Archive for March 24th, 2019

Loonshot Nursery: England's Genius Factory

When you put together the greatest minds in one room, we are sure to expect great innovations and discoveries to come from them, or so that's what we think would happen in such a scenario. Being able to bounce...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Loonshot-Nursery-England-s-Genius-Factory/

A Picturesque Image of Jupiter

NASA's Juno space probe has been orbiting Jupiter for almost eight years now and it has taken some marvelous photos of the Red Giant. [Here's one](https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/jupiter-marble) that was r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/A-Picturesque-Image-of-Jupiter/

Emperor Tewodros II's Stolen Locks of Hair Returned by British Museum

The Ethiopian emperor Tewodros II had an unfortunate end to his life, but one that no doubt he had done to preserve dignity and honor. Instead of being taken prisoner by British forces in the 19th century, he sho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Emperor-Tewodros-II-s-Stolen-Locks-of-Hair-Returned-by-British-Museum/

Alien: The Play

North Bergen High School in New Jersey put on their student play, and it was an adaptation of the 1979 film Alien! Yes, complete with xenomorph, made of recycled materials. North Bergen is not a wealthy school,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Alien-The-Play/

New Einstein's Cross Confirms Gravitational Lensing

Spotted by the Gran Telescopio Canarias combined with images from the Hubble Telescope, astronomers have discovered a new Einstein's cross which confirms a phenomenon called [gravitational lensing](http://www.mes...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/New-Einstein-s-Cross-Confirms-Gravitational-Lensing/

Pass the Salt

Joseph Herscher of Joseph's Machines (previously at Neatorama) manages to find the most ridiculously difficult way to automate a simple task, just like Rube Goldberg did. Only Goldberg's machines were merely committed to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Pass-the-Salt-2/

The Indoor Temperature Americans Find Most Comfortable

A group of researchers set out to study the different creatures that exist in people's homes and whether their numbers varied depending on the temperature inside. As a result, the researchers found an off-topic i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/The-Indoor-Temperature-Americans-Find-Most-Comfortable/

Skyborg: USAF's Future Digital Co-Pilot

Driverless cars are becoming a thing with the help of artificial intelligence. Someday soon, we might even see commercial vehicles that do not need a human driver which could also help reduce traffic accidents an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Skyborg-USAF-s-Future-Digital-Co-Pilot/

The Heroic Motorcyclist That Never Was

Pierlucio Tinazzi was a guy who just loved going for ride on his motorcycle. He was employed as a security guard at the Mont Blanc Tunnel until the fateful day of the fire that claimed the lives of 37 people, one...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/The-Heroic-Motorcyclist-That-Never-Was/

Free ebooks for your Kindle (or eReader)

Do you have a Kindle or eReader? FreebookSifter makes it easy to find free e-books for Kindle or eReader. Books which are no longer free are removed and books which have just come in are added. Find over 35,000 f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Free-ebooks-for-your-Kindle-or-eReader/

Hayabusa2's First Scientific Results

Six months after Hayabusa2 first landed on the asteroid Ryugu, we finally get to see [the first set of data](https://gizmodo.com/the-hayabusa2-mission-to-asteroid-ryugu-just-dropped-it-1833405613) that it has col...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Hayabusa2-s-First-Scientific-Results/

The Viral Jupiter Comet Crash That Lit Up the Internet

The internet was only in a fledgling phase when the first sort of viral event happened. [Shoemaker-Levy 9](https://www.space.com/comet-shoemaker-levy-9-jupiter-crash-nasa-internet.html), a comet that flew very cl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/The-Viral-Jupiter-Comet-Crash-That-Lit-Up-the-Internet/

Super Fast Pulsar Seen Hurtling Through Space

From the impacts of a supernova explosion, [a pulsar was seen dashing through space](https://scitechdaily.com/fermi-discovers-cannonball-pulsar-speeding-through-space/) going at nearly 2.5 million miles an hour,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Super-Fast-Pulsar-Seen-Hurtling-Through-Space/

For "Playing Possum" Behavior To Work, Various Factors Come Into Play

Some animals, when cornered, play dead in the hopes that the predator would leave it alone thinking that there is no use in eating a lifeless carcass. When you think about it, there are certain things with this...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/For-Playing-Possum-Behavior-To-Work-Various-Factors-Come-Into-Play/

Behind the Makings of the HK G11, A Soviet-Era Rifle That Never Saw Combat

One look at [Heckler & Koch's G11](https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a26811332/g11-rifle/), there is just something weird about its design. You might think that it is a rifle that comes from a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Behind-the-Makings-of-the-HK-G11-A-Soviet-Era-Rifle-That-Never-Saw-Combat/

The Doppel Chain

A romantic getaway goes horribly wrong in Australian writer director Scott Pickett’s new supernatural thriller The Doppel Chain which made its festival screening debut at last year’s Sydney Film Festival.When...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/The-Doppel-Chain/

Found: A Historic Trolley Hidden Inside a House

The older a home is, the more stories it has to tell. The various owners and tenants may be long gone, but they leave traces behind in the changes they make to the home. Brandon Breza and Marc Manfredi went in together t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/24/Found-A-Historic-Trolley-Hidden-Inside-a-House/




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