Archive for September 20th, 2019

Tackling Mental Illness Stigma in the US with #IAmNotDangerous

<p>We often feel intimidated or scared when we encounter something we don't understand, something unknown or different from what we normally see around us. We tend to either avoid or at worst, drive away wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Tackling-Mental-Illness-Stigma-in-the-US-with-IAmNotDangerous/

Private Island for Sale in Upstate New York

<p>If you want to live in peace, away from all the stress and busyness of the modern world, then you might just want to pack your things and buy <a href="https://www.urbandaddy.com/articles/43163/th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Private-Island-for-Sale-in-Upstate-New-York/

The First to Sail Around the World

World history is such a vast subject that it is often reduced to soundbites one can remember, whether they are true or not. Most likely, you learned in school that Ferdinand Magellan was the first to sail around the worl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/The-First-to-Sail-Around-the-World/

Robot Tryst

For months, they were just two robots passing in the night. But one night the stars aligned, they finally met, and sparks flew. They coupled and then fell asleep. Philip Bloom captured the incident on two Nest cameras an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Robot-Tryst/

Absinthe: The Rise and Death of the Green Fairy

Absinthe is a liquor that gained a very particular reputation in the 19th century, as it was adopted by the artistic community of Paris, then spread to fashionable society, and then finally became affordable enough for c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Absinthe-The-Rise-and-Death-of-the-Green-Fairy/

Something That Can Make You Happier Than Money

<p>If there was something in life that can’t be brought back whatever we do, it would be time, and according to some studies, people who value this over money tend to be much happier. A new research p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Something-That-Can-Make-You-Happier-Than-Money/

Mount Fanjing: China's Lonely Mountain

<p>Towering at just over 2,570 m (8,430 ft), <a href="https://unusualplaces.org/mount-fanjing/" target="_blank">Mount Fanjing or Fanjingshan</a> is located in China's Guizhou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Mount-Fanjing-China-s-Lonely-Mountain/

Storm Area 51 Raid: It's Actually Happening

<p>Many people have speculated about what exactly is in Area 51 and why it's so confidential. Popular theory suggests that the US government is doing research and experiments on aliens, and that we in fact...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Storm-Area-51-Raid-It-s-Actually-Happening/

The Word Origins Behind Some Harry Potter Spells, Names, and Terminologies

<p>From the origin of the word “muggle”, to what Voldermort’s name means, and how the term “horcrux” came to be, this video lists 30 words in the Harry Potter universe and what...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/The-Word-Origins-Behind-Some-Harry-Potter-Spells-Names-and-Terminologies/

How The Ancient Wisdom of the Philosophers Can Guide Us Amidst The Climate Crisis

<p>We are born in a difficult time, and I know most of us would agree with me on this one. Aside from our own personal problems that we deal with everyday, we are also bombarded with problems in our respect...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/How-The-Ancient-Wisdom-of-the-Philosophers-Can-Guide-Us-Amidst-The-Climate-Crisis/

Epic Restaurant And Bar Design Fails

<p>Most of us are unaware of our mistakes, but, for some reason, we can spot somebody else’s mistakes from a mile away.&nbsp;</p><p>Today, our dumbness can be broadcast faster than eve...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Epic-Restaurant-And-Bar-Design-Fails/

80-Year-Old People With The Brains Of 20-Somethings: How Is This Possible?

<p>The brain ages with a person, and that’s a fact. Over time, its performance deteriorates, and a person’s life is deeply affected as he faces difficulty in many cognitive processes such as rec...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/80-Year-Old-People-With-The-Brains-Of-20-Somethings-How-Is-This-Possible/

Course on Dissent Cancelled at Yale-NUS College Two Weeks Before Classes Begin

<p>Freedom of expression is foundational to any democratic society, something Singapore is being criticized for its stringent policies on such matters. And so it came as a surprise to Yale University, which...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/Course-on-Dissent-Cancelled-at-Yale-NUS-College-Two-Weeks-Before-Classes-Begin/

When New Yorkers Burned Down a Quarantine Hospital

Embed from Getty ImagesBefore antibiotics and immunization, infectious diseases were terrifying killers, and there wasn't much we could do about it, outside of separating the sick from the healthy in hopes that the dis...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/20/When-New-Yorkers-Burned-Down-a-Quarantine-Hospital/

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