Archive for March 17th, 2019

Stunning Exhibit Gives Visitors the Experience of Stepping Inside Van Gogh’s Paintings

The [Atelier des Lumiéres in Paris](https://mymodernmet.com/van-gogh-art-atelier-des-lumieres/) is back, this time turning its old iron foundry into a Vincent van Gogh wonderland! >In order to take th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/Stunning-Exhibit-Gives-Visitors-the-Experience-of-Stepping-Inside-Van-Gogh-s-Paintings/

Dark Mode Is Slowly Taking Over Our Screens

Dark mode is a light-on-dark colour scheme that is slowly making its way into our daily technology. It's basically like a text document with black text against the white background of the digital page. In dark mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/Dark-Mode-Is-Slowly-Taking-Over-Our-Screens/

This Rare Vintage Typewriter from the 1950s Lets You Type Sheet Music

The [Keaton Music Typewriter](https://mymodernmet.com/keaton-music-typewriter/), first patented in 1936, definitely doesn't look like a regular typewriter! The 14-key typewriter (later upgraded to 33 keys in a 19...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/This-Rare-Vintage-Typewriter-from-the-1950s-Lets-You-Type-Sheet-Music/

Exploring the Catacombs of Paris

With its intricate network of sewers, passageways, and halls underneath, Paris' underground is like a city in itself. A group of urban explorers had ventured to traverse the whole city of Paris only through the u...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/Exploring-the-Catacombs-of-Paris-2/

When Anesthesia Fails, and You Wake Up During Surgery

Going through medical procedures without having to feel pain is a reassuring thought for many who need to get surgery. But what happens when the anesthetic fails and you find yourself conscious during surgical pr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/When-Anesthesia-Fails-and-You-Wake-Up-During-Surgery/

A Security Operation Gone Wrong? Details About The Recent US "Undercover Mission" in Haiti

Covert operations and secret missions can sometimes lend itself to wondering minds and give birth to conspiracies. In this case, a group of contractors flew in to Haiti from South Florida on a private plane. Th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/A-Security-Operation-Gone-Wrong-Details-About-The-Recent-US-Undercover-Mission-in-Haiti/

Duel (1971)

There may be no biz like show biz, but it is one tough field to break into unless one has connections. Even so, one has to start somewhere, and in 1971, a TV movie called _Duel_ premiered, directed by some unknow...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/Duel-1971/

CIA's Candid Assessment of the World in the 70s

So many things have happened in the past century that it might seem like a long time ago even though it hasn't even been 100 years since the last war ravaged the world. We are now in the digital era. Access to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/CIA-s-Candid-Assessment-of-the-World-in-the-70s/

Broken Heart Syndrome and the Brain

If you have ever gone through heartbreak, then you might understand how it feels. But there is a certain rare heart condition called Takotsubo Syndrome (TTS), and referred to as "broken heart" syndrome...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/Broken-Heart-Syndrome-and-the-Brain/

The Tyranny of Lawns

Kate Wagner of McMansion Hell, writing for Curbed, makes a case [against the use of lawns](https://www.curbed.com/2019/3/13/18262285/mcmansion-hell-kate-wagner-lawn-care-mowing) on backyards in middle America. Sh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/The-Tyranny-of-Lawns/

The Trouble With Pyrex

Pyrex was the first glass cookware, introduced in 1915 by the Corning Glass Company. The breakthrough was borosilicate glass, which doesn't break when it's heated. Pyrex is still sold in stores by Corelle, but there's a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/The-Trouble-With-Pyrex/

The Art of Scientific Glassblowing

Gayle Price is an artist who works in science. She's a glassblower with a workshop at the University of Leicester, where she makes exactly what the chemistry lab needs.Working mainly for the university’s chemistry...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/The-Art-of-Scientific-Glassblowing/

Invasion of the Upstairs Neighbors

I tried to go hang out in the entryway but the cat SLIPPED IN without my noticing I had to check my own video for evidence dkfjekskdjalen pic.twitter.com/oQOjp5PxUU— JuanPa (@jpbrammer) March 16, 2019 About lunc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/Invasion-of-the-Upstairs-Neighbors/

The Closest Planetary Neighbor to Earth Is...

Surprise! Not Venus. Physics Today has done some calculations with regard to which planet is our closest neighbor, on average (take note!). This should give you a rough idea which it might be, but if you really w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/The-Closest-Planetary-Neighbor-to-Earth-Is/

The Brothers O'Toole (1973)

Building on the success of _Evil Roy Slade_, the very next year John Astin starred in his second Western spoof, _The Brothers O'Toole_. It preceded _Blazing Saddles_ by just a year and there are those who think it even f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/17/The-Brothers-O-Toole-1973/




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