Archive for September 26th, 2019

You Can Soon Put Samuel L. Jackson's Voice on Your Amazon Alexa

Amazon announced that celebrity voices are coming to their Alexa home assistant system. The first to sign up is Samuel L. Jackson, whose voice is famously unique. But how much of it is really Jackson, and how much is com...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/You-Can-Soon-Put-Samuel-L-Jacksons-Voice-on-Your-Amazon-Alexa/

When Irish People Cant Speak Irish

You can study a language in school for years, but if you don't practice it in the real world, how fluent are you, really? In this scenario from Foil Arms and Hog, a detective needs someone who knows Gaelic, fast. The ski...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/When-Irish-People-Cant-Speak-Irish/

Former French President Dies at 86

<p>He was a man who “knew how to form a personal bond with the French people,” according to former socialist President Francois Hollande. His country was in his blood, and he explored its every...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Former-French-President-Dies-at-86/

Pittsburgh's Urban Renaissance Journey

Trying to revitalize a city is painstaking labor. Not only do you need to have a vision that would see the city flourishing in the next ten, twenty, fifty years but you also need to understand the city's present conditio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Pittsburgh-s-Urban-Renaissance-Journey/

Researchers Combined Two Therapies to Help Teens Sleep More

<p>Nowadays, with too many distractions taking up our attention, we can easily lose track of time and not be able to get our tasks done or even have enough sleep at night.</p><p>Especially for t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Researchers-Combined-Two-Therapies-to-Help-Teens-Sleep-More/

“Instinct Just Kicked In”: Man Fights Armed Robbers With Bare Hands

At about 9:15 PM on Tuesday, estate agent Asif Ali was taking a business call when he suddenly heard the dogs barking really aggressively. When he went to see what the commotion was about, he saw a man dressed in black f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Instinct-Just-Kicked-In-Man-Fights-Armed-Robbers-With-Bare-Hands/

Survey: One in 10 Thais Have Marital Problems Due To Alcohol

<p>Have you ever had marital or family problems because of someone’s drinking habit? According to a survey published Monday, 1 in 10 Thais say they have experienced this problem.</p><p>The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Survey-One-in-10-Thais-Have-Marital-Problems-Due-To-Alcohol/

True Facts: The Ogre Faced Spider

ZeFrank tells us all about a spider named Margaret, who is an ogre-faced spider. You might guess from the name that the imagery in this True Facts video might be hard to take for people suffering from arachnophobia. Also...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/True-Facts-The-Ogre-Faced-Spider/

Revisiting Disney's America: The Theme Park That Never Was

The Disney parks around the world have a lot in common, but there have been other Disney projects that went nowhere. One of them was Disney’s America, a theme park announced in 1993 that would be built near Haymark...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Revisiting-Disneys-America-The-Theme-Park-That-Never-Was/

Cat Gets a Lullaby

<p>Haburu loves to nap on his human's noise-making machine. Sometimes the noises that he uses it to make, such as something called "Brahm's Lullaby," are even soothing.</p><p>What's ev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Cat-Gets-a-Lullaby/

Research Discovers Thousands of Molecules Living Inside Humans Which Have Not Been Described

<p>A new research published in Cell has revealed that there is <a href="http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2019/08/human-microbiome-churns-out-thousands-of-tiny-novel-proteins.html" target=&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Research-Discovers-Thousands-of-Molecules-Living-Inside-Humans-Which-Have-Not-Been-Described/

New $100M Innovation Hub Will Address US Water Security Issues

<p>As demand grows, supply should be able to keep up with its pace so that we won't run out of resources. Though it seems like we might have a lot of sources for water given that 75% of the Earth is made of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/New-100M-Innovation-Hub-Will-Address-US-Water-Security-Issues/

Adorable Cat Mugs by Goodglas Japan

<p>Add extra cuteness to your caffeine-filled mornings or your tea breaks in the afternoon with this pair of kawaii cat mugs from Goodglas Japan.</p><blockquote>Two kitties are on offer, with th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Adorable-Cat-Mugs-by-Goodglas-Japan/

This Doctor Is Fighting Brain Cancer. His Daughter Was Diagnosed With The Same Disease, and Is “Coming To The End Of Her Journey”

<p>Newcastle cancer researcher Dr Matt Dun was supposed to highlight the importance of more funding for research on Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day (which happened on Thursday), through his speech alon...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/This-Doctor-Is-Fighting-Brain-Cancer-His-Daughter-Was-Diagnosed-With-The-Same-Disease-and-Is-Coming-To-The-End-Of-Her-Journey/

This Vancouver Urinal has Zero Privacy and 100 Years of History

Heritage Hall in Vancouver is a historic building with a grand ballroom, and a famous urinal that startles men. You've seen rather public urinals that have little separation. You probably recall seeing trough urinals tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/This-Vancouver-Urinal-has-Zero-Privacy-and-100-Years-of-History/

Equipping Bees with Pesticide to Revolutionize Agriculture

Using pesticides and other chemical-based agents in agriculture has too many potential risks, not just to humans but also to the environment and wildlife. So researchers continue to find ways so that we could farm withou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Equipping-Bees-with-Pesticide-to-Revolutionize-Agriculture/

What This Octopus Change Color as She Sleeps. Is She Dreaming?

<p>For 25 years, Dr. David Scheel of Alaska Pacific University has studied octopodes.</p><p>When he got divorced, his ex-wife got all of the living room furniture. This freed up a lot of space....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/What-This-Octopus-Change-Color-as-She-Sleeps-Is-She-Dreaming/

Musical Notes Sticky Notes

Musical Notes Sticky NotesAre you looking for a gift for someone who is major into music? Don't just play it by ear and get them any old thing. Waltz on over to the NeatoShop and take a look around. It'll just take a min...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Musical-Notes-Sticky-Notes/

Where the Labradoodle Came From

Wally Conron bred the first labradoodle, which is a cross between a Labrador and a poodle, in 1989. He had an innocent reason- it was a special request that resulted in a bespoke dog.Conron, who was a breeding manager, r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Where-the-Labradoodle-Came-From/

Babies Hate Grass

Dunno why I’m laughing this the cutest thing I’ve seen on the internet. pic.twitter.com/jixWBbEb53— MISTAHMASALATI ™️ (@MisterMasalati) September 19, 2019 By the time they are three, they'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Babies-Hate-Grass/

Things About Life In The U.S. That Are Super Not-Normal

Those of us who live in the USA can be completely unaware that people in other countries do things differently. In fact, there are many things we do that people around the world see as peculiarly American while we are ob...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/09/26/Things-About-Life-In-The-US-That-Are-Super-Not-Normal/

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