Archive for May 3rd, 2019

Weather Force-cast for May Fourth

Meteorologist Grace Legge of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology became a Jedi to forecast the weather for Star Wars Day. Let's see how many Star Wars references she can squeeze into about 80 seconds....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Weather-Force-cast-for-May-Fourth/

A Guide to Celebrating Star Wars Day

Will you be having a party for Star Wars Day, or are you just going to use it as an excuse to see a movie or two? In case you want to see all the available Star Wars movies, Den of Geek has a streaming...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/A-Guide-to-Celebrating-Star-Wars-Day/

Bolivia's New Culinary Scene: Hyperlocal Cuisine in La Paz

<p>A new breed of chefs coming from the little town of La Paz on the Andes Mountains are transforming the local culinary scene of Bolivia. </p><p>With some help from Danish chefs, the new genera...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Bolivia-s-New-Culinary-Scene-Hyperlocal-Cuisine-in-La-Paz/

A Simple Yet Concise Definition of "Life"

<p>What defines us living organisms? The question is an important one to ponder since we are making rapid progress into AI territory and synthetic bioengineering such that the lines between living and inani...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/A-Simple-Yet-Concise-Definition-of-Life/

Genes Get Turned On: Scientists See The Process Happen For The First Time

<p>Much of what we know about the known universe were all gathered through a lot of testing and theorizing, doing the scientific method with diligence and creativity, thinking outside the box to put the pie...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Genes-Get-Turned-On-Scientists-See-The-Process-Happen-For-The-First-Time/

How National Parks Recover After a Wildfire

National parks walk a fine line between preserving nature and facilitating access for people to enjoy the park. Then when a wildfire comes along, that work goes into overdrive. Dr. Martha Witter is a fire ecologist for t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/How-National-Parks-Recover-After-a-Wildfire/

New Type of Dementia Discovered: Alzheimer’s Doppelganger?

The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. In a nutshell, Alzheimer’s is a disease where you forget things, until it comes to a point where you even forget to breathe (loss of bodily functions)....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/New-Type-of-Dementia-Discovered-Alzheimer-s-Doppelganger/

"I Am from Everywhere" -- An Amazing Speech about One Man's Journey

<blockquote>There are no cardinal directions to tell where I am from. I am from everywhere. I am from Sudan, Chad, France, and the United States, and a little city called Utica, New York....I am from Masali...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/I-Am-from-Everywhere-An-Amazing-Speech-about-One-Man-s-Journey/

Schrodinger's Cat Enamel Pin Set

Schrodinger's Cat Enamel Pin SetAre you still trying to wrap your head around Schrodinger's cat thought experiment and how it applied to the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics?The paradox of that poor hypothe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Schrodingers-Cat-Enamel-Pin-Set/

Scientists Add Googly Eyes to Donation Buckets, See a 48% Increase in Donations

<p>Why are the Big Brother posters in <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4rBDUJTnNU" target="_blank"><em>Nineteen Eighty-Four</em></a> so intimidating? Per...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Scientists-Add-Googly-Eyes-to-Donation-Buckets-See-a-48-Increase-in-Donations/

After Three Years in Dirt, Biodegradable Bags Still Usable

<p>Most of us, if not all of us, can’t rid ourselves of plastic use. Yearly, we humans produce over <a href="https://plasticoceans.org/the-facts/" target="_blank">300 million...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/After-Three-Years-in-Dirt-Biodegradable-Bags-Still-Usable/

Aluminum-Armored Crustaceans

<p>Living in the deep sea some 4500 meters deep would prove to be difficult for amphipods — tiny shrimplike crustaceans found in most aquatic ecosystems. We know that the deeper the water, the higher...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Aluminum-Armored-Crustaceans/

Twelve Proposed U.S. States That Didn't Make The Cut

There were many 'wannabe states' yearning to be one of the fifty States - however, some never quite got to full statehood. Here are twelve states that could have been.via Amaze | Image: Wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Twelve-Proposed-U-S-States-That-Didn-t-Make-The-Cut/

Albatross Soup

A man gets off a boat. He walks into a restaurant and orders albatross soup. He takes one sip... pulls out a gun, and shoots himself to death. So...why did he kill himself?It's not a true story, and while it is a riddle,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Albatross-Soup/

Woman Stores 30 Years Worth of TV History

<p>Marion Stokes has been recording bits of television shows ranging from sitcoms, news reports, and documentaries non-stop for over 30 years, from 1975 to her death at 2012. In 1975, she got a Betamax tape...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Woman-Stores-30-Years-Worth-of-TV-History/

Crows Show Gratitude to Man by Giving Him Gifts

<p>Stuart Dahlquist never expected that he’d have crow friends who would follow him along as he takes his walks. He never thought he would be friends with the black birds.&nbsp;</p><block...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Crows-Show-Gratitude-to-Man-by-Giving-Him-Gifts/

The Bloody Ordeal of US Civil War Amputations

<p>With the help of medical technology and sanitation procedures, surgeries and amputations these days aren't as frightening to undergo. Anesthetics and morphine can numb our senses to soothe the pain so th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/The-Bloody-Ordeal-of-US-Civil-War-Amputations/

Telling The Tale of Jimmy Blue Eyes, Once The Oldest Living Godfather

<p>Talking to a real mafia boss or gangster might make anyone's legs shake and their voice tremble with nervous excitement. It must have been thrilling for Dylan Struzan, being face to face with one of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Telling-The-Tale-of-Jimmy-Blue-Eyes-Once-The-Oldest-Living-Godfather/

Cannibalistic Assassin Mosquitoes

<p>Controlling disease-carrying pests is a taxing, labor-intensive, expensive, and highly complicated process the results of which aren't always effective in reducing the population. In fact, <a href=&qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Cannibalistic-Assassin-Mosquitoes/

California Declares May 4th As Star Wars Day

<p>It's official. In California, May the Fourth is now <a href="https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/star-wars-day-may-the-4th-california-legislature" target="_blank">Star Wars Day</a&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/California-Declares-May-4th-As-Star-Wars-Day/

Hippo Poop's Role in Silicon Cycle

<p>Various natural processes in the environment work together in synergy to keep the flow of life intact. The natural order maintains the balance that holds ecosystems together. Each one in the chain gives...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/03/Hippo-Poop-s-Role-in-Silicon-Cycle/




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