Archive for October 6th, 2019

This Guy Juggles Dragon Balls

<p>Dexterity is one skill I find very useful for a number of things and one which I would like to have more of. Just look at this guy who does a pretty impressive contact juggling routine with his dragon ba...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/This-Guy-Juggles-Dragon-Balls/

The Dark Days of the Aktion T4 Program

<p>There were a lot of dark days and many terrible things that happened during WWII. One of them is the <a href="https://believermag.com/logger/why-we-dont-remember-on-the-80th-anniversary-of-aktion...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-Dark-Days-of-the-Aktion-T4-Program/

The New Walking Dead Series is Totally YA

Hoping to catch the audience that wasn't allowed to watch The Walking Dead when it debuted in 2010 (or several years afterward), AMC has a new yet-untitled series scheduled to launch in the spring of 2020. It fe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-New-iWalking-Deadi-Series-is-Totally-YA/

Avner the Eccentric: A Master Clown

<p>I had never heard of <a href="https://avnertheeccentric.com/" target="_blank">Avner the Eccentric</a> until a couple days ago. I've missed out on so much!</p><p&g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Avner-the-Eccentric-A-Master-Clown/

The Origin of Modern Lizard People Conspiracy Theories

<p>There are some people who believe that sentient reptilian humanoids are ruling the earth behind the scenes and making all the political decisions in the world. Though these lizard people have been stuff...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-Origin-of-Modern-Lizard-People-Conspiracy-Theories/

Earthworm Syrup Jars

<p>Oils obtained from animals like whales and sharks are usually marketed as healing products or remedies for an assortment of conditions. But during the 16th to 19th centuries, there was another popular oi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Earthworm-Syrup-Jars/

Glenlivet Capsules Are Like Tide Pods for Adults

<p>The Glenlivet is a brand of refined Scotch whisky. It is an icon of high taste and sophistication.</p><p>So people like you and I probably wouldn't even reach for a bottle. So The Glenlivet w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Glenlivet-Capsules-Are-Like-Tide-Pods-for-Adults/

Guinea Pig-Flavored Ice Cream for Sale in Ecuador

<p>How many scoops would you like today? You can't go wrong with ice cream, right?</p><p>Although you may balk at ice cream flavored to taste like guinea pig meat, people in Ecuador might not. I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Guinea-Pig-Flavored-Ice-Cream-for-Sale-in-Ecuador/

Making Video Games Socially, Politically, and Morally Relevant

<p>Video games aren't just mindless entertainment. They're not merely violence-filled bloodbaths either. Many video game designers and developers are including <a href="https://www.museumofplay.org/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Making-Video-Games-Socially-Politically-and-Morally-Relevant/

Google Suspends Controversial “Field Research”

<p>Two weeks before the debut of the Pixel 4 flagship smartphone, giant tech company Google was reportedly pulling the plug to their controversial “field research” program. The company’s &...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Google-Suspends-Controversial-Field-Research/

The Scars C-Sections Leave on Women

<p>Childbirth is one of the most painful experiences women could have. But more painful than that is when normal delivery procedure fails and it then becomes a C-section. Though there are many aspects to a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-Scars-C-Sections-Leave-on-Women/

The Most Frightening Enemy for The Honeybee

<p>Last January greeted California’s beekeepers with worry that they wouldn’t have enough bees to pollinate their biggest money-making event of the year — the almond bloom. Gene Brandi, wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-Most-Frightening-Enemy-for-The-Honeybee/

The Intelligence of Plants

Plants do not have brains or neurons, so how can they possibly be intelligent? We know that plants communicate with each other through the exchange of chemicals. We know they react differently to different threats. We kn...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-Intelligence-of-Plants/

This Dog Groomer Can Make Your Pooch Look Like a Rainbow Fairy

It can take Anais Hayden seven hours to complete a dog's haircut and dye job. But people will wait patiently for this groomer in Atlanta, Georgia to complete her work because the results are absolutely fabulous.<!--mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/This-Dog-Groomer-Can-Make-Your-Pooch-Look-Like-a-Rainbow-Fairy/

The First (and Last) Woman to Rule Russia

Unless you are a student of Russian history, you probably only know Catherine the Great as the empress who amassed a remarkable collection of royal treasures and had a scandalous number of lovers. But there's a reason sh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-First-and-Last-Woman-to-Rule-Russia/

Shoe Drying Machine

A few years ago, Alex posted about kudzu, and it floored me that so many people did not know about kudzu. Here is another example of something that is very familiar to those in certain parts of the world, and completely...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Shoe-Drying-Machine/

An Opioid Breath Test

<p>Checking the level of opioid drugs in a person’s bloodstream would require a blood sample to be taken, in the current time at least. Scientists have now developed a breath test for opioid drugs, ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/An-Opioid-Breath-Test/

Meet Japan’s Oldest Oyakodon (Chicken And Egg Rice Bowl) Restaurant

Oyakodon is one of the most common items on Japanese restaurants’ lunch menus. Oyakodon is composed of chicken and egg served over rice, with a savory and sweet sauce that ties the dish altogether. In a hunt to fin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Meet-Japan-s-Oldest-Oyakodon-Chicken-And-Egg-Rice-Bowl-Restaurant/

California Condor Makes First Flight Attempt From Utah Cliff

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A four-and-a-half month old condor has successfully made its first flight attempt from Utah’s Zion National...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/California-Condor-Makes-First-Flight-Attempt-From-Utah-Cliff/

Swedish Embassy In Japan Launched An Event To Increase Articles On Women In WIkipedia

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(245, 245, 245); color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">The Swedish Embassy in Japan hosted “WikiGap”, an event that aimed to increase articles on women in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/Swedish-Embassy-In-Japan-Launched-An-Event-To-Increase-Articles-On-Women-In-WIkipedia/

The Man Who Challenged The Racism of Early Hollywood

Born in 1884, in rural Illinois, was the filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. Micheaux was the son of former slaves, and when he was born, movies barely existed. When he left his home at the age of 17, however, movies had progresse...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-Man-That-Challenged-The-Racism-of-Early-Hollywood/

The Real Origin of LOLCats

<p>LOLcats is an internet meme of funny pictures of cats alongside amusing captions, which are often grammatically incorrect, but hilarious nonetheless. Thus the term “LOLcats” which is a combin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/06/The-Real-Origin-of-LOLCats/

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