Archive for September 23rd, 2019

Sebastian Brajkovic's Mind-Bending Furniture

It's called the Fibonnaci Chair.I think that's quite clever. The chair mimics the flow of the Fibonacci Sequence.Sebastian Brajkovic, an artist in Amsterdam, does lots of furniture design like this.<!--more-->This...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Sebastian-Brajkovic-s-Mind-Bending-Furniture/

1940: How to Break the Hays Code in As Many Ways as Possible in One Photo

<p>In 1930, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), responding to public concern about perceived immoral behaviors and lifestyles presented in the nascent motion picture business, issued a code of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/1940-How-to-Break-the-Hays-Code-in-As-Many-Ways-as-Possible-in-One-Photo/

A Cartoonist Must Know His Limits

<p>Every now and then, an artist writes himself into a corner. That's when tragedy must befall the main characters. Chris Hallbeck, whom I <a href="https://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/09/Interview-Chr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/A-Cartoonist-Must-Know-His-Limits/

The Coffee Brand That is a Total Lie

Most coffee brands are named after someone or something, like Folgers or Maxwell House. Then there's Chock full o’Nuts. There's a name that really paints a picture, but who wants to drink a coffee made of nuts?&ldq...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/The-Coffee-Brand-That-is-a-Total-Lie/

Ghostly Deepstaria Jellyfish

The crew of the EV Nautilus used the Hercules ROV to spy on a Deepstaria jellyfish. In reaction to the Hercules drawing near, the jelly went into defensive mode and put on a show for the watching scient...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Ghostly-Deepstaria-Jellyfish/

Merriam Webster Adds “They” As A Nonbinary Pronoun

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Merriam-Webster added 530 new words to the dictionary, including an additional definition of “they”, and we couldn’t be happier for ou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Merriam-Webster-Adds-They-As-A-Nonbinary-Pronoun/

Warm Water Is The Fuel To A Hurricane’s Fire, Scientists Explain

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Hurricane Dorian,a storm that started as a Category 3 that intensified into a Category 5 in a short span of time,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Warm-Water-Is-The-Fuel-To-A-Hurricane-s-Fire-Scientists-Explain/

You'll Love These Giant Bear Cushions!

<p>Who says you can't have a giant bear to cuddle with? </p><p>Japanese shop, Dinos, presents their “Picasso” animal series, offering you <a href="https://grapee.jp/en/123164...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/You-ll-Love-These-Giant-Bear-Cushions/

Blind People May See With This Scientific Breakthrough

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">An experimental device is helping a handful of volunteers see. The device, called </span><em style="...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Blind-People-May-See-With-This-Scientific-Breakthrough/

When Your Cat Has a Better House Than You

<p>Who would have imagined that cats can have beautifully structured houses like this?</p><blockquote><em style="color: black;">Curving concrete. Modular construction. Sustainabl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/When-Your-Cat-Has-a-Better-House-Than-You/

This Toy Story 4 Alternate Ending Would Have Steered the Narrative in a Completely Different Direction

Narrative endings are very difficult to craft from a writer's perspective because usually a writer comes up with several ways to end a story, but it's a struggle to find the one most fitting to tie up the plot, bring the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/This-Toy-Story-4-Alternate-Ending-Would-Have-Steered-the-Narrative-in-a-Completely-Different-Direction/

Veterinary Technician Training: Handling a Fractious Cat

Here are some good ideas for handling an angry cat for medical purposes. You might think this is a real veterinary training video, because it resembles so many of them (this one in particular), but that notion is cleared...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Veterinary-Technician-Training-Handling-a-Fractious-Cat/

Taking Inspiration and Design Ideas from Children's Books

<p>Children's books and stories may seem prosaic and irrelevant to adults, but quite the opposite, <a href="https://www.printmag.com/design-inspiration/ideas-designers-great-childrens-books-part-1/&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Taking-Inspiration-and-Design-Ideas-from-Children-s-Books/

I Like Scary Movies Interactive Art Exhibit Will Feature Friday the 13th

<p>Delving into the world of horror films can bring a new level of excitement and thrill to fans. With the I Like Scary Movies exhibit, they can actually experience a bit of what it feels like to be in thei...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/I-Like-Scary-Movies-Interactive-Art-Exhibit-Will-Feature-Friday-the-13th/

Next-Gen Coffee

<p>If you’re someone who can’t start your day without drinking a cup of coffee (like me), then probably coffee, not blood, runs in your veins already (just kidding). People like us know how impo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Next-Gen-Coffee/

Artist Addresses 200 Years Of Crimes Against Women and Children In Glass

<p><em style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">(A)Dressing Our Hidden Truths</em><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Artist-Addresses-200-Years-Of-Crimes-Against-Women-and-Children-In-Glass/

Woman Puts Injured Bobcat Inside Her Car, Inches Away From Her Child

“Don’t pick up wildlife,” warned officials after a Colorado Springs woman, on Wednesday, just put a 20-pound (9-kilogram) bobcat inside her car, inches away from the safety seat where her 3-year-old son...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Woman-Puts-Injured-Bobcat-Inside-Her-Car-Inches-Away-From-Her-Child/

The Hybrid Assistive Limb

<p>Last year, Kristen Sorensen was diagnosed with a rare disorder called Guillain Barre syndrome, which affects the nervous system, and the then 55-year-old woman was paralyzed from the neck down.</p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/The-Hybrid-Assistive-Limb/

Junkman Scares People on the Streets as Part of an Anti-Littering Campaign

Nobody wants to see trash lying around on the streets (or anywhere for that matter), but sometimes we're just too lazy to throw our own trash in the proper place. And it can accumulate and lead to drastic consequences af...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Junkman-Scares-People-on-the-Streets-as-Part-of-an-Anti-Littering-Campaign/

This Arcade Sofa Is Your Gaming Buddy!

<p>Looking for a great place to chill out and play your favorite video games? Harow’s compact sofa got you!</p><blockquote><em>This can be made with custom sizes and artwork. Plus it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/This-Arcade-Sofa-Is-Your-Gaming-Buddy/

Joachim Gans Finally Gets His Due

A new historical marker went up last month in eastern North Carolina, commemorating the first documented practicing Jewish person to set foot in North America. Joachim Gans arrived in the New World as part of the first R...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Joachim-Gans-Finally-Gets-His-Due/

The Whitechapel Fatberg Has Its Own Hidden Memorial

Back in 2017, an unusually large fatberg was discovered in the sewers beneath London, specifically in the Whitechapel area. The battle to break up and remove the fatberg was such a distinctive chapter in London sewer his...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/The-Whitechapel-Fatberg-Has-Its-Own-Hidden-Memorial/

This Man Fulfilled His Dream To Visit Every Country Before Turning 40, Thanks To His Credit Cards

<p>It is ambitious to dream of visiting every country on Earth. It is more ambitious to dream of fulfilling that dream before you turn 40, but this man just fulfilled that thanks to his <a href="htt...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/This-Man-Fulfilled-His-Dream-To-Visit-Every-Country-Before-Turning-40-Thanks-To-His-Credit-Cards/

Indonesian Sky Turns Blood Red Due To Haze

<p>Indonesia — Skies over the Jambi Province turned red over the weekend due to the widespread forest fires that rage over huge parts of the country. A resident of the province, who took photos of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Indonesian-Sky-Turns-Blood-Red-Due-To-Haze/

This Group Of Friends Ran A Marathon With Trees Strapped To Their Backs

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Marathons are a difficult feat to finish under normal circumstances, imagine joining and completing a marathon wit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/This-Group-Of-Friends-Ran-A-Marathon-With-Trees-Strapped-To-Their-Backs/

Frozen 2 Will Be Dropping a New Trailer on Monday

<p>It's been almost six years after the blockbuster success of Disney's Frozen and now, we are going to be treated to a sequel where the Frozen world will get that much bigger. But as we wait for its worldw...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Frozen-2-Will-Be-Dropping-a-New-Trailer-on-Monday/

Making the Downton Abbey Movie Was a Logistical Nightmare

After the success of the television series, Downton Abbey had an encore with its movie, which was initially released a couple of days ago. But due to the success of its cast, the series creator Julian Fellowes said that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Making-the-Dowton-Abbey-Movie-Was-a-Logistical-Nightmare/

50 Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies in the U.S

The artificial intelligence has been infiltrating every industry over the years, with its impact ranging from transportation, medicine, and language, and there’s a lot of hype surrounding it. DataRobot CEO Jeremy A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/50-Most-Promising-Artificial-Companies-in-the-U-S/

Tops

Spinning toys are almost universal, although they take slightly different forms in different cultures. The 1969 short film Tops takes us on a mesmerizing tour of spinning tops from all over. It was produced by d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/Tops/

14 Lesser-Known Archaeological Sites Worth Visiting

<p>Archaeological findings are interesting because they tell and show the richness of human civilization. There are so many ancient ruins that are not that famous, but surely worth it seeing! Here are the 1...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/23/14-Lesser-Known-Archaeological-Sites-Worth-Visiting/




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