Archive for August 12th, 2019

Simone Biles: Strength, Agility, and Skill

Simone Biles won the all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championship Sunday, her sixth. In the floor exercise, she performed a triple-double: two flips and three twists in one jump, the first ever perfected in compe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Simone-Biles-Strength-Agility-and-Skill/

What Is “Micro-Cheating”?

<p>There is <a href="https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/dating/micro-cheating-worrying-new-dating-18904101" target="_blank">a worrying dating trend that you need to know about</...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/What-Is-Micro-Cheating/

Two Boiled Eggs For 1,700 Rupees

2 eggs for Rs 1700 at the @FourSeasons Mumbai. @RahulBose1 Bhai Aandolan karein? pic.twitter.com/hKCh0WwGcy— Kartik Dhar (@KartikDhar) August 10, 2019 <p>Actor Rahul Bose’s banana controversy r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Two-Boiled-Eggs-For-1-700-Rupees/

This Is Not Soft Serve Ice Cream

<p>With summer in full swing, man must be creative to ease himself from the scorching heat outdoors. Fortunately, there is ice cream that he can enjoy amidst the heat. Check out this ice cream that looks so...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/This-Is-Not-Soft-Serve-Ice-Cream/

Fatbergs Clog Sydney’s Sewerage Systems

<p>Sydney’s sewerage system are increasingly being clogged by plastic toys, nappies, and tons of wet wipes, leaving workers frustrated as they are faced with months of cleaning up the mess. According...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Fatbergs-Clog-Sydney-s-Sewerage-Systems/

The Nature of Powerful Cosmic Objects Resolved By Scientists

<p>At the center of certain galaxies are objects with intense brightness that they outshine the rest of their respective galaxies by four orders of magnitude. Over the past several decades, our understandin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/The-Nature-of-Powerful-Cosmic-Objects-Resolved-By-Scientists/

We Like Our Math Like We Like Our Art: Beautiful

<p>We all have an aesthetic sense. We can identify which paintings are beautiful, and which paintings are not. We can also tell good music apart from bad music. But what about math? Can an abstract idea be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/We-Like-Our-Math-Like-We-Like-Our-Art-Beautiful/

Electromagnetic Fields Might Prevent Breast Cancer Cells From Spreading

<p>New research has found out that electromagnetic fields might help prevent the spreading of some breast cancers to other parts of the body. Low intensity electromagnetic fields impeded the mobility of spe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Electromagnetic-Fields-Might-Prevent-Breast-Cancer-Cells-From-Spreading/

Daniel Radcliffe Pranks a Toy Shop… With a Very Difficult Twist

<p>The instructions are simple: Radcliffe has to call a toy shop and he needs to start each sentence with the next letter of the alphabet. The execution, however, is a different story entirely — it is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Daniel-Radcliffe-Pranks-a-Toy-Shop-With-a-Very-Difficult-Twist/

Remembering Robin Williams Five Years After His Death

<p>On August 11, 2014, the iconic comedian Robin Williams died by suicide at age 63. He was the alien Mork in the television series Mork &amp; Mindy. He was also Mrs. Doubtfire in the film of the same n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Remembering-Robin-Williams-Five-Years-After-His-Death/

A Place Where Pot Can Legally Blossom

<p>Rangsit University was ready to showcase its pot farm and medical marijuana research center to the press on Friday three months after receiving authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to cult...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/A-Place-Where-Pot-Can-Legally-Blossom/

The Worst Sales Promotion in History

As late as the 1980s, half the vacuum cleaners sold in the UK were Hoovers. The Hoover company then saw their sales dwindle under recession and competition. In 1991, a travel agency approached Hoover about a sales promot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/The-Worst-Sales-Promotion-in-History/

Learning How People Learn: Instructional Design and Its Impact on How We Educate

<p>Teaching is more than just regurgitating information onto students. There are various methods and approaches at a teacher's disposal to make sure that students are able to acquire the knowledge and skill...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Learning-How-People-Learn-Instructional-Design-and-Its-Impact-on-How-We-Educate/

Seoro Oh's Short Film (OO) Perfectly Captures Our Nasal Struggles

<p>In his six-minute animated film titled <a href="https://mossandfog.com/2019/08/09/oo-an-epic-nostril-journey/" target="_blank">(OO)</a>, Seoro Oh explores the nasal passag...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Seoro-Oh-s-Short-Film-OO-Perfectly-Captures-Our-Nasal-Struggles/

Artist Draws Amazing 3D Paintings on her Left Hand

Artist Iantha Naicker uses Lyra and Karat watercolor pencils to create cute images of plants, animals, and people that almost leap off of her left hand. They're transitory art pieces that vanish to make room for new crea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Artist-Draws-Amazing-3D-Paintings-on-her-Left-Hand/

Salmon Cannon Meets Super Mario

Fixed the audio for you. pic.twitter.com/YvvTm9WEcb— Tuft e. Cake (@Tuftecake) August 11, 2019 Whoosh Innovations introduced their salmon cannon in 2014. It was not only a good idea for helping salmon over man...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Salmon-Cannon-Meets-Super-Mario/

That Time a Joke Caused a 2 Mile Traffic Jam in England

Jonathan Agnew and Brian Johnston were broadcasting the action during a cricket match on August 9, 1991. Johnson had a sense of humor, but he'd been a respected announcer for the BBC since 1946, always professional, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/That-Time-a-Joke-Caused-a-2-Mile-Traffic-Jam-in-England/

The History of Big Mouth Billy Bass

<p>Gather around, millennials, and I shall tell you a tale: there was once a time when there were <em>no</em> Big Mouth Billy Bass fish plaques on the walls of every home.</p><p>It's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/The-History-of-Big-Mouth-Billy-Bass/

A Modern-Day Da Vinci's Workshop That Builds Machines from Jules Verne's Dreams

<p>The contraptions described in Jules Verne's novels or those which Leonardo da Vinci had sketched in his notebook have that aura of steampunk emanating from them. In the same vein, a couple of enterprisin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/A-Modern-Day-Da-Vinci-s-Workshop-That-Builds-Machines-from-Jules-Verne-s-Dreams/

35 Years of American Death

<p>This map created by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation consolidates the data from each state in the US to show the mortality rates, the causes of death, and other statistics relating to mort...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/35-Years-of-American-Death/

Augustin Prichard's Research On Stuff That Get Stuck in People's Eyes

<p>Every day, we encounter fine particles that graze and stick to our skin, our eyes, nose, and other parts of the body into which these foreign objects squeeze themselves until such time that we wash them...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Augustin-Prichard-s-Research-On-Stuff-That-Get-Stuck-in-People-s-Eyes/

Tool releases first new song in 13 years, ‘Fear Inoculum’ [Listen]

<p>Tool has released the first new song in 13 years, titled ‘Fear Inoculum‘ is finally here and waiting for you in the below.</p><p>This is a long-awaited Tool’s fifth album fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Tool-releases-first-new-song-in-13-years-Fear-Inoculum-Listen/

Mom Lost £750 After Insurance Firm Accused Her of Hit-And-Run, Despite Her Car Being in A Garage 170 Miles Away

<p>Samantha Guilfoyle, a 42-year-old woman from Pembrokeshire received a phone call from Covea, her car insurance company, last May. The insurance company told her that a claim had been made against her fro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Mom-Lost-750-After-Insurance-Firm-Accused-Her-of-Hit-And-Run-Despite-Her-Car-Being-in-A-Garage-170-Miles-Away/

The World War of the Ants

Army ants are serious warriors. They prioritize unity with the colony over individual survival, which makes them a formidable force. They march in formation, killing and consuming almost everything in their path. Army an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/The-World-War-of-the-Ants/

Flaming Puck Unicycle Hockey and Other Obscure Sports

Atlas Obscura community members were asked to recommend an obscure sport. The replies ranged from local games played in countries around the world to elite pastimes like ice yachting. There were also some surprisingly we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Flaming-Puck-Unicycle-Hockey-and-Other-Obscure-Sports/

Mister Rogers and David Letterman

Fred Rogers appeared on Late Night with David Letterman in 1982. After an introductory blooper in which he unsuccessfully tried to pitch a tent, Rogers talked about his childhood, his early days TV, and Eddie Mu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Mister-Rogers-and-David-Letterman/

Donkey and Mule Nannies Carry Baby Lambs to their Mothers

<p>Here's another example of wonderful relationships between animals. Equipped with a specially-made saddle to carry newborn lambs, these <a href="https://www.facebook.com/226851050852029/photos/a.2...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/12/Donkey-and-Mule-Nannies-Carry-Baby-Lambs-to-their-Mothers/




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