Archive for July 25th, 2019

Shooting a Video with a Lens from World War I

<p>In 1912, Kodak issued the <a href="https://blog.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/the-vest-pocket-kodak-was-the-soldiers-camera/" target="_blank">Vest Pocket Camera</a>. It was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Shooting-a-Video-with-a-Lens-from-World-War-I/

Vote For the Shed of the Year 2019

The Reef Cavern - Pub/Entertainment from Garden #shedoftheyear The British do love their sheds. So much so, that the Cuprinol Shed of The Year award (previously at Neatorama) was launched to find the best and most cre...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Vote-For-the-Shed-of-the-Year-2019/

Matchbox Art Featuring Dogs with Personalities

Last year, we showed you Ravi Zupa's matchbox art featuring drunk cats. Now he has another set, this time featuring dogs! They aren't drunk, but they display anthropomorphic personality traits that will make you grin. Th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Matchbox-Art-featuring-Dogs-with-Personalities/

When New Yorkers Were Menaced By Banana Peels

The slapstick trope of a person slipping on a banana peel is seen in everything from silent films to modern cartoons. By now, part of the comedy is how ubiquitous yet unlikely that scenario is. But the joke is rooted in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/When-New-Yorkers-Were-Menaced-By-Banana-Peels/

Prosthetic Arm Inspired by "Star Wars" Enables Amputee to Feel Again

<p>Keven Walgamott, who lost his part of his left arm 17 years ago in an electrical accident, now has a new prosthetic arm that allows him to touch and feel so well that he can pick up an egg without breaki...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Prosthetic-Arm-Inspired-by-Star-Wars-Enables-Amputee-to-Feel-Again/

How a French Truck Manufacturer Sabotaged Nazi War Production

<p>While under German occupation during World War II, the French car company Citroën continued to produce trucks. But it had to do so for the hated enemy armies.</p><p>In response, Pierre-J...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/How-a-French-Truck-Manufacturer-Sabotaged-Nazi-War-Production/

Scientists Find Something Strange About A Pair of Dwarf Stars Orbiting Each Other

<p>Kevin Burdge along with his colleagues at CalTech have found a binary system, a pair of dwarf stars which are going round each other within a cycle of seven minutes. This would be the first time for us t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Scientists-Find-Something-Strange-About-A-Pair-of-Dwarf-Stars-Orbiting-Each-Other/

Taking Aspirin Has No Clear Medical Benefits for Healthy People

<p>Before, doctors recommended adults to take low doses of aspirin starting from their 40s as a preventative measure for developing heart diseases however, a Harvard study has shown that <a href="ht...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Taking-Aspirin-Has-No-Clear-Medical-Benefits-for-Healthy-People/

A Review of the Apollo Pooping Process

When the Apollo program sent astronauts on moon missions that lasted a week or more, every 12-year-old wondered the same thing- how do you poop in space? We didn't get much in the way of answers, as NASA was fully aware...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/A-Review-of-the-Apollo-Pooping-Process/

What Might a Moon Base of the 21st Century Be Like?

<p>With its Artemis program, [NASA is gearing up for a return to the Moon.](https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a28364235/nasa-moonbase/) This time around, though, NASA is enlisting the help of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/What-Might-a-Moon-Base-of-the-21st-Century-Be-Like/

Scientists Observe Two White Dwarfs Locked in a Spiral Dance

<p>The Zwicky Transient Facility at Caltech recently spotted two white dwarfs, stars in the end stage of their lives, <a href="https://www.space.com/dead-stars-white-dwarfs-dizzying-orbit.html"...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Scientists-Observe-Two-White-Dwarfs-Locked-in-a-Spiral-Dance/

Bison Tosses Girl at Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park may technically belong to the American people, but to the wildlife there, it's home. And you don't negotiate with a bison who might weight 1800 pounds. Despite warnings, tourists often mingle wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Bison-Tosses-Girl-at-Yellowstone/

How to Stroke a Cat, According to Science

It's hard to resist wanting to pet a cute and fuzzy feline, and many cats bask in the attention. But we've all known cats who will let you pet them, and suddenly turn and bite you. That doesn't mean the cat is psychotic....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/How-to-Stroke-a-Cat-According-to-Science/

An Honest Trailer for Batman Returns

After Tim Burton and Michael Keaton brought Batman to the big screen in 1989, they did it again in 1992 with Batman Returns. The difference is that ty2hyq was more about the villains: the Pengu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Batman-Returns/

Captain Native America

Minnesotastan recently pointed out that Captain America in his classic suit looks more like Captain Puerto Rico with the single star. The superhero costume has changed, and I had to ask who he was when I saw Infinity...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Captain-Native-America/

What A Marsquake Looks and Feels Like

<p>With data taken from InSight's seismometer, scientists now have an idea of <a href="https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-reveal-what-a-marsquake-looks-like/" target="_blank">how...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/What-A-Marsquake-Looks-and-Feels-Like/

Cosplays from the 2019 San Diego Comic Con

From the panels to the exclusives and from the brand activations to the celebrity signings, there is a  lot to enjoy about the San Diego Comic Con. But perhaps the best part for those who don't...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Cosplays-from-the-2019-San-Diego-Comic-Con/

Research Suggests Crying Could Help Regulate Breathing During Stressful Moments

<p>Whenever you feel stressed or frustrated, one of the best ways to release all that tension that has been built up is through crying. Sometimes, it just feels good to shed some tears for a while when you'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Research-Suggests-Crying-Could-Help-Regulate-Breathing-During-Stressful-Moments/

Thousands of Native Animals Evacuated Due To New Chevron Gas Plant in Western Australia

<p>Rapid industrialization and urbanization has seen many animals forced to flee from their natural habitats and we can only imagine what the impact of these shifts in ecosystem dynamics will be in the futu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/Thousands-of-Native-Animals-Evacuated-Due-To-New-Chevron-Gas-Plant-in-Western-Australia/

The Artificial Islands Made By Neolithic People of Great Britain

<p>The Neolithic people of Great Britain are great builders. The British Isles are a great example of this one — covered with countless ancient megaliths, hill forts, monumental graves, ritual sites,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/25/The-Artificial-Islands-Made-By-Neolithic-People-of-Great-Britain/




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