Archive for June 5th, 2019

The Conversation

Deztin Pryor is having an in-depth conversation with his infant son. This is exactly how babies develop speaking skills, although I wish we could decipher what's on this one's mind right now. He's apparently put plenty o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/The-Conversation/

This Vehicle Can Launch 12 Suicide Drones

<p>The Beijing Civil-Military Integration Expo 2019 on Tuesday has witnessed perhaps one of the most thrilling military inventions ever made — an armored military vehicle. Disappointed? You won’...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/This-Vehicle-Can-Launch-12-Suicide-Drones/

Leonardo Da Vinci Made of Italian Food

To mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci's death on May 2, 1519, the British restaurant chain Bella Italia commissioned food artist Carl Warner to recreate the above portrait of Leonardo with Italian foods, hea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Leonardo-Da-Vinci-Made-of-Italian-Food/

When Olive Oyl had an Abortion

<p>I'm an unapologetic comics fan and even today I read an assortment of newspaper comics that are available online. But what I really like are the <em>old</em> comics created by masters such as...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/When-Olive-Oyl-had-an-Abortion/

Shopper Finds Live Gecko in Carton of Raspberries

<p>But rather than be grateful that the raspberries were fortified with extra protein, the shopper at a Sainsbury's grocery store in East Mayne, UK turned the carton into an employee. The <a href="h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Shopper-Finds-Live-Gecko-in-Carton-of-Raspberries/

How Does Water Behave in Space?

<p>How does water behave in a zero gravity environment? If there was one word to describe such behavior, it would be weird. Very weird.</p><p>Normally, when we shake a container full of water he...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/How-Does-Water-Behave-in-Space/

How To Get Fire From Trees Without Burning Their Wood

An Oak Ridge environmental microbiologist named Christopher Schadt approaches a cottonwood tree, and “sticks a hollow tube in the middle and then takes a lighter and flicks it.” The next thing that happened w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/How-To-Get-Fire-From-Trees-Without-Burning-Their-Wood/

Researchers May Have Found A Way to Save Schrödinger’s Cat

Schrödinger’s cat has been the symbol of quantum superposition and unpredictability. But you might ask yourself, “What really is this cat?” It is not a cat; it is a thought experiment — and o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Researchers-May-Have-Found-A-Way-to-Save-Schr-dinger-s-Cat/

Photos by Famed NYC Crime Photograpaher Weegee Found in Seattle Man's Cabinet

In 1970, David Young bought a box of 1930s news/crime photographs at a thrift store in Philadelphia. When he moved to Seattle, they went into a kitchen cabinet and didn't see the light of day for years.Earlier this y...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Photos-by-Famed-NYC-Crime-Photograpaher-Weegee-Found-in-Seattle-Man-s-Cabinet/

A Robot That Preys on Lionfish

<p>Lionfish are dangerous sea creatures. They are venomous fish whose stings can cause extreme pain to us humans and, in worse cases, paralysis. They also are harmful predators that prey on native fish and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/A-Robot-That-Preys-on-Lionfish/

97-Year Old Paratrooper Jumps into Normandy, 75 Years after His First Time on D-Day

<p>The first time that Tom Rice of San Diego, California parachuted into Normandy, France, people were shooting at him. But that was on June 6, 1944. He was a US Army Ranger on that fateful day.</p>&l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/97-Year-Old-Paratrooper-Jumps-into-Normandy-75-Years-after-His-First-Time-on-D-Day/

Bern: The Cat Ladder City of Switzerland

<p>The Swiss love their cats much like other countries but they have gone to such measures for their beloved feline friends to the point that they build cat ladders on the side of their houses leading to th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Bern-The-Cat-Ladder-City-of-Switzerland/

A Sweet Little Cup of Coffee and Rain

<p>Artisanal cafe Mellower Coffee has tried out a cute new concept of <a href="https://mymodernmet.com/sweet-little-rain-mellower-coffee/" target="_blank">having your coffee infuse...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/A-Sweet-Little-Cup-of-Coffee-and-Rain/

Disney Princesses Depicted More Realistically

We all know that Briar Rose, or Aurora, was a real beauty while sleeping. Real life isn't like that. We snore, develop bedhead, drool, and get pillow marks on our faces. Andhika Muksin created a series of images that put...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Disney-Princesses-Depicted-More-Realistically/

The Steepest Street In The World

The Guinness World Record for the steepest street in the world is Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand. And ever since the designation was bestowed, the residents have had to put up with tourists. Living in a town that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/The-Steepest-Street-In-The-World/

My World and Welcome to It (1969-1970)

We haven't mentioned the WTM Curse for awhile, so here is another prime example of that sad phenomenon. One of my favorite programs in the late 60's was My World and Welcome to It, an adaptation of the works of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/My-World-and-Welcome-to-It-1969-1970/

Referral, What?: The Dire Situation of US Healthcare Compared to Other Countries

<p>Healthcare in America is a complicated business. There are too many steps that people need to take before they can get whatever tests done and determine the proper treatment for their disease. Not to men...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Referral-What-The-Dire-Situation-of-US-Healthcare-Compared-to-Other-Countries/

Enter the Miniature Worlds of Slinkachu

<p>There are no limits or boundaries to art. Whether big or small, it's all about expressing oneself through creativity and imagination. And an artist known as Slinkachu finds inspiration in "abandonin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/Enter-the-Miniature-Worlds-of-Slinkachu/

A Sight for the Eyes: Old Eye Clinic Signs

<p>Looking at this photo showing vintage signs of Chinese ophthalmology clinics feels creepy and eerily cultish. They are very different from the signs we have today which usually show brand logos instead o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/05/A-Sight-for-the-Eyes-Old-Eye-Clinic-Signs/

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