Archive for August 3rd, 2019

Odd Features Found in Real Homes

Venessa Van Winkle is a real estate agent who has encountered many weird home designs, both in her listings and shared by fellow real estate agents. She posted 25 pictures of those crazy designs at Facebook. The winner b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Odd-Features-Found-in-Real-Homes/

How An Industrial Company Poisoned This Alabama Town

<p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">In her book&nbsp; </span><em style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assaul...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/How-An-Industrial-Company-Poisoned-This-Alabama-Town/

This Is What An Ideal Instagram Influencer Looks Like

Ever wondered if you have what it takes to be the next top influencer on Instagram?  Check if you can or already fit these criterias that the top influencers all have in common. Paper Magazine’s Katherine Gill...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/This-Is-What-An-Ideal-Instagram-Influencer-Looks-Like/

Meet Garry Winogrand: The Man Who Took A Million Photos

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A new summer exhibition in Brooklyn Museum aims to show another side of Garry Winogrand, the photographer regarded...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Meet-Garry-Winogrand-The-Man-Who-Took-A-Million-Photos/

Ping Pong Trickshots Play the Xylophone

DoodleChaos used 213 ping pong balls to play the xylophone. The song is Jacques Offenbach's "Galop Infernal" from the operetta Orpheus in the Underworld, which most of us call "the Can-can." You can hear it bett...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Ping-Pong-Trickshots-Play-the-Xylophone/

A Brief Compendium of Medical Quackery

Humanity has always searched for a magic pill to relieve pain and illness, and many folks have taken advantage of that desire to make lots of money. During the golden age of quackery, there were cure-alls for everything...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/A-Brief-Compendium-of-Medical-Quackery/

Boy Arm Bumps With A Soccer Player With The Same Limb Difference As Him, Goes Viral

View this post on Instagram Staying up late this weekend was worth it when you get to cheer on @carson.pickett ! ⚽️ I love fist bumping her.🤜 If you can't tell she makes me smile, double chin and all! . . ....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Boy-Arm-Bumps-With-A-Soccer-Player-With-The-Same-Limb-Difference-As-Him-Goes-Viral/

Livestream Founder's Technopreneurial Journey: From Video Streaming to Space Exploration

<p>It must have been a surreal feeling for Livestream co-founder Max Haot, to sell off his successful internet company and venture into space exploration with Launcher, something that doesn't necessarily br...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Livestream-Founder-s-Technopreneurial-Journey-From-Video-Streaming-to-Space-Exploration/

UK Prison Inmates Receive Restaurant Training as a Means of Rehabilitation

<p>In partnership with The Clink, a UK hospitality charity, Brixton prison has launched <a href="https://london.eater.com/2019/8/2/20751417/clink-prison-restaurant-charity-reoffending-rates-uk"...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/UK-Prison-Inmates-Receive-Restaurant-Training-as-a-Means-of-Rehabilitation/

The Pirate Who Penned the First English-Language Guacamole Recipe

Most historians would agree that pirate food was pretty miserable most of the time, ranging from simple ship's provisions to nothing at all. But when among friendly cultures, a willing and adventurous appetite could unea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/The-Pirate-Who-Penned-the-First-English-Language-Guacamole-Recipe/

This Map Shows Where Antarctic Ice Flows and How Fast

<p><a href="https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7466" target="_blank">A new map</a> created by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in collaboration with the Universit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/This-Map-Shows-Where-Antarctic-Ice-Flows-and-How-Fast/

Artificial Insemination Gives Hope for Endangered White Rhinos

<p>Northern white rhinos are critically endangered species since the last male of their kind has died last year. But with the success of the <a href="https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/south...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Artificial-Insemination-Gives-Hope-for-Endangered-White-Rhinos/

Twitter Tries To Find The Owner Of This RPG-Style Shield

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A new quest has appeared for the people of the Internet- to find the owner of a lost item. Twitter user </span><span style="color: rgb(34,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Twitter-Tries-To-Find-The-Owner-Of-This-RPG-Style-Shield/

It's Hot!

Joshua Slice (the animator) and his much-younger nephew Lucas (the voice artist) bring us the further adventures of Lucas the Spider, in which the tiny spider must deal with summer heat....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Its-Hot/

This $332 Dress Looks Like an Onion Bag

<p>On the left is a dress. On the right is a bag of onions. Can you see the difference?</p><p>Granted, there's not much of one--though the contents within each are noticeably different. British...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/This-332-Dress-Looks-Like-an-Onion-Bag/

The Astonishing Food Embroidery of Ipnot

I don't know how @Ipnot, an embroidery artist in Japan, does it. His/her creations appear to pop off the fabric, tempting me to bite into them.I'm especially impressed with the use of threads to show gooey, melted cheese...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/The-Astonishing-Food-Embroidery-of-Ipnot/

Tiny Video Store Stays Alive in the Era of Netflix

<p>The last time I rented a movie was probably ten or so years ago. It was the cheapest way to get a copy and watch any film you fancy. You go to the store look through their racks and try to find the DVD....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Tiny-Video-Store-Stays-Alive-in-the-Era-of-Netflix/

A Mysterious Sound That Almost Caused World War III

Sweden was at the forefront of keeping an eye on the Soviet Union during the Cold War. And even after the collapse of the USSR, the Swedish navy suspected the Russians of running covert submarines into their waters. In 1...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/A-Mysterious-Sound-That-Almost-Caused-World-War-III/

A Clever Trap for Aquariums

<p>The design is simple but ingenious. The bubble trap by <a href="https://www.tankmatez.com/" target="_blank">Tank Matez</a> is held in place with a magnet on the other side...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/A-Clever-Trap-for-Aquariums/

In Exchange for Information, Cops Offer Ring Doorbell Cameras

<p>On June 21, the captain of the El Monte Police Department in California, Chris Williams, reminded the staff via email about their new incentive for crime witnesses in exchange for information. Instead of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/In-Exchange-for-Information-Cops-Offer-Ring-Doorbell-Cameras/

Controversial Human-Monkey Embryos Claimed to Be Created By Scientists in China

<p>This disturbing research could result in monkeys capable of producing human organs for transplants, which will lead to a host of ethical concerns.</p><blockquote>A researcher involved in the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Controversial-Human-Monkey-Embryos-Claimed-to-Be-Created-By-Scientists-in-China/

You Can Now Own an Extinct Volcano For Only $60,000

<p>You’ve read the title correctly. You can now own a volcano at a price cheaper than the most expensive cars out there. For only $60,890, you can buy the Posbury Clump found in Devonshire, England. I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/You-Can-Now-Own-an-Extinct-Volcano-For-Only-60-000/

French’s Mustard Flavored Ice Cream Meets Its Match in The Form Of Oscar Mayer’s Ice Dog

Who eats just mustard @Frenchs? Condiments were made for Oscar Mayer hot dogs. Say hello to the Oscar Mayer Ice Dog Sandwich - 🌭 flavored ice cream, made with our better hot dogs, sandwiched with spicy mustard 🍦...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/French-s-Mustard-Flavored-Ice-Cream-Meets-Its-Match-in-The-Form-Of-Oscar-Mayer-s-Ice-Dog/

The First Ever Pair of Crocs Gloves

<p>Matt Benedetto strikes back once again with his unnecessary inventions. And this time, it <a href="https://www.funnyordie.com/2019/8/1/20750785/crocs-gloves-are-here-someone-save-us" target=...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/The-First-Ever-Pair-of-Crocs-Gloves/

Taking a Dump Apollo 11-Style: What It Really Feels Like

<p>One of the things that astronauts probably would never exaggerate about is the difficulty with which you have to relieve yourself in space. After all, there isn't really much room in the spacecraft to ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/03/Taking-a-Dump-Apollo-11-Style-What-It-Really-Feels-Like/




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