Archive for May 31st, 2019

This Cute Hermes Kelly Doll Bag Costs a Small Fortune

The classic Hermes Kelly bag, while expensive, is actually quite popular - a lot of rich people, celebrities and royalties from around the world carry the bag as a status symbol.This particular tiny pink Kelly bag, howev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/This-Hermes-Kelly-Doll-Bag-can-fetch-a-small-fortune/

Coca-Cola: Americans Now Prepared for Coke Plus Coffee

In 2006, Coca-Cola released their Coca-Cola Blak, which was a coffee-flavored version of the well-known beverage. Unfortunately, people did not like the product, and after just two years, the company stopped the selling...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Coca-Cola-Americans-Now-Prepared-for-Coke-Plus-Coffee/

The Ethics of Using a Nazi Medical Text

Dr. Susan Mackinnon needed help during an operation on a patient's leg. She had trouble tracing the saphenous nerve and its branches. So she consulted a medical text, the Pernkopf Topographic Anatomy of Man, with its hig...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/The-Ethics-of-Using-a-Nazi-Medical-Text/

Folklore: The Threads That Connect Us Through Shared Experiences

<p>Taking a little bit from Tyrion's final speech to the council of the lords and ladies of Westeros, stories are what tether us to who we are. Stories are the foundation of our identity, of our past, and t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Folklore-The-Threads-That-Connect-Us-Through-Shared-Experiences/

Saving San Bernardino County

<p>Known as Inland Empire, the area within and around San Bernardino and Riverside counties houses some of the biggest warehouses and distribution centers in the country.</p><p>This is where mos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Saving-San-Bernardino-County/

Gold Mining Fungus Found in Australia

Before you pack for bags in search for a fungus that will fetch you gold, remember you can only see the gold through a microscope.While it may not make you rich, the fungus Fusarium oxysporum may be useful...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Gold-mining-fungus-found-in-Australia/

Fish May Have Traveled In Packs Longer Than What Scientist Anticipated

In 2016, Nobuaki Mizumoto, a biologist from Arizona State University, happened to encounter this bizarre fossil dated approximately 50 million years ago. This fossil seemed to show a group of fish heading to the same dir...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Fishes-May-Have-Traveled-In-Packs-Longer-Than-What-Scientist-Anticipated/

An Inside Peek of Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is a Star Wars theme park and is the biggest park expansion in Disney history. The Disneyland version in Anaheim, California opened this May 31, and the Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney Wor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/An-Inside-Peek-of-Disneyland-s-Star-Wars-Galaxy-s-Edge/

The Human Foot Is a Design Disaster

Human feet don't work all that well compared to those of other animals, which came about because we decided to walk upright on two feet that were already perfectly good for climbing trees. We've had to live with the cons...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/The-Human-Foot-Is-a-Design-Disaster/

Should We Rename the Bobbit Worm?

In 1993, Lorena Bobbitt (now Lorena Gallo) was in the news after she cut off her husband's penis in response to years of abuse. She was the subject of many late-night talk show jokes, and her name became a metaphor for a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Should-We-Rename-the-Bobbit-Worm/

Shark Checks Out Swimmer

Wednesday, Stan Battles caught this video from the 28th floor of a hotel in Panama City Beach. A woman is swimming in the ocean, and a shark is swimming along with her. You might not see it until about :45 or so. Eventua...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Shark-Checks-Out-Swimmer/

Forget FOMO, It's JOMO aka The Seattle Freeze

<p>We have all heard of FOMO or the Fear Of Missing Out. But have you heard of JOMO, the Joy Of Missing Out? People in the Pacific Northwest say, "There’s a party I’m not going to, and I&rs...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Forget-FOMO-It-s-JOMO-aka-The-Seattle-Freeze/

Hot Wheels Xylophone

Here's an example of two toys together being more than the sum of their parts. 5MadMovieMakers took a toy xylophone and mounted it over a set of Hot Wheels tracks. A group of Hot Wheels '65 Mustangs were aimed at the xyl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Hot-Wheels-Xylophone/

Cat Stuck on Bridge for Six Days

A British cat named Hatty found herself in a pickle. Friday, she was discovered stuck 30 feet up on the Royal Albert Bridge between Plymouth and Saltash, possibly scared by a passing train, after having been missing from...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Cat-Stuck-on-Bridge-for-Six-Days/

28 Incredible, Subtle Details In Famous Characters' Costumes

Cracked latest "pictofacts" competition is about costume design. Movie and TV show designers put way more thought into what characters wear than the audience will ever notice. But the most subtle details make for great t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/28-Incredible-Subtle-Details-In-Famous-Characters-Costumes/

Only in Texas: High School Varsity Barbecue Teams

<p>Barbecue is a high art form in Texas, having been practiced and refined by lauded masters for generations. Only the most diligent, gifted, and dedicated of practitioners can become pitmasters. Ennis High...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Only-in-Texas-High-School-Varsity-Barbecue-Teams/

Scripps National Spelling Bee Ends in Unprecedented Eight Way Tie

The Scripps National Spelling Bee had not just one winner or even two co-winners for 2019. It has crowned eight co-winners.The contestants spelled forty-seven words correctly, after going through five consecutive perfect...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Scripps-National-Spelling-Bee-Ends-in-Unprecedented-Eight-Way-Tie/

Lean Ong Mee

Forty-nine children from all over the world get together for the song "Lean On Me." The unique way they illustrate the lyrics is amazing. Zippy Portugal commissioned this video to celebrate International Children's Day (...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Lean-Ong-Me/

3D Printed Versions of Famous Internet Cats and Dogs

<p>Japanese artist <a href="https://twitter.com/meetissai" target="_blank">Meetissi</a> 3D prints detailed models of the Internet's most famous dogs and cats, such as th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/3D-Printed-Versions-of-Famous-Internet-Cats-and-Dogs/

Exposition Park Will Soon Be An Actual Park

<p>Instead of just being a place filled with parking lots, Exposition Park in LA will be <a href="https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-exposition-park-redesign-lucas-museum-20190530-s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Exposition-Park-Will-Soon-Be-An-Actual-Park/

Ladera Heights Landlord Kicks Out 102-Year-Old Woman to Let His Daughter Move In

<p>Thelma Smith, who has lived in her Ladera Heights residence for 30 years, will soon be evicted after receiving a notice from her landlord who issued it because his daughter will be moving into the place...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Ladera-Heights-Landlord-Kicks-Out-102-Year-Old-Woman-to-Let-His-Daughter-Move-In/

The Allure of Used Books

<p>Don't get me wrong, for any book lover, any bookstore would be a joy to scour through and peruse. What seems like a mere few minutes has actually been several hours once you dive into the wonderful world...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/The-Allure-of-Used-Books/

Shopping at Kroger: Consumers Tweet Their Experiences

Going shopping at your local grocery store can simply be a dull routine but it can also be interesting and downright hilarious. Huff Post has gathered several tweets from consumers as they share their experience shopping...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/Shopping-at-Kroger-Consumers-Tweet-Their-Experiences/

The Way Teens and Adults Define Themselves

<p>The way we see ourselves changes as we grow older and experience more of the world. As we mature, we become more attuned and settled with our identity, more or less.</p><p>In a study conducte...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/31/The-Way-Teens-and-Adults-Define-Themselves/

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