Archive for April 19th, 2019

A Brief History of Cooties

You know cooties- if you're a little girl, boys have them. If you are a little boy, girls have them. The imaginary bugs were horrible, and you didn't want to catch them. So the rule was hands off, unless you were a contr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/A-Brief-History-of-Cooties/

The Funniest Reason You Were Called to School

The question was posed to Askreddit, "Parents of reddit, what's the funniest reason you've been called into school to collect your child?" The responses illustrate how sending your child to school means giving up some co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/The-Funniest-Reason-You-Were-Called-to-School/

“Menu, Please!”: Airbus Turned Into A Resto

<p>One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. This proved to be true as La Tante DC 10 restaurant is a old passenger jet.</p><p>Tracing back, the DC 10 aircraft used to be “ope...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Menu-Please-Airbus-Turned-Into-A-Resto/

179 Tons of Tissue Waste a Day, A Waste Management Problem in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is now facing a new gigantic issue. The disposable paper usage of this island pump-up to 179 tons a day. It includes tissues, wipes and paper napkins.According to the survey conducted by World Green Management...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/179-Tons-of-Tissue-A-Waste-Management-Problem-in-Hong-Kong/

Orbiting Billboards of PepsiCo

<p>Start Rocket, a Russian start-up company, planned to use mini-satellites to prompt ads at night. And it looks like big dipper and other constellations will really have a competitor in the dark. “Pe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Orbiting-Billboards-of-PepsiCo/

Beards Dirtier Than Dogs

<p>Taking swabs from from the facial fuzz of 18 men and necks of some 30 dogs of various breeds, the researchers from the Hirslanden Clinic in Switzerland found out that the <a href="https://www.bbc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Beards-Dirtier-Than-Dogs/

Let the Children Face Their Fears: A Very Different Therapy

<p>Oftentimes, when our kids feel anxious, we go immediately to the rescue. We would immediately go to them and comfort. But this turns out to be counterproductive for the children, says Yale School of Medi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Let-the-Children-Face-Their-Fears-A-Very-Different-Therapy/

Instagram Memers To “Seize the Memes of Production” in the Platform

<p>Laugh all you want, but they’re <a href="https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/04/instagram-memers-are-unionizing/587308/" target="_blank">dead serious about...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Instagram-Memers-To-Seize-the-Memes-of-Production-in-the-Platform/

Classic But Futuristic Playgrounds

I love going to playgrounds. As a kid, I would go play on the seesaw or on the slide, or just swing for hours. I still go to playgrounds up to this day. I would watch the kids go swing or slide or just run around and pla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Classic-But-Futuristic-Playgrounds/

The First Woman Leprechaun

<p>Because leprechauns are fictional characters, why does it have to be strictly male? That was exactly the question that Lynnette Wukie from the University of Notre Dame posed and so with that in mind, she...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/The-First-Woman-Leprechaun/

This Map of America Tells You What Age You Die Depending on Your Location

<p>Our individual lives are shaped depending on which country we were, when we are born, and what type of environment we are born. With this in mind, we can also say that these same factors also affect our...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/This-Map-of-America-Tells-You-What-Age-You-Die-Depending-on-Your-Location/

The Butt Tuba and Other Medieval Memes

This animated TED-Ed lesson from Michelle Brown looks at weird images that we know from medieval art and particularly from the doodles of monks copying and illuminating manuscripts by hand. Certain ideas are found over a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/The-Butt-Tuba-and-Other-Medieval-Memes/

Big Cats in Britain?

There are wild cats in Britain, most notably the Scottish wildcat, which is classified as endangered. However, they are small and hard to distinguish from domestic cats. But big cats have been spotted in the UK for decad...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Big-Cats-in-Britain/

James Holzhauer's Insane Jeopardy Run

<p>A new contestant in Jeopardy! has been raking up big wins on the game show for over a week now and there is no sign of stopping him especially with <a href="https://www.wired.com/story/jeopardy-r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/James-Holzhauer-s-Insane-Jeopardy-Run/

Wind is Weather, the Worst Weather

<p>Or so says Casey Johnston who shares her sudden realization regarding the matter. <a href="https://theoutline.com/post/7303/the-worst-weather-is-wind" target="_blank">Wind is th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Wind-is-Weather-the-Worst-Weather/

Ask Yourself These Four Questions Before You Switch Off and Unplug

<p>Many proponents of digital detoxing would tell us that there are several benefits to switching off our phones and our laptops for a time to take a break. Unplugging can definitely give us the breathing s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Ask-Yourself-These-Four-Questions-Before-You-Switch-Off-and-Unplug/

A Few Sentiments on Notre Dame

<p>For the rest of the world, the Notre Dame fire is a big tragedy, as a piece of history had crumbled and fallen. People regarded it as a cultural symbol but it also formed part of the French identity.&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/A-Few-Sentiments-on-Notre-Dame/

Benjamin Franklin’s Secret Rendezvous at Notre Dame

Benjamin Franklin was never president, but he held many other important jobs, including that of minister to France during the Revolutionary War. Franklin was in Paris in 1778, when he received a letter from a stranger su...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/19/Benjamin-Franklins-Secret-Rendezvous-at-Notre-Dame/




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