Archive for 2019

The Forgotten Trans History of the Wild West

The American West during the 19th century attracted investors, adventurers, criminals, ambitious settlers, and oppressed people yearning to breathe free in those wide open spaces. It's no wonder that transgender people t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-Forgotten-Trans-History-of-the-Wild-West/

Lieutenant Dan Goes to the Beach

Lieutenant Dan is a one-year-old hound who lives in Pensacola, Florida. He was born with nonfunctional back legs, which were eventually amputated. By the time he was eight weeks old, he had learned to walk on his two fro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Lieutenant-Dan-Goes-to-the-Beach/

"Wacky Pack" Shoes Update Shoe-Tying Technology

<p>Tying shoes is <em>sooo</em> last century. We can do better. Thanks to shoe designer Jeff Shen, we have. His <a href="https://jeffshen.net/wacky-pack" target="_bla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Wacky-Pack-Shoes-Update-Shoe-Tying-Technology/

The “KonMari” Method: Does it Really Spark Joy?

<p>Marie Kondo is known for her helpful tips in cleaning and organizing things. Her mindset in cleaning is simple: keep the things that spark joy, and throw away those that don’t. (In other words, dec...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-KonMari-Method-Does-it-Really-Spark-Joy/

The Gorilla Crow

朝から衝撃をありがとう。心臓に悪い、 pic.twitter.com/fDlOGiumD6— LIWJATAN (@keita_simpson) June 20, 2019 If this were just a still picture, you might think it was an illusion or a Photoshop j...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-Gorilla-Crow/

These Wind Turbines Float On Sea To Produce Energy

<p>There have been ideas of <a href="https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/07/Islands-of-Solar-Panels-as-Alternatives-to-Fossil-Fuels/" target="_blank">floating solar panel islands<...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/These-Wind-Turbines-Float-On-Sea-To-Produce-Energy/

This 70-Year Old Woman Is A Barista at a Hip Coffee Shop

<p>If you think old people are just good at sitting down and reading and then falling asleep, then this woman will prove you wrong. Meet Auntie Pim, the 70-year old barista behind the counter of Mother Roas...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/This-70-Year-Old-Woman-Is-A-Barista-at-a-Hip-Coffee-Shop/

Daughter Surprises Stepdad with a Tear-jerker Father's Day Gift

Sophia's stepdad, Brian would leave her a note to inspire her every day when she was going to during middle school to inspire her every day. Now, Sophia who is 20 and in college, decided it's finally time to return the f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Daughter-Surprises-Stepdad-with-a-Tear-jerker-Father-s-Day-Gift/

Me At The Summit

It was four years ago that we published 7 Reasons Not to Climb Mt. Everest. Since then, things have only gotten worse. Eleven people have died making the attempt so far in 2019, and who can forget the image of a crowded...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Me-At-The-Summit/

KFC to Release Cheetos Chicken Sandwich on July 1

With love from the proud parents, @KFC and #Cheetos. Available nationwide July 1st. #KFCCheetosSandwich pic.twitter.com/tFfZeWn8ak— Chester Cheetah (@ChesterCheetah) June 20, 2019 <p>KFC will be rele...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/KFC-to-Release-Cheetos-Chicken-Sandwich-on-July-1/

Egyptian Fruit Bats and Mice Can “Sync” Their Brainwaves in Social Situations

<p>Two papers, one for each respective animal, were published on June 20. The papers show that Egyptian fruit bats and mice, respectively, can “sync” brain waves” in social situations. <...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Egyptian-Fruit-Bats-and-Mice-Can-Sync-Their-Brainwaves-in-Social-Situations/

27 Neat Conveniences of Japan

Juliane Loeffler of BuzzFeed visited Japan and saw clever inventions, gadgets, and amenities that she encountered. Some of them you probably already know about, such as Japan's futuristic toilets. Others are simpler, suc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/27-Neat-Conveniences-of-Japan/

A Slug Disables 26 Trains in Kyushu for About an Hour

<p>May 30. Kitakyushu City. At about 9:40 in the morning a power failure occurred on the JR Kagoshima Line between Moji Station and Space World Station. This also happened at the Nippo Line running between...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/A-Slug-Disables-26-Trains-in-Kyushu-for-About-an-Hour/

The Smart Light Bulb Is Apparently Real and Hilariously Preposterous

<p>I've dug around and determined that the <a href="https://www.cbyge.com/" target="_blank">C by GE Smart Light Bulb</a> is not an elaborate hoax. This video is apparently re...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-Smart-Light-Bulb-Is-Apparently-Real-and-Hilariously-Preposterous/

'Lorax' Tree Dies, Dr. Seuss Fans Mourn

The tree that people say inspired one of Dr. Seuss's classic tales 'The Lorax' has died and a lot of Dr. Seuss fans are mourning over its death.According to the story, the Lorax was supposed to be the voice of the trees...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Lorax-Tree-Dies-Dr-Seuss-Fans-Mourn/

The Favorite Pixar Film of Every State, According to Google Trends

<p>Because of the release of the film Toy Story 4, the newest entry to the Toy Story series, the old-age question has resurfaced once again: Which is the best Pixar film? Our answers could vary depending on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-Favorite-Pixar-Film-of-Every-State-According-to-Google-Trends/

Outrage Culture Could Signify Group Affiliations

<p>Humans seem to get easily angry at some of the pettiest things. When you look at social media, you see a lot of people ranting about, well, just about anything. And it seems to be ingrained in our need &...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Outrage-Culture-Could-Signify-Group-Affiliations/

Let's Visit the Menstruation Theme Park

<p>Cartoonist Gemma Corell images a period-themed theme park. Although she's been kicking around the idea of a Menstrual Sponge Bob for years, it's only now that she's fleshed her idea out into what would c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Let-s-Visit-the-Menstruation-Theme-Park/

How to Make Carrot Nets and Chains

<p>In the hands of a master chef, a knife is a precision, almost surgical instrument. How many years does it take to perfect this skill? It looks simple to turn a carrot into a finely cut net, but only beca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/How-to-Make-Carrot-Nets-and-Chains/

12-Year Old Invents Teddy Bear that Hides IV Bags

<p>When she was 7 years old, Ella Casano was diagnosed with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura, an autoimmune disorder. Her treatments require regular IV infusions. To a child of her age, the IV equipment...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/12-Year-Old-Invents-Teddy-Bear-that-Hides-IV-Bags/

Natural Gas, the Impetus of Industrialization

<p>When the Industrial era boomed in England, everything started to run at a fast pace. Developments were happening wherever you go and people started to adapt a mindset of efficiency because things became...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Natural-Gas-the-Impetus-of-Industrialization/

3D Printing Provides Surgeons with Simulators To Train New Surgeons

<p>With the help of 3D printing technology, we've produced tissues, a heart, and an air sac to help advance medical procedures and provide treatment for patients. But <a href="https://www.knowablema...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/3D-Printing-Provides-Surgeons-with-Simulators-To-Train-New-Surgeons/

Race to the Flag: The Mario Battle Royale

<p>Mario is one of the most iconic video games of all time and it has inspired several iterations and spinoffs, as well as cameo appearances in various other games. But somebody took it one step further wit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Race-to-the-Flag-The-Mario-Battle-Royale/

Urban Sea Lions in Chile Get Their Itchiest Spots Scratched with a Lice Comb Invented by Scientists

Valdivia, Chile. Like stray dogs, sea lions prowl the fish market, waiting for food. A solar-powered water taxi then comes at them. A young scientist named David Ebmer stretches out his hand from the water taxi, reaching...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Urban-Sea-Lions-in-Chile-Get-Their-Itchiest-Spots-Scratched-with-a-Lice-Comb-Invented-by-Scientists/

St. George Has Been Restored

St. George has been restored- properly this time. Last year, in a story that echoes the famous Ecce Homo scandal, a 500-year-old painted wooden statue of St. George fighting the dragon at the Church of St Michae...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/St-George-Has-Been-Restored/

Bacteria that Can Potentially Save Frog Species from Extinction

<p>Amphibians such as frogs have been greatly affected by the changes in the natural world. In the UK, European common frogs are at risk of extinction because of ranavirus, a virus that can kill a large num...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Bacteria-that-Can-Potentially-Save-Frog-Species-from-Extinction/

The Carina Nebula: Home To Streams of Hot Gas, Cool Gas, and More

<p>To find out how violent stars affect their surroundings, astronomers made a 48-frame high-resolution, controlled-color panorama of the center of the largest star forming regions on the cosmos — the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-Carina-Nebula-Home-To-Streams-of-Hot-Gas-Cool-Gas-and-More/

The U.S Adds More Chinese Tech Companies To Their Blacklist Over National Security Concerns

<p>Five Chinese tech companies were added by the Trump administration to the U.S blacklist on Friday. This move further restricts China’s access to American technology. This also heightens the already...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-U-S-Adds-More-Chinese-Tech-Companies-To-Their-Blacklist-Over-National-Security-Concerns/

Blogging Origins: Why We Say 'Blog'

<p>The word "blog" is a shortened version of the word "weblog" which makes sense because blogs are simply articles or other text and media documents that get logged onto the web. But it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/Blogging-Origins-Why-We-Say-Blog/

The Content of Our Dreams Can Be Manipulated Through Brain Stimulation

<p>We all have dreams when we sleep (when we are in the REM phase). In this dream world, we have our dream bodies which we can interact with in the dream environment. We can touch, hear, see, taste, and sme...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/24/The-Content-of-Our-Dreams-Can-Be-Manipulated-Through-Brain-Stimulation/




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