Archive for April 16th, 2019

He & She (1967)

It was said at one time that television is a vast wasteland, and there is ample proof to support that statement. On the other hand, sometimes a really good TV show is ahead of its time, and that can be as fatal as being...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/He-She-1967/

Idaho's hidden gem: the Goldbug Hot Springs

If you are into outdoors adventure, this is for you. After a moderately-rough hike through a canyon just south of Salmon, Idaho, you will find a hidden gem known as the Goldbug Hot Springs*stro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Idaho-s-hidden-gem-the-Goldbug-Hot-Springs/

‘Human Centrifuge’ : A Device That Hopes to Maintain Muscle Quality

<p>This research aims to help patients who have lower back pain. Aside from this earthly benefits, it could also help benefit astronauts who undergo muscle loss when in space. It is difficult to retain musc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Human-Centrifuge-A-Device-That-Hopes-to-Maintain-Muscle-Quality/

Pepperoni Chicken (Not Pizza)

Yep. It’s not a mistype. It really is “Pepperoni Chicken.” Chicken covered in pizza toppings. Sounds strange, but it sure would be tasty. After all, it is chicken and pizza at the same time.From The Kit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Pepperoni-Chicken-Not-Pizza/

The Village Where They Pelt a Man in a Monster Costume With 30 Tons of Turnips

Piornal, Spain, is a village of only 1600 people, but this past February, the population swelled to 14,000 for the festival of Jarramplas. The character of Jarramplas is a man dressed as a demon, who walks the village st...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/The-Village-Where-They-Pelt-a-Man-in-a-Monster-Costume-With-30-Tons-of-Turnips/

Google's Anthos: The Next-Generation Multi-Cloud Platform

<p>Google has recently announced one of its newest products and one that would impact the landscape of cloud computing technology in years to come. They have introduced their first ever entry into the enter...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Google-s-Anthos-The-Next-Generation-Multi-Cloud-Platform/

Speedgate: An AI-invented Sport?

AKQA, a company who provides digital services and products, claims that they used an AI to create a new sport. This sport is named “Speedgate” — a sport that “pulls the best of rugby, soccer, ulti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Speedgate-An-AI-invented-Sport/

Views of Notre Dame and Paris in 1920

<p>Notre Dame is in the news these days, what with the devastating fire this week. it is such an icon that it is hard to imagine Paris without it; <a href="https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/4/15/1831...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Views-of-Notre-Dame-and-Paris-in-1920/

Origin Materials of Comets Found Inside Meteorite

<p>We are slowly inching our way toward piecing together the puzzle of the universe's origins. Scientists have been making a lot of headway as of late regarding the beginning. </p><p>There was D...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Origin-Materials-of-Comets-Found-Inside-Meteorite/

Potential Control Measures for Aedes aegypti Mosquito Found in Plant Oils

<p>Pesticides are the most common ways of controlling a wide range of pests but it is a double-edged sword, capable of controlling pests but posing risks for the environment, humans, and other animals.</...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Potential-Control-Measures-for-Aedes-aegypti-Mosquito-Found-in-Plant-Oils/

How Do Americans Spend Their Money?

Engaging Data has an interactive graph that breaks down where American households get their money, and where it goes. At the website, you can change the graph to show subgroups, like the five quintiles of income level or...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/How-Do-Americans-Spend-Their-Money/

Hong Kong Man Decides to Live On Streets

“The homeless have their own way of living too. We can have a very decent life,” says Simon Lee, a 52-year old man who decided to leave his middle-class status to live happily on the streets. Despite having a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Hong-Kong-Man-Decides-to-Live-On-Streets/

The world's worst hotel...and owners are proud of it!

Rather than shunning away from negative press, the Hans Brinker Hotel embraces its reputation as ‘the worst hostel in the world’ and offers guests knowingly substandard accommodatio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/The-world-s-worst-hotel-and-owners-are-proud-of-it/

Elvis Bike Route in Nashville

<p>So many things can look silly but from a different perspective, we see the purpose. Three Vanderbilt biology researchers were riding through Nashville and they had one objective: to create an image of El...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Elvis-Bike-Route-in-Nashville/

A Doping Scandal in ...Bridge?

When a top athlete is caught using performance-enhancing drugs in an elite competition, like the Olympics, it's big news. But humans will make a competition out of anything, and even the most obscure tests of skill and t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/A-Doping-Scandal-in-Bridge/

Tel Aviv University Team Successfully Makes 3D Printed Heart

I guess you could say that this heart… beats in a 3-dimensional manner.The Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University successfully 3D printed a heart. This gives us hope that in the future we can use these to pa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Tel-Aviv-University-Team-Successfully-Makes-3D-Printed-Heart/

A Short History of Beards

<p>Beards are in vogue but modern men were not the only ones sporting such plenty facial hair. History has shown that there have only been a few periods in which men did not sport beards.</p><p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/A-Short-History-of-Beards/

Exposure Time: 1,060 Hours

This image is the result of a project by a team of five amateur astrophotographers who left their camera shutters open for 1,060 hours, which has to be some kind of record. That's 44 days! The photograph shows the Large...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Exposure-Time-1060-Hours/

Ian McKellen on Acting

Ian McKellen appeared on The Dick Cavett Show in 1981 and spoke eloquently about the nuts and bolts of acting. Spoiler: it's a lot more complicated than you would imagine. But that's all after you marvel at how...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Ian-McKellen-on-Acting/

Forensic Artist Recreates Neolithic Dog’s Head

<p>Using 3D images by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and Edinburgh University’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, forensic artist Amy Thornton successfully recreated the head of the 4,00...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/16/Forensic-Artist-Recreates-Neolithic-Dog-s-Head/




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