Archive for April 5th, 2019

300.4 MPH in One Mile by a 2005 Ford GT

This (14 year old) 2005 Ford GT has over 2000 horsepower at the wheels, or roughly 2500 at the crank. No dyno can measure it properly. External and onboard cameras capture this amazing feat. [Article](https://www...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/300-4-MPH-in-One-Mile-by-a-2005-Ford-GT/

Hematogen: Candy Bars Made From Blood

"A spoon full of sugar makes the medicine go down." Isn’t that what Mary Poppins said? This clever little saying wasn’t far from the truth. Little did Mary know about the Soviet treat that functioned as medic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Hematogen-Candy-Bars-Made-From-Blood/

Abandoned Kitten Becomes World Traveler

Guy biking across the world finds a kitten he can't leave behind pic.twitter.com/6NASfQxqHy— The Dodo (@dodo) April 1, 2019 Last year, Scottish welder Dean Nicholson quit his job to seek adventure biking arou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Abandoned-Kitten-Becomes-World-Traveler/

Why ‘Bless Your Heart’ Is the Most Savage Insult in the Country

When someone says "Bless your heart," or in the third person "Bless his little heart," the meaning behind it can vary greatly. The phrase has been appropriated outside the South because it just seems nice, but that's not...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Why-Bless-Your-Heart-Is-the-Most-Savage-Insult-in-the-Country/

This Small Hamlet in Kyoto, Japan, Has a Fire Sprinkler System That Covers the Entire Village

Kayabuki no Sato, a small hamlet in Kyoto makes sure to keep out any undesired natural disasters through a very unique system. The hamlet has created small sprinkler systems that cover then entire area in water...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/This-Small-Hamlet-in-Kyoto-Japan-Has-a-Fire-Sprinkler-System-That-Covers-the-Entire-Village/

Luxury Explosion: Photographer Fabian Oefner "Exploded" a $2 Million 1972 Lamborghini Miura Into a Thousand Pieces

Its finally here! Disintegrating X - Lamborghini Miura SV 1972 This is a real car....check the stories to find out how it was created... #fabianoefner #lamborghini #caroftheday #lamborghinimiura @mbfmadgalleryA post...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Luxury-Explosion-Photographer-Fabian-Oefner-Exploded-a-2-Million-1972-Lamborghini-Miura-Into-a-Thousand-Pieces/

Revenue-Neutral Carbon Pricing Plans To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

With the growing threat of global warming, we all need to think about our carbon footprint. Else, oceans will get warmer, water levels will continue to rise, and weather patterns will become more unpredictable....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Revenue-Neutral-Carbon-Pricing-Plans-To-Reduce-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions/

HollyWORLD: Hollywood Signs in Other Places Than Hollywood

The [Hollywood Sign](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood_Sign) in the mountain overlooking Los Angeles is an iconic landmark, but these signs are nowhere near Hollywood. Instead, they're located in far-flung...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/HollyWORLD-Hollywood-Signs-in-Other-Places-Than-Hollywood/

The Fear of Missing Out

You've seen the acronym FOMO. That's the fear of missing out. You can't experience everything going on everywhere, so yes, you are missing out on some things, but is it really that important? Casually Explained talks abo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/The-Fear-of-Missing-Out/

New Species of Four-Legged Whale Discovered

We know that aquatic mammals (whales, dolphins, manatees, etc) evolved from land animals who returned to the ocean. Here's a new example of what the in-between version may have looked like. The fossil remains of a 42-mil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/New-Species-of-Four-Legged-Whale-Discovered/

NYC's The Shed: The Moving Building of the Future

It might seem like a novel concept and in fact, [The Shed may very well be the first of its kind](https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/03/the-shed-nyc-hudson-yards/). But its foundation is grounded on something that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/NYC-s-The-Shed-The-Moving-Building-of-the-Future/

Netflix's "Our Planet" Will Break Your Heart

Netflix will be debuting a new documentary feature that shows the various wonders of earth and nature, as well as the effects that human activities have done, degrading it over time causing everyone to suffer. &...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Netflix-s-Our-Planet-Will-Break-Your-Heart/

SnackWell's Low-Fat Cookie Craze

It has been 27 years since the then-Nabisco introduced SnackWell's, a low-fat cookie which were advertised as healthier because of the lower fat content. [It became a craze](https://tedium.co/2019/04/02/snackwell...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/SnackWell-s-Low-Fat-Cookie-Craze/

Steamboat Willie LEGO Set Features Monochromatic Mickey Mouse and Minnie

LEGO has just announced the release of this fantastic 751-piece "Steamboat Willie" LEGO set. The set, released on April's Fool Day (but no joke, it's a real set), aims to celebrate the birthday of Mic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Steamboat-Willie-LEGO-Set-Features-Monochromatic-Mickey-Mouse-and-Minnie/

Beresheet Lunar Lander Enters Moon's Orbit

Not only will it be the first private lunar mission, but [the Beresheet lander](https://newatlas.com/beresheet-lander-orbit-moon/59170/) will also be the lightest spacecraft to be launched to the moon. >Once...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Beresheet-Lunar-Lander-Enters-Moon-s-Orbit/

Mom Wrote Down Every Question Her Kids Asked in a Day That Required Her to Make a Decision

Blogger Emma Morris of [The Last Word On Nothing](https://www.lastwordonnothing.com/) created an exasperating list that drew more traffic than ever to her website.The list wasn't advice or anything that would potentially...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Mom-Wrote-Down-Every-Question-Her-Kids-Asked-That-Required-Her-to-Make-a-Decision/

Women as War Machines of World War I

Photography of war usually evokes images of men fighting, but a collection of World War I photos held at London's Imperial War Museum showed a different, more feminine side of the Great War.The mass conscription of men...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Women-as-War-Machine-of-World-War-I/

The Magical Egg Oven of Ancient Egypt

It is no surprise that there are many amazing things the Egyptians have to offer us: their mathematical knowledge, invention of the papyrus, and their beautiful art. But there is one thing that "Egypt ought...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/The-Magical-Egg-Oven-of-Ancient-Egypt/

Ghost Acting: How Technology Recreated Young Carrie Fisher for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The great Carrie Fisher, the first actress that played princess Leia, can’t be recreated. She was iconic and different in a way that made her iconic. However, with great lengths in technology, we’re a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/05/Ghost-Acting-How-Technology-Recreated-Young-Carrie-Fisher-for-Rogue-One-A-Star-Wars-Story/




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