Archive for May 24th, 2019

You Can Stay in This Potato-Shaped Hotel in Idaho

<p>It's a big potato, even by Idaho standards. It's 28 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 11.5 feet tall, not counting any bacon bits that you sprinkle on top. Staying at the Big Idaho Potato Hotel outside of Boi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/You-Can-Stay-in-This-Potato-Shaped-Hotel-in-Idaho/

Possible Root of Allergies: How We Develop Them As We Grow

Tests conducted by researchers from Korea and Australia might have found the reason why we develop allergies in the gut microbiome. It has been suggested that the production of immunoglobulin E (IgE) which causes allergi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Possible-Root-of-Allergies-How-We-Develop-Them-As-We-Grow/

The Craziest Things That Happened On School Trips

Any teacher that accompanies students on a trip is secretly going over all the things that can possibly go wrong. But when you've got dozens of students of varying stages of civility in a totally new environment, you can...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/The-Craziest-Things-That-Happened-On-School-Trips/

A Fence Built Through a Pool

This happened in Orlando, Florida. See, someone a long time ago bought two lots with two houses side-by-side. They demolished one house and expanded the other with a garage and a pool, which extended over the property li...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/A-Fence-Built-Through-a-Pool/

Python Attempts to Eat Other Python, Fails

<p>Parry Creek Farm Tourist Resort and Caravan Park in Wyndham, Western Australia is a great place to see many of the amazing creatures that live in the World's Most Terrifying Continent. This resident pyth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Python-Attempts-to-Eat-Other-Python-Fails/

The 62 Very Isolated People of Palmerston Island

How would you like to live in a South Pacific island paradise, picking coconuts and making babies with your three wives? That idea appealed to William Marsters, who settled on the then-uninhabited Palmerston Island in 18...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/The-62-Very-Isolated-People-of-Palmerston-Island/

20 Questions About Game of Thrones' Finale

<p>For anybody who has watched all six episodes of the final season of Game of Thrones, we're all probably thinking the same thing, what in the world was all that?</p><p>With so many things that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/20-Questions-About-Game-of-Thrones-Finale/

Chivas Regal Box Turned into an Armored Knight

<p>The creativity of the Japanese people never ceases to amaze me. Check this guy’s creation as he “deconstructed the packaging of a box of Chivas Regal Scotch whisky and put it together to asse...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Chivas-Regal-Box-Turned-into-an-Armored-Knight/

What To Do When Traveling with a Baby

<p>Difficult is an understatement when it comes to describing the parents' situation when they bring their baby or toddler with them on trips. Taking care of a child at home is already a hassle to begin wit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/What-To-Do-When-Traveling-with-a-Baby/

Intelligent People Choke Under Pressure

<p>A study recently published in the Journal of Applied Psychology examined how goal-setting corresponds with performance among people with varying intellectual abilities. The said study says that people wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Intelligent-People-Choke-Under-Pressure/

Sound-Activated Smart Materials

<p>Creating nanomaterials called metal-organic frameworks through the traditional process is a tedious and expensive procedure which could also cause damage to the environment. However, these nanomaterials...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Sound-Activated-Smart-Materials/

How to Make a Big Mac Cake

<p>We live in a fallen and broken world. Yet a spark of hope remains in the blight and, today, it is manifested in the <a href="https://www.ohbiteit.com/2017/08/big-mac-cake.html" target="...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/How-to-Make-a-Big-Mac-Cake/

MobiKa: New Mobile Robot Assistant

<p>Robots can be programmed to do a variety of things and this new one developed by researchers at Fraunhofer IPA not only helps with doing tasks but they can also interact with humans through voice and tex...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/MobiKa-New-Mobile-Robot-Assistant/

The Trade-offs of Biking in the City

<p>When you bike through the city, you definitely help reduce the greenhouse gas emissions as well as get a good workout. However, not everybody decides to just set aside the convenience of driving with a c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/The-Trade-offs-of-Biking-in-the-City/

The World's Smallest McDonald's

McDonald's Sweden is taking bees seriously. They have installed beehives on top of some of their outlets, and planted flowers to replace grass around the buildings. For World Bee Day (which was May 20), they commissioned...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/The-Worlds-Smallest-McDonalds/

Survey Finds that British People Get Drunk More

<p>British respondents get drunk more times per year than anyone in the world, The results of the 2019 Global Drug Survey,&nbsp;published on Thursday, revealed. What could be the explanation for this?&l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Survey-Finds-that-British-People-Get-Drunk-More/

Mexicans Have an Ingenious Solution to Armed Robberies

Commuters in Mexico have a very big problem: armed robberies. These robberies happen all the time and have since become common in the Mexican streets. We know what happens typically in a robbery: armed men get in the bus...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Mexicans-Have-an-Ingenious-Solution-to-Armed-Robberies/

Bacteria Used to Create Masterpieces

<p>Researchers from Rome University modified E. Coli cells in order to recreate faces of well-known scientists and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. These E. Coli cells have been modified to respond to l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Bacteria-Used-to-Create-Masterpieces/

Mineral Deposits Found On Mars Landing Site May Be From Ancient Volcanic Explosions

<p>There was a theory that a long time ago, a volcano exploded on Mars. Though Mars has no active volcanoes today, scientists hypothesize that such was not the case during the early days of Mars and there a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Mineral-Deposits-Found-On-Mars-Landing-Site-May-Be-From-Ancient-Volcanic-Explosions/

The Link Between Intelligence and Musical Preference

<p>I'm a bit wary with making correlations between intelligence and some other variable as if to say that people who have no inclination to engage or to participate in a certain activity are less intelligen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/The-Link-Between-Intelligence-and-Musical-Preference/

The View Going Up Everest

If you've had a lifelong dream of climbing Mt. Everest, you should be aware that it's also the dream of a lot of other people. Nirmal Purja reached the summit of Everest on May 22, and posted a picture of himself at the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/The-View-Going-Up-Everest/

George Pal's Puppetoons (1932-1942)

Producer/Director George Pal, he of low-budget sci-fi films, had actually been an animator early in his career, although that part of his life has been overshadowed by his later accomplishments as a film producer and dir...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/George-Pal-s-Puppetoons-1932-1942/

In Laos: Mysterious Jars of the Dead Unearthed

Fifteen new sites in Laos that contained over a hundred 1000-year old stone jars have been found by archaeologists from Australian National University (ANU). These mysterious stone jars are presumed to have been use...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/In-Laos-Mysterious-Jars-of-the-Dead-Unearthed/

News Bloopers of the '80s and '90s

This is a long compilation of clips from old VHS tapes, so you don't have to watch it all at once. But once you start, you won't want to stop! Most of these bloopers and outtakes are from local news broadcasts....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/News-Bloopers-of-the-80s-and-90s/

Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer

Linda Hamilton stars as Sarah Connor in the sixth Terminator film, called Terminator: Dark Fate. This story in this movie takes place after Terminator 2, and the other movies set afterward (*em...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Terminator-Dark-Fate-Trailer/

A One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus Was Found in the Canadian Arctic

This fungus is twice as old as any other identified fungi specimens - it is roughly a billion years old. The new species of fungus was found in the Grassy Bay Formation in the Canadian Arctic, and was named Ourasphai...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/A-One-Billion-Year-Old-Fungus-Was-Found-in-the-Canadian-Arctic/

Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus

Leonardo da Vinci is known for his paintings such as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. But did you know that Leonardo also had interests in sciences and in engineering? Check out his blueprints of various weapons like c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Leonardo-da-Vinci-s-Codex-Atlanticus/

Cape Vyatlina: The Russian Stonehenge

This is Cape Vyatlina, located in the Russian Far East. This place has been dubbed as the Russian Stonehenge because of its peculiar feature: man-made stone towers. Hundreds of stone towers line up at the beach and every...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Cape-Vyatlina-The-Russian-Stonehenge/

Taiwan's Rainbow Village: Why The Only Resident Hand-Painted All The Buildings

<p>97-year-old Huang Yung-Fu was the only resident left in his village and the government wanted to tear it down to build a more modern apartment complex. <a href="https://mymodernmet.com/painted-ra...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/24/Taiwan-s-Rainbow-Village-Why-The-Only-Resident-Hand-Painted-All-The-Buildings/




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