Archive for April 13th, 2019

How A $4 Million Lawsuit Created 'Shazam!'

<p>We live in confusing times. I'm old enough to remember when Captain Marvel was male and had a costume that looked a lot like Superman's except for the colors. Then Captain Marvel became part of the MCG a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/How-A-4-Million-Lawsuit-Created-Shazam/

NASA Plans to Slam a Spacecraft into an Asteroid

<p>Called the <a href="https://www.jhuapl.edu/PressRelease/190412" target="_blank">Double Asteroid Redirection Test</a>, the first defense mission will be an interesting one...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/NASA-Plans-to-Slam-a-Spacecraft-into-an-Asteroid/

Possible Treatments for Degenerative Eye Diseases from Diabetes May Be Found in Plant Compounds

<p>Several complications and diseases can come from diabetes one of which is blindness. My aunt has been afflicted by this and it's great news to know that there are possible treatments that we can derive f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/Possible-Treatments-for-Degenerative-Eye-Diseases-from-Diabetes-May-Be-Found-in-Plant-Compounds/

How Leonardo da Vinci Made a "Satellite" Map in 1502

These days, it's pretty easy to imagine what a city looks like from above, because we are used to aerial photography and satellite imagery. How could you accurately visualize a city from above without them? Leonardo da V...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/How-Leonardo-da-Vinci-Made-a-Satellite-Map-in-1502/

Human Brain Has Been Shrinking Since Stone Age

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Yep. Don’t be surprised, though. This phenomenon began tens of thousands of years ago. And it isn’t a secret, at least on the circle of anth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/Human-Brain-Has-Been-Shrinking-Since-Stone-Age/

This Series Gives Popular Characters a Classic Feel

<blockquote>"Photo of a man wearing a helmet landshape with light going out from his eyes." (from Sacha Goldberger's Facebook post)</blockquote><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/This-Series-Gives-Popular-Characters-a-Classic-Feel/

Trailer of Makoto Shinkai's New Film "Weathering With You" Released

After Makoto Shinkai's massive blockbuster hit "Your Name" in 2016, he comes up with a new film that is very characteristic of what I would say his surrealist take on storytelling.Not that I didn't think "Your Name" was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/Trailer-of-Makoto-Shinkai-s-New-Film-Weathering-With-You-Released/

Artist Makes Epic Masterpieces Out of Aluminum Foil

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Artist Toshihiko Mitsuya makes intricate creations using aluminum foil, proving that it is not the types of materials an artist uses that makes masterpi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/Artist-Makes-Epic-Masterpieces-Out-of-Aluminum-Foil/

For Sale: An Abandoned, Decaying Fort on a Private Island

Fort Montgomery sits on an island in New York, a the conjunction of Lake Champlain and the Richlieu River, withion spittin' distance of Canada. The three-story stone building, built over several decades including the Civ...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/For-Sale-An-Abandoned-Decaying-Fort-on-a-Private-Island/

You Can't Take My Door

This is what happens when artificial intelligence tries to write a country song. Botnik Studios fed country music lyrics into a neural network to train it, and the algorithm came up with "You Can't Take My Door." This re...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/You-Cant-Take-My-Door/

The Foot Lump

The Awkward Yeti has a new and different series of webcomics called Medical Tales Retold. These are true stories submitted by readers. The first one begins above, and you can read the rest of it here. Also check out Epis...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/The-Foot-Lump/

A Haunted Mountain in the Appalachians

Roan Mountain, along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, rises to 6,285 feet long its five cloud-capped peaks. There are numerous legends of the supernatural associated with the mountain, the most prevalent being...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/A-Haunted-Mountain-in-the-Appalachians/

The Honeymooners (1955-1956)

<p>We now return to the Fabulous Fifties, where we see one of the greatest TV series of all time AND the first TV spinoff, this being Jackie Gleason's <em>The Honeymooners</em>. </p><p&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/13/The-Honeymooners-1955-1956/




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