Archive for August 15th, 2019

A Marijuana Breathalyzer

<p>The police can know if you’re driving under the influence of liquor by using a breathalyzer to estimate your blood alcohol level on the spot. However, when you’re driving while stoned, cops d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/A-Marijuana-Breathalyzer/

Scientists Surprised When Supermassive Black Hole Lit Up

<p>A supermassive black hole sits at the center of our galaxy and there are usually no activities being detected from it, until astronomers notice the black hole called <a href="https://www.business...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Scientists-Surprised-When-Supermassive-Black-Hole-Lit-Up/

What’s the “Secret” to Successfully Losing Weight?

<p>David Niose’s weight has been creeping up over the years. Eventually, about three years ago, his weight tipped the scale at an unhealthy 208 pounds. His doctor informed him that he was 25 pounds ov...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/What-s-the-Secret-to-Successfully-Losing-Weight/

Cache of Ritual Artifacts at Pompeii Discovered by Archaeologists

<p>Many artifacts from an excavation site at Pompeii were recently uncovered by archaeologists. Among the many artifacts uncovered were “crystals, amber, amethyst, phallic amulets, glass beads, figuri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Cache-of-Ritual-Artifacts-at-Pompeii-Discovered-by-Archaeologists/

The Most Feared Technology Across The U.S

<p>Local politicians and the national lawmakers (from both sides of the aisle) across the US have started introducing rules that ban law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition technology in moni...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/The-Most-Feared-Technology-Across-The-U-S/

Airborne Plastic Has Arrived at the Arctic

<p>Marine ecologist Melanie Bergmann studied the effects of climate change on Arctic marine ecosystems a few years ago. Bergmann kept noticing how much plastic litter was appearing in samples and images of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Airborne-Plastic-Has-Arrived-at-the-Arctic/

When Common Sense Isn't At All Common or Sensible

<p>The concept of common sense is often equated with being practical or doing the most reasonable course of action on a given situation based on one's own experiences. Often, this trait is associated with r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/When-Common-Sense-Isn-t-At-All-Common-or-Sensible/

This Is What Happens In A Pet Influencers Convention

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Believe it or not, conventions for pet influencers </span><em style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">do</em><span style="color...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/This-Is-What-Happens-In-A-Pet-Influencers-Convention/

An Elegant Scooby-Doo Cosplay

<p>I love <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnUtFFMAauI/" target="_blank">this magnificent dress</a> by cosplayer Lauren of <a href="https://www.instagram.com/dres...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/An-Elegant-Scooby-Doo-Cosplay/

Star Wars Barbies are Coming

Star Wars movies are released in December in order to sell toys. And they are starting to be rolled out for the year's film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Mattel, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Star-Wars-Barbies-are-Coming/

$140 Million Sydney Drug Bust Thanks To Bad Driving

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The Sydney police got to a drug bust thanks to a clumsy driver who slammed a van filled with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parke...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/140-Million-Sydney-Drug-Bust-Thanks-To-Bad-Driving/

Five Things You Can Do To Be A Better Friend

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Friends are great, and it will not hurt anyone to have them. They’re there for you for support, or for anytime you need each other’s company...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Five-Things-You-Can-Do-To-Be-A-Better-Friend/

To Save Money, American Patients And Surgeons Meet In Cancun

Donna Ferguson went from Mississippi to Cancun, Mexico, to get knee replacement surgery. This is an example of "medical tourism," which Americans are familiar with, as medical procedures are much less expensive in other...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/To-Save-Money-American-Patients-And-Surgeons-Meet-In-Cancun/

What the Heck Is Crab Rangoon Anyway?

Crab rangoon is a staple of American Chinese cuisine, found in restaurants all over the country. It is essentially cream cheese wrapped in a fried wonton, with a small amount of imitation crab and sometimes sugar. It is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/What-the-Heck-Is-Crab-Rangoon-Anyway/

"Paramour": An Amazing One-Shot Music Video from the Point of View of a Toy Train

<p>British electronic composer <a href="http://www.annameredith.com/" target="_blank">Anna Meredith</a> brings us the song "Paramour" with the help of video directo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Paramour-An-Amazing-One-Shot-Music-Video-from-the-Point-of-View-of-a-Toy-Train/

Twitter Users Are Now Escaping Online Hate By Switching Account Locations To Germany

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">In an attempt to escape and avoid online hate from pro-Nazis, some Twitter users are changing their account locations to Germany - where local laws prev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Twitter-Users-Are-Now-Escaping-Online-Hate-By-Switching-Account-Locations-To-Germany/

"The Miracle Over Ramensk": A Plane That Struck a Flock of Gulls Lands Safely on Cornfield

<p>The scary thing about flying is that there are so many ways one can die several thousands of kilometers and it feels as though you have no control over it. But miraculously, according to Russian state te...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/The-Miracle-Over-Ramensk-A-Plane-That-Struck-a-Flock-of-Gulls-Lands-Safely-on-Cornfield/

A Caveat on Sepsis: Mom Speaks Out to Warn Others After Her Baby's Limbs Fell Off

<p>It was a traumatic experience for Abigail Wardle when her son's leg, several months after being diagnosed with sepsis, had just come off and was suddenly thrust into a battle between life and death. And...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/A-Caveat-on-Sepsis-Mom-Speaks-Out-to-Warn-Others-After-Her-Baby-s-Limbs-Fell-Off/

Life in the Kowloon Walled City

Hong Kong's erstwhile slum called the Kowloon Walled City was the most densely-populated place on earth ...when it existed. That caused a lot of problems, but people who couldn't afford a better living space called it ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Life-in-the-Kowloon-Walled-City/

Benching Teen Moms

As a freshman basketball player, Jane Christoffer averaged 35 points per game. This was exceptional even in the days of girls six-on-six basketball, where players were restricted to only half the court. Jane's sophomore...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Benching-Teen-Moms/

Drone Sneaks a Peek Inside Little St. James Temple

<p>We previously featured <a href="https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/11/The-Mysterious-Temple-on-Jeffrey-Epstein-s-Private-Island/" target="_blank">the mysterious temple on Little...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Drone-Sneaks-a-Peek-Inside-Little-St-James-Temple/

Did This Man Just Find The “Elixir of Life”?

<p>Erika Hayasaki of <a href="https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614074/scientist-fountain-of-youth-epigenome/" target="_blank">Technology Review</a> is in the laboratory of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Did-This-Man-Just-Find-The-Elixir-of-Life/

License Plate Prank Backfired on Hacker

A guy who goes by the moniker Droogie told a story at the DEF CON hacking conference in Las Vegas recently about his license plate. He requested and received a vanity plate that displayed NULL. If you recall the tale of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/15/Liscence-Plate-Prank-Backfired-on-Hacker/




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