Archive for July 27th, 2019

The Grotesque Mini World of Hairy Monkeys

Hairy monkeys are a unique traditional handicraft of the old Beijing made with cicada shell and magnolia bud.The art of the hairy monkeys combines the ‘monkeys’ with the artist’s vision, creating a biza...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/The-Grotesque-Mini-World-of-Hairy-Monkeys/

What People Get Wrong About Fight Club

<p>Fight Club is a cult classic. It tells the story of a cynical anarchist who leads a group called Project Mayhem the goal of which is to bring down the capitalist establishment and set everyone free from...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/What-People-Get-Wrong-About-Fight-Club/

Asteroid 2019 OK Nearly Misses Earth

This is the video of the close encounter of Asteroid 2019 OK we have been Twitting all day with the Earth: https://t.co/bjT7uhQJuO pic.twitter.com/3e4UyPcdPl— ASAS-SN (@SuperASASSN) July 25, 2019 <p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Asteroid-2019-OK-Nearly-Misses-Earth/

6-Year Old YouTuber Buys $8 Million House

<p>This is Boram. She's six years old and already richer than you and I ever will be.</p><p>She's made her millions with a wildly successful <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/6-Year-Old-YouTuber-Buys-8-Million-House/

The Privy Spider

Spiders are a common fear, and it's not at all uncommon to imagine one lurking in your toilet, where your tender spots are exposed to things you can't see. That fear would be more prevalent in the days before indoor plum...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/The-Privy-Spider/

Bedridden for 11 Years, He Invented a Surgery and Cured Himself

Doug Lindsay was about to begin his senior year in college when he became so weak that he had to drop out. It was a rare and mysterious condition that his mother and aunt also suffered, but no one knew what caused it, or...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Bedridden-for-11-Years-He-Invented-a-Surgery-and-Cured-Himself/

How Close Are We to Lieutenant Data's Artificial Skin?

<p>Humanity has been trying to replace lost body parts for millennia. In recent years we have devised prosthetics that can come close to mimicking natural movement and function, but artificial limbs still c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/How-Close-Are-We-to-Lieutenant-Data-s-Artificial-Skin/

Mad Max: The Mythic Hero of the Wasteland

Folklore is the body of wisdom and stories that are handed down from generation to generation. We don't do much of the oral tradition anymore, but we still create mythic stories, and show them in movie theaters. One of o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Mad-Max-The-Mythic-Hero-of-the-Wasteland/

PRESENCE by Daan Roosegarde

<p>This interactive phosphorescent landscape is created by Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde. The installation is entitled PRESENCE, and is<a href="https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2019/07/da...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/PRESENCE-by-Daan-Roosegarde/

Splinter Answers the Age-Old Question, "Which is Worse: Rodents or Roaches?"

<p>Actually, that would be the worst "would you rather" question ever. These two pests are probably the worst of all creepy crawlies especially since they are so prevalent in urban areas. Wherever...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Splinter-Answers-the-Age-Old-Question-Which-is-Worse-Rodents-or-Roaches/

The Many Dashes of Writing

<p>Writing can get frustrating and confusing, especially for editors. One of the things that a lot of writers consider a pain in the neck is probably the use of punctuations. There are a lot of punctuations...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/The-Many-Dashes-of-Writing/

Green Spaces with More Trees Greatly Improves Health Outcomes

<p>Living in an eco-friendly neighborhood can impact our lifestyle but what researchers found was that green spaces with more trees could lead to positive health outcomes. Humans have always lived alongside...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Green-Spaces-with-More-Trees-Greatly-Improves-Health-Outcomes/

The Rise and Fall of the Food Pyramid

The science of nutrition changes constantly, but people crave simple guidance. Parents especially want to know how to teach their children good nutrition. The food pyramid is probably familiar to you from school, but it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/The-Rise-and-Fall-of-the-Food-Pyramid/

Cane Toads in Queensland Have Testicles 30% Bigger Than Those in New South Wales and Western Australia

This isn't just a cane toad. It's a Queensland cane toad, which means that it's likely to be more well-endowed than toads in the states of Western Australia and New South Wales. Those toads, according to a recent study o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Cane-Toads-in-Queensland-Have-Testicles-30-Bigger-Than-Those-in-New-South-Wales-and-Western-Australia/

Boyfriend Hug Speakers to Make You Feel Loved

<p>Why can't you find a nice guy to date? Sadly, there aren't any men around at all. In the meantime, here's a muscly set of speakers that will whisper sweet nothings into your ear in a deep, sensual barito...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Boyfriend-Hug-Speakers-to-Make-You-Feel-Loved/

Slave Leia Seven of Nine

Cosplayer Krystle Starr appeared at Comic-Con with this new outfit. It combines Princess Leia in her iconic slave outfit from Return of the Jedi with Seven of Nine from Star Trek: Voyager, including the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Slave-Leia-Seven-of-Nine/

Invasion of the Green Bulldogs

Yada Ornsomjit lives in Thailand with her four French bulldogs. Recently, three of them were replaced by alien space dogs, or else they were exposed to a high dose of gamma rays like Bruce Banner. The green dogs had gott...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Invasion-of-the-Green-Bulldogs/

An Ultramarathon Through Hell

The Hell Ultra is not the most prestigious ultramarathon, and certainly does not draw crowds of spectators or participants, much less sponsors. It is a grueling 298-mile (480 km) race that passes through the Himalayan mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/An-Ultramarathon-Through-Hell/

Oakland’s Mid-Century Monster Strikes Back And It’s Greener Than Ever

<p>The Mid-Century Monster was the brainchild of William Penn Mott Jr., an Oakland parks administrator. It was said on the Landscape Architecture Magazine that Mott wanted children to have somewhere to play...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Oakland-s-Mid-Century-Monster-Strikes-Back-And-It-s-Greener-Than-Ever/

Humans Sprint While Wearing T-Rex Costumes

<p>Human creativity indeed knows no bounds. In this video, people sprint while wearing huge inflatable T-Rex costumes. And some of the competitors have silly names like Dino Dasher, Ramblin’ Rex, Foss...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Humans-Sprint-While-Wearing-T-Rex-Costumes/

Cats Wear Hats Made From Their Own Fur

<p>Ryo Yamazaki, a Japanese crafter and photographer, comes back with an expanded portfolio of cats wearing hats made from their own fur. Called “nukege hats” (nukege being the japanese word for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Cats-Wear-Hats-Made-From-Their-Own-Fur/

Recipes from the Film Weathering With You

<p>The film Kimi no Na Wa (Your Name) has been a hit animated film that put its creator Makoto Shinkai in the global map. Now Shinkai has a new film that has just recently landed in theaters in Japan, entit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/27/Recipes-from-the-Film-Weathering-With-You/




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