Archive for April 4th, 2019

Going Back To School As An Adult: Balancing Work, Family, and Studies

Many recognize the importance of having a good education especially going through college. Apart from the degree, it opens up your perspective to a whole vast world of academia. For adults who still don't have a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Going-Back-To-School-As-An-Adult-Balancing-Work-Family-and-Studies/

Where in the World is Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi?

In late 2017, "Salvator Mundi," a painting of Jesus Christ called attributed to Leonardo da Vinci was sold in an auction for over $450 million. It was the world's most expensive painting. The painting...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Where-in-the-World-is-Da-Vinci-s-Salvator-Mundi/

A Tribute to the Original Avengers

In the video called Six, YouTuber Top Screen edited together clips from a whole bunch of Avengers films to show the evolution of the six original MCU superheroes. Well, their looks have changed, but a c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/A-Tribute-to-the-Original-Avengers/

An American's Guide to European Capitals

Czech linguist Jakub Marian created a map of European capitals that presents familiar English written phonemes to show us how residents of those countries pronounce their capital city. It's an interesting task to go thro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/An-Americans-Guide-to-European-Capitals/

Famous Monsters of Filmland

The magazine Famous Monsters of Filmland was must-reading when I was a lad in the 1960's. Forrest J. Ackerman and James Warren started it in 1958, and it ran for as long as I used to keep track of it, and I was s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Famous-Monsters-of-Filmland/

Dumbo's Ears For Flight: A Scientific Investigation

If pigs can fly, so says the expression but what about an elephant that can fly? One of Disney's beloved stories and characters is one filled with inspiration for all. Dumbo is widely known for his massive ears...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Dumbo-s-Ears-For-Flight-A-Scientific-Investigation/

Cats Can Recognize Their Own Names

Science now has data on something that cat owners knew all along -especially if you make an effort to use your cat's name a lot. A team led by Dr. Atsuko Saito of Sophia University in Japan studied cats' reactions to a s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Cats-Can-Recognize-Their-Own-Names/

Little Orphan Annie Meets Mr. Am (1937)

The comic strip 'Little Orphan Annie' finally went under about 10 years ago, after decades of decreasing circulation. But back in the 1930's, it was one of the hottest properties around, inspiring radio programs,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Little-Orphan-Annie-Meets-Mr-Am-1937/

Don't Challenge the System: Identical Twins BOTH Ordered to Pay Child Support

After a pair of male identical twins both refused to assume responsibility for child support, a Brazilian judge ordered both to pay support, as a DNA test proved inconclusive because of their genetic similarity...and the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Don-t-Challenge-the-System-Identical-Twins-BOTH-Ordered-to-Pay-Child-Support/

Arborist Climbs World's Tallest Tropical Tree

Scientists have recently discovered the world's tallest known tropical trees and flowering plants in the Danum Valley Conservation Area in Sabah, Malaysia. They are [the yellow meranti](https://www.nationalgeogra...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Arborist-Climbs-World-s-Tallest-Tropical-Tree/

Forgetting Unwanted Memories: The Attention Sweet Spot

There are certain memories we would rather forget. Embarrassing moments, traumatic events, or conflicts with other people that caused you stress are just some of them. Previous research on intentional forgetting...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Forgetting-Unwanted-Memories-The-Attention-Sweet-Spot/

When Did America’s Heart Turn Cold on Buffet Chains?

There used to be plenty of chain restaurants that offered an all-you-can-eat buffet every day. There were also local eateries that sprung up to get in on the game, too. But many of those chains have folded, and plenty of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/When-Did-Americas-Heart-Turn-Cold-on-Buffet-Chains/

RBG Dissent Mints

RBG Dissent Mints Don't let a little thing like halitosis (the technical or fancy term for bad breath) stop you from expressing your very important opinions. You need the RBG Dissent Mints from the NeatoShop. Each p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/RBG-Dissent-Mints/

The Artificial Gravity Lab

Tom Scott is at the Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory at Brandeis University, where they are studying how to make artificial gravity. Why? To make real life space travel more like Star Trek. We know lack of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/The-Artificial-Gravity-Lab/

Great Barrier Reef's Post-Bleaching Status

One of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites and the biggest coral reef ecosystem in the world, the Great Barrier Reef houses a diverse range of wildlife. But it has recently been battered by subsequent bleaching events...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Great-Barrier-Reef-s-Post-Bleaching-Status/

The Most Audited Counties in America

Two things in life we can never escape, death and taxes. But perhaps for the latter, some are audited more than others. In a new study published in Tax Notes, authored by Kim Bloomquist, he made a chart that sho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/The-Most-Audited-Counties-in-America/

Equal Pay Day, Women in Tech, and the Bustling of the Tech Industry

The gender wage gap is slowly inching to a close but it may be too slow in comparison to the rapid growth of the tech industry which now constitutes the biggest slice in the economy. >April 2, is meant to sym...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Equal-Pay-Day-Women-in-Tech-and-the-Bustling-of-the-Tech-Industry/

Emoji-Scopes: Your Outlook For This April

The Daily Dot has compiled different predictions for [your horoscopes this April](https://www.dailydot.com/irl/emoji-scopes-april-2019/) and they include emojis to help you easily parse out the good, the bad, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Emoji-Scopes-Your-Outlook-For-This-April/

Apple's New Ad "Underdogs"

Apple just recently released its new 3-minute ad that features almost every product that Apple has in its catalog, including its pizza box. Mark Sullivan from Fast Company lists the different scenes in the ad tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/04/Apple-s-New-Ad-Underdogs/




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