Archive for September 3rd, 2019

The Trebek Affirmation Soundboard

You should bookmark the Trebek Affirmation Soundboard, because it's just what you need when things haven't been going right, or you're a little down and need a pick-me-up. Alex Trebek, the voice of authority and the host...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/The-Trebek-Affirmation-Soundboard/

Bolas de Fuego, the Fireball Festival

We've shown you some strange and even dangerous local festivals from around the world, but this one takes the cake. In the town of Nejapa in El Salvador, people celebrate Bolas de Fuego every August 31st by flinging fire...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Bolas-de-Fuego-the-Fireball-Festival/

The Chocolate Museum in Barcelona

<p>Five hundred years ago, chocolate first arrived in the European shores in the form of cocoa beans. After pillaging the Mayan and the Aztec empires of Central America, where the cocoa beans have been cult...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/The-Chocolate-Museum-in-Barcelona/

Picky Eating Left This Boy Permanently Blind

<p>A new case report came out this week with news of a UK teenager having a diet of potato chips and other junk foods, which led to very undesirable health consequences. Doctors have described how the teen&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Picky-Eating-Left-This-Boy-Permanently-Blind/

Daredevil Driver Drove on Iron Poles Across a Washed-Out Road

  #WATCH Himachal Pradesh: A car crosses a makeshift bridge made of iron poles after heavy rainfall in the region damaged the road, in Drekari area of Chamba district. (22-08) pic.twitter.com/3XrHekeKqc— ANI...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Daredevil-Driver-Drove-on-Iron-Poles-Across-a-Washed-Out-Road/

China’s “Love-Pursuit Train” Brings Young Men and Women Together: An Attempt to Tackle its Sex Problem

China is currently experiencing its lowest marriage rate in 11 years due to lack of interest in marriage among the young people, especially women. Aside from this, there is a huge imbalance between the sexes, men being 3...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/China-s-Love-Pursuit-Train-Brings-Young-Men-and-Women-Together-An-Attempt-to-Tackle-its-Sex-Problem/

Biohackers, Bioethics, and the Need for Accessible and Affordable Medicine

In a society where access and affordability of medicines are real challenges, can biohackers be considered as “heroes” for social justice in health? Are there other creative solutions?This article discusses t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Biohackers-Bioethics-and-the-Need-for-Accessible-and-Affordable-Medicine/

Here’s How We Can Combat “August Anxiety”

<p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">Some people call it “August Anxiety”, some call it “Summertime Sadness” - this feeling of real sadness and uneasiness in anti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Here-s-How-We-Can-Combat-August-Anxiety/

This 20,000 Square Foot Immersive Art Environment Is Now Open In Santa Fe, New Mexico

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Meow Wolf, a strong artist collective has opened the doors to a new immersive art environment. The House of Eterna...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/This-20-000-Square-Foot-Immersive-Art-Environment-Is-Now-Open-In-Santa-Fe-New-Mexico/

Fossil DNA Reveals New Twists in Modern Human Origins

At one time, we thought that humans evolved in a straight line, from one species to another, until homo sapiens sapiens, or modern humans, were achieved -as illustrated in the artwork called March of Progress. B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Fossil-DNA-Reveals-New-Twists-in-Modern-Human-Origins/

This 1960s Comic Strip Claimed Nuclear Explosions Were the Future of Road Construction

The US threw its heart and soul into the Manhattan Project in order to develop a weapon to stop World War II. It did, but left unimaginable horror behind. Then came the arms race with the Soviet Union, in which both side...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/This-1960s-Comic-Strip-Claimed-Nuclear-Explosions-Were-the-Future-of-Road-Construction/

The Droid Orchestra

Sam Battle connected 95 LEGO droids, 42 musical instruments, and 30 iPads together to create the Droid Orchestra. You can probably guess what song they play. The project is to introduce you to the new programmable LEGO&r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/The-Droid-Orchestra/

Most of the Runaway Pigs from Vermont Farm Returned Through the Trail of Hot Dog Buns

About 250 pigs have escaped from a farm in Vermont, causing a nuisance for drivers and passers-by. But most of them have returned. Thanks to the trail of hot dog buns and good ol’ fashioned corralling!*em style="ba...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Most-of-the-Runaway-Pigs-from-Vermont-Farm-Returned-Through-the-Trail-of-Hot-Dog-Buns/

Nike Shoes Sold For $437,500 Break World Record Auction Price For Sneakers

One of the first pairs made by Nike Inc shattered the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction, by selling for $437,500. The “Moon Shoe”, bought by Canadian investor and car collector Miles Nadal (who...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Nike-Shoes-Sold-For-437-500-Break-World-Record-Auction-Price-For-Sneakers/

Scientists Found a Way to Grow Back Tooth Enamel, Possibly Ending the Future of Fillings

Tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in the human body. Sadly, it cannot repair itself when damaged, making people more susceptible to cavities and eventually needing fillings or tooth extraction.Now, scientists at the&nbs...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Scientists-Found-a-Way-to-Grow-Back-Tooth-Enamel-Possibly-Ending-the-Future-of-Fillings/

This Eagle Looks Like It’s Peeing

<p>Christian Sasse, a photographer who documents the eagle population in Vancouver, British Columbia, is waist-deep in the water as he waits for the opportunity to capture the perfect picture of a bald eagl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/This-Eagle-Looks-Like-It-s-Peeing/

This Yahoo! Answers Video Is Still Funny

<p>J.T Sexkik has compiled a series of misspellings and grammatical blunders taken from Yahoo! Answers into one video, and reads them. The result is an extremely hilarious video that would surely leave you...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/This-Yahoo-Answers-Video-Is-Still-Funny/

A “Universe of Words” by Emmanuelle Moureaux

<p>This is Emmanuelle Moureaux’s new installation titled “Universe of Words” which forms part of the Japanese soft drink Calpis — “Calpis 100th year anniversary, let’s me...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/A-Universe-of-Words-by-Emmanuelle-Moureaux/

These Leaves are Cropped Out From Coins

<p>Toronto-based artist Micah Adams loves to make tiny assemblages from tiny things that he was able to collect over the years. These tiny things would range from “toys, bottle caps, beach finds and e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/These-Leaves-are-Cropped-Out-From-Coins/

Child-Like Figures Carved Out of A Single Block Of Wood

<p>These are child-like figures created by 31-year old Tokyo-based artist Moe Nakamura. Each of these sculptures are carved out of a single block of wood. The figures are under Nakamura’s latest exhib...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/Child-Like-Figures-Carved-Out-of-A-Single-Block-Of-Wood/

You Know Nothing, Callie Read

Edi Okoro bought a diamond engagement ring, but it was some time before he popped the question to Callie Read. During that time, he carried the ring around, waiting for the perfect moment. He even referred to it as "my p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/You-Know-Nothing-Callie-Read/

What Really Happened to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

After a few years of bankrobbing their way across the American West, Robert LeRoy Parker and Harry Longabaugh headed to South America with their stolen money and Longabaugh's wife Ethel. Fifty years ago this month, B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/What-Really-Happened-to-Butch-Cassidy-and-the-Sundance-Kid/

The Restaurant of Mistaken Orders

<p>If you hate receiving wrong orders, you might not like this restaurant; but once you find out the reason why they serve wrong orders, it might be enough reason for you to love them!</p><p>The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/03/The-Restaurant-of-Mistaken-Orders/




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