Archive for April 24th, 2019

Antibacterial Brands Now Want to Promote Bacteria

<p>Oh, the irony!</p><p>This whole story by a man named David Whitlock, a 54-year old man who spent every money he had just to get patent filings on a type of bacteria that he hypothesized &ldqu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Antibacterial-Brands-Now-Want-to-Promote-Bacteria/

“Chalking” Of Tires May Be Violating Fourth Amendment of the U.S Constitution

<p>Do parking enforcement enforcers use chalk to mark your tires? Did you know that they may violating the Constitution when they do that? No? Now you know.</p><blockquote>A federal appeals cour...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Chalking-Of-Tires-May-Be-Violating-Fourth-Amendment-of-the-U-S-Constitution/

Must-see Photos Of Days Gone By

Here is a series of images covering some of the most interesting oddities, rarities and wonders that occurred during the course of history. Enjoy them[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2S3_0I4S6E]via Amaze...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Must-see-Photos-Of-Days-Gone-By-2/

The Companies Disney Owns

Disney already owns a lot of your entertainment: Walt Disney Studios, of course, and all that implies, plus Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm, ABC, A&E, ESPN, and a host of their subsidiaries.  The House of Mouse is expe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/The-Companies-Disney-Owns/

Men and Their Cats

My dad tends to hold the cat's hands when he nods off. (Image credit: rupinjapan)A dog may be man's best friend, but there's nothing cuter than a bond between a man and his cat. Even men who tell you they don't...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Men-and-Their-Cats/

Downsides of Working at a Bookstore

<p>It must be a delight for any bibliophile to be surrounded by books every hour of every single day, but there are certainly drawbacks to working in a bookstore and any book lover would know exactly what t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Downsides-of-Working-at-a-Bookstore/

The Perfect Question To Strike Up A Conversation At Parties

<p><strong>"Would you rather be a dog or a ghost?" </strong></p><p>Just with <a href="https://www.gq.com/story/dog-or-ghost-party-question" target="_blank...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/The-Perfect-Question-To-Strike-Up-A-Conversation-At-Parties/

The Yodeler Who Sued Yahoo

Wylie Gustafson grew up in Montana and practiced the art of yodeling. He became so good at it that he made a decent living in the late 1980s and early '90s doing voiceovers for commercial ads in Los Angeles. He had alrea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/The-Yodeler-Who-Sued-Yahoo/

Cooking Techniques You Might Want To Apply

Become a better cook by incorporating the knowledge of how to sear, poach, blanch etc. Here are 6 techniques of how to perfect these cooking methods.Via Amuse | Image: Jon Sullivan/Wikimedia...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Cooking-Techniques-You-Might-Want-To-Apply/

Eames Inspired Mouse

I think it is really cool for a computer mouse and an office chair to have the same design. The Lounge Mouse, and it is a concept design for a mouse created by industrial designer Shane Chen. Its curved wooden base...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Eames-Inspired-Mouse/

Old Barns Stripped Bare in Kentucky by Thieves Due to the Farmhouse-Chic Trend

Ancient and weathered barn wood are now in demand, thanks to the farmhouse chic that's all the rage in the home remodeling business. As this type of wood rises in popularity, it attracts something new and unexpected: thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Old-Barns-Stripped-Bare-in-Kentucky/

Would You Pay $365,000 for This Vintage Star Wars Toy?

The price is really astronomical! I mean, who in the world would ever buy such a toy?This vintage Star Wars Boba Fett (1979) action figure made by Kenner is one of three extremely rare action figures of the infamous...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Vintage-Star-Wars-Toy-for-365-000/

Amid The Battle for Consumer Privacy in California

<p>Amendments have been proposed to the recently legislated <a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/04/23/californias_data_privacy_death/" target="_blank">California Consumer P...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Amid-The-Battle-for-Consumer-Privacy-in-California/

Self-Referential Objects

If you're not sure what a self-referential object is, you will as soon as you see them. A can opener that you need a can opener to access. Fire extinguisher-shaped candles. The apology label looks useful as a sticker to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Self-Referential-Objects/

The Story of Simon and Theo

Mackenzie Coffman's cat Simon has become obsessed with a cat who lives in the building facing their apartment. Both cats sit in their windows and watch each other. Coffman put a sign in her window that said, "What is you...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/The-Story-of-Simon-and-Theo/

Rooftop Pool Spills Water After 6.3 Earthquake

<p>A 6.3 earthquake rocked the Philippines on Monday, April 22, 2019. One of the most amazing videos of the earthquake so far is footage of water pouring out of the rooftop pool of a residential skyscraper...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Rooftop-Pool-Spills-Water-After-6-3-Earthquake/

The Bob Ross & Happy Little Tree Enamel Pin Set

The Bob Ross & Happy Little Tree Enamel Pin SetWith all the negativity out there in the world today sometimes we need a little reminder that beauty is everywhere. Don't focus on mistakes. Focus on the happy acci...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/The-Bob-Ross-Happy-Little-Tree-Enamel-Pin-Set/

First "Marsquake" Recorded By InSight

Earthquakes are usually caused by the movement of tectonic plates in the Earth's crust. But recently, the Mars InSight lander has recorded the very first seismic signal but we have yet to determine its cause.The new seis...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/First-Marsquake-Recorded-By-InSight/

Hyperrealistic Tattoos of Eric Catalano

<p>Eric Catalano, from Eternal Ink Tattoo Studio in Hecker, Illinois offered free tattoo services to survivors of amputation and cancer to make them feel whole again.&nbsp;</p><p>His work ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Hyperrealistic-Tattoos-of-Eric-Catalano/

Where Did the Stonehenge Builders Come From? : A Genetic Study

By comparing DNA extracted from Neolithic human remains found in Britain with that of people who were alive at Europe on the same era, a new study has found that the ancestors of the builders of Stonehenge “travele...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Where-Did-the-Stonehenge-Builders-Come-From-A-Genetic-Study/

Helmet That Cures Your Depression?

<p>Depression cases have been growing in number around the world these past years. According to the World Health Organization, <a href="https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/depression&qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Helmet-That-Cures-Your-Depression/

Symbolic Serpent Dishes of Bernard Palissy

Bernard Palissy, a French potter and writer, used nature as inspiration in his masterpieces, as you can clearly see from every angle of his earthenware above, titled the Serpent Dish.In my opinion, I think the blue color...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Symbolic-Serpent-Dishes-of-Bernard-Palissy/

An Honest Trailer for Howard the Duck

Back in 1986, Marvel Comics came to the screen in the epic Howard the Duck, which was a miserable failure at the box office. I saw that movie in the theater. It was weird, creepy, and not at all entertaining. I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Howard-the-Duck/

Interplanetary Spots to Visit On Your Voyage to the Solar System and Beyond

<p>From Marius Hills to Olympus Mons and beyond toward Serenity Chasma, there are many places that one could visit in the solar system outside our home planet. </p><p>They may not be teeming wit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Interplanetary-Spots-to-Visit-On-Your-Voyage-to-the-Solar-System-and-Beyond/

NASA Proceeds To Launch Cargo Version of Dragon

<p>Despite the anomaly that happened with SpaceX Dragon's spacecraft a few days ago, <a href="https://spacenews.com/nasa-moves-ahead-with-cargo-dragon-launch-after-crew-dragon-anomaly/" target=...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/NASA-Proceeds-To-Launch-Cargo-Version-of-Dragon/

Outcry Against The 996 Work Culture

Work cultures in many parts of Asia are starkly different from those in the West so it might be surprising to many that there are people who work 12 hours or even 16 hours a day, every day, without launching any grievanc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/24/Outcry-Against-The-996-Work-Culture/




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