Archive for August 31st, 2019

KISS Kan't Spell 'Cincinnati'

pic.twitter.com/zUgldSye2K— It's spelled ''Cincinnati'' (@ItsCincinnati) August 30, 2019 It's hard for anyone to spell Cincinnati if you haven't had to do it quite a few times. People who live there have it do...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/KISS-Kant-Spell-Cincinnati/

Anybody Home?

Lucas the spider is always looking for a new friend. Here he looks for one inside the clock! Lucas is trying to make a connection with the little bird inside, in the latest animation from Joshua Slice....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Anybody-Home/

Baby Pushes Herself Out After Falling Asleep Halfway in "Natural" C-Section

<p>Giving birth is very stressful which Charlotte Knowles knows from experience. After her first birth, she wanted to ensure that she and her second baby wouldn't go through the same experience so they plan...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Baby-Pushes-Herself-Out-After-Falling-Asleep-Halfway-in-Natural-C-Section/

Street Artist Re-Creates Wile E. Coyote's Cunning Trap

<p>Street artist <a href="http://www.worksbyelee.com/" target="_blank">E. Lee</a> doesn't just paint his works anywhere, but integrates them into the surrounding scenes. In t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Street-Artist-Re-Creates-Wile-E-Coyote-s-Cunning-Trap/

Meet the supermom who parented 200 kids!

Over the past 30 years, Cindy Stirling has fostered runaways, orphans, teen sex workers, abuse victims and cancer patients. She was indeed an image of a supermom!She spent most of her years doing community service especi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Meet-the-supermom-who-parented-200-kids/

The AI Can Be Your Best Friend in Writing

<p>Sigal Samuel expected that she would suffer from writer’s block (the inability to think of what to write) day by day for the rest of her life as a journalist and a novelist. After all, the writer&r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/The-AI-Can-Be-Your-Best-Friend-in-Writing/

Excavation Reveals Hittite Empire Ransacked Turkish City of Sam'al Before Destroying Babylon

<p>Archaelogists have uncovered <a href="https://news.uchicago.edu/story/burned-buildings-reveal-sacking-ancient-turkish-city-3500-years-ago" target="_blank">charred ruins of the T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Excavation-Reveals-Hittite-Empire-Ransacked-Turkish-City-of-Sam-al-Before-Destroying-Babylon/

Greenland's Glaciers After 46 Years: Landsat Images Provide Glimpse of Changes in Glacial Structure

<p>Global surface temperatures have been steadily increasing for centuries, but we saw a dramatic rise in temperature in the past 50 years. That has affected many regions of the world, in particular Greenla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Greenland-s-Glaciers-After-46-Years-Landsat-Images-Provide-Glimpse-of-Changes-in-Glacial-Structure/

The Queen Makes a Joke When Oblivious Tourists Fail to Recognize Her

<p>It's rare for a tourist to be able to meet the Queen in person as one would generally need to set an appointment or rather, be summoned to stand before the Queen, however, there are very rare occasions w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/The-Queen-Makes-a-Joke-When-Oblivious-Tourists-Fail-to-Recognize-Her/

The Nightmare Before Star Wars

<p>Cosplayers <a href="https://www.instagram.com/operation_mj/" target="_blank">Operation MJ</a> and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/clauderz/" target="_...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/The-Nightmare-Before-Star-Wars/

Ancient Cycad in UK Produced Male and Female Cones after 60 Million Years due to Global Warming

An exotic and primitive plant, cycad, has produced male and female cones outdoors on the sheltered undercliffs of Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight for the first time in 60 million years. Botanists say that thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Ancient-Cycad-in-UK-produced-male-and-female-cones-after-60M-years-due-to-global-heating/

The OS That Powers Nearly All Smartphones Worldwide

<p>This operating system is Unix, an OS born half a century ago from a failure of an ambitious project which involved the giants in the tech industry, such as Bell Labs, General Electric (GE), and the Massa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/The-OS-That-Powers-Nearly-All-Smartphones-Worldwide/

Brain Tinkering Led To A Successful Creation of Artificial Memory

<p>The world we live in is an abundance of information. We learn from interacting personally with the world, and the information we receive from the world are integrated in our brains and are formed into me...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Brain-Tinkering-Led-To-A-Successful-Creation-of-Artificial-Memory/

They Have Cloned The Cat. Now They Want The Original’s Memories Implanted on The Clone

<p>Garlic is a lovable cat with a pink nose and tiny gray ears. He looks identical to his original.</p><blockquote>“My cat died of urinary tract disease,” Garlic’s owner Huang...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/They-Have-Cloned-The-Cat-Now-They-Want-The-Original-s-Memories-Implanted-on-The-Clone/

The Universe: How Big Is It?

<p>The universe is truly a vast place, but have you ever asked how big is it? This is one of the fundamental questions to astrophysics, and a question impossible to answer. Still, scientists still try their...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/The-Universe-How-Big-Is-It/

The Most Common U.S. Street Names

The only thing more common than people numbering things is when we then later rank those same things, which can cause trouble numerically. The National League of Cities lists the most common street names in the US, accor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/The-Most-Common-US-Street-Names/

This One Song Will Never Find Its Way into Guardians of the Galaxy

I’m asked to include this song BY FAR more than any other. And this predictability is precisely why I’d never use it. In general, I’d rather be in the business of giving folks the thing they want that they don...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/This-One-Song-Will-Never-Find-Its-Way-into-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/

A St. Louis Man Finished His Cigarette During a Bar Stick-Up, and Would Do It Again

<p>What would you do when somebody pulls out a gun and demands that you give them your possessions? Most of us would probably freak out. Not Tony Tovar who became viral in video showing how he continued smo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/A-St-Louis-Man-Finished-His-Cigarette-During-a-Bar-Stick-Up-and-Would-Do-It-Again/

"Honey, This Isn't What It Looks Like!"

<p>I was just getting something out of her fur, I swear! She doesn't mean a thing to me! I'd never cheat on you!.</p><p>Alas for poor kitty, she's unlikely to believe you, as <a href="ht...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Honey-This-Isn-t-What-It-Looks-Like/

Look: A Runner Turns His 29-Mile Loops into a Strava Artwork!

Lenny Maughan, an avid runner and prolific artist in San Francisco, is brilliant at turning his loops into designs. A combination of great physique and artistry!“I sketched out the Vulcan salute—the hand...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Look-A-runner-turns-his-29-mile-loops-into-a-Strava-artwork/

Becoming Conscious of Your Water Footprint: How Much Water Do You Eat?

<p>Our supply of water will not be enough to provide for and sustain the global demand after a decade. Water consumption isn't just about the ones coming out of the faucet or the shower. In fact, 90% can be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Becoming-Conscious-of-Your-Water-Footprint-How-Much-Water-Do-You-Eat/

BBC Allows Same-Sex Dance Pairs in Strictly Come Dancing

<p>For the first time next year, <a href="https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/tv/bbc-to-allow-same-sex-16843631" target="_blank">Strictly Come Dancing will allow same-sex...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/BBC-Allows-Same-Sex-Dance-Pairs-in-Strictly-Come-Dancing/

Five Notable Anecdotes of US Presidents Spending Time in Colorado

<p>When US presidents go out and take a trip or visit other states, the things that they do and the places they have been become part of the history of those places which can be told and re-told to future v...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Five-Notable-Anecdotes-of-US-Presidents-Spending-Time-in-Colorado/

Philadelphia Tackles Illegal Dumping By Targeting Contractors' Haulers

<p>Officials of Philadelphia's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet are going to tackle <a href="https://www.inquirer.com/news/short-dumping-illegal-philadelphia-trash-contractor-construction-permit-litter...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Philadelphia-Tackles-Illegal-Dumping-By-Targeting-Contractors-Haulers/

Markers in a Jug

This might be the best video on the Internet right now. pic.twitter.com/6AyR6hricX— Blattman (@davidblattman) August 27, 2019 This guy has probably spent years practicing his pen-throwing skills. The workers obv...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Markers-in-a-Jug/

MIT Scientist Monitors His Son for 90,000 Hours to See His Vocabulary and Learning Development

In a talk on TED.com, cognitive scientist Deb Roy shared a remarkable experiment that hearkens back to an earlier era of science using brand-new technology. From the day he and his wife brought their son h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/MIT-Scientist-Monitors-His-Son-for-90-000-Hours-to-See-His-Vocabulary-and-Learning-Development/

Pizza Candy Canes for the Candy Cane Season

Our 3rd (and final) new candy cane flavor of the year: Pizza! We had to!https://t.co/wbSsFVNukI pic.twitter.com/7zW1bl2V3A— Archie McPhee (@ArchieMcPhee) August 29, 2019 <p>Summer will be over soon,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Pizza-Candy-Canes-for-the-Candy-Cane-Season/

Where Did The Great White Sharks Go?

In a usual year, there can be over 200 sightings of great white sharks in False Bay near Cape Town, South Africa, which is one of the best-known predator hot spots in the world. However, this year has been baffling to sc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/Where-Did-The-Great-White-Sharks-Go/

This Image… Is A Toilet?

<p>Well, for ImageNet, the golden standard for image classification, this photo of severe flooding in the midwestern US is a toilet.</p><p>When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, Andrew Weinert...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/31/This-Image-Is-A-Toilet/




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