Archive for May 11th, 2019

This Fish Has Super Vision

<p>The ocean never ceases to amaze me in its contribution to the development of vision. From the <a href="https://www.neatorama.com/story/The-Shells-Have-Eyes/" target="_blank">sca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/This-Fish-Has-Super-Vision/

The Perplexing Rock Riddle

<p>FRANCE — this rock has been discovered a few years ago and <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48212442" target="_blank">up to this day no one has deciphered<...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/The-Perplexing-Rock-Riddle/

Woman Puts Steak Over Her Ex-Boyfriend’s Pictures

Is there a way to move on without deleting your precious pictures — especially the ones where you look so handsome or gorgeous? This woman might have your answer. It is not cropping the picture, but replacing him w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Woman-Puts-Steak-Over-Her-Ex-Boyfriend-s-Pictures/

The New Version of the M1 Abrams is Unmanned

It’s like a remote-controlled toy car, but it’s a main battle tank. A real-life tank that can crush everything in its path. And it’s tough, too.There are many obstacles to be dealt with in ground warfar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/The-New-Version-of-the-M1-Abrams-is-Unmanned/

Hop Pickers

Embed from Getty ImagesThe blooming flowers of the hop plant have been crucial to the beer brewing industry since ancient times. In the UK, hops are grown mainly in the Kent region. When harvest time came, there weren'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Hop-Pickers/

Rescuing a Sick Street Cat

Flatbush Cats neuters and feeds feral cats in Brooklyn, and tries to find homes for as many as they can. One day a new stray showed up who was shy, hungry, and sick. Julius didn't have the strength to fight the humans wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Rescuing-a-Sick-Street-Cat/

Why Movie Posters All Look the Same

We've noticed movie posters becoming more formulaic for decades. Teal and blue. A woman's backside. Looking through legs. But the more research that goes into what catches the eye, the more every movie is using each fact...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Why-Movie-Posters-All-Look-the-Same/

The "Wow" Child

Help @handelandhaydn find this "wow" child! Find out more: https://t.co/TsjEQmeSYX pic.twitter.com/CeZcciRM2G— 99.5 WCRB, Classical Radio Boston (@995WCRB) May 7, 2019 The Handel and Haydn Society orchestra pl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/The-Wow-Child/

Superionic Ice: Ice at a Several Thousand Degrees

<p>This is superionic ice. It is a highly electrically conductive material that may perhaps be the <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/05/bizarre-hot-ice-xviii-seen-on-earth-sup...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Superionic-Ice-Ice-at-a-Several-Thousand-Degrees/

A Modernist Version of the Pagoda

<p>Pagodas have been an icon of the traditional Chinese architecture. Up to this day, very little to no changes have been made to its design, while other architectural styles changed and evolved much over t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/A-Modernist-Version-of-the-Pagoda/

Old Nicknames for Different States

<p>H.L. Mencken compiled a list of different <a href="https://daily.jstor.org/whatever-happened-to-the-beetheads/" target="_blank">regional names</a> that Americans used to r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Old-Nicknames-for-Different-States/

Hummingbird Drones Could Revolutionize Search-and-Rescue Missions

<p>Researchers from Purdue University have built <a href="https://techxplore.com/news/2019-05-hummingbird-robot-ai-drones.html" target="_blank">a flying robot</a> with the ca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Hummingbird-Drones-Could-Revolutionize-Search-and-Rescue-Missions/

The Shells Have Eyes

<p>Most of us only know that scallops are just one of the delicacies the sea can offer us. But did you know that these scallops have eyes? They have up to 200 eyes, to be exact, and these eyes function like...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/The-Shells-Have-Eyes/

The Exorcisms of Emma

Emma H. Schmid was a devout Catholic woman living in Iowa when she was referred to Father Theophilus Riesinger for exorcism in 1928. He observed Emma exhibiting strange physical symptoms such a lumps moving under her ski...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/The-Exorcisms-of-Emma/

That Thing About Peeling Chicken Nuggets

<p>I'm surprised not because it's weird but because I never thought about doing this. Though some may not be as surprised that this is actually a thing being done by some people, I think I'm trying to proce...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/That-Thing-About-Peeling-Chicken-Nuggets/

Was Shakespeare a Woman?

For hundreds of years, critics have been speculating that William Shakespeare did not write all those plays with his name on them. Even his contemporaries suggested he was credited for works that weren't his. But who cou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Was-Shakespeare-a-Woman/

The Pittsburgh Time Capsule

Toby Atticus Fraley, an artist we've featured before, has a new project that you're invited to participate in! None of us will live to see the results, but...I will be collecting messages from the public that will be sto...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/The-Pittsburgh-Time-Capsule/

Cops: "Do You Have Anything Else?" Florida Woman Pulls Alligator out of Her Yoga Pants

<p>Police in Punta Gorda, Florida pulled over a truck early one morning. When asked what two people with it were up to, the couple said that they were collecting frogs and snakes. This was illegal, so the p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/11/Cops-Do-You-Have-Anything-Else-Florida-Woman-Pulls-Alligator-out-of-Her-Yoga-Pants/




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