Archive for 2019

Battle at Big Rock

The short film Battle at Big Rock is a Jurassic World scene, written by Colin Trevorrow and Emily Carmichael and directed by Trevorrow, that acts as a bridge between Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom*/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Battle-at-Big-Rock/

UCSF, UC Berkeley To Focus Joint Research Efforts on Understanding Dyslexia and Other Learning Challenges

<p>When I was younger, I thought dyslexia only meant that a person had trouble reading because they mix up the letters in words. But I found out later on that it was much more complicated than that.</p&g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/UCSF-UC-Berkeley-To-Focus-Joint-Research-Efforts-on-Understanding-Dyslexia-and-Other-Learning-Challenges/

The Signature Film of Every Major City

Film critic Jeremy Smith admits he doesn't know as much as he should about Bollywood films, but otherwise, he's got an encyclopedic knowledge of movies made around the world, and movies made about places around...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/The-Signature-Film-of-Every-Major-City/

How Did the Whole Stan Lee Cameo Thing Start?

The iconic comic book superhero creator Stan Lee appears in all the Marvel movies, even posthumously in Avengers: Endgame. A reader asked how the tradition of Stan Lee cameos came about, and the answer grew to e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/How-Did-the-Whole-Stan-Lee-Cameo-Thing-Start/

The Merits and Flaws of Translation

<p>It would be wonderful to enjoy a literary work in its original form or to analyze seminal works from great philosophers in their own language. But oftentimes, we don't have the luxury of learning the ori...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/The-Merits-and-Flaws-of-Translation/

37-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Sarah Thomas, First Person to Cross English Channel Four Times

Extraordinary, amazing, super-human!!! Just when we think we’ve reached the limit of human endurance, someone shatters the records. Huge congratulations to Sarah Thomas on swimming the English Channel 4x continuousl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/37-Year-Old-Breast-Cancer-Survivor-Sarah-Thomas-First-Person-to-Cross-English-Channel-Four-Times/

Joongwon Jeong's Hyperrealistic Portraits of Classical Art

<p>When you look at statues, sculptures, or paintings of people, you can't help but wonder how they must have looked like when they were alive or if they were flesh and blood. Through the hyperrealistic wor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Joongwon-Jeong-s-Hyperrealistic-Portraits-of-Classical-Art/

How the Cover of Nirvana's Nevermind Was Shot

<p>Nirvana's 1991 album <em>Nevermind</em> brought fame to the band and grunge music to the world. The cover image immediately captivated the public eye. It shows a baby, representing the human...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/How-the-Cover-of-Nirvana-s-i-Nevermind-i-Was-Shot/

“America” Toilet Stolen From UK Palace

Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan’s “art installation”, the gold toilet “America” has been stolen from its wood-panelled room over the weekend. A report of the burglary at the Oxfordshire cou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/America-Toilet-Stolen-From-UK-Palace/

Inventories Of Emergency Services

The image above shows us the entire contents of a firetruck in Geneva, Switzerland, sorted and categorized, including the crew. This is an example of a very popular Instagram meme called knolling.   So knolling...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Inventories-Of-Emergency-Services/

Infant with Rare Juvenile Cancer Survives After Receiving Treatment Based on Genetic Test Results

<p>There are still so many rare cases of diseases that we don't know which may be due to genetic mutations or alterations. One such case involved <a href="https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2019/09/415036/ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Infant-with-Rare-Juvenile-Cancer-Survives-After-Receiving-Treatment-Based-on-Genetic-Test-Results/

Arcadia Earth: An Immersive Art Exhibit That Urges Us to Take Environmental Action

<p>Art can be a useful means to inspire people to take action for certain causes. And in the new art exhibit <a href="https://matadornetwork.com/read/immersive-art-exhibit-environment-new-york-city/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Arcadia-Earth-An-Immersive-Art-Exhibit-That-Urges-Us-to-Take-Environmental-Action/

Area 51 Preparations

While the music festival near Area 51 was canceled and substituted with a party in Las Vegas, that was a separate venture from the original Facebook event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,&rdq...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Area-51-Preparations/

Why Throwing Banana Peels on the Ground Is Bad For The Environment

<p>If you can’t see a trash can along the road, do you just throw away the peel of the banana you just ate on the ground? If you think to yourself that it’s fine and “it will just decompos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Why-Throwing-Banana-Peels-on-the-Ground-Is-Bad-For-The-Environment/

Eyes: Windows To The Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

<p>Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a disease that starts to alter and damage the brain years or even decades before symptoms in a person appear. Being able to identify early if a person is at risk of havi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Eyes-Windows-To-The-Risk-of-Alzheimer-s-Disease/

Saturn’s 2010 Great White Spot

<p>This is the Great White Spot of Saturn (see top left of the image), <a href="https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap190915.html" target="_blank">which began as a “fluffy white storm...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Saturn-s-2010-Great-White-Spot/

For The First Time Ever, Scientists Hear Ringing of A Newborn Black Hole

<p>Albert Einstein, in his theory of general relativity, hypothesized that a black hole, formed from two cosmically quaking collisions of two massive black holes, would ring in the aftermath. This ring woul...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/For-The-First-Time-Ever-Scientists-Hear-Ringing-of-A-Newborn-Black-Hole/

Listen to Alex Trebek Pronounce "Genre" Over and Over Again

<p>Alex Trebek of <em>Jeopardy!</em> is of French Canadian origin. He's a native French speaker and can <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcWYJHdeN8Q" target="_blank&quo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Listen-to-Alex-Trebek-Pronounce-Genre-Over-and-Over-Again/

Dead Bodies Continue to Move for Over a Year

Forensic investigators in Australia ran a grisly experiment for more than a year and came up with some fairly weird conclusions. They observed (and photographed) a corpse as it decomposed at a body farm for 17 months. A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Dead-Bodies-Continue-to-Move-for-Over-a-Year/

Lady Macbeth's Guest Soap Mini Soap

Lady Macbeth's Guest Soap Mini SoapYour home is your castle. Treat your guests like royalty and show that you are full of the milk of human kindness with the Lady Macbeth's Guest Soap Mini Soap from the NeatoShop.This wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/Lady-Macbeths-Guest-Soap-Mini-Soap/

This Egyptian Masseur Is Playing With Fire, But Easing Muscle Pain

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">In the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya, an Egyptian masseuse plays with fire to ease his client’s muscle...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/This-Egyptian-Masseur-Is-Playing-With-Fire-But-Easing-Muscle-Pain/

This Fashion Designer Unleashed An Army of Uniformed Models On Fifth Avenue

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Models pulled up in a yellow school bus outside Bergdof Goodman, a tourist spot near Central Park. The models trot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/17/This-Fashion-Designer-Unleashed-An-Army-of-Uniformed-Models-On-Fifth-Avenue/

The Mid-Autumn Festival: A Feast of Thanksgiving, Family, and Mooncakes!

<p>The <a href="https://folklorethursday.com/folklife/the-mid-autumn-festival-mooncakes-lanterns-and-family/" target="_blank">Mid-Autumn Festival</a> is a wonderful celebrati...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/The-Mid-Autumn-Festival-A-Feast-of-Thanksgiving-Family-and-Mooncakes/

What Does Living Fully Mean?

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">We usually see a lot of influencers on Instagram “living” their best lives with vacations, brand partn...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/What-Does-Living-Fully-Mean/

Different Worlds Collide: Keanu Reeves And Hideo Kojima Just Met

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Hideo Kojima has blessed the Internet with evidence of a visit from none other than Keanu Reeves himself. Kojima (...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/Different-Worlds-Collide-Keanu-Reeves-And-Hideo-Kojima-Just-Met/

Researchers Developed Triaging Tool for Palliative Care

<p>Deciding who needs urgent care and attention in hospitals can usually become a subjective choice. Oftentimes, people with life-threatening conditions or those with very serious injuries get treated first...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/Researchers-Developed-Triaging-Tool-for-Palliative-Care/

Serra da Bodoquena: An Underwater Paradise of Biodiversity

<p>Though the Amazon rainforest is a quite popular natural landscape in Brazil, there are many other places aside from it that offer a rich diversity of life. One such place can be found in southern Brazil,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/Serra-da-Bodoquena-An-Underwater-Paradise-of-Biodiversity/

Scientists Feel 'Ecological Grief' Over Great Barrier Reef's Decline

<p>Witnessing many catastrophes befall people is heartbreaking enough, but we also experience loss and grief when we see nature suffering from the effects of our negligence and abuse, especially since we ar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/Scientists-Feel-Ecological-Grief-Over-Great-Barrier-Reef-s-Decline/

Gwen Murphy's Foot Fetish

Artist Gwen Murphy calls her series "Foot Fetish." Within a pair of old shoes, she can see expressive personalities. She adds those animistic personas with clay ash and acrylic paint. Since 2005, she's made about 150 of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/Gwen-Murphy-s-Foot-Fetish/

Why This Creepy Melody is in So Many Movies

You probably never realized how many times you've heard the same four-note logo during a sad, stressful, or foreboding scene in movies over the years. It's not as blatant as the inception BRAAAM, and it's far older. It g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/16/Why-This-Creepy-Melody-is-in-So-Many-Movies/








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