Archive for August 9th, 2019

DNA Reveals Identity of New England Vampire

A 'Vampire's' Remains Were Found 30 Years Ago. DNA Is Now Revealing Who He Was https://t.co/XOtNm7z5EP— ScienceAlert (@ScienceAlert) August 3, 2019 In 1990, a mining operation found an abandoned graveyard in Gri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/DNA-Reveals-Identity-of-New-England-Vampire/

Whose Migrant Mother Was This?

The Dorothea Lange photograph known as Migrant Mother brought the plight of Depression-era farm workers to the public. The photo of Florence Owens Thompson and her children was taken in 1936 in Nipomo, California. Lange...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Whose-Migrant-Mother-Was-This/

The American Woodcock

<iframe width="600" height="338" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/UEISiCmjwH8" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>The Am...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/The-American-Woodcock/

Pilot Crashes in Quebec Then Lives To Vlog About It

<p>Every time I fly on an airplane, I always get a bit anxious and mentally prepare myself for the worst possible scenario that could happen i.e. a plane crash.</p><p>I have seen movies or shows...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Pilot-Crashes-in-Quebec-Then-Lives-To-Vlog-About-It/

Vodka Produced from Crops in Chernobyl

What should the Chernobyl exclusion zone be used for, more than thirty years after a nuclear meltdown? Not for a tech sector with half a million people, no. A wildlife preserve? That's happened already, as animals took a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Vodka-Produced-from-Crops-in-Chernobyl/

Magnetic Balls vs. Monster Magnets

Magnetic balls are kind of pricy and dangerous, but on video, you can enjoy them at someone else's expense. YouTuber Magnetic Games has lots of magnets: large, powerful magnets and thousands of magnetic balls. Watch him...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Magnetic-Balls-vs-Monster-Magnets/

The Competitive Sport of Pole Sitting

<p>The <a href="https://www.britannica.com/biography/Saint-Simeon-Stylites" target="_blank">stylites</a> were Christian monks who, as acts of ascetic piety, spent their lives...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/The-Competitive-Sport-of-Pole-Sitting/

This Enormous 20-Foot Wide Tapestry Is a Map of the Entire World

<p>Vanessa Barragão, a textile artist from Portugal, hand-wove this enormous tapestry. <a href="https://www.vanessabarragao.com/botanical-tapestry" target="_blank"><em>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/This-Enormous-20-Foot-Wide-Tapestry-Is-a-Map-of-the-Entire-World/

Three Things Everyone Can Do To Prevent Climate Change

<p>We all have our own respective carbon footprint. A carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted through a person’s consumption of fossil fuels. While most of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Three-Things-Everyone-Can-Do-To-Prevent-Climate-Change/

What Basic Life Skill Have You Never Mastered?

A Tweet from @jdesmondharris opened up the floodgates for people who, as adults, can't tie their shoelaces in a bow or read an analog clock. It seems everyone has at least one basic life skill that they just never master...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/What-Basic-Life-Skill-Have-You-Never-Mastered/

Beatles’ Abbey Road Cover Shot Recreated By Fans

<p>August 8, 1969. It was 11:35 in the morning when photographer Iain Macmillan took a picture of John, Paul, George, and Ringo as they strode single-file across the “zebra” crossing outside Abb...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Beatles-Abbey-Road-Cover-Shot-Recreated-By-Fans/

Interior Design Tips For Your Bedroom To Help You Have Better Sleep

<p>Everyone of us need sleep. Whether you’re young or old, you need sleep. It is crucial for our health. There are some of us, however, who don’t have good sleep at night. Some of us don’t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Interior-Design-Tips-For-Your-Bedroom-To-Help-You-Have-Better-Sleep/

UN Experts: Switching to Plant-Based Diet Can Help Fight Climate Change

<p>The West’s high consumption and dairy produce if fueling global warming, according to a major report on land use and climate change. However, scientists and officials did not state explicitly that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/UN-Experts-Switching-to-Plant-Based-Diet-Can-Help-Fight-Climate-Change/

An Energy Breakthrough Could Be Buried Deep Beneath Rural Utah

<p>Solar and wind farms are good at generating electricity, given that the sun is up and the winds are blowing. However, when the sun and the wind disappear for days at a time, these farms become less usefu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/An-Energy-Breakthrough-Could-Be-Buried-Deep-Beneath-Rural-Utah/

"Doing Everything with Nothing": How Cuban Matriarchs Make Culinary Magic

<p>Cuba is still in a state of crisis. People queue for hours on end just to get their daily rations, which consists of no more than some rice and beans. One can also get some pork, chicken, and vegetables...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Doing-Everything-with-Nothing-How-Cuban-Matriarchs-Make-Culinary-Magic/

The Elusive Hot Water Crust Pie

<p>When we think of pie, we always picture biting through a nice, flaky crust with a soft, moist texture oozing with filling. There are certain methods to arrive at that outcome. But when you want to make d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/The-Elusive-Hot-Water-Crust-Pie/

Challenging Students' Mindsets on Learning Could Help Improve Performance

<p>The quest for knowledge and learning is endless. And we have the capacity to grasp as much as we can. Having that kind of mindset can help people improve and become better in life. But one discouraging t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Challenging-Students-Mindsets-on-Learning-Could-Help-Improve-Performance/

Music: The Weapon of the Soul and How Women Used It as a Form of Resistance in the Civil Rights Movement

<p>The words we speak bear weight and they statements we make can spark change whether for good or bad. Now, it's harder for someone who doesn't have a platform to voice out their feelings and thoughts, if...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Music-The-Weapon-of-the-Soul-and-How-Women-Used-It-as-a-Form-of-Resistance-in-the-Civil-Rights-Movement/

The Coming To America Sequel

More than 30 years later, Coming to America is getting a sequel. Eddie Murphy will return as Akeem, the crown prince of Zamunda, and Arsenio Hall will reprise his role as Akeem's best friend Semmi. Wesley Snipes...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/The-Coming-To-America-Sequel/

The Lightsabers of Star Wars, Ranked

How many different lightsabers are there in the Star Wars universe? Let's see, Darth Maul had one that swung both ways, and Kylo Ren had those weird side lasers where a guard should be, but to a casual fan, the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/The-Lightsabers-of-Star-Wars-Ranked/

Scientific Research Finds That Poorer, Hungier Men Find Larger Breasts More Attractive

<p>What is it about breasts that heterosexual men find attractive? From one perspective of evolutionary psychology, the fat reserves of breasts represent material prosperity. So it follows that men who lack...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Scientific-Research-Finds-That-Poorer-Hungier-Men-Find-Larger-Breasts-More-Attractive/

Beautiful Chaos

 Watching people ride a roller coaster can be a thrill without the willies, but Fernando Livschitz of Black Sheep Films (previously at Neatorama) goes a step further in this short collage of thrill rides that goes c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/09/Beautiful-Chaos/




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