Archive for March 18th, 2019

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/

The Foods of New Zealand

Jordan Watson of How To Dad tries to explain the foods of New Zealand. Part of the humor here is that these "native" Kiwi staples are just as common in their larger neighbor Australia. I hate to be the one to break the n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/The-Foods-of-New-Zealand/

Six of the Most Famous Mob Murders of All Time

For the first time in 30 years, the head of a mob family was murdered last week when Frank Cali, head of the Gambino crime family, was killed at his Staten Island home. Such hits used to be more common, since organized c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/Six-of-the-Most-Famous-Mob-Murders-of-All-Time/

Green River Inspires Video Artist

YOU: Oh look, they dyed the river greenME, AN ARTIST: Oh look, they dyed the river chroma key green#StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/PPmquC3VOl— Donnachaidha Ó Chionnaigh (@TwoClawsMedia) March 17, 2019 The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/Green-River-Inspires-Video-Artist/

The Top Cities for Quality Living

Every year for ten years now, global consulting firm Mercer has published a list of the top cities to live in. The 2019 list is out, and no US city made the top ten. Or top twenty. Or top 30. Here are the factors they co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/The-Top-Cities-for-Quality-Living/

Irish Bar May Be the Oldest in the World

The Guinness Book of World Records has certified Sean's Bar in Athlone, Ireland, as the oldest pub in Ireland. But could it be the oldest bar in the world? Several places claim the title, going back to the late tenth cen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/Irish-Bar-May-Be-the-Oldest-in-the-World/

The Origin of Consciousness – How Unaware Things Became Aware

Consciousness is a deep, deep subject, but Kurzgesagt is very good at explaining complicated subjects. There are quite a few elements that define different levels of consciousness, which makes the consciousness of a worm...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/The-Origin-of-Consciousness-How-Unaware-Things-Became-Aware/

What Might Happen if Yellowstone Were Really Heading Towards an Eruption?

Yellowstone National Park sits atop an underground volcano that hasn't erupted for 10,000 years. The underground activity gives the park its hot mineral springs and geysers. So what if it were to erupt again? Would we be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/18/What-Might-Happen-if-Yellowstone-Were-Really-Heading-Towards-an-Eruption/




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