Archive for September 18th, 2019

When Taking Risks is the Only Certain Thing You Have

<p>In a constantly fluctuating world, one can never be sure of what's going to happen tomorrow or the day after that. <a href="https://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/b1h62xnj42fzfj/For-Emergi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/When-Taking-Risks-is-the-Only-Certain-Thing-You-Have/

Harvard Professor Staci Gruber Shares Insights on How Marijuana Affects the Brain

<p>People say that benefits can be reaped from taking medical marijuana but there are still reservations on whether it is actually safe as regards one's cognitive performance, mental stability, and psycholo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Harvard-Professor-Staci-Gruber-Shares-Insights-on-How-Marijuana-Affects-the-Brain/

This Woman Was Sentenced to 12 Years for Selling Marijuana, Got Early Release, But Was Sent Back Due to Court Fines

<p>Nine years ago, Patricia Spottedcrow was thrown into jail plus $2,740 in fines after being found guilty of selling $31 worth of marijuana. Since this was her first time being sentenced for this crime, sh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/This-Woman-Was-Sentenced-to-12-Years-for-Selling-Marijuana-Got-Early-Release-But-Was-Sent-Back-Due-to-Court-Fines/

Crazy Mask Designs Featured at London Design Festival

<p>Masks can be anything that you use to cover your face or simply to put something on it. And you can have your way with how you want it to look. These <a href="https://www.dezeen.com/2019/09/18/ma...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Crazy-Mask-Designs-Featured-at-London-Design-Festival/

When American Waitresses Were Labeled ‘Women of Ill Repute’

A peculiar facet of tipping culture is that restaurant servers depend on compensation from customers with no agreed-upon contract, so some diners calculate the worth of the labor on how pretty, friendly, or servile a wai...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/When-American-Waitresses-Were-Labeled-Women-of-Ill-Repute/

New KFC Sandwich: Fried Chicken on Donuts

KFC is testing out another wacky idea, putting an extra-crispy chicken fillet between two glazed donuts and calling it a sandwich. It's called, oddly enough, the Chicken and Donuts sandwich.   The sandwich is p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/New-KFC-Sandwich-Fried-Chicken-on-Donuts/

Brilliant Invention: Lip Balm Stick Filled with Cheese

<p>Journalist Valerie Schremp Hahn reports that her 9-year old daughter has developed <a href="https://twitter.com/valeriehahn/status/1174107762550300673" target="_blank">a life-ch...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Brilliant-Invention-Lip-Balm-Stick-Filled-with-Cheese/

How the Turtleneck Became the Iconic Look for the Creative Genius

Embed from Getty ImagesThe neck opening of a garment has always sported signifiers of status, due to its proximity to the face, always visible in a meeting or a portrait. Those signifiers include neckties, frilly lace...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/How-the-Turtleneck-Became-the-Iconic-Look-for-the-Creative-Genius/

There is No Such Thing as True Energy Independence

We need energy to live every day. From the cars that we drive to the appliances we use to make our food and do things around the house, energy powers everything we use. But what happens when one source of energy, say oil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/There-is-No-Such-Thing-as-True-Energy-Independence/

Dorothy Wilding's Portraits of Classic Beauties

<p>Dorothy Wilding's portraits, especially those of the British Royal Family, are breathtaking. In fact, some of the photos she took of Queen Elizabeth II made their way onto Britain's postage stamps which...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Dorothy-Wilding-s-Portraits-of-Classic-Beauties/

Air: A Candid Take on India's Pollution Problem

<p>Let's face it, in many parts of the world, progress and development will come at a cost, whether it be in economic terms or in health and environmental terms. India's economy has been growing but with th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Air-A-Candid-Take-on-India-s-Pollution-Problem/

Egg & Chicken Costume Hat Set For Kitty and Their Human

Egg & Chicken Hat Set for Kitty and Their Human Halloween is right around the corner. Did you promise your feline overlord that you would dress in themed attire this year? Not to worry! The NeatoShop has you cov...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Egg-Chicken-Costume-Hat-Set-For-Kitty-and-Their-Human/

This Woman Helps Slow Drivers Down

This Lady is helping @TrooperPesola slow drivers down on Finley Point. She’s running radar with her #SoloCup #FinleyPoint #SlowDown pic.twitter.com/zicvdRpCyc— Timmy B (@timmyb48) August 18, 2019 <p&g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/This-Woman-Helps-Slow-Drivers-Down/

Grauzone's Eisbaer and the New Wave of 80s Synth Pop

<p>Synth pop became popular during the 1970s and later on, evolved into other forms like electropop, house music, and EDM. With its ambient beats and somewhat futuristic style, it gives one a chill vibe tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Grauzone-s-Eisbaer-and-the-New-Wave-of-80s-Synth-Pop/

Plan A

A team from Science and Global Security put together a scenario of what could happen if a nuclear war broke out between the Russians and the US, starting with an attack on the NATO countries of Europe. The beginning is s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Plan-A/

Weird Claims About Climate, Humans, and Weather

<p>Many people in history have tried to make connections between the climate and humans. Some of them were quite bizarre but then again, they didn't have the equipment or scientific instruments which we use...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Weird-Claims-About-Climate-Humans-and-Weather/

Turning Emotional Energy Into a Source of Strength to Take on Climate Change

<p>Witnessing the calamities that are laying our world to waste can be heartbreaking and emotionally draining. It will take its toll on us and we will find ourselves not having enough energy and strength to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Turning-Emotional-Energy-Into-a-Source-of-Strength-to-Take-on-Climate-Change/

It's Not the Rain, We're Just Bad at Driving

Learning to follow traffic rules and regulations isn't just so that you don't get caught violating them. It's for everyone's safety. But it wouldn't matter if somebody, who has no apprehension whatsoever about such rules...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/It-s-Not-the-Rain-We-re-Just-Bad-at-Driving/

Please Be Seated, A Communal Bench of Wavy Proportions

<p>This odd-looking installation of three concentric circles forming a wave-like pattern serves both an aesthetic and a practical purpose. The installation titled "<a href="https://www.dezeen.c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Please-Be-Seated-A-Communal-Bench-of-Wavy-Proportions/

China's Population Issue Could Cause a Setback to Its Aspirations

<p>China may be one of the largest countries in the world in terms of demographics but the situation might change in the next decades if it will not address the issue of its population. To be clear, the iss...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/China-s-Population-Issue-Could-Cause-a-Setback-to-Its-Aspirations/

LEGO Launches First Brand Campaign in 30 Years

<p>For the first time in 30 years, the LEGO group launches its very first brand campaign. The brand campaign, titled “Rebuild The World”, the toy company hopes to use their latest initiative to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/LEGO-Launches-First-Brand-Campaign-in-30-Years/

Check Out This Paper Organ

View this post on Instagram Playing the organ! With one balloon you can play up to 45 seconds 😘👍🎶🎹🎵 #papierorgel #paperorgan #musicinstrument #workingorgan #organbuilding #orgelbau #o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Check-Out-This-Paper-Organ/

How Can We Protect Our Privacy While Traveling?

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Traveling is one of the most exhilarating activities one can do in their lifetime, for the joy of exploring new an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/How-Can-We-Protect-Our-Privacy-While-Traveling/

Elephant Introduces Her Newborn Calf To Her Rescuers

<p>In 2006, an elephant only 5 months old was found all alone by Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) in Kenya. The organization decided to hand-raise this elephant, which they named Loijuk, until she was old eno...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Elephant-Introduces-Her-Newborn-Calf-To-Her-Rescuers/

This Lobster Is, For Some Reason, Two-Toned

Aboard his vessel named Force of Habit, Captain Daryl Dunham recently caught this peculiar lobster in Stonington, Maine. It’s a little speckled on one side, and creamsicle-orange on the other, and an unnaturally st...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/This-Lobsters-is-Two-Toned/

The Hardest Props I Ever Made

The job of a Hollywood prop master is creative, ever-changing, and challenging. It's also show business! But the world of props is like housework- people only notice when you don't do it right. Prop masters spen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/The-Hardest-Props-I-Ever-Made/

Florida Woman Imprisoned For $1.6M Family Curse Scam

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Sherry Tina Uwanawich, a 28-year-old woman from South Florida, was sentenced to three years and four months in pri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Florida-Woman-Imprisoned-For-1-6M-Family-Curse-Scam/

This New Technology Can Harness Electricity From The Night

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A new device can produce electricity from the cool air of the evening, according to University of California Los A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/This-New-Technology-Can-Harness-Electricity-From-The-Night/

This Disneyland Allows Outside Food Except Durian

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Disneyland in Shanghai, China, is now allowing outside food after a lawsuit in March. </span><span style=...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/This-Disneyland-Allows-Outside-Food-Except-Durian/

Dutch Vloggers Ended Up In Jail After Attempting To Visit Area 51

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Area 51 is the Air Force facility best known for UFO conspiracies and alien encounters, and it isn’t a surpr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/18/Dutch-Vloggers-Ended-Up-In-Jail-After-Attempting-To-Visit-Area-51/

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