Archive for July 12th, 2019

How Do You End Up With 50,000 Swizzle Sticks?

Many people collect plastic drink stirrers, or swizzle sticks, but most are souvenirs of a memorable night out. While these are personal memories, there are stories behind the sticks, which serve as marketing gimmicks fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/How-Do-You-End-Up-With-50000-Swizzle-Sticks/

When We Met Other Human Species

At a relatively recent point in our evolutionary history, there were several species of humans. The only species remaining today is homo sapiens, to which all the living people of the world belong. We can tell o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/When-We-Met-Other-Human-Species/

The "Lost Tapes" of Apollo 11 Moonwalk

<p>A former NASA intern is alleging that he has possession of the original tapes showing the first steps of the Apollo 11 mission and is auctioning them online. NASA has released a statement saying that <...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/The-Lost-Tapes-of-Apollo-11-Moonwalk/

Being Healthy

The guy from Casually Explained gives a rather calm and humorous takedown of food fads and extreme nutrition orthodoxy. The truth is, there isn't one silver bullet for healthy nutrition, but making thoughtful choices whi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/Being-Healthy/

AI Beats Six Elite Pro Poker Players in Texas Hold'em

<p>Computers have dominated games like Chess and Go being able to outplay even the highest caliber of players. But that's because Chess and Go can become predictable, that is, the AI can compute all possibl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/AI-Beats-Six-Elite-Pro-Poker-Players-in-Texas-Hold-em/

Retro Gaming Inspired Crochet Blankets

<p>Janice, who goes by the name Grandma8bit on Etsy, is a fan of retro video games. And she also loves crochet. So <a href="https://www.boredpanda.com/grandma-crochet-retro-gaming-grandma8bit/"...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/Retro-Gaming-Inspired-Crochet-Blankets/

New Fish Species Named in Honor of Wakanda

The fish genus Cirrhilabrus includes dozens of species of fairy wrasse, which have been found in tropical waters around the globe except in eastern Africa. Now, that "biogeographical puzzle" has been completed w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/New-Fish-Species-Named-in-Honor-of-Wakanda/

That Time Campbell’s Put Marbles in Their Soup

You've probably read about the difficulties of getting food to look good in still pictures or video for advertising. At least you've noticed that the sandwich you receive doesn't match the enticing picture on the menu. T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/That-Time-Campbells-Put-Marbles-in-Their-Soup/

50 Facts About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing for Its 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary of the first moon landing is still about a week away, but the celebratory posts are everywhere. Many of them are awe-inspiring and some are a nostalgic trip down memory lane. But this list of 50 fact...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/50-Facts-About-the-Apollo-11-Moon-Landing-for-Its-50th-Anniversary/

NASA Astronaut-In-Training Co-Creates Cabin Luggage

<p>Alyssa Carson, 18, is a NASA astronaut-in-training, on track to be the first person to land on Mars. She has teamed up with smart travel brand Horizn studios to co-design this <a href="https://ww...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/NASA-Astronaut-In-Training-Co-Creates-Cabin-Luggage/

Youtube Adds More Revenue Streams for Content Creators

<p>Ever since the ad purge on Youtube several years back, content creators have been looking for other ways to generate income through their videos and streams. Some have already jumped ship to other platfo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/Youtube-Adds-More-Revenue-Streams-for-Content-Creators/

The Torturous History of the Treadmill

The treadmill is most common exercise machine, but its popularity is almost inversely correlated with its use. People buy one with the greatest of intentions, but eventually end up trying to give it away because it's tak...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/The-Torturous-History-of-the-Treadmill/

A Seditious Cufflink From the Colonial Resistance Wardrobe

An archaeological dig in Brunswick Town, North Carolina, has unearthed a Revolutionary War-era tavern. Adam Pohlman, a visiting student volunteer, found a peculiar relic of the time- a cufflink with a meme printed on it....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/12/A-Seditious-Cufflink-From-the-Colonial-Resistance-Wardrobe/




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