Archive for July 21st, 2019

Why Were Bootleggers Called That?

Bootleggers are people who sell illegal alcohol, often meaning untaxed alcohol, although the term has widened to mean the selling of any illegal or unofficial goods. Simon Whistler explains the origin of the term, but th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Why-Were-Bootleggers-Called-That/

Xafi and Auri

Xafi and Auri are Russian blue cats with mesmerizing green eyes. Those eyes are ringed in yellow, and become more blue toward the center of the iris, so the overall look changes depending on how dilated their eyes are at...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Xafi-and-Auri/

Where the "Black Box" Came From

David Warren was only eight years old when his missionary father died in a plane crash in 1934. His father's last gift had been a crystal radio set, which sparked David's interest in science and technology.By his mid-twe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Where-the-Black-Box-Came-From/

Casting of the New Thor Revealed

Embed from Getty ImagesSan Diego Comic Con is a traditional venue for big pop culture announcements, and Marvel is continuing its rollout of announcements at the convention. Yes, there will be a Thor 4, specifically ti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Casting-of-the-New-Thor-Revealed/

What’s the Job of a Food App Deliveryman Like?

<p>I believe most of us have tried ordering food via food apps like Uber Eats, Postmates, and Caviar. For food app users like us, we find this type of service more convenient. We can have food on our hands...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/What-s-the-Job-of-a-Food-App-Deliveryman-Like/

Please Don't Crime During Heat Wave

Large swaths of the US have been suffering under extreme heat the past few days. police in Braintree, Massachusetts went so far as to plead with the public on Facebook to keep a lid on things until cooler weather returns...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Please-Dont-Crime-During-Heat-Wave/

How The Philippine Fast Food Chain Jollibee Took On The World

<p>The Philippine fast food Jollibee is the 24th largest fast food chain globally (coffee chains included), by number of branches, and the fifth among companies not from the U.S. It boasts 1,150 outlets in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/How-The-Philippine-Fast-Food-Chain-Jollibee-Took-On-The-World/

An Open Letter to Humans on the Moon

<p>With all the research and space missions being done to prepare our way for one day bringing human civilization to the stars, there is a possibility that we can put up settlements on other astronomical bo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/An-Open-Letter-to-Humans-on-the-Moon/

Buzz Aldrin Says He's Disappointed With NASA, Here's Why

The honor was all mine. Thank you for hosting us. https://t.co/fcnLdoV4uk— Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) July 19, 2019 <p>Being one of the first astronauts to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin has a lot und...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Buzz-Aldrin-Says-He-s-Disappointed-With-NASA-Here-s-Why/

Online Hobbyists Develop Film Rolls Of Total Strangers

<p>A tiny but growing number of online hobbyists have been buying used, but undeveloped, film rolls. People who sell mystery film often don’t set out to trade in the stuff — these are usually pi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Online-Hobbyists-Develop-Film-Rolls-Of-Total-Strangers/

Florida Woman Threatens Another Woman After Being Denied A Slice of Pizza

<p>A 22-year-old woman named De’Erica Cooks was arrested this week and accused of aggravated assault as she attacked another woman who refused to give her a slice of pizza. <a href="https://ww...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Florida-Woman-Threatens-Another-Woman-After-Being-Denied-A-Slice-of-Pizza/

An Animal Shelter in Oklahoma Has A Message For Those Who Will Storm Area 51

<p>“Come storm our shelter,” wrote the OKC Animal Welfare on their Facebook post on Friday. “We have great animals ready to protect you from the Area 51 aliens. Adoption isn’t that f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/An-Animal-Shelter-in-Oklahoma-Has-A-Message-For-Those-Who-Will-Storm-Area-51/

All Sled Dogs' Bodies Are Different, and It's Beautiful

Y’all, having sled dogs has been so good for my body image. And not because mushing is a joy-filled, physical outdoor activity, although that’s true. It’s actually something much simpler than that. pic.twitter.c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/All-Sled-Dogs-Bodies-Are-Different-and-It-s-Beautiful/

New Delivery Method for Chemotherapy Drugs Disguises Them As Fat

<p>Cancer cells have different ways of surviving in our body despite all our efforts into subduing, neutralizing, and eventually eliminating them. So we also have to find crafty ways to get rid of them. One...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/New-Delivery-Method-for-Chemotherapy-Drugs-Disguises-Them-As-Fat/

Marvel Reveals All Movies Under MCU Phase 4

  Just announced in Hall H at #SDCC, Marvel Studios’ THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER, an original series with Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan and Daniel Brühl. Streaming exclusively on Disney+, Fall 202...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Marvel-Reveals-All-Movies-Under-MCU-Phase-4/

How Women in Old Movies Talk to Some Dude They Just Met

I honestly don't recall any scene even close to this, and I've seen lot of old movies. But still, he makes us laugh at the melodrama, a feature film's worth squeezed into a minute and a half. Joel Haver plays both parts....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/How-Women-in-Old-Movies-Talk-to-Some-Dude-They-Just-Met/

"The Hum" That Only 2 Percent of People Can Hear

<p>The hum is a sound that only, according to some estimates, two percent of people can hear. The scientific world has no known explanation for this noise. For some of the 2%, it sounds like an engine idlin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/The-Hum-That-Only-2-Percent-of-People-Can-Hear/

“No Crime, No Debt, and No Homelessness”: The Christian Sect in Deepest Sussex Show How They Live

<p>You’ve heard it right. On this small community of Christians, there is no crime, no debt, and no homelessness.</p><p>Houses there are surrounded by acres of forest. On a warm day, they...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/No-Crime-No-Debt-and-No-Homelessness-The-Christian-Sect-in-Deepest-Sussex-Show-How-They-Live/

Towards Better Batteries in the Future: A Study

<p>We use batteries frequently — from our smartphones, to our wristwatches, to our laptops, and to our cars.</p><p>Most of our batteries are lithium-ion ones. People are alarmed that since...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/Towards-Better-Batteries-in-the-Future-A-Study/

FaceApp: Is It Accurate?

<p>FaceApp has been a popular app these days for its ability to make people on photos look older in their photos. The question is, is the app accurate in creating “elderly” versions of people? &...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/FaceApp-Is-It-Accurate/

AI Explains The Lion King

To be fair, this script is only presented as artificial intelligence; it makes way too much sense for that to truly be the case. But it is a completely goofy oversimplification of the plot of The Li...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/21/AI-Explains-The-Lion-King/




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