Archive for June 11th, 2019

The Underground Boys of Tana

<p>Meet the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/UBTMadagascar/" target="_blank">Underground Boys of Tana</a>, a troupe of young boys who sing on the streets Antananarivo, the c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/The-Underground-Boys-of-Tana/

First Medieval Medical Schools

<p>The practice of medicine has been around for centuries even going as far back as the ancient era, although admittedly not all these practices were as scientific and rigorous as with medical practice toda...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/First-Medieval-Medical-Schools/

Are McMansions Making People Any Happier?

Since 1973, the size of the average American house has increased from 1500 square feet to 2500 square feet. And since the average number of people in each house has decreased, we have almost twice as much space per perso...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Are-McMansions-Making-People-Any-Happier/

The Moon in Motion

Were you able to experience the total solar eclipse in 2017? Astrophotographer Phil Hart recorded that eclipse for those who couldn't be there. He used 12 remote-control cameras stationed across a wide area, and spent tw...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/The-Moon-in-Motion/

Activating Brain Stem Cells

<p>Neural stem cells have the capability of regenerating damaged neurons and other cells in the brain however, it is very difficult to spur them into action. But a team of researchers from the University of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Activating-Brain-Stem-Cells/

Protect Yourself and Your Car With Exterior Airbags

According to the statistics gathered by the World Health Organization, around 1.35 million people die each year because of road traffic crashes, while 20-50 million more people suffer from non-fatal injuries, which often...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Protect-Yourself-and-Your-Car-With-Exterior-Airbags/

Weird Creature Caught On Camera

<p>Last June 6, Vivian Gomez posted a video that would immediately spread all over the internet. It was a 9-second security camera footage of her front yard. As seen on the footage, a creepy shadow appears...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Weird-Creature-Caught-On-Camera/

Airport on Alert after Huge Bear Wanders through Security

<p><a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Kamchatka+Peninsula/@56.2413114,150.5731936,5z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x5904e2b2a6a01f69:0x4cc0fcba86bbb18d!8m2!3d56.1327377!4d159.5314398" target="_...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Airport-on-Alert-after-Huge-Bear-Wanders-through-Security/

We Have Driven a “Frightening” Number of Plants Into Extinction

“Plants underpin all life on Earth,” states Dr. Eimear Nic Lughadha. “They provide the oxygen we breathe and the food we eat, as well as making up the backbone of the world’s ecosystems – so...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/We-Have-Driven-a-Frightening-Number-of-Plants-Into-Extinction/

This is a 3D-Printed Air Sac

The future of medicine may not be as far we thought it would be. Already, 3D printed body parts are created and tested on laboratory animals such as the 3D-printed heart and this one — the 3D-printed air sac. Scien...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/This-is-a-3D-Printed-Air-Sac/

Life-Sized Balloons Deflate into Garments Designed by Fredrik Tjærandsen

Fredrik Tjærandsen, a BFA at Central Saint Martins in London, has been taking the internet by storm.These past few days, my Facebook timeline and Instagram feed has been invaded by videos of a fashion collection wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Life-Sized-Balloons-Deflate-into-Garments-Designed-by-Fredrik-Tj-randsen/

New AI Can Create Alarmingly Believable Fake News, But May Actually End Up Saving Humanity From Them

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Meet GROVER, a new AI (Artificial Intelligence) created to detect fake news spreading wide in the digital age. Besides de...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/New-AI-Can-Create-Alarmingly-Believable-Fake-News-But-May-Actually-End-Up-Saving-Humanity-From-Them/

The Deadliest Countries in the World for Different Modes of Travel, Ranked

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Before you travel, you might want to read </span><a href="https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/art...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/The-Deadliest-Countries-in-the-World-for-Different-Modes-of-Travel-Ranked/

Pogo Sticks As An E-Scooter Alternative in San Francisco

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A Swedish start-up company named </span><em style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Pogo-Sticks-As-An-E-Scooter-Alternative-in-San-Francisco/

Asteroid Bennu is Full of Rocks and Boulders

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The photo above shows an abundance of boulders on the surface of asteroid Bennu (101955 Bennu), as taken by the OSIRIS-RE...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Asteroid-Bennu-is-Full-of-Rocks-and-Boulders/

The Birth of a New Volcano Under the Sea

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">When Marc Chaussidon, director of the Institute of Geophysics in Paris, looked at the map of the newly scanned seafloor i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/The-Birth-of-a-New-Volcano-Under-the-Sea/

Wild Bees Make Homes Out of Plastics

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Argentina’s National Agricultural Technology Insitute crafted sixty-three wooden, artificial nests for wild bees in the years 2017 and 2018. When...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Wild-Bees-Make-Homes-Out-of-Plastics/

The One-Lane Bridge Shared By Cars And Trains

No matter where you are, trains have the right of way. A train might take a mile or so to come to a stop, which means they cannot stop just because they see a car on the track. So imagine the trepidation a driver would f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/The-One-Lane-Bridge-Shared-By-Cars-And-Trains/

Grocery Store Puts Embarrassing Logos on Plastic Bags to Discourage Customers from Using Them

The East West Market, an independent grocery store in Vancouver, British Columbia, wants its shoppers to bring their own reusable bags instead of relying on disposable plastic bags given at the store. So it produced bags...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Grocery-Store-Puts-Embarrassing-Logos-on-Plastic-Bags-to-Discourage-Customers-from-Using-Them/

Splinternet: The Age of Data Seclusion and Divide

<p>I bet everybody has reservations about the internet. Of course, it has greatly improved productivity and communication. It has facilitated innovation and the building of communities with shared interests...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Splinternet-The-Age-of-Data-Seclusion-and-Divide/

Chasing After the Perfect Selfie

<p>With terms like YOLO and FOMO, people today have been constantly trying to capture as much of their experiences as possible, not just for their own benefit but also for the chance to share it with others...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Chasing-After-the-Perfect-Selfie/

Meat-ception: Changing Our Ideas on What Meat Is

<p>Fake meat, or those types of meat that have been processed from ingredients not taken from animals, is what some experts say could contribute in solving key issues like climate change. After all, as long...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Meat-ception-Changing-Our-Ideas-on-What-Meat-Is/

Turn Off the Lights When You Go To Sleep To Prevent Gaining Weight

<p><a href="https://bgr.com/2019/06/11/sleeping-with-tv-on-bad-for-you/" target="_blank">A study</a> found that there was a significant correlation between weight gain and sl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Turn-Off-the-Lights-When-You-Go-To-Sleep-To-Prevent-Gaining-Weight/

Meme Lawsuits: Cases of Copyright Infringement on Viral Sensations

<p>When clips go viral online and become shared multiple times, it might be difficult to have control over its propriety. The question is whether creators or artists of certain popular memes would have a sa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/Meme-Lawsuits-Cases-of-Copyright-Infringement-on-Viral-Sensations/

The Hour of the Dragon

<p>We've seen some of Texan Robert E. Howard lately in his horror story <em>Pigeons From Hell</em>. Now we take a look at his most famous creation, Conan the Barbarian, and his short novel <e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/11/The-Hour-of-the-Dragon/




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