Archive for August 29th, 2019

The Abacus is Still Heartily Taught in Japanese Schools

<p>The abacus, called soroban, is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. Interestingly, the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/The-Abacus-is-Still-Heartily-Taught-in-Japanese-Schools/

Jackie Kennedy’s Fairy-tale Wedding Was a Nightmare for Her African American Dress Designer

Ann was an admitted snob who was once quoted as saying "I love my clothes and I'm particular about who wears them. I am not interested in sewing for cafe society or social climbers. I do not cater to Mary and Sue. I se...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Jackie-Kennedys-Fairy-tale-Wedding-Was-a-Nightmare-for-Her-African-American-Dress-Designer/

How to Capitalize Headlines

Style matters in publishing, whether in print or on the internet. How much it matters can be left to the reader, but to some readers, it matters a lot. Websites that I have written for have varying headline styl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/How-to-Capitalize-Headlines/

Interactive Fall Foliage Prediction Map

SmokyMountains.com is sharing a fall foliage prediction map which lets you find the peak times to see the leaves change across the country or to plan to be out of town when the city folk drive north to see the colors.(Im...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Interactive-Fall-Foliage-Prediction-Map/

Boston Market Is Giving away a 1-Ton Tub of Macaroni and Cheese

<p>The Boston Market restaurant chain plans to give away a family-size portion of macaroni and cheese to one lucky customer. That winner will get the mac &amp; cheese in either individual serving contai...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Boston-Market-Is-Giving-away-a-1-Ton-Tub-of-Macaroni-and-Cheese/

The 175-Year History of Speculating About President James Buchanan’s Bachelorhood

While there have been several presidents in the White House without First Ladies, James Buchanan remains the only US president who remained a lifelong bachelor. That, coupled with his close relationship with William Rufu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/The-175-Year-History-of-Speculating-About-President-James-Buchanans-Bachelorhood/

Bladud, Legendary Founder of Bath, Was the First King to Spread his Wings and Fly

Long before the Romans invaded Britain and built spas in the town of Bath, the king was enjoying the area's warm mineral springs. Bladud, the ninth king of Briton, stumbled upon the springs around 863 BC, according to th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Bladud-Legendary-Founder-of-Bath-England-Was-the-First-King-to-Spread-his-Wings-and-Fly/

Metamaterial, The Smart Clothing That Can Boost Your Mobile Data Signal

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Scientists at the National University of Singapore have invented the ‘smart’ clothing they believe can boost signals and save battery life....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Metamaterial-The-Smart-Clothing-That-Can-Boost-Your-Mobile-Data-Signal/

Frida's Fragrant Bath Bar Mini Soap

 Frida's Fragrant Bath Bar Mini SoapAre you looking for a soap that is as vibrant and passionate as your personality? You need the Frida's Fragrant Bath Bar Mini Soap from the NeatoShop. Let Frida's Fragrant Ba...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Fridas-Fragrant-Bath-Bar-Mini-Soap/

Shikadamari: The Baffling Nara Deer Gathering Phenomenon

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Nara Japan, is famed for its large population of free-roaming deer, where some of them get up close to tourists to get some of their tasty rice crackers...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Shikadamari-The-Baffling-Nara-Deer-Gathering-Phenomenon/

KFC’s Nail Polish Is Finger Lickin’ Good In Hongkong

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Kentucky Fried Chicken took their known tagline of </span><em style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">finger lickin’ good </em>&l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/KFC-s-Nail-Polish-Is-Finger-Lickin-Good-In-Hongkong/

Microplastics In Drinking Water Pose Low Health Risk, WHO concludes

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Microplastics are defined as small plastic pieces that are less than 5 millimeters long. These tiny bits of plastic are thanks to the age of plastic tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/29/Microplastics-In-Drinking-Water-Pose-Low-Health-Risk-WHO-concludes/




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