Archive for April 30th, 2019

Freddy the Incredible Parrot was Kidnapped, Shot and Bitten by a Snake ... and Still Found His Way Back to the Zoo

Life is colorful for this Amazonian parrot. Freddy Krueger managed to escape from three life threatening situations. Recently, Freddy was abducted by armed thieves, shot at, and bitten by a snake (thankfully not venomous...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Freddy-the-Incredible-Kidnapped-Shot-and-Bitten-by-the-Snake/

Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World

After the US airline industry was deregulated in 1978, suddenly everyone wanted to own their own airplane. Through the 1980s, small companies with a few planes sprung up like dandelions. Many were existing companies that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Failed-Airlines-That-Were-Too-Weird-for-This-World/

How a Google Street View Image of Your House Predicts Your Risk of an Auto Accident

Insurance companies rely heavily on data to predict future risk. A recent experiment by Łukasz Kidziński at Stanford University in California and Kinga Kita-Wojciechowska at the University of Warsaw in Poland tested pr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/How-a-Google-Street-View-Image-of-Your-House-Predicts-Your-Risk-of-an-Auto-Accident/

Enjoying Vegas: 10 Things You Can Do Without Going To The Strip

<p>What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Though admittedly, there's much more happening in Las Vegas than just the glitz and glamour, fun and booze which people associate with it and the popular Vegas Stri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Enjoying-Vegas-10-Things-You-Can-Do-Without-Going-To-The-Strip/

AI Creates Death Metal Music Through Deep Learning Software

<p>Some of the greatest and timeless music worthy to be included in a canon of music in history are said to be inimitable because they are so unique and ingrained in our memories that only the original arti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/AI-Creates-Death-Metal-Music-Through-Deep-Learning-Software/

How Would the Military Actually Destroy Godzilla?

<p><a href="https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-us-military-would-go-war-and-kill-godzilla-54502" target="_blank">Glad you asked!</a> </p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/How-Would-the-Military-Actually-Destroy-Godzilla/

I Eat Cookies Periodically

Cookie and Science LoversWarning! Mother's day is Sunday, May 12th. Are you prepared!It's not too late to get your sharp witted, scientifically minded, hardworking, and cookie loving Mom something fabulo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/I-Eat-Cookies-Periodically/

Emerging Profession: Extremely Expressive Dog Walkers

Any reasonably intelligent person can provide basic care for your dog while you are away from the home. But for dog walkers with a flair for creative writing, there are additional opportunities. Karin Bruilliard explains...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Emerging-Profession-Extremely-Expressive-Dog-Walkers/

Pay This Man to Tell You, Supposedly a Grownup, A Bedtime Story

<p>Chris Advansun is the master of a unique craft: telling stories that will put you to sleep.</p><p>Advansun calls himself a "sleep writer." Famous actors, including Matthew McConaugh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Pay-This-Man-to-Tell-You-Supposedly-a-Grownup-A-Bedtime-Story/

New Comic Books from the Federal Reserve Bank

<p>Never mind what Marvel and DC are up to! For the hottest, most exciting comics, you need to head over to the <a href="https://www.newyorkfed.org/outreach-and-education/comic-books" target=&q...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/New-Comic-Books-from-the-Federal-Reserve-Bank/

Slave Leia George Lucas

<p>Instagram member pinksith snapped <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BwLQbMtA9IX/" target="_blank">this photo</a> of a cosplayer at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Slave-Leia-George-Lucas/

Micro Pig Cafe In Tokyo, Now Open for Business

<p>Yes, you’ve read it right. A pig cafe.</p><p>Japan’s first ever Micro Pig Cafe (Mipig) aims to change the perception of the people about pigs. Instead of viewing pigs as livestock...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Micro-Pig-Cafe-In-Tokyo-Now-Open-for-Business/

Wasps Can Turn Spiders Into ‘Zombie’ Slaves

<p>Survival of the fittest. This is the law of the jungle. The very same tactic that is used by <a href="https://sciencesources.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/stri-pwm042919.php" target=&q...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Wasps-Can-Turn-Spiders-Into-Zombie-Slaves/

Epic Lego Movie: Adventure Baby Squad!

<p>This 4 minute epic production of stop motion and animation features delightful voice over acting and a charming story line. It appears to be a mix between the classic 1980's cartoon genre and anime all...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Epic-Lego-Movie-Adventure-Baby-Squad/

Freddie Mercury's Cats

<p>The late great Queen frontman adored his nine cats. He lavished them with everything that they need. <a href="http://www.openculture.com/2019/04/meet-freddie-mercury-and-his-faithful-feline-frien...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/Freddie-Mercury-s-Cats/

An Amateur's Take On Wine

<p>Wine connoisseurs no doubt have an extensive repertoire of knowledge when it comes to wines and they have tasted everything from a chardonnay to a Sauvignon blanc to a Pinot noir. </p><p>For...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/04/30/An-Amateur-s-Take-On-Wine/




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