Archive for July 15th, 2019

This Giant Rubik's Cube Houses A Tasting Room And A Restaurant

<p>It cost A$16 million to build the d'Arenberg Cube, a five-storey rubik's cube inspired structure which was the brainchild of Chester Osborn, a fourth-generation winemaker of d'Arenberg wines.</p>&l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/This-Giant-Rubik-s-Cube-Houses-A-Tasting-Room-And-A-Restaurant/

Meet The Artist Behind Bubble_T’s Instagram Filters

Instagram users are very familiar with one of the app’s most used features - face filters. Paper Magazine sits down with Thomas Jeon, the artist who created a boba-themed face filter. This fun, simple and interacti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Meet-The-Artist-Behind-Bubble-T-s-Instagram-Filters/

Stunning video of the sun's surface emerges

<p>Jorrit Leenaarts, director of Stockholm University's Institute for Solar Physics, led a study that was published in the Journal of Astronomy &amp; Astrophysics last year.</p><p>In the vid...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Stunning-video-of-the-sun-s-surface-emerges/

No Doughnuts With Syringes at Minnesota State Fair

The headline sounds like a rumor that has been debunked, but it's more complicated than that. When the new foods of the Minnesota State Fair were announced, a curious gimmick called Wingwalker Donut Flight was introduced...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/No-Doughnuts-With-Syringes-at-Minnesota-State-Fair/

Towing a Car

Somehow, a Land Rover gets stuck and has to be pulled out of a pasture by what appears to be the world's first tractor. What is this, opposite day? No, this is Russia. The tractor goes wrong, its winch keeps going, and s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Towing-a-Car/

The Life and Works of Sci-Fi Superstar Octavia E. Butler

<p>I often thought of science fiction as stories that talk about science and the future. In a way, that is partly what science fiction does. But, as with a lot of stories, they also reflect the values preva...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/The-Life-and-Works-of-Sci-Fi-Superstar-Octavia-E-Butler/

Man plays saxophone for cows and they love it

my parents are such goofs they drove out to the backroads so my dad could play the cows the songs he’s been learning on the saxophone pt.1 pic.twitter.com/IHzgxtvo0N— Erin Herrmann (@erinmherrmann) June 26, 20...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Man-plays-saxophone-for-cows-and-they-love-it/

Mom Discovers She Has ADHD After Her Son Was Diagnosed

<p>It wasn't until her six-year-old son was diagnosed with ADHD and getting a diagnosis of her own that Charlene Harrison finally found peace with what she had been going through all her life. Not a lot of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Mom-Discovers-She-Has-ADHD-After-Her-Son-Was-Diagnosed/

Three Stories of Unconventional Funerals and How They Helped Families in Their Grieving Process

<p>Funerals are as much for our loved ones who have passed away as it is for our own closure and healing process. Different people have certain traditions or customs with which they conduct funerals. But at...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Three-Stories-of-Unconventional-Funerals-and-How-They-Helped-Families-in-Their-Grieving-Process/

Yet another use for the glorious instant ramen

<p>Dwindling food portions and less meals per week have led more and more prisoners to resort to buying ramen noodles from commissary. </p><p>Although ramen prices in prison are not the same as...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Yet-another-use-for-the-glorious-instant-ramen/

Cat Planet

You have to love a rock song about cats! "Cat Planet" (打首獄門同好会「猫の惑星」) is performed by  the group Uchikubi Gokumon Doukoukai (打首獄門同好会, translates to Prison Fighting Club). The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Cat-Planet/

Apollo 11 Capsule Foil and Memories of Plucking NASA's Moonmen From the Sea

Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969, on its way to the moon. Fifty years later, you can read a million stories about astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Mike Collins. But there were thousands of people involved i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Apollo-11-Capsule-Foil-and-Memories-of-Plucking-NASAs-Moonmen-From-the-Sea/

Elk or Bison Parenting: Navigating the Extremes

<p>Being a parent is stressful and exhausting. There is no perfect way to raise children but parents always have to deal with thoughts of whether they're doing what's right for their children and for themse...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Elk-or-Bison-Parenting-Navigating-the-Extremes/

Man Clenches World Record by Sitting on a Toilet for Almost 5 Days

<p>Jimmy De Frenne of Belgium sat on a toilet set up in the middle of a bar (I guess that's how they're arranged in Belgium) for 116 hours. His goal was to crack 165 hours. But he may still secure a world r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Man-Clenches-World-Record-by-Sitting-on-a-Toilet-for-Almost-5-Days/

Print the Rainbow with the Automatic Skittles Printer

<p>Instructables member JohnO3 calls his invention the "Skittle Pixel8r". It was a sophisticated programming and mechanical challenge, as the printer produces a specific image using pre-sorted Ski...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Print-the-Rainbow-with-the-Automatic-Skittles-Printer/

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Canada-Shaped Coin

<p>The official mint of the Canadian government has issued a coin that is shaped like the country itself. Artist <a href="https://www.behance.net/agiroux" target="_blank">Ali Girou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Royal-Canadian-Mint-Issues-Canada-Shaped-Coin/

Flying Hoverboard Steals the Show at Bastille Day Parade

Sunday was Bastille Day, a commemoration of the storming of the military prison in Paris during the French Revolution. The traditional parade in Paris featured something new- a man flying on a hoverboard (called a flyboa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Flying-Hoverboard-Steals-the-Show-at-Bastille-Day-Parade/

Salvage Art Institute: Finding a Place for Totalled Artwork

<p>When artwork becomes damaged beyond repair, they are usually just thrown into a warehouse and left there to collect dust. But is that the end for all art that gets damaged? That's what Elka Krajewska sou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Salvage-Art-Institute-Finding-a-Place-for-Totalled-Artwork/

Space Weather Monitoring Satellite DSCOVR Has Been Offline for Weeks

<p>Currently, <a href="https://www.popsci.com/dscovr-nasa-offline/" target="_blank">the Deep Space Observatory (DSCOVR)</a> has been placed in a "safehold" position...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Space-Weather-Monitoring-Satellite-DSCOVR-Has-Been-Offline-for-Weeks/

How Does A Praying Mantis See in 3-D?

<p>When hunting insects, a praying mantis depends on precision targeting. Thankfully, this insect has the ability to see in 3-D, which makes their deadly surgical strikes accurate. (They are the only insect...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/How-Does-A-Praying-Mantis-See-in-3-D/

The Best US Architectural Locations To Visit This Summer, Listed

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Are you preparing your summer vacation itinerary? Or perhaps, are you looking for places to visit in the United States? &...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/The-Best-US-Architectural-Locations-To-Visit-This-Summer-Listed/

Woman Kicked Off an American Airlines Flight Over an “Inappropriate” Romper

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A woman who was onboard an American Airlines flight was kicked off because of what she was wearing.&nbsp;</span>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Woman-Kicked-Off-an-American-Airlines-Flight-Over-an-Inappropriate-Romper/

According to Research, Salt Intake in China Highest for the Past Four Decades

<p>A new research led by Queen Mary University of London confirmed that salt intake in China is among the highest in the world, with the adults consistently consuming up to 10g of salt a day, which is <a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/According-to-Research-Salt-Intake-in-China-Highest-for-the-Past-Four-Decades/

These Tiny Worms Make One of the Loudest Sounds Ever Recorded in the Ocean

<p>You’ve heard of the saying “great things come in small packages.” Well, it looks like this saying proves itself once again through these tiny worms.</p><p>Thought to be sile...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/These-Tiny-Worms-Make-One-of-the-Loudest-Sounds-Ever-Recorded-in-the-Ocean/

Chew Your Food Well, It’s A Healthy Habit

<p>Digestion starts in the mouth, and not in our digestive system. This is why we need to chew our food well. <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/jul/14/how-to-chew-your-food-prop...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/Chew-Your-Food-Well-It-s-A-Healthy-Habit/

This Study Suggests Frozen Sperm Can Survive Space Travel

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">It seems that there is hope for reproduction for the human populace in outer space. A small preliminary study by Spanish...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/This-Study-Suggests-Frozen-Sperm-Can-Survive-Space-Travel/

The Greatest Robot of the 1700s was a Pooping Duck

Tinkerers have been trying to recreate animated beings with mechanical technology for hundreds, maybe thousands of years. Automatons were an early version of a robot, powered by wind-up springs or flywheels. Jacques de V...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/15/The-Greatest-Robot-of-the-1700s-was-a-Pooping-Duck/




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