Archive for June 23rd, 2019

The World's Ugliest Dog 2019

The World's Ugliest Dog for 2019 has been crowned at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California. The honor goes to Scamp the Tramp, a former stray from Los Angeles.Fit with gray dreadlocks, frizzy fur and a tongue tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/The-Worlds-Ugliest-Dog-2019/

The 39 Year Old ‘Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back’ Mistake We Haven't Noticed

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Pablo Hidalgo of the Lucasfilm Story Group spotted the said error in the Wampa cave scene from the 1980s "Empire Str...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/The-39-Year-Old-Star-Wars-Empire-Strikes-Back-Mistake-We-Haven-t-Noticed/

Song of the World's Rarest Large Whale Recorded for the First Time

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">There's a pop song that tells the story of a lonely whale continuously calling out to the world until someone can underst...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/Song-of-the-World-s-Rarest-Large-Whale-Recorded-for-the-First-Time/

The Invention of Scotch Tape and Masking Tape

Richard Drew dropped out of college and went to work for the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, a firm that made sandpaper. Now known as 3M, the conglomerate makes all kinds of products, the most ubiquitous bein...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/The-Invention-of-Scotch-Tape-and-Masking-Tape/

The Ruins of Reccopolis: New Survey Shows the Extent of the Visigothic City

Rome was not built in a day, and just as it took as long to build it, it crumbled just as quickly in a short span of time. The Visigoths are famously known to have sacked Rome just before the Middle Ages and they establi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/The-Ruins-of-Reccopolis-New-Survey-Shows-the-Extent-of-the-Visigothic-City/

Rainbow Blanket Octopus

There are four species of blanket octopus that are so called because of the webbing between some of their arms. They are known for their tool use- they tear Portuguese man o'war tentacles off to use as weapons! Blanket o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/Rainbow-Blanket-Octopus/

How Did NASA create the First Worldwide High-Speed Data Network?

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">One of the most impressive feats during the race to the Moon in the 1960s was the creation of NASA's global tracking and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/How-Did-NASA-create-the-First-Worldwide-High-Speed-Data-Network/

The Nations of the World as Anime Characters

Japan is gearing up for the 2020 Olympics, and the entire country is getting excited. A group of anime artists have launched an un-official project to welcome to world to Tokyo, by illustrating the participating nations...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/The-Nations-of-the-World-as-Anime-Characters/

This Man Makes China Question What It Means to Be Chinese

<p>This is Peter Petrov. You may call him Uncle Petrov. Despite his Russian features of bright blue eyes and fair skin, Petrov does not speak Russian; he speaks Chinese.</p><blockquote>That's be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/This-Man-Makes-China-Question-What-It-Means-to-Be-Chinese/

The Dumbest Things People Have Ever Heard

<p>Sometimes when we get overwhelmed by our emotions, we say some stupid things. At times, we just say the first thing that comes to mind without even thinking twice about it so it comes off as really dumb....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/The-Dumbest-Things-People-Have-Ever-Heard/

Ancient Grape DNA Shows 900 Years of Wine History

<p>Vin jaune, which literally translates to “yellow wine”, is a rare wine created in the Jura region of eastern France. Attracting hardcore wine enthusiasts, this wine “matures under a vei...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/Ancient-Grape-DNA-Shows-900-Years-of-Wine-History/

Fungal Internet: The Plant's Highway of Communication

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">These days mankind's highway of information - for speed, accessibility and capacity is the Internet. Surprisingly, plants...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/Fungal-Internet-The-Plant-s-Highway-of-Communication/

How to Be a Better Tourist

Embed from Getty ImagesMore people are traveling than ever before, which is a good thing, but they are often going to all the same places, which makes for a less-than-inspiring experience. Airfare deals, bucket lists,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/23/How-to-Be-a-Better-Tourist/




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