Archive for August 8th, 2019

What Supercentenarians Have in Common

Everyone wants to know the secret to long life. When someone turns 100 years old, they are always asked, and their answers range from drinking beer every day to avoiding marriage. There's even more interest in people who...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/What-Supercentenarians-Have-in-Common/

Wicipedia: The Welsh Version of Wikipedia

<p>If you say, “Alexa, faint o’r gloch yw hi?”, the smart speaker wouldn’t be able to understand that you were asking for the time of day. Welsh, unfortunately, is not one of the eig...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/Wicipedia-The-Welsh-Version-of-Wikipedia/

10 Ways that NASA Has Improved Daily Life

<p>NASA's focus may be on space exploration, manned and unmanned, but the technologies it has developed frequently find their way into our homes. Since 1976, nearly 2000 different space technologies have en...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/10-Ways-that-NASA-Has-Improved-Daily-Life/

How Many Dimensions Are There, Really?

<p>Our sciences and education tell us that there are three dimensions of space. However, the notion that we inhabit a realm with any sort of mathematical structure has its roots in Western culture. The prop...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/How-Many-Dimensions-Are-There-Really/

The Evolution of TV and Its Influence on Home Design

<p>Though we are living in the age of video on-demand and streaming services, <a href="https://www.curbed.com/2019/7/31/20729252/living-room-design-tv-history" target="_blank">TV i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/The-Evolution-of-TV-and-Its-Influence-on-Home-Design/

Interpreting Splattered Bloodstains… Using Math

<p>US researchers have been able to develop a new way to interpret splattered bloodstains, which could potentially enable the police to reconstruct a crime more accurately. The new approach, however, would...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/Interpreting-Splattered-Bloodstains-Using-Math/

How To Make an Amazing Fly-Fishing Film

<p>Have you ever wondered how to make a top-notch fly-fishing film? Have you ever tried making one? For world-renowned guide Hank Patterson, “it’s super easy,” and it is “one of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/How-To-Make-an-Amazing-Fly-Fishing-Film/

Subway Partners With Beyond Meat — Can This Avert Their Crisis?

<p>Subway has been in a crisis for a few years now. They have been facing a decline in sales, and they had 25% less traffic in 2012. Last year, 1,100 Subway locations closed in the U.S.</p><p>Re...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/Subway-Partners-With-Beyond-Meat-Can-This-Avert-Their-Crisis/

How To Dig Out of Debt as Fast As Possible

<p>It’s easy to get into debt, but difficult to get out of it. Trying to get out of debt will push you to your physical and mental limit. That’s how stressful and exhausting it can be. However,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/How-To-Dig-Out-of-Debt-as-Fast-As-Possible/

Fossils of 1-Meter Tall Parrot Unearthed in New Zealand

<p>This gigantic psittacine is believed to have massed 7 Kg, making it twice as heavy as the kakapo, which is the heaviest living parrot. Because of its size, it is believed to have been flightless and poss...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/Fossils-of-1-Meter-Tall-Parrot-Unearthed-in-New-Zealand/

How Volcanoes Blow Smoke Rings

Volcanoes blow smoke rings occasionally. Not all of them, and the ones that do only fire off rings under certain conditions, and it's hard to catch them at it. But observations of the phenomena have been recorded through...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/How-Volcanoes-Blow-Smoke-Rings/

Looking Back to Paradise: Connecting the Dots that Put Californians in the Path of a Blaze

<p>One of the deadliest wildfires in US history, the Paradise fire of 2018, has left nothing to Californians. No remnants, only lost memories. It's been nine months since the fire and residents of Paradise...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/Looking-Back-to-Paradise-Connecting-the-Dots-that-Put-Californians-in-the-Path-of-a-Blaze/

A Brief History of Jack's Basket Room

<p>3219 South Central Avenue used to be the place where musicians would gather together after-hours and play music all through the night, into the morning. It was smack dab in the middle of the jazz scene i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/08/A-Brief-History-of-Jack-s-Basket-Room/




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