Archive for July 1st, 2019

A Crash-Course Version of Yale’s Happiness Class

<p>Have you ever wondered why despite achieving success, a lot of people still feel dissatisfied? Laura Santos, professor of Yale University, explains that the reason behind it is because “our minds a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/A-Crash-Course-Version-of-Yale-s-Happiness-Class/

The New Map of the Solar System by Eleanor Lutz

Once again, let’s update what we know about the Solar System. Most maps of the solar system depict the eight planets as little ducks trailing the Sun, but that’s a gross oversimplification.Recently, biologist...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/The-New-Map-of-the-Solar-System-by-Eleanor-Lutz/

Dog Adoption Gone Viral

<p>This photo of a dog waiting for his dead owner to come home is going viral. The lonely dog didn’t know that his owner was dead.</p><p>Northstar Pet Rescue posted a photo of Moose the do...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Dog-Adoption-Gone-Viral/

Cow Earmuffs

<p>What they do is protect the ears of calves from frostbite. Some are made of yarn, canvas, or fleece.</p><p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Calf earmuffs ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Cow-Earmuffs/

Taser Her Again

<p>Comedian and songwriter <a href="https://heywoodbanks.com/" target="_blank">Heywood Banks</a> once overheard the middle of a conversation. All he heard was the words "...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Taser-Her-Again/

Antiperspirant Boosts Diversity of Microbes in Armpit and Toe-Web

<p>Instead of killing microbes, antiperspirants and food powders are said to <a href="https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/antiperspirant-boosts-armpit-and-toe-web-microbial-diversity/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Antiperspirant-Boosts-Diversity-of-Microbes-in-Armpit-and-Toe-Web/

Men’s Fertility Irreversibly Damaged Thanks to Pizzas, Burgers, and High-Fat Food

<p>By the time men reach 18, their <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/24/mens-fertility-irreversibly-damaged-age-18-thanks-western-junk/" target="_blank">fertility i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Men-s-Fertility-Irreversibly-Damaged-Thanks-to-Pizzas-Burgers-and-High-Fat-Food/

A Capella Star Wars Cantina Theme

Felix SR needs no musical instruments; he just sings with himself in this version of the Star Wars cantina theme. He nails all the parts, and the the clever editing adds to the experience. -via io9  ...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/A-Capella-Star-Wars-Cantina-Theme/

5 Stories That Prove The Founding Fathers Were Total Maniacs

The men who waged the Revolutionary War and established the United States were wealthy men who became quite powerful, but they were still men like so many others, with human emotions and sometime irrational responses. An...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/5-Stories-That-Prove-The-Founding-Fathers-Were-Total-Maniacs/

U2 Spy Plane Photos Reveal New Archaeological Findings

<p>The U2 spy planes were used by the United States during the Cold War, flying over 70,000 feet over Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. On May 1, 1960, the Soviet Union shot down American pilot Francis Gar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/U2-Spy-Plane-Photos-Reveal-New-Archaeological-Findings/

Catio: A Patio For Your Cat

<p>If you want to keep your felines safe indoors and also allow them to spend time outside, <a href="https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/catios-patios-for-cats-1.5186803" target="...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Catio-A-Patio-For-Your-Cat/

USB Inventors Regrets Making It Difficult to Plug In

<p>We’re all familiar with the USB - whether it is plugging in a memory storage stick, a mouse, a phone, or other gadgets and peripherals. The rectangle design has been adopted by most hardware manufa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/USB-Inventors-Regrets-Making-It-Difficult-to-Plug-In/

About 100 Drivers Got Stuck on Google Map Detour

<p>Most of us may agree that the Internet helps us make our daily lives easier. Helping us escape a traffic jam, for instance. However, the Internet is not perfect. It may give wrong advice just like what h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/About-100-Drivers-Got-Stuck-on-Google-Map-Detour/

Donate Your Bras to Help Injured Turtles

<p>Slip out of your bra and hand it over to the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue organization in Charlotte, North Carolina. The organization says that the clips on them can be used to help knit together the shells...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Donate-Your-Bras-to-Help-Injured-Turtles/

Scale Models of the Battle of Gettysburg with 8,000 Miniature Cats

<p><a href="https://civilwartails.com/" target="_blank">Civil War Tails</a> is a museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that commemorates the famous American Civil War campaign f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Scale-Models-of-the-Battle-of-Gettysburg-with-8-000-Miniature-Cats/

Ani – Ghost City of 1001 Churches

The city of Ani, originally in Armenia but now on the Turkish side of the still-disputed Turkey-Armenia border, was once a thriving metropolis of 200,000 people. That was over a thousand years ago, when the town was the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Ani-Ghost-City-of-1001-Churches-2/

What Happens in Coober Pedy

Tom Scott went to Coober Pedy, Australia, the mining town that is so hot that people live in underground homes. He was going to explain to us how people managed in an environment that was so harsh, isolated, and expensiv...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/What-Happens-in-Coober-Pedy/

Princess Iron Man

<p>Instagram member <a href="https://www.instagram.com/snowrachell/" target="_blank">@snowrachell</a> loves both superheroes and Disney Princesses. And, since Marvel is now a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Princess-Iron-Man/

Crap - It's What's for Breakfast

<p>....And not just any old Crap, either; we're talking<em> Holy</em> Crap here.</p><p>I just returned from a week in Victoria, British Columbia, where I had taken the wife for her b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Crap-It-s-What-s-for-Breakfast/

Spiky Contacts Keep the Eyes of Dead People Closed

<p>Minnesotastan of the famous blog <a href="http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2019/06/contact-lenses-used-by-morticians-to.html" target="_blank">TYWKIWDBI</a> found this image a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Spiky-Contacts-Keep-the-Eyes-of-Dead-People-Closed/

Tiger Goes for Meals on Wheels

These guys were very lucky- lucky that a powered bike can go faster than a charging tiger! They were riding near Nagarhole National Park in Karnataka, India, which is also a tiger reserve. This footage was taken on a pho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Tiger-Goes-for-Meals-on-Wheels/

Google's Duplex for Web is Making GUIs Obsolete

<p>Computers were created to make our daily tasks easier and life more convenient. But it took a while to make them accessible to a wider population. And now, anyone of all ages can use computers without ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Google-s-Duplex-for-Web-is-Making-GUIs-Obsolete/

The Proper Etiquette When Meeting the Queen of England

<p>It would be rare for average people like us to have the chance to meet the Queen of England in person. But if ever you get the chance to do so, there are a few pointers you need to keep in mind so as to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/The-Proper-Etiquette-When-Meeting-the-Queen-of-England/

Filibusters: What It Means and Their Nature of Work

<p>When I first heard the term 'filibuster', I was reading a novel for school. I tried to derive its meaning from the context of the novel and what I got was that it was someone who tries to oppose governme...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Filibusters-What-It-Means-and-Their-Nature-of-Work/

Banned Video Games in America

<p>We are experiencing some of the best moments in video game history. With better graphics, more engaging storytelling and character development, and just the overall concepts with which games are being cr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Banned-Video-Games-in-America/

Hot Spots Boost Solar-Powered Desalination System Efficiency by 50%

<p>The efficiency of a solar-powered desalination system is boosted by more than 50 percent by simply adding inexpensive plastic lenses to concentrate sunlight into “hot pots”:</p><bloc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/01/Hot-Spots-Boost-Solar-Powered-Desalination-System-Efficiency-by-50/




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