and Marmalade. Their little sisters Jugg and Zig Zag help out, too. -via Laughing Squid...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Catanatomy/

Dyslexia-Friendly Harry Potter Companion Books Now Available in the UK

People with dyslexia have difficulty reading because their minds perceive letters as backwards, upside-down, or even jumbled. Fortunately, certain fonts and larger texts diminish these problems. [The dyslexia-fri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Dyslexia-Friendly-Harry-Potter-Companion-Books-Now-Available-in-the-UK/

An Honest Trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The sequel to the prequel of the Harry Potter films came out just a few months ago, and it barely caused a ripple in the pop culture world compared to the previous film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Fantastic-Beasts-The-Crimes-of-Grindelwald/

Man Wins Second $1,000,000 Lottery At The SAME Store

A North Carolina man collected a $1 million lottery jackpot for the second time in two years, and he bought the tickets at the same store. Now THAT'S what I call luck! >Splawn said his shock at winning a $1 m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Man-Wins-Second-1-000-000-Lottery-At-The-SAME-Store/

Dog DNA Testing Can Help Create The Perfect Pup!

Every year at Crufts, dog owners line up to [buy DNA kits to uncover the mysteries waiting in their pups genomes.](https://www.wired.co.uk/article/dog-dna-test-kit-uk-crufts) However, new discoveries could end up...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Dog-DNA-Testing-Can-Help-Create-The-Perfect-Pup/

Built To Last, NASA's Engineering

Opportunity has been quite abuzz in the space exploration community when it was finally retired after 15 years exploring Mars, much longer than its expected useful life of 90-sol. With all the data it gathered,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Built-To-Last-NASA-s-Engineering/

Your Infant Knows Who's Laughing, Study Finds

Babies can recognize the voice of their parents and respond to them. Now, [a new study](https://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2019/march/for-infants--distinguishing-between-friends-and-strangers-is-a-l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Your-Infant-Knows-Who-s-Laughing-Study-Finds/

Ancient Giant Sloths That Swam Underwater

Sloths are some of the most adorable creatures. With their gentle, docile demeanor, they just plod along without much care in the world. Though we see most sloths on land, [ancient giant sloths have been found to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Ancient-Giant-Sloths-That-Swam-Underwater/

Elusive Planet Nine

Three years ago, a pair of astronomers hypothesized the existence of Planet Nine but have still yet to verify its existence. They were Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown. Given the presence of several dwarf planet...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Elusive-Planet-Nine/

All About Feynman

We simply can't get enough of Richard Feynman. He was a pretty cool guy who knew a lot of complicated things and made it easier for others to understand them. He was quite a curious fellow and loved learning abou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/All-About-Feynman/

Neuroscientists Can Predict Our Decisions from Brain Activity

About 11 seconds before we make our decision, neuroscientists can basically predict our decision [by reading our brain activity](https://qz.com/1569158/neuroscientists-read-unconscious-brain-activity-to-predict-d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Neuroscientists-Can-Predict-Our-Decisions-from-Brain-Activity/

Flight Turns Back After Mom Forgets Baby

In recent news, a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight turns back to the airport after a mother on board realises that she has forgotten her baby a the terminal! >"This flight is requesting to come back ... a p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Flight-Turns-Back-After-Mom-Forgets-Baby/

Teen Attempts To Break Rubik's Cube Record... With His Feet

A teen from New York [attempts to break his own Rubik's cube record using his feet](https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2019/03/12/Teen-takes-aim-at-own-Rubiks-cube-record-with-his-feet/2101552399574/?sl=2) this time. D...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Teen-Attempts-To-Break-Rubik-s-Cube-Record-With-His-Feet/

How Random Can You Be?

If you want to gather data on human nature, the easiest way is to make an online game about it. Data science Ilya Perederiy wants to know if humans can be random on purpose (spoiler: no). In the online game, all you do i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/How-Random-Can-You-Be/

150,000 Photographs Show Hidden Colors of the Moon

Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy pulled together a [brilliant high-resolution picture of the moon using colour data from 150,000 photographs.](https://mymodernmet.com/color-moon-photo-andrew-mccarthy/) >Thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/150-000-Photographs-Show-Hidden-Colors-of-the-Moon/

Taking Skiing Up a Notch

Imagine doing tricks on the unforgiving apparatuses of a skate park, except it's downhill on snow. That's what freeskiing is. In this video, Magnus Granér introduces us to the moves and the skiers at Momentum Ski...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Taking-Skiing-Up-a-Notch/

That Time the US Military Made an Atomic Cannon

In 1945, we delivered nuclear bombs by plane. Today, a nuclear arsenal contains ICBMs to deliver nuclear destruction by rocket. In between, one idea for nuclear firepower was to shoot it from a cannon. Engineer Robert M....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/That-Time-the-US-Military-Made-an-Atomic-Cannon/

Breath taking animation, in that it is made in peoples breath.

So this is it, the final animation, collecting together all the breathers and multiple windows, to celebrate the Angle of the North through an animation in the breath around town. It is much harder to make than I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/Breath-taking-animation-in-that-it-is-made-in-peoples-breath/

14 Vinyl Records Are Worth A Combined US$1.5 Million

When last did you go through your vinyl collection? Have a look at these 14 vinyls (or LP's as we used to refer to them, back then)....maybe you have one (or more) in your collection. Sadly, I had the Beatles 'Wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/12/14-Vinyl-Records-Are-Worth-A-Combined-US-1-5-Million/




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