Archive for April 27th, 2019

The Matrix on the Cheap

The Matrix is a classic science fiction action film, made on a budget of $63 million, which was astronomical in 1999. Studio 188 goes out of their way to prove you can recreate the special effects, props, and se...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/The-Matrix-on-the-Cheap/

Scientists Create Speech Through Brain Impulses

Scientist have found a way to translate brain signals into understandable speech using a prosthetic voice decoder.They measured the brain activity made by the jaw, larynx, lips, and tongue when people were attempting to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Scientists-Create-Speech-Through-Brain-Impulses/

Clever Scrabble Ads

I'm enjoying these fun and clever Scrabble ads by the Twiga ad agency.via Ads of the World<!--more-->...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Clever-Scrabble-Ads/

The Carol Burnett Show (1967-1978)

Once upon a time, television featured programs known as variety shows. Though this genre is practically extinct today, variety shows were once the funniest things on television, and none were funnier than The Carol B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/The-Carol-Burnett-Show-1967-1978/

Potential Drug for Autism: Tests to be Conducted on Treatment for Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome

<p>Spreading awareness about autism and getting people to understand the situation families who have members with autism, no matter where in the spectrum they may be located, should help in some way of easi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Potential-Drug-for-Autism-Tests-to-be-Conducted-on-Treatment-for-Pitt-Hopkins-Syndrome/

Behind Stockholm Syndrome, and Varying Cultural Attitudes Toward The Outlaw

<p>Stockholm syndrome is the sympathy that a victim, usually a hostage, develops toward their captor. Whether it is through the prolonged exposure to the captor whereby the victim's perspective is being cha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Behind-Stockholm-Syndrome-and-Varying-Cultural-Attitudes-Toward-The-Outlaw/

A Perfect Running Gag

<p>One wouldn't know it from watching the pathetic Disneyfied versions, but the original <em>Muppet Show </em>of 1976 was in its prime one of the slickest and smartest series ever seen on televi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/A-Perfect-Running-Gag/

The Deer That Has “Fangs” Instead of Antlers

<p>Don’t be fooled. They may look like fangs, but they are actually tusks. This is the Chinese Water Deer (or “Vampire Deer” if you want to call it this way), but despite its name it is fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/The-Deer-That-Has-Fangs-Instead-of-Antlers/

Why Berlin Brandenburg Airport Has Never Had a Flight

A couple of the stereotypes about Germany are efficiency and engineering, but this story shows the opposite. Construction began on the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport in 2006, but it has yet to land a plane. Half As Inter...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Why-Berlin-Brandenburg-Airport-Has-Never-Had-a-Flight/

Into the Bat-Verse

<p>I saw this on a Chris Stuckman review video</p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Into-the-Bat-Verse/

Why Doesn’t the United States Use the Metric System?

The rest of the world wonders why the US doesn't use the metric system of measurement. The easy answer is our resistance to change, but that's not the entire picture. There have been various plans to change America over...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Why-Doesnt-the-United-States-Use-the-Metric-System/

Aggressive Tendencies and Shorter Lifespan Linked

<p>We know that males and females have minor and major differences in many aspects — attitude included. Generally, males of most species are more aggressive, while the females are less aggressive. Res...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Aggressive-Tendencies-and-Shorter-Lifespan-Linked/

Lego Bricks for the Blind

Blind and visually impaired children can enjoy learning while playing with the new Lego Braille Bricks. The bricks have braille studs and their equivalent letters in the alphabet, thus making them easy for sighted p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Lego-Bricks-for-the-Blind/

AI See You: The Battle Against Machine Intelligence and Their Looming Apocalyptic Domination

<p>Maybe it's a bit exaggerated but we are crossing the threshold from fiction into reality as artificial intelligence becomes more and more sophisticated and advanced. We might even be able to develop tech...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/AI-See-You-The-Battle-Against-Machine-Intelligence-and-Their-Looming-Apocalyptic-Domination/

An Account of Chernobyl: In the Midst of a Nuclear Disaster

<p>Much is still unknown about the Chernobyl accident, mostly because of all the cover-up that has been done to keep the details of the event hidden from the world. But the effects of that event still haunt...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/An-Account-of-Chernobyl-In-the-Midst-of-a-Nuclear-Disaster/

Japan’s Hayabusa2 Creates First Man-Made Crater on Asteroid

<p>The country’s space probe, Hayabusa2, has successfully made the first man-made crater on an asteroid, said Japan’s space agency last Thursday.</p><blockquote>Hayabusa2 had shot a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Japan-s-Hayabusa2-Creates-First-Man-Made-Crater-on-Asteroid/

Swabbing Books May Lead to Shakespeare’s DNA

<p>An underground storage facility and protected by a 9-inch steel vault door, the Folger Shakespeare Library houses over 260,000 books, manuscripts, costumes, and documents that are historically significan...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Swabbing-Books-May-Lead-to-Shakespeare-s-DNA/

Unique Designs of the Samurai Helmet

<p>It is a well-known fact that the Japanese love art. And we also know that they love to go the extra mile in what they do. Such is the case on this one.</p><p>A Kunsthalle (art gallery) in Mun...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Unique-Designs-of-the-Samurai-Helmet/

Abandoned Island Fortress Off The Florida Coast

Set among a graveyard of over 200 ships, there is a series of seven islands which is located 70 nautical miles off the coast of Key West in Florida. The Dry Tortugas is a ma...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/Abandoned-Island-Fortress-Off-The-Florida-Coast/

That Girl (1966-1971)

In the 1960's, sitcoms finally came into their own, having been minor players in television up to that point. And few sitcoms were ever so perfectly encapsulated as was That Girl, which featured a beautiful, per...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/That-Girl-1966-1971/

From Life to Death and Rebirth: The Scientist Who Studied Reincarnation

<p>One could say that the consciousness is the network of neural connections that enables us to form our thoughts, memories, and other cognitive activities. On the other hand, others would say that our cons...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/27/From-Life-to-Death-and-Rebirth-The-Scientist-Who-Studied-Reincarnation/




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