Archive for August 26th, 2019

Michelle and Barack's Summer Playlist: 44 Songs That the Obamas Jam to

With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, some fast, some slow. Hope you enjoy. pic.twitter.com/BS5ri1lvxz— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Michelle-and-Barack-s-Summer-Playlist-44-Songs-That-the-Obamas-Jam-to/

The Digital Footprints We Leave Behind Can Reveal More Than Just Personal Information

<p>Data can be read in many ways and it can be used for a lot of different purposes. And it's not just the things we type, post, watch, listen to, or sites we go to, but seemingly insignificant details such...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/The-Digital-Footprints-We-Leave-Behind-Can-Reveal-More-Than-Just-Personal-Information/

Monopoly Gets Real Political with New Edition

<p>Tabletop games are fun but they can also be educational. You can bond with your friends over a really good board game, whether it be one featuring social deduction, deception, or just simple good-natured...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Monopoly-Gets-Real-Political-with-New-Edition/

Artificial Reproduction of Atlantic Coral Successfully Done

<p>Coral bleaching has affected many reefs all over the world due to warmer waters and there's no sign that it will stop any time soon as our ocean temperatures continue to rise.</p><p>Corals ar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Artificial-Reproduction-of-Atlantic-Coral-Successfully-Done/

Girl Makes Games: Summer Camp Introduces More Girls to the Gaming Industry

The gaming industry, much like the wider tech industry, is dominated by males, mostly because women aren't being given opportunities to break through and unleash their potential in the industry.Though video games aren't...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Girl-Makes-Games-Summer-Camp-Introduces-More-Girls-to-the-Gaming-Industry/

Delicate, Delft-Style Ceramic Weapons

Delft, the Netherlands, has been famous for centuries for its beautiful blue glazed porcelain. Helena Hauss, an artist in Paris, was inspired by it to create these sculptures that look like weapons, which are both brutal...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Delicate-Delft-Style-Ceramic-Weapons/

Warplanes Unload Gallons Upon Gallons of Water to Put Out Amazon Fires

<p>The unending forest fires which have ravaged the largest rainforest in the world have put us all <a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-environment-amazon-explainer/explainer-why-are-...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Warplanes-Unload-Gallons-Upon-Gallons-of-Water-to-Put-Out-Amazon-Fires/

A Short Cultural History of Tie-Dye

What's old is new again, and so is the popularity of tie-dye shirts in 2019. The resurgence of tie-dye patterns might remind you of hippies (and those of us who followed the fashion), and it's normal for fashion to look...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/A-Short-Cultural-History-of-Tie-Dye/

When Life Only Prizes Achievement

<p>Daniel Markovits graduated from a public school in Austin, Texas in the summer of 1987. From there he headed northeast to attend Yale, and then picked up a string of degrees as he spent 15 years of his l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/When-Life-Only-Prizes-Achievement/

When 7-Cent Biscuits Become Too Expensive For Indian Workers

<p>Snack makers lament because Indian workers can no longer afford to spend 5 rupees (7 cents) on biscuits. The purchasing power has dried up to the point that laborers and blue-collar workers have to think...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/When-7-Cent-Biscuits-Become-Too-Expensive-For-Indian-Workers/

Does Life Really Become Better When You Stop Keeping Your Phone By Your Bed?

<p>For Jack Sommers, the answer to this question is yes.</p><p>Like most of us, Sommers would turn to his smartphone when he had trouble sleeping. In his words, <a href="https://www.theg...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Does-Life-Really-Become-Better-When-You-Stop-Keeping-Your-Phone-By-Your-Bed/

Worldwide Romance Scam Managed By Californian Men

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">What started as an internet romance between a Japanese woman and a man who claimed to be a US Army Captain stationed in Syria turned out to be $200,000...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Worldwide-Romance-Scam-Managed-By-Californian-Men/

Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant Sing "Rapper's Delight"

<p class="ql-align-center"><strong style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">SIRI, ALEXA &amp; GOOGLE ASSISTANT DEBUT THEIR FIRST HIP-HOP SINGLE, “RAPPE...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Siri-Alexa-and-Google-Assistant-Sing-Rapper-s-Delight/

Robin Layton's "the lake" Capture Unique Perspectives of Lake Washington

<p>It must be a refreshing and nostalgic feeling for someone who has been living near nature to reflect on how things have changed throughout the years. Living near rivers, mountains, and lakes must bring a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Robin-Layton-s-the-lake-Capture-Unique-Perspectives-of-Lake-Washington/

Companies Move to Netherlands in Light of Brexit

<p>The British Parliament has two months left before the deadline for a Brexit deal to be passed, starting the transition period for the UK to leave the European Union. At the moment, UK Prime Minister Bori...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Companies-Move-to-Netherlands-in-Light-of-Brexit/

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Featurette from D23

Shown at D23, the annual convention for Disney fans, the first part of this video blows by pretty quickly, showing us familiar scenes from the original Star Wars trilogy and even glimpses of the prequels. Fast f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Star-Wars-The-Rise-Of-Skywalker-Featurette-from-D23/

Laos' Hmong Tribe: How They Fought, Fled, and Were Forgotten

<p>During the Vietnam War, the CIA mobilized an isolated community, <a href="https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/rewind/2019/08/lost-tribe-cia-secret-army-laos-190823120704792.html" target=&qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Laos-Hmong-Tribe-How-They-Fought-Fled-and-Were-Forgotten/

When an Influx of French-Canadian Immigrants Struck Fear Into Americans

The United States, while ostensibly welcoming immigrants from all over, has a peculiar history of demonizing those newcomers in waves, no matter where they came from. Some time later, we hear about it and wonder what the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/When-an-Influx-of-French-Canadian-Immigrants-Struck-Fear-Into-Americans/

“Nothing Specific Happened” : Girl’s Before-and-After School Photos Goes Viral

<p>Living outside Glasgow, Scotland is Jillian Falconer, along with her husband and four children.</p><p>When her youngest kid, Lucie, went to school for the first day, she took an adorable phot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Nothing-Specific-Happened-Girl-s-Before-and-After-School-Photos-Goes-Viral/

The Dancing Millipede

I added Aerosmith ft. Run DMC to this video of the shadow of a millipede walking and it has amused me more than it should have done. pic.twitter.com/esyBCaugXn— Amanda (@Pandamoanimum) August 23, 2019 By now y...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/The-Dancing-Millipede/

When Everyone Wanted to Be the Iceman

New York in the 1890s saw the rise of iceboxes. The city stayed hot in the summer, and food had to be brought in from further away than ever, so ice was harvested in the winter, stored all year long, and delivered to kee...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/When-Everyone-Wanted-to-Be-the-Iceman/

Phil Donohue And Photographing The Remnants Of Yesterday

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Phil Donohue is a Los Angeles-based photographer whose work is on the once-popular aspects of American culture that are discarded or forgotten in the pa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/Phil-Donohue-And-Photographing-The-Remnants-Of-Yesterday/

No Evidence to Support “Crazy Cat Lady” Stereotype, According to Study

<p>A study published in the Royal Society Open Science seems to have debunked the “crazy cat lady” altogether. The study found out that dog owners are similarly empathetic to the sounds of their...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/26/No-Evidence-to-Support-Crazy-Cat-Lady-Stereotype-According-to-Study/




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