Archive for July 30th, 2019

The Real Story Of The Bizarre Nicolas Cage Cameo in Never on Tuesday

A bizarre clip of Nicolas Cage in the 1989 movie Never on Tuesday has gone viral thirty years after the fact. The movie, produced by Cassian Elwes, was a teen sex comedy that was not a hit and was never released...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/The-Real-Story-Of-The-Bizarre-Nicolas-Cage-Cameo-in-Never-on-Tuesday/

Sony's Cool New Invention: A Mini Air-Conditioner That Fits in Your Shirt Pocket

<p>Yes, please. Trying to cool yourself off on a very hot and humid day is agonizing. It really feels like your melting. And it's even more difficult when you have to get out of the house to go to work or s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Sony-s-Cool-New-Invention-A-Mini-Air-Conditioner-That-Fits-in-Your-Shirt-Pocket/

Long Ago, The Milky Way Ate One of Its Neighbors

<p>It's not a rare occurrence for galaxies or even stars to consume its neighbors or merge with them. As astronomical bodies orbit around or drift in space, they come in contact with other bodies and someti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Long-Ago-The-Milky-Way-Ate-One-of-Its-Neighbors/

Japan Approves First Human-Animal Embryo Experiments

The government of Japan has approved a research plan to create human-animal chimeras, or organisms with both human and rodent cells. Specifically, the plan is to grow a human pancreas in the body of a rat or mouse, with...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Japan-Approves-First-Human-Animal-Embryo-Experiments/

Some US Cities Let You Pay Your Parking Tickets By Giving Back to the Community

<p>It feels good to be able to give back to the community and it's even better to do that in lieu of paying for your parking fines. Cities like Muncie in Indiana and Anchorage in Alaska have launched initia...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Some-US-Cities-Let-You-Pay-Your-Parking-Tickets-By-Giving-Back-to-the-Community/

Paleontologists Find Huge Sauropod Thigh Bone in France

<p>A team of paleontologists from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris have recently unearthed what is considered a major discovery in the form of <a href="https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Paleontologists-Find-Huge-Sauropod-Thigh-Bone-in-France/

Lots of Animals Can’t Cope Fast Enough With Climate Change

<p>Climate change is a serious challenge for all of planet Earth. It has thrown off the balance of all of the world, putting countless species on the brink of extinction. Thankfully, some species may have f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Lots-of-Animals-Can-t-Cope-Fast-Enough-With-Climate-Change/

Lauren Purnell's Food Paintings

Lauren Purnell, an artist in London, carefully selects, cuts, and shapes bits of food into wondrous scenes. They're surprisingly realistic and, no doubt, completely edible. That's why her site is appropriately called Cul...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Lauren-Purnell-s-Food-Paintings/

This Photo Looks Like It’s Colored, But It’s Not

<p>Yes, you’ve read the title correctly — this photo is not colored. It’s in black and white.</p><p>This optical illusion is made by digital media artist and software developer...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/This-Photo-Looks-Like-It-s-Colored-But-It-s-Not/

NASA Badly Needs a New Spacesuit for Their 2024 Moon Mission

<p>NASA announced recently their plans to reach the moon by 2024. This announcement turned up the pressure to find a new replacement for NASA’s previous moon spacesuit, which still dates back to the 1...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/NASA-Badly-Needs-a-New-Spacesuit-for-Their-2024-Moon-Mission/

New Robotic Prosthetic Arm Can Help Amputees Regain Their Sense of Touch

<p>Inspired by Luke Skywalker, a collaboration effort between Mobius and the University of Utah has made efforts to build <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/a28519122/star-wars-rob...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/New-Robotic-Prosthetic-Arm-Can-Help-Amputees-Regain-Their-Sense-of-Touch/

A High Tech Suit That Helps Disabled People Experience Sexual Pleasure

<p>Sexual options can become very limited with physical disabilities. That's why designers Hsin-Jou Huang, Szu-Ying Lai, and Chia-Ning Hsu of Taiwan developed the Ripple. It's a kit that provides a variety...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/A-High-Tech-Suit-That-Helps-Disabled-People-Experience-Sexual-Pleasure/

Whodunnit Solved

Heard a sound come from the kitchen and noticed four fresh cookies went missing. pic.twitter.com/uqK8WLvb12— Aaron (@AaronMicron) July 29, 2019 Four cookies have been stolen. But evidence points to a possible su...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Whodunnit-Solved/

Movies That Theaters Refused To Show

Why would a theater decide not to show a particular movie- especially one that was guaranteed to be a hit? You might think that it's because a theater owner's religious sensibilities came into play, and that doe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Movies-That-Theaters-Refused-To-Show/

Want to Know How Much Electricity a Country Uses? Just Ask Cellphone Users

<p>Gathering socioeconomic data is generally expensive and difficult to do. The most important data usually comes from censuses that reveal the size of the population and other essential details such as geo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Want-to-Know-How-Much-Electricity-a-Country-Uses-Just-Ask-Cellphone-Users/

Why Do People Faint?

Fainting, or syncope, happens in the movies more than in real life. In the movies, when a woman faints, it's often because she needs a minute to think about how to respond to something that just happened. A man will fain...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Why-Do-People-Faint/

This Mask Disrupts Facial Recognition Cameras

<p>If continuous, mass surveillance is our future, then we'll need ways to protect ourselves from our would-be masters. That's why <a href="https://noma-studio.pl/" target="_blank">...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/This-Mask-Disrupts-Facial-Recognition-Cameras/

Take A Stroll in Italy's 'City of Diaries'

<p>Memories and stories are the lifeblood of history. The things we experience, the things we see, and the things we do all contribute to the grand scheme of things, or so I think. But still, they are impor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Take-A-Stroll-in-Italy-s-City-of-Diaries/

Tiny Bombs in Your Blood

"Tiny bombs in your blood" may sound like a description of a deadly disease, but it's perfectly normal. This is about your immune system, or more specifically, the "complement system," a complex network of proteins that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/30/Tiny-Bombs-in-Your-Blood/




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