Archive for July 7th, 2019

Alaskan Town Celebrates Fourth of July With A Different Kind of Boom

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Due to their latitude, Glacier Town, Alaska is never dark enough for fireworks. &nbsp;So, the town took their celebrations to the cliffs for Fourth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Alaskan-Town-Celebrates-Fourth-of-July-With-A-Different-Kind-of-Boom/

96 Year Old Man Attempts a Multi-Pitch Rock Climb

<p><em style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">"Anyone who aged nearly 100 years can climb a solid grade VI (UIAA) can quite rightly be headlined as one of best climbers in the world " , <...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/96-Year-Old-Man-Attempts-a-Multi-Pitch-Rock-Climb/

Mambo No.5 Sung Using 156 Different Movies

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Here's a creative rendition of Lou Bega’s Mambo No. 5 for you: this version is &nbsp;sung using movie quotes from </span><em style=&q...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Mambo-No-5-Sung-Using-156-Different-Movies/

Sweet-toothed Longhorn Steer Bags Guiness World Record with Its 11-Foot Horns

<p>Nature is full of stunning creatures and wonderful sights, and Poncho is no exception. The longhorn steer set a new world record with its almost 11-foot horns.</p><blockquote>IN THE SMALL TOW...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Sweet-toothed-Longhorn-Steer-Bags-Guiness-World-Record-with-Its-11-Foot-Horns/

Soon You Can’t Kill Cockroaches Anymore, Not Even With Pesticides

<p>Remember that icky feeling you get when you see a cockroach? Odds are that you will have to bear with it more often than you expected as cockroaches are now developing cross resistance to multiple types...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Soon-You-Can-t-Kill-Cockroaches-Anymore-Not-Even-With-Pesticides/

Shaping Objective Reality Based on Expectations: Why We See What We Believe

<p>Our perceptions of the real world rely on various factors such as the sensory data and stimuli we pick up from our interactions with the world, our brains' processing of that data, and the interpretation...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Shaping-Objective-Reality-Based-on-Expectations-Why-We-See-What-We-Believe/

When Pluto Became A Dwarf Planet

<p>For many of us outside the scientific circles and for those who were still in school trying to learn the stuff that scientists had been debating about for a decade or so it seems, Pluto's demotion to a d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/When-Pluto-Became-A-Dwarf-Planet/

Fatherhood is in the Eye of the Beholder

<p>DNA tests have made it easier today to find out who a child's biological parents are. But in her book "Paternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father", Nara B. Milanich argues that the <a href=...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Fatherhood-is-in-the-Eye-of-the-Beholder/

Tapioca Bubble Tea Meets Ramen

<p>It looks like the tapioca bubble tea craze in Japan won’t be ending soon. <a href="https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/26/Rice-Plus-Tapioca-Bubble-Tea/" target="_blank">Prev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Tapioca-Bubble-Tea-Meets-Ramen/

The Positive Effects of Music Therapy

<p>Somewhere in Hong Kong lies the Best Music Academy ran by a music teacher named Charliah Best. Inside this music school, shy kids are transformed into active kids just a few minutes after they enter the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/The-Positive-Effects-of-Music-Therapy/

Climate Crisis Disasters Happening at Rate of One Per Week, Warns UN

<p>The UN also states that most of these disasters get only little international attention, and that there is an urgency to prepare developing countries for profound impacts of calamities. Indeed, the times...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Climate-Crisis-Disasters-Happening-at-Rate-of-One-Per-Week-Warns-UN/

On California Earthquake: Expect Months of Aftershocks, Expert Says

The chance of an earthquake of magnitude 5 or higher is 96 %, and it is most likely that as few as 0 or as many as 8 such earthquakes may occur...— USGS (@USGS) July 6, 2019 <p>Southern California wa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/On-California-Earthquake-Expect-Months-of-Aftershocks-Expert-Says/

‘Fingerprinting’: A New Invisible Method of Advertisers in Profiling You

<p><a href="https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Your-iPhone-s-Talking-with-Things-and-You-Wouldn-t-Like-to-Know-What-They-Are/" target="_blank">We have heard recently that our pho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Fingerprinting-A-New-Invisible-Method-of-Advertisers-in-Profiling-You/

A Canadian Eight-Grader Took 880 Measurements to Study Whether Hand Dryers Hurt Children's Ears

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Can hand dryers - with their loud noises, damage someone's hearing? Nora Keegan, an eight grader from Calgary did a study to find the answer to that que...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/A-Canadian-Eight-Grader-Took-880-Measurements-to-Study-Whether-Hand-Dryers-Hurt-Children-s-Ears/

The Story Behind The Award-Winning Photo of an Eclipse Taken From A U-2

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Lieutenant Colonel Ross Franquemont took a stunning image of an eclipse, taken from U-2 airplane. This stunner won Air Space Magazine's Astronomy Photo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/The-Story-Behind-The-Award-Winning-Photo-of-an-Eclipse-Taken-From-A-U-2/

This Photo Is A Single Point View From Solstice To Solstice

<p>From solstice to solstice, compressing six months worth of time, is this photo by Gianluca Belgrado titled<a href="https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap190627.html" target="_blank"> &ld...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/This-Photo-Is-A-Single-Point-View-From-Solstice-To-Solstice/

The Horse Skull Under the Floor

If you were to purchase an old house in Ireland, and pull up the floor to replace it, you may well find a horse skull. It was once a tradition to place a horse's skull underneath the floor. But why? It sounds like some k...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/The-Horse-Skull-Under-the-Floor/

Girlfriend Leaves A $5,000 Tip On Her Boyfriend's Credit Card

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Now, I know there is the feeling of wanting to get back at someone you’ve had an argument with - but make sure it doesn't put you to jail for any...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Girlfriend-Leaves-A-5-000-Tip-On-Her-Boyfriend-s-Credit-Card/

Man Dared To Eat A Gecko Died 10 Days Later

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Love doing dares? Love wiping the smile of the darer's face after successfully doing their dare? There's (usually) no harm in that. However, there are s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Man-Dared-To-Eat-A-Gecko-Died-10-Days-Later/

This Ice Cream Truck Makes ‘Influencers’ Pay Double

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">CVT Soft Serve is a popular food truck in Los Angeles. With its great soft serves and vintage looking truck, influencers are naturally attracted to the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/This-Ice-Cream-Truck-Makes-Influencers-Pay-Double/

Cat Plays Golf

Ben the cat loves to play golf. The trouble is that Ben's favored position is goalie. He's very good at it. If more courses offered the option of cat golf, the game would be even more popular than it is. People might eve...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Cat-Plays-Golf/

The Science of Reviving Dead Brains: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Bringing the dead back to life is such a prevalent theme in science fiction, but can it be done with actual science? &nbsp;Nenad Sestan of Yale's Ne...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/The-Science-of-Reviving-Dead-Brains-What-Could-Possibly-Go-Wrong/

Smallest MRI Machine Captured A Single Atom's Magnetic Field

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">You’ve heard of MRI machines in hospitals being used to take images of internal body parts for diagnosing diseases in medicine, but scientists hav...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/07/Smallest-MRI-Machine-Captured-A-Single-Atom-s-Magnetic-Field/




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