Archive for September 7th, 2019

Tokyo Sans Humans: Masataka Nakano's Almost 30-Year Photo Collection of a Deserted Tokyo

<p>In the city with one of the highest populations in the world, one would be hard-pressed to find a moment wherein there are no people around to capture just the scenery of the place with its architecture,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Tokyo-Sans-Humans-Masataka-Nakano-s-Almost-30-Year-Photo-Collection-of-a-Deserted-Tokyo/

South Korea Demands Ban of Rising Sun Flag at 2020 Olympics

<p>It's no secret that there's bad blood between Japan and South Korea as memories from their historical tensions linger in the minds and hearts of South Korean people.</p><p>As such, with the u...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/South-Korea-Demands-Ban-of-Rising-Sun-Flag-at-2020-Olympics/

The Isleworth Mona Lisa: A Legal Battle for Custody

One of Leonardo da Vinci's famous works, the Mona Lisa, may have had a much earlier unfinished version hidden in the vault of a Swiss bank. Historians are still debating on whether this is just a mere copy or something p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/The-Isleworth-Mona-Lisa-A-Legal-Battle-for-Custody/

The Internet Ranking of Star Wars Movies

As we head into autumn, the hype surrounding episode nine of the Star Wars saga will intensify greatly -after all, there are toys to be sold! Meanwhile, there are eleven existing Star Wars films to revi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/The-Internet-Ranking-of-Star-Wars-Movies/

Now That’s What I Call a Wedding Look

While Vanessa and Alex, the founders of Messy Messy Chic, are off getting married, the rest of the team decided to post pictures of traditional bridal costumes from all over the world. Above, you see a Muslim bride from...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Now-Thats-What-I-Call-a-Wedding-Look/

Vinyl is Back in Vogue

<p>In an era of audio streaming and other digital music platforms, you wouldn't see a lot of people consuming their music through vinyls. But you would be surprised that <a href="https://www.houmato...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Vinyl-is-Back-in-Vogue/

For the First Time in 360 Years, Compasses in Greenwich Will Point to True North

<p>The Royal Observatory in Greenwich, UK is the location where the prime meridian (0° longitude) was established in the Nineteenth Century, thus providing for a baseline of geographic standardization....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/For-the-First-Time-in-360-Years-Compasses-in-Greenwich-Will-Point-to-True-North/

Astronomers Are Baffled Over This Galaxy With No Dark Matter

This is the galaxy nicknamed “DF2”. Found some 60 million light-years from Earth, this galaxy has scientists baffled as it doesn’t have dark matter.Because DF2 would be the very first known galaxy witho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Astronomers-Are-Baffled-On-This-Galaxy-With-No-Dark-Matter/

A Baby Girl Is Delivered 117 Days After Her Mother’s Brain Death

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A healthy baby girl was born after her mother was declared brain-dead by doctors. The baby was kept alive in her m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/A-Baby-Girl-Is-Delivered-117-Days-After-Her-Mother-s-Brain-Death/

The Lice-Infested Underwear Experiment

During World War II, the US government was concerned about lice. Groups of people living in close quarters under primitive conditions (as in war) were an invitation to lice, which could spread typhus. In 1942, the govern...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/The-Lice-Infested-Underwear-Experiment/

The Surprising Individuality of Bacterial Clones

A mass of identical runners flooded the starting line. This was not your usual 5k. The scientists behind this contest will test both speed and the navigational ability of the competitors as they travel through a maze and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/The-Surprising-Individuality-of-Bacterial-Clones/

A Physicist’s Approach To Other Fields Encapsulated in This Book

Marissa Martinelli is a longtime reader of Randall Munroe’s webcomic xkcd. Martinelli used to chuckle at the disclaimer that was attached for over a decade at the webcomic, as she is an English major. It states:War...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/A-Physicist-s-Approach-To-Other-Fields-Encapsulated-in-This-Book/

Former Cisco CEO: AI Will Produce Bigger Impact Than the Internet Did

John Chambers may have just turned 70, but he still displays the vigor that he had back in 1995, when he became CEO at Cisco Systems. During his term, Chambers grew Cisco’s annual revenue from $2.2 billion in 1995...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Former-Cisco-CEO-AI-Will-Produce-Bigger-Impact-Than-What-Internet-Did/

A Frog That Comes in Two Different Colors

<p>This is a dyeing poison arrow frog, a frog toxic to predators such as birds due to their skin containing high amounts of alkaloid.</p><p>Throughout the animal kingdom, the prey has used warni...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/A-Frog-That-Comes-in-Two-Different-Colors/

Dug Stanat's Silly Demons

When I saw this sculpture, I knew that I had see more by the artist. Dug Stanat's work is a treat! He makes dark and funny creatures that he hopes "leads you into a little daydream." I can daydream about this cheery fell...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Dug-Stanat-s-Silly-Demons/

A Blind Man Invented a "Smart Cane" to Navigate the World

<p>Kursat Ceylan, a Turkish engineer, has been blind since birth. He applied his technical expertise to help himself and other people like him overcome that disability. The "<a href="https://we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/A-Blind-Man-Invented-a-Smart-Cane-to-Navigate-the-World/

This Photographer Took Thousands Of Purrfect Cat Photos Over 50 Years

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Walter Chandoha captured the hearts of the public with his beautiful photos of feline friends. With an archive bel...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/This-Photographer-Took-Thousands-Of-Purrfect-Cat-Photos-Over-50-Years/

ICONEO's Imaginative Illustrations of Modern Idiosyncracies

Steffen Kraft, also known as ICONEO, produces lovely artworks that are often fantastical, but always relatable. Some are just clever images, while many illustrate what's wrong with our modern world in simple and often wo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/ICONEOs-Imaginative-Illustrations-of-Modern-Idiosyncracies/

The Tiny Building Where 285,000 Businesses are Based

Delaware is a tiny state that stands out by making itself important to business- as an all-American tax haven. Half As Interesting explains how that works, which involves one very important address and presumably a very...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/The-Tiny-Building-Where-285000-Businesses-are-Based/

This Radiator Has a Built-in Plate Warmer

<p>Redditor Murderhands brings us <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/d0klhp/this_is_a_victorian_radiator_with_a_built_in/" target="_blank">this simple but clever desig...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/This-Radiator-Has-a-Built-in-Plate-Warmer/

Watch the Billie Eilish Video for "all the good girls go to hell"

Billie Eilish has shared the latest music video for her new song "all the good girls go to hell."Billie Eilish shared the following statement about climate change:“right now there are millions of people all over th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Watch-the-Billie-Eilish-for-all-the-good-girls-go-to-hell/

Florida Man Parked His Smart Car In His Kitchen So It Won’t “Blow Away”

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Florida resident Patrick Eldridge had a light-hearted challenge with his wife, Jessica Eldridge. The challenge was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Florida-Man-Parked-His-Smart-Car-In-His-Kitchen-So-It-Won-t-Blow-Away/

Comfy Chairs

<p>Well, actually, the design is titled "<a href="https://www.stephane-ducatteau.com/?attachment_id=365" target="_blank">Cadre</a>." French designer Stephanie Ducat...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Comfy-Chairs/

A Recipe to Reverse Your Biological Age

<p>Everyday we grow older and add years to our lives. Our body also ages. It becomes weaker and more prone to injuries and diseases. That's a fact of life. In a new study, scientists say that <a href=&qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/A-Recipe-to-Reverse-Your-Biological-Age/

Uli Kirchler's Pop-Up Wooden Castles

<p>With a flick of his wrist, Uli Kirchler demonstrates one of his kinetic sculptures of castles, hidden within burled wood, popping up from underneath to show a miniature landscape of buildings or tower-li...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Uli-Kirchler-s-Pop-Up-Wooden-Castles/

Wonder Woman Sticky Notes

Wonder Woman Sticky NotesYou are as beautiful as Aphrodite, as wise as Athena, stronger than Hercules, and as organized as a soccer mom with 6 kids. You are a wonder of a woman. Life isn't always a paradise. Sometim...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Wonder-Woman-Sticky-Notes/

Plastic Surgery at a Livestock Auction

In March of 1898, British surgeon Dr. William Brown attended a livestock auction. He was summoned to an emergency on the grounds, as a 14-year-old boy just had his ear bitten off by a horse! A slice of his scalp was gone...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/07/Plastic-Surgery-at-a-Livestock-Auction/




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