Archive for July 11th, 2019

Job Opportunity: Chief Comfort Pet Officer

<p>Some offices maintain comfort pets--cuddly animals that make the workplace a friendly, welcoming, and happy place to work. Someone has to be responsible for these pets. At a large corporation, that can m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Job-Opportunity-Chief-Comfort-Pet-Officer/

Coast Guard Boards a Drug Smuggling Submarine

<p>Some enterprising drug smugglers get their products into the United States by building semi-submersible craft that are barely visible from the surface.</p><p>On June 18, while patrolling off...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Coast-Guard-Boards-a-Drug-Smuggling-Submarine/

Two Supermassive Black Holes On A Collision Course Discovered

<p>Slowly drawing closer together in a death spiral, the supermassive pair will start sending gravitational waves that will rip through space-time. The mass of each black hole is stated to be over 800 milli...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Two-Supermassive-Black-Holes-On-A-Collision-Course-Discovered/

One in Five Cities To Have Never-Before-Seen Climates

BREAKING: A fifth of cities worldwide 🌏 will face dramatic and unprecedented urban climate conditions by 2050. @CrowtherLab's new global data map visualizes #ClimateChange impact on cities 🗼🗽 🌉 to driv...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/One-in-Five-Cities-To-Have-Never-Before-Seen-Climates/

Inspiration For This New City Comes From Central Park

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Karachi is a buzzing Pakistani city that houses close to 20 million people. An ambitious project called ‘Bahria Town’, aims to change the fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Inspiration-For-This-New-City-Comes-From-Central-Park/

Now You Can See A Black Hole

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Even light cannot escape the grasp of a black hole. Have you ever wondered how a black hole in space actually looks like? Now you won’t have to re...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Now-You-Can-See-A-Black-Hole/

Vitamins And Supplements for Cardiovascular Health Are A Waste Of Money

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that supplements do not improve cardiovascular health. In other words, supplement pills ar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Vitamins-And-Supplements-for-Cardiovascular-Health-Are-A-Waste-Of-Money/

She Asked People to Draw Bikes From Memory. This Is What The Drawings Looked Like

Check out this disorienting monstrosity. https://t.co/tai6NPIHCH— Emily Heller (@MrEmilyHeller) July 2, 2019 <p>Comedian Emily Heller asked her audience on her podcast to draw a bicycle from memory (...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/She-Asked-People-to-Draw-Bikes-From-Memory-This-Is-What-The-Drawings-Looked-Like/

"No"

The intriguingly short title of this video will make sense before it is over. Simon Whistler of Today I Found Out tells us the story of Lauritz Sand, a leader in the Norwegian resistance during World War II. Sand earned...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/No-3/

Show Your Stripes: Visualizing Climate Change in Your Area

This graph has 168 stripes, each representing an average global temperature for the years from 1850 to 2018. Climate scientist Ed Hawkins created a generator called Show Your Stripes that gives you a graph of stripes sho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Show-Your-Stripes-Visualizing-Climate-Change-in-Your-Area/

Here Is What Michelle Obama Has To Say About Her Daughters’ Upbringing

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Being the President of the United States of America is challenging, but being the daughter of the President isn’t a piece of cake either. At least...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Here-Is-What-Michelle-Obama-Has-To-Say-About-Her-Daughters-Upbringing/

The Mysterious "Temple" on Jeffrey Epstein's Private Island

But seriously, what's up with this weird temple thing on Jeffrey Epstein's private island? pic.twitter.com/njxfg2HahN— jon gabriel (@exjon) July 9, 2019 <p>As bits and pieces from Jeffrey Eps...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/The-Mysterious-Temple-on-Jeffrey-Epstein-s-Private-Island/

Mushrooms and Sylvia Plath’s Poem About Them

<p>Sylvia Plath’s poem entitled “Mushrooms” is often seen by scholars and readers to be a feminist allegory, rather than a poem dedicated to literal mushrooms.</p><blockquote>M...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Mushrooms-and-Sylvia-Plath-s-Poem-About-Them/

Dolphins That Share Common Interests Are Likely To Spend Time Together, Study Suggests

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">There is a belief that human bonds are formed through common interests, but it seems that this also applies for dolphins. A </span><a href=&quo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Dolphins-That-Share-Common-Interests-Are-Likely-To-Spend-Time-Together-Study-Suggests/

The Gender Spectrum Collection : For People Outside the Binary

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Finding the lack of stock photos for people falling outside gender norms unsatisfactory, Vice editors and Zackary Drucker teamed up to create a stock ph...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/The-Gender-Spectrum-Collection-For-People-Outside-the-Binary/

If You Want To Cut Down on Calories: Stop Using Your Gadgets Late At Night

<p>Yeah, that’s right! If you want to cut down on calories and get your ideal body, you have to say no to late nights and gadgets. Hard, isn’t it?</p><blockquote>A new study demonstr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/If-You-Want-To-Cut-Down-on-Calories-Stop-Using-Your-Gadgets-Late-At-Night/

Planting Billions of Trees Will Not Stop Climate Change

<p>Recently, a new study by environmental systems scientist Tom Crowther of ETH Zurich and colleagues suggest that planting forests could reduce atmospheric carbon by 25 percent and <a href="http://...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Planting-Billions-of-Trees-Will-Not-Stop-Climate-Change/

A Baby Dugong Thanks Her Rescuers By Giving Them A Huge Hug

<p>“Mariam”, a little dugong was rescued in Thailand earlier this year. She is just 5 months old and was separated from her mother. For now, she</p><blockquote>practices swimming in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/A-Baby-Dugong-Thanks-Her-Rescuers-By-Giving-Them-A-Huge-Hug/

Ancestral Europeans Are Not as “Pure” As You’d Think

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Scientists have now debunked a major fuel to the fire that is white imperialism and racism: the existence of </span><em style="color: rgb(...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Ancestral-Europeans-Are-Not-as-Pure-As-You-d-Think/

Is Boredom a Good Thing?

<p>One of the most common human experiences is boredom. Despite being a common experience, boredom continually defies complete understanding.</p><p>What exactly is boredom? Who or what is to bla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Is-Boredom-a-Good-Thing/

Starbucks Tie-Dye Frappuccino

<p>The popular coffee chain Starbucks releases an IG-worthy summer drink. Called the Tie-Dye Frappuccino, the drink reportedly tastes like banana candy. It would only be around for a limited amount of time....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Starbucks-Tie-Dye-Frappuccino/

The Generational Divide on Sleeping Habits

<p>Do you need to set an alarm to wake up in the morning? According to the results of a national survey of sleep habits, if your answer is yes, then chances are you are under 35.</p><p>LiveLight...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/The-Generational-Divide-on-Sleeping-Habits/

The North Pole Belongs To No One

<p>For now, at least. But several countries have already tried in the past to lay their claim on the North Pole, saying it's part of their territory. Russia, Denmark, and most recently, Canada have all put...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/The-North-Pole-Belongs-To-No-One/

The Future of Air Travel: Planes Powered by Biofuel

<p>Imagine if all vehicles in the world would be powered by biofuel or fuels taken from plants, farms, and forests. It could possibly significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions as well as air pollution....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/The-Future-of-Air-Travel-Planes-Powered-by-Biofuel/

These Sisters will Make Your Evil Siblings Look Like Angels

The British upper crust Mitford family raised six girls and one boy. The sisters got the short end of their parents' attention while they pinned their hopes on their son, so the girls formed their own little secret socie...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/These-Sisters-will-Make-Your-Evil-Siblings-Look-Like-Angels/

What an Otter Sounds Like

YOU’RE LYING IF YOU SAY YOU KNEW OTTERS SOUNDED LIKE THIS ... pic.twitter.com/Tzs9CLAkkw— XXXXXEXXXXX ® (@XXXXXEXXXXX) June 30, 2019 You would be forgiven if you thought this voice was overdubbed fro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/What-an-Otter-Sounds-Like/

Geologists May Have Found A New Earthquake Fault Scarier Than The San Andreas Fault

<p>The San Andreas Fault, where the North American and the Pacific tectonic plates meet, is long known as the “heavyweight champion” of earthquake faults.&nbsp;But now, there may be a new an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Geologists-May-Have-Found-A-New-Earthquake-Fault-Scarier-Than-The-San-Andreas-Fault/

New Portable Folding Guitar Makes It Easier To Bring on Travels

<p>Though carrying a guitar isn't that big of a deal, it could still be inconvenient especially because its neck takes up a lot of space. So Ciari Guitars have unveiled <a href="https://newatlas.com...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/New-Portable-Folding-Guitar-Makes-It-Easier-To-Bring-on-Travels/

Interpreting the Beasts of the Middle Ages

We have often looked at medieval bestiaries and marveled at the misunderstandings they convey. Reports of exotic animals from far away were misinterpreted because the witness and the artist were rarely the same person. A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/Interpreting-the-Beasts-of-the-Middle-Ages/

The Question of Whether to Wear White or Black on Hot Days, and the Science Behind It

<p>It's sort of common knowledge that if it's hot outside, it would be better to wear thin and bright clothes than thick and dark ones because they wouldn't absorb too much of the heat from the sun. <a h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/The-Question-of-Whether-to-Wear-White-or-Black-on-Hot-Days-and-the-Science-Behind-It/




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