Archive for April 28th, 2019

The Space Exploration Initiative, 30 Years After

<p>NASA plans to send humans back to the moon and then move on to Mars. That was the objective of the <a href="http://www.planetary.org/blogs/casey-dreier/2019/lessons-of-sei.html" target="...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/The-Space-Exploration-Initiative-30-Years-After/

5 History Myths Everybody Believed For Far Too Long

If there's one thing we've learned from access to the internet, it's that if a story sounds too weird to be true, there's a good chance that it's not. For example, we know that despite the contemporary rumors (and that B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/5-History-Myths-Everybody-Believed-For-Far-Too-Long/

History In Pictures: Walking Through New York City, 1977-1978

<p>The Big Apple is still one of the most visited cities in the world. It bears a lot of history and culture, through its streets, the architectural design of its buildings, and the faces of the people walk...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/History-In-Pictures-Walking-Through-New-York-City-1977-1978/

3 Pro Soccer Players vs 100 Kids: Who Wins?

Japanese pro soccer players Hotaru Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Kiyotake and Yosuke Ideguchi went head to head against 100 kids. Who do you think will win?Do you think 3 pro soccer players can beat a swarm of kids? Wait till...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/3-Pro-Soccer-Players-vs-100-Kids-Who-Wins/

Resurgence of Fabella Bones in Human Knees

The fabella bone found in our primate ancestors was once rare in humans and scientists believed that we might have lost this primordial knee bone during evolution. However, a recent study from Imperial College of London...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Resurgence-of-Fabella-Bones-in-Human-Knees/

What to Do About the Open Floor Plan You Hate

Real estate and home renovation TV shows have pushed the benefits of the open plan home for years. They are big and airy and make the whole family seem like they're together even when everyone is doing their own thing. S...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/What-to-Do-About-the-Open-Floor-Plan-You-Hate/

1550 Years Ago, Somebody Ate A Rattlesnake Whole, And There's Evidence To Prove It

<p>I wouldn't dare go near any snake but apparently someone from 450 CE not only went near a rattlesnake, out of all the snakes, and ate it whole. How were archaeologists able to say that? Well, <a href=...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/1550-Years-Ago-Somebody-Ate-A-Rattlesnake-Whole-And-There-s-Evidence-To-Prove-It/

Gravitational Waves Detected Only For The Second Time Possibly Due To Neutron Star Merger

<p>Ripples or disturbances in space-time called gravitational waves have been theorized by Albert Einstein in his theory of general relativity but they have only been recently detected, confirming their exi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Gravitational-Waves-Detected-Only-For-The-Second-Time-Possibly-Due-To-Neutron-Star-Merger/

The Padstow ‘Obby ‘Oss

May Day brings a peculiar spring ritual in Padstow, Cornwall. It begins at midnight on May first, when the villagers erect a May Pole and sing to awaken the Hobby Horse, or 'Obby 'Oss in the local dialect.  In the m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/The-Padstow-Obby-Oss/

Lítla Dímun: The Capped Island of the Faroe Islands

<p>A part of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Faroe Islands comprise of 18 rocky islands. Of the 18 islands, only one is left uninhabited by humans, and that is Lítla Dímun, the smallest of the Far...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/L-tla-D-mun-The-Capped-Island-of-the-Faroe-Islands/

Halo Rings Around the Reefs: Who’s Making Them?

<p>These halo rings were first described in the 1960s and is now known as “grazing halos.” Now it has been investigated by Joshua and Elizabeth Madin, both ecologists and are husband and wife.Th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Halo-Rings-Around-the-Reefs-Who-s-Making-Them/

Commemorate the Soon-to-End Heisei Era With A Can of Air

<p>With the dawn of the new Reiwa era coming on midnight at the 1st of May this year, the people of Japan take their time to commemorate the events that happened on the soon-to-end Heisei era, may it be per...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Commemorate-the-Soon-to-End-Heisei-Era-With-A-Can-of-Air/

Preschool Teacher Installed Tattle Phone For Kids To Tattle Into

<p>Children have the most adorable ways of communicating certain things and they have no bones about it. They will say what's on their minds without any self-editing mechanism because they haven't been expo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Preschool-Teacher-Installed-Tattle-Phone-For-Kids-To-Tattle-Into/

The Fossils That Inspired Alien

The title character in the 1979 film Alien kept surprising us -at least the first time we saw the movie. It changed into several forms over its life cycle, from an egg to a face hugger to a chest burster to a xe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/The-Fossils-That-Inspired-Alien/

Want A Six Pack Without Hitting The Gym?

<p>With the new procedure called abdominal etching, which uses <a href="https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/8951308/abdominal-etching-six-pack/" target="_blank">liposuction to make a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Want-A-Six-Pack-Without-Hitting-The-Gym/

Club in China: Prevent the K-pop Influence, Be An Alpha Male

<p>K-pop’s influence has spread around the globe. What started as a national sensation at South Korea now became recognized worldwide. However, the state-run media of China does not want any of that....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Club-in-China-Prevent-the-K-pop-Influence-Be-An-Alpha-Male/

A Beautiful Chimera with Humongous Eyeballs

Scientist have discovered a new crab species that lived during the dinosaur age. It was so bizarre that no one could imagine this type of creature existed.It had the mouth of a shrimp, the claws of a modern frog crab, th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/A-Beautiful-Chimera-with-Humongous-Eyeballs/

History's Forgotten Pioneer: The First Native American Doctor

Susan La Flesche Picotte was a child when she witnessed a woman die on her Omaha reservation after a white doctor refused to come even after being summoned four times. She vowed to become a doctor herself, although that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Historys-Forgotten-Pioneer-The-First-Native-American-Doctor/

The Goose That Conquered America

Canada geese have a well-deserved reputation for their bad tempers, but I can tell you from experience that if you feed them, they become much friendlier. You might have noticed that there are more Canada geese everywher...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/The-Goose-That-Conquered-America/

Children Learning Braille Through LEGOs

<p>Learning can be fun depending on the method one uses to instruct or impart information. For kids with visual impairment, they can now <a href="http://mentalfloss.com/article/581296/how-legos-are-...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Children-Learning-Braille-Through-LEGOs/

Rapid Cosmic Expansion Might Entail New Physics To Be Incorporated

<p>The universe we live in is so dynamic and expansive that we may not be able to keep up with it unless we make constant adjustments to our theories about its mechanisms. Astronomers have suggested that wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/28/Rapid-Cosmic-Expansion-Might-Entail-New-Physics-To-Be-Incorporated/




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