Archive for August 19th, 2019

Henrietta Wood Sued for Reparations in 1870

After the Fugitive Slave Law was enacted in 1850, professional "slave catchers" would kidnap black people from free states and smuggle them into the South to be sold into slavery. Not all their victims were fugitives fro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Henrietta-Wood-Sued-for-Reparations-in-1870/

This Stunning Bubble-Shaped Hotel In Mexico Is Also Next To A Winery

<p><br></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">This hotel in Mexico is all over Instagram for two things: its unique bubble-shape, and its location. </span><em s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/This-Stunning-Bubble-Shaped-Hotel-In-Mexico-Is-Also-Next-To-A-Winery/

Here Are Some Hacks That Can Give You Happiness

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Tired of people giving you the “smile and you’ll be happy” advice when it comes to achieving happiness? CNN listed some “alterna...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Here-Are-Some-Hacks-That-Can-Give-You-Happiness/

Artificial Intelligence Explains Star Wars: A New Hope

In this video, an artificial intelligence algorithm ostensibly deconstructs the first Star Wars film. That's obviously not the case, as this makes way too much sense to be anything other than the product of come...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Artificial-Intelligence-Explains-Star-Wars-A-New-Hope/

Dogs Attending a Theater Performance

These very good dogs are paying rapt attention. Are they watching Cats? No, the performance is Billy Elliot – The Musical at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario. The dogs are not musical...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Dogs-Attending-a-Theater-Performance/

George R.R. Martin Feels Freed After Game of Thrones Show Ended

<p>It's been three months since the last episode of Game of Thrones aired and I have moved on. And it seems that George R.R. Martin has also moved on.</p><p>In a recent interview, he spoke about...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/George-R-R-Martin-Feels-Freed-After-Game-of-Thrones-Show-Ended/

2021: A SpaceX Odyssey

The head of SpaceX is having a little trouble with his artificial intelligence. YouTuber Ctrl Shift Face used deep fake technology to put Elon Musk into footage of the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, linking th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/2021-A-SpaceX-Odyssey/

Watch a Beautiful Woman Seduce You with 50 Dungeons & Dragons Pickup Lines

<p>"You must have proficiency with thieves' tools because you've stolen my heart."</p><p>That NPC you met in the tavern on your way to the adventurers' guild hall is looking at you wit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Watch-a-Beautiful-Woman-Seduce-You-with-50-Dungeons-Dragons-Pickup-Lines/

Hong Kong Bakery Makes Mooncakes Bearing Protest Slogans

<p>Many activists in Hong Kong go out to the streets and risk getting soaked under the rain or being arrested or beaten by the police, while others take part in more subtle ways like <a href="https:...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Hong-Kong-Bakery-Makes-Mooncakes-Bearing-Protest-Slogans/

Artisanal Kakigori Made By One of Japan's Remaining Ice Farmers

<p>Eating shaved ice or kakigori is one of the popular ways to cool off and refresh oneself in Japan especially during the summer. With machine-made ice, vendors can easily sell these refreshments at any ti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Artisanal-Kakigori-Made-By-One-of-Japan-s-Remaining-Ice-Farmers/

Splitting Up the Internet Into Smaller Communities

<p>Anybody who has been spending a lot of time online has probably already noticed by now that we see almost the same kind of content, the same kind of issues, and the same kind of influencers online. At so...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Splitting-Up-the-Internet-Into-Smaller-Communities/

Video projections on buildings of images of peterloo Massacare

<p>To commemorate this event, historical images are projected onto mdoern buildings, to make people remember this important event. When the people stood up. </p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Video-projections-on-buildings-of-images-of-peterloo-Massacare/

The DNA Zoo Initiative: Using Genome Testing to Save Endangered Species

<p>It was because of our misuse of technology and human greed that nature was abused and slowly depleted. But we can also use that same technology to arrest nature's decline. We can't undo the damage but we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/The-DNA-Zoo-Initiative-Using-Genome-Testing-to-Save-Endangered-Species/

The Funniest Jokes at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKstdMbRDpU]What's your best one-liner? Olaf Falafel, a Swedish comedian, secured the title of funniest joke with his performance at the beginning of this video. He beat out many other co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/The-Funniest-Jokes-at-the-Edinburgh-Fringe-Festival/

That Time Rock Hudson Staked his Talent on a Bleak Sci-fi Movie

Rock Hudson had a few serious dramatic roles early in his career, like Giant and Written in the Wind, but he was soon typecast into romantic comedies and lightweight roles that brought in a lot of money...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/That-Time-Rock-Hudson-Staked-his-Talent-on-a-Bleak-Sci-fi-Movie/

Taylor Swift Goes Back To Her Roots Through Her Song “Lover”

<p>“Lover” is the title track from Taylor’s forthcoming album, and the song has finally dropped. If you haven’t heard of the song, go check it out now!</p><p>While the al...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Taylor-Swift-Goes-Back-To-Her-Roots-Through-Her-Song-Lover/

Will Getting Sober Make You a Bummer?

<p>Molly Priddy was a fun girl. She has jumped over cliffs into lakes, dove headfirst down icy driveways, and got in cars driven by people she knew were wasted. It was, indeed, a thrilling and adventurous l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Will-Getting-Sober-Make-You-a-Bummer/

The Unsolved Mystery of the Lake Bodom Murders

In June of 1960, four Finnish teenagers went camping at Lake Bodom in Espoo, Finland. They were Nils Wilhelm Gustafsson, Seppo Antero Boisman, and their girlfriends Anja Tuulikki Maki and Maila Irmeli Bjorklund. They all...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/The-Unsolved-Mystery-of-the-Lake-Bodom-Murders/

Breakfasts Around the World: What Do They Look Like?

<p>Oftentimes, people tend to eat breakfast in a hurry, on the go. Sometimes, they skip breakfast entirely. In her book entitled Breakfast: The Cookbook, Emily Elyse Miller states that “breakfast is o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Breakfasts-Around-the-World-What-Do-They-Look-Like/

Why Scurvy Shouldn't Exist

Scurvy is a deficiency disease, suffered by those who don't get enough vitamin C. At one time in our evolution, humans manufactured our own vitamin C in our bodies, sort of like how we make our own vitamin D. But somewh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Why-Scurvy-Shouldnt-Exist/

38 Americanisms the British Can’t Bloody Stand

Someone, probably not George Bernard Shaw, once said that the US and Britain are two countries forever separated by a common language. With a little practice, we can decipher most of what the other is saying, but British...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/38-Americanisms-the-British-Cant-Bloody-Stand/

Easy Things You Can Do To Help Kids and Teachers in Need

<p>Summer is drawing to a close, and families, teachers, and even people who don’t have kids and do not teach, are starting to prepare for another school year, and this preparation comes in the form o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/Easy-Things-You-Can-Do-To-Help-Kids-and-Teachers-in-Need/

30 Very Good Sci-fi Dogs Ranked

<p>Goose the cat from the film Captain Marvel has made quite a stir way back then, but now that its hype has died down a little, it’s about time we shifted our attention to over to dogs from TV shows,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/19/30-Very-Good-Sci-fi-Dogs-Ranked/




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