Archive for June 20th, 2019

The Mystery of Star Wars Legend Willrow Hood Has Finally Been Revealed

In the world of Star Wars fandom, no detail, bit of trivia, or character is too obscure to ignite debate. Possibly the most obscure character in the entire sage is Willrow Hood, a miner in Cloud City who appeare...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/The-Mystery-of-Star-Wars-Legend-Willrow-Hood-Has-Finally-Been-Revealed/

Study Shows People Tend to Return Lost Wallets More When Filled with Cash

<p>Sometimes, when I commute around the city, I find some coins lying on the street and even on rare occasions, lone small bills litter on the oddest of places. In such instances, you'd find yourself not re...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Study-Shows-People-Tend-to-Return-Lost-Wallets-More-When-Filled-with-Cash/

An Avengers Superfan, This Man Watched the Film 114 Times and Hopes To Break World Record

Round/View 129You know I wish there was a way I could let her now, that we won, that we did it...#avengersendgame #tigrevengador @Avengers @MarvelLATAM @GWR @MarvelStudios @Russo_Brothers pic.twitter.com/HOMC5X7H37&mda...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/An-Avengers-Superfan-This-Man-Watched-the-Film-114-Times-and-Hopes-To-Break-World-Record/

The Inquisition, v2.0

<p>I'm old enough to remember when air travel used to be fun and non-intrusive. When meals used to be served even on short flights, when you could walk right on a plane, when you could get a full refund eas...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/The-Inquisition-v2-0/

Circular Police Chase

This police chase in Rzhyshche, Ukraine, needs a soundtrack. May I suggest "Yakety Sax"? The car they are trying to stop was driven by a woman who was believed to be drunk. Shooting out her tires didn't stop her, but a r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Circular-Police-Chase/

David Copperfield Finds the Star Spangled Banner's Missing Star

The original star spangled banner, the flag that flew over Fort McHenry and inspired Francis Scott Key to write a poem that became our national anthem, has been on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/David-Copperfield-Finds-the-Star-Spangled-Banners-Missing-Star/

60 of the Greatest Movie Moments of All Time Inside A Classic Movie Camera

<p>A new cutaway print called “Director’s Cut” was released by Dorothy. This <a href="https://www.wearedorothy.com/collections/cutaways/products/inside-information-directors-cut&qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/60-of-the-Greatest-Movie-Moments-of-All-Time-Inside-A-Classic-Movie-Camera/

Puppy Dog Eyes are a Product of Domestication

<p>With their sad puppy dog eyes, it’s easy to see why people find dogs cute and hard to resist.</p><p>A <a href="https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/06/11/1820653116" tar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Puppy-Dog-Eyes-are-a-Product-of-Domestication/

Arthropoda Iconicus: Insects Inspired by Looney Tunes

Last year we showed you the amazing insect species concocted by artist Richard Wilkinson, designed around Star Wars characters. Now he has a series of insects of the family Insanusmelodiae that recall our favori...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Arthropoda-Iconicus-Insects-Inspired-by-Looney-Tunes/

Bobcat Family Takes Over Roof -Again

Have you heard the one about the family of squatters living rent-free upstairs? Redditor littlebill246 has an overhang on the roof of his house in Arizona. Last year, a bobcat gave birth there and raised a litter of bobk...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Bobcat-Family-Takes-Over-Roof-Again/

Harbour Air Plans to Have An All Zero-Emissions Fleet

<p>Going all-electric on large aircraft may still be implausible so for now, Harbour Air which has the largest seaplane airline fleet in North America, will <a href="https://www.airspacemag.com/flig...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Harbour-Air-Plans-to-Have-An-All-Zero-Emissions-Fleet/

Polar Bear Encounter

The Arctic equivalent of a shark cage is a steel box with strong glass. Wildlife photographer Gordon Buchanan used one to protect himself while getting up close and personal with a polar bear. The polar bear is curious,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Polar-Bear-Encounter/

Engame Returns With Some Added Touches and New Footage

<p>It's basically a marketing stunt obviously but despite knowing that, it makes one curious what these "new footage" for Avengers: Endgame involves. We didn't see any mid-credits or post-credits...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Engame-Returns-With-Some-Added-Touches-and-New-Footage/

“Eleven Flips over the Van” brick-built creation of Hachiroku24

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Shout-out to Netflix fans out there! Are you familiar with the TV show, Stranger Things? </span></p><p><span style="color: rgb...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Eleven-Flips-over-the-Van-brick-built-creation-of-Hachiroku24-2/

8,000 Year Old Carving in the World’s Biggest Asteroid Impact Crater

<p><br></p> <p>Inside the world’s biggest meteorite impact crater, scientists from South Africa have discovered 8,000-year-old carving made by Khoi-San (First People of Sout...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/8-000-Year-Old-Carving-in-the-World-s-Biggest-Asteroid-Impact-Crater/

“This is How You Sit” : Dog Teaches His Brother to Sit Down

<p>It’s already amazing when we successfully teach our dogs something. But it’s even more amazing when that <a href="https://www.thedodo.com/videos/close-to-home/dog-teaches-puppy-how-to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/This-is-How-You-Sit-Dog-Teaches-His-Brother-to-Sit-Down/

Artist Sculpts the Injuries of Tom from "Tom and Jerry"

<p>The relationship between <a href="https://www.imdb.com/list/ls029632227/" target="_blank">Tom and Jerry</a> was more complex than of, say, <a href="https://www.imd...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Artist-Sculpts-the-Injuries-of-Tom-from-Tom-and-Jerry/

What About Dust?

<p>We wipe it off. We sweep it. We vacuum it. Still, it comes back. But have you ever wondered where they come from? Of course it’s obvious that the dust comes from the outside. It can be from your op...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/What-About-Dust/

Pigeons Flap Faster in Coordinated Flight

<p>We know that there are bird species who fly in formation, such as geese that fly in a V-formation. Birds that fly like this “conserve energy by flying in aerodynamically optimal positions”. B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Pigeons-Flap-Faster-in-Coordinated-Flight/

The River Maps of Robert Szucs

<p>Seeing the picture above, you might think of it as an image of colorful roots or a vascular system. But these rainbows of tiny furrows actually represent a map of&nbsp;rivers in the world.&nbsp;&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/The-River-Maps-of-Robert-Szucs/

Laser: A Potential Noninvasive, Harmless Cancer Killer

<p>This study published in Science Translational Medicine may just be the <a href="https://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/diagnostics/laser-destroys-cancer-cells-circulating-in-the-blood&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Laser-A-Potential-Noninvasive-Harmless-Cancer-Killer/

The Abyss: Jupiter’s Black Spot

<p>This photo of the surface of Jupiter shows a black spot, informally called <a href="https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap190610.html" target="_blank">“The Abyss”</a>....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/The-Abyss-Jupiter-s-Black-Spot/

Talking to Strangers Makes Us Happier, Study Says

<p>Ever tried talking to strangers, or thought of doing so?</p><p>We spend much of our time in public places - in a cafe, in public transportation, in a park, or in the market, and yet, how many...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Talking-to-Strangers-Makes-Us-Happier-Study-Says/

Tokyo and Yokosuka in The “Pre-Blade Runner Era”

<p>What did Tokyo and Yokosuka look like in the 1970s? To mark the release of his latest book entitled “Tokyo-Yokosuka 1976-1983”, Canadian photographer Greg Girard shares with us a vast collect...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/20/Tokyo-and-Yokosuka-in-The-Pre-Blade-Runner-Era/




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