Archive for May 22nd, 2019

Astrobees Make Space Debut

<p>NASA has sent three new members to the International Space Station who will be accommodating scientists and other researchers who are going to make a stop or even stay at the ISS. They are called <a h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Astrobees-Make-Space-Debut/

Is Technology the Cause of Depression and Anxiety in the Current Generation?

<p>The answer may be yes according to a study. Conventional wisdom also says yes. However, there is no causal data — no definitive proof. In other words, the studies are inconclusive.</p><blo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Is-Technology-the-Cause-of-Depression-and-Anxiety-in-the-Current-Generation/

China’s Infinite Bookstore

<p>Designed by Shanghai-based architecture X+Living, Zhonshuge bookstores “feature incredible rooms coveted by book and illusion lovers alike.” Each location of the bookstore has a different des...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/China-s-Infinite-Bookstore/

An Honest Trailer for Braveheart

Screen Junkies continues its series of Honest Trailers for past summer blockbusters with Braveheart, the 1995 hit starring Mel Gibson. The story was supposedly based on the life of the 13th-century Scottish warr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Braveheart/

The Animated History of England

If you didn't study the history of England in school, what you know may be a mishmash of stories instead of a comprehensible timeline. The people of England are descended from the original Celts and an array of invaders...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/The-Animated-History-of-England/

The Giant Heads of Easter Islands Have Bodies

<p>Most, if not all of us, have encountered a picture of the giant stone heads in Easter Island at least once in our life. But to those who have seen those pictures, did you know that <a href="https...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/The-Giant-Heads-of-Easter-Islands-Have-Bodies/

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, The Ultimate Preview

The new issue of Vanity Fair has The Rise of Skywalker as its cover story. What can you say about a movie with a carefully-guarded plot, familiar characters, and six months to go before the premiere? Besides goi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Star-Wars-The-Rise-of-Skywalker-The-Ultimate-Preview/

What Contraption is This?

This picture was taken around 1922. My first guess was a loudspeaker of some kind, perhaps used to address large crowds. I was wrong.  The answer is in the full caption at Weird Universe. The gadget was found in a b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/What-Contraption-is-This/

DIY Refrigerator: Keeping Food Cold Without Electricity

<p>Based on an ancient practice of preservation, storing your food in ceramic pots filled with some sand and water will keep them cold without having to put them in a refrigerator. You can save up on your b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/DIY-Refrigerator-Keeping-Food-Cold-Without-Electricity/

Microbes Consuming Plastic May Save Our Oceans

<p>Plastic takes too long to decay and break down into its basic components. There's too much plastic waste in our oceans and environment which has done a lot of damage to wildlife and ecosystems. But we mi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Microbes-Consuming-Plastic-May-Save-Our-Oceans/

The TWA Hotel is Now Open

<p>Thanks to the efforts of hotelier MCR Development, the Trans-World Airlines airport terminal is seemingly brought back to life. The said airport terminal was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1962.</p>&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/The-TWA-Hotel-is-Now-Open/

The History of the Roman Banquet

<p>Banquets are as political as they are festive and indulgent. Romans have been throwing these parties not just to show off their wealth but also to network and make important political statements, sometim...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/The-History-of-the-Roman-Banquet/

San Francisco - as seen via a 1955 film

The city of San Francisco as in a 1955 film made by amateur filmmaker Tullio Pellegrini. Pellegrini. See Playland (an oceanside amusemen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/San-Francisco-as-seen-via-a-1955-film/

Modernist Church Designs: Tradition in Vogue

<p>Churches are some of the relics that show the history of architectural design. From the romanesque style of the medieval era to the gothic which was then succeeded by renaissance architecture, designs ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Modernist-Church-Designs-Tradition-in-Vogue/

Who Started the Moon Landing Hoax Conspiracy Theory?

It's been 50 years since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, and for many of those years, we've heard people express disbelief that it ever happened. Sure, it was incredible that NASA accomplished the feat, and only sev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Who-Started-the-Moon-Landing-Hoax-Conspiracy-Theory/

Hamateur Night (1939)

<p>One of the many theatrical cartoons produced by Leon Schlesinger before he sold out to Warner Brothers, <em>Hamateur Night</em> is a hidden gem of a cartoon that is underappreciated by much o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Hamateur-Night-1939/

Edison's Unlikely Connection with Japan: Japanese Bamboo and the Light Bulb

<p>Despite Edison's controversy in scientific history, a lot of Japanese people admire him for he shares a history with Japan. As he worked on improving the light bulb's lifespan, he experimented with diffe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Edison-s-Unlikely-Connection-with-Japan-Japanese-Bamboo-and-the-Light-Bulb/

Dogs' Facial Expressions

<p>Do dogs smile at us? When they open their mouths in a grin and their tongue sticks out, are they smiling at us? Most of us think that expression means they are smiling but researchers say there's no stro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Dogs-Facial-Expressions/

Unboxing Human Personality: The Limits and Uses of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

<p>I have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator a couple of times before. When I first learned about it, I was fascinated because I never knew how to define my personality. I knew I was an introvert but tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Unboxing-Human-Personality-The-Limits-and-Uses-of-the-Myers-Briggs-Type-Indicator/

History Buffs: The Terror

<p>I recently discovered the History Buff Channel on YouTube and am favorably impressed. This episode concerns the ill-fated attempt in 1845 to discover the fabled Northwest Passage - the shortcut to Asia f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/History-Buffs-The-Terror/

Neural Network Racing Cars Around a Track

CodeBullet has been experimenting with artificial intelligence. Can he teach a neural network to race cars around a virtual track? There's honestly not a lot of "teaching" going on here, but some sort of natural selectio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/22/Neural-Network-Racing-Cars-Around-a-Track/




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