Archive for June 4th, 2019

Cat Names Generated by Artificial Intelligence

The cats at Austin Pets Alive have some imaginative names, but they have nothing on cats with AI-generated names! Janelle Shane (previously at Neatorama) has trained a neural network to name cats. This is her second atte...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/Cat-Names-Generated-by-Artificial-Intelligence/

The Wakamatsu Settlers of Gold Hill Celebrate 150 Years

<p><a href="https://www.fresnobee.com/latest-news/article230964913.html" target="_blank">The first Japanese settlement in the United States</a> was built on the Sierra foothi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/The-Wakamatsu-Settlers-of-Gold-Hill-Celebrate-150-Years/

A Crisis of Loneliness

<p>Being lonely and being alone are two different things, more or less. And a person experiencing a case of loneliness doesn't necessarily mean that they have depression. But studies and experts are saying...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/A-Crisis-of-Loneliness/

Two Women Were Asked to Wear the Same Thing Every Single Day, and This Happened

Men usually get away with wearing the same thing everyday. People would just assume that men are just so busy with everything that they don’t have time to be thinking about what they have to wear. It is not the sam...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/Two-Women-Were-Asked-to-Wear-the-Same-Thing-Every-Single-Day-and-This-Happened/

The World's Largest Commercial Pizza

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(32, 39, 44);"></span><a href="http://www.moon-tower.com" target="_blank">Moontower Pizza Bar&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/The-World-s-Largest-Commercial-Pizza/

The Earliest Surviving Footage of a Solar Eclipse

The video above is not so much spectacular for what it shows, but for what it is: the oldest motion picture of a solar eclipse, recorded in North Carolina in 1900. Nevil Maskelyne was a professional mag...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/The-Earliest-Surviving-Footage-of-a-Solar-Eclipse/

Why Do We Love Dogs So Much?

<p>Physical characteristics can be passed down from parent to child. This is why some people say to you, “you have your mother’s eyes,” or nose, or lips, or whatever part of the body that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/Why-Do-We-Love-Dogs-So-Much/

The Secret Life of a Children’s Party Princess

Hayley Zablotsky spent her senior year of high school working as a party princess at a business that hosts children's events. She enjoyed looking the part, with a sequined gown, auburn wig, and petticoats, but she also c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/The-Secret-Life-of-a-Childrens-Party-Princess/

An Honest Trailer for Con Air

Screen Junkies continues their summer blockbuster series with an Honest Trailer for Con Air, the 1997 Nicolas Cage prison break film. It was totally implausible, but boy, did it have a lot of action! And explosi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Con-Air/

In Hong Kong: Man Makes Poems From Street Signs

<p>In order to immerse himself in Hong Kong and Cantonese culture and also learn the language, Hong Kong-based photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze <a href="https://www.designboom.com/art/roma...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/In-Hong-Kong-Man-Makes-Poems-From-Street-Signs/

We Have Assumed Something Wrong About Coffee

<p>Good news for coffee-drinkers out there!</p><p>A new study from England’s Queen Mary University has shown that drinking coffee is not linked to having stiffer arteries. The research eve...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/We-Have-Assumed-Something-Wrong-About-Coffee/

The Diamond on Your Ring is Most Likely Made from Ancient Seabeds of the Earth

A new research conducted by Macquarie University geoscientists in Sydney, Australia suggested that diamonds are formed from ancient seabeds that are now buried below the Earth’s crust. Their evidence for this are t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/The-Diamond-on-Your-Ring-is-Most-Likely-Made-from-Ancient-Seabeds-of-the-Earth/

How to Make Godzilla Really Angry

The Alamo Draft House is serious about providing a pleasant moviegoing experience. Cressa Beer and Phoebe Jane Hart created a special short the theater is showing before screenings of Godzilla: King of the Monsters*/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/How-to-Make-Godzilla-Really-Angry/

A Lewis Chessman Worth Over $1 Million Was Found in A Man’s Drawer

<p>Back in 1964, an antiques dealer bought an ivory chessman for £5 ($6). Little did he know that this chessman is worth $1,000,000. The said chessman is the lost “Lewis Warder”, and is on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/A-Lewis-Chessman-Worth-Over-1-Million-Was-Found-in-A-Man-s-Drawer/

One of the Few Surviving Heroes of D-Day Shares His Story

Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Europe that turned World War II around. It may be the last major anniversary in which veterans who participated will be present. Ray Lambert was a 23-y...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/One-of-the-Few-Surviving-Heroes-of-D-Day-Shares-His-Story/

Buddy Mercury Dog and Lil' Sis!

<p>Too short and too sweet. The amazing part begins at 0.44.</p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/Buddy-Mercury-Dog-and-Lil-Sis/

For the Moon Landing’s 50th Anniversary, LEGO Launches Creator Expert 10266 NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to step on the Moon, and the 1969 Moon landing would be one of the most memorable moments in the history of humankind. That was indeed, in Armstrong’s words, &ld...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/For-the-Moon-Landing-s-50th-Anniversary-LEGO-Launches-Creator-Expert-10266-NASA-Apollo-11-Lunar-Lander/

Dad Transforms His Kids Into Anime Icons

Japanese Instagram user Yota (yota7454) makes his two cute kids even cuter by transforming them to iconic anime characters. The kids’ pictures are taken against plain backdrops, and this creative father added costu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/Dad-Transforms-His-Kids-Into-Anime-Icons/

LEGO Helicopter Drone Exhibited at Makers Fair

<p>There are no limits to the things one can create as shown by this new drone built and designed by Adam Woodworth who drew some inspiration from LEGO. It's <a href="https://technabob.com/blog/2019...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/LEGO-Helicopter-Drone-Exhibited-at-Makers-Fair/

New York Times' Social Justice Trend

<p>In a recent study done by LexisNexis, they found a sudden spike in the New York Times' articles which focus on or simply mention words which relate to social justice. This might be a signal of the upcomi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/New-York-Times-Social-Justice-Trend/

A Man’s Quest to Find Germany’s Missing Uranium Cubes

During World War II, German scientists attempted to build a nuclear reactor by using uranium cubes, but they failed miserably. Why did the Germans fail in creating one? And what happened to the uranium cubes?Fast forward...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/A-Man-s-Quest-to-Find-Germany-s-Missing-Uranium-Cubes/

How Sunset Looks from Space

Watching the sunset is a calming and relaxing activity to do. Have you ever wondered how this magnificent event looks from above? This is what ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst shared with us — a sunset photo from the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/04/How-Sunset-Looks-from-Space/




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