Archive for October 9th, 2019

Squirrels Stash 200 Walnuts and Lots of Grass in a Car

<p>Holly Persic of Pittsburgh found that her car made an odd sound and smelled strange when she drove it. Opening the hood revealed a vast reserve of winter supplies left by enterprising squirrels. A cornuc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Squirrels-Stash-200-Walnuts-and-Lots-of-Grass-in-a-Car/

Jean Marie Smith's Hay Bale Sculptures

Jean Marie Smith is the artist-in-residence at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen, Kentucky. It's a garden and family fun center that educates people about nature. To entertain visiting kids (and probably adults...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Jean-Marie-Smith-s-Hay-Bale-Sculptures/

Why Yooperlite Rocks Glow

<p>Erik Rintamaki of Michigan is an avid rock collector. While searching for agates along Lake Michigan in 2017, he found stones that glowed under ultraviolet light. This is how he <a href="https://...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Why-Yooperlite-Rocks-Glow/

Octopus in a Cup

Pall Sigurdsson and his friends were diving in Indonesia and encountered a tiny coconut octopus that was using a plastic cup for protection. Thinking the flexible transparent plastic cup wasn't much protection, they offe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Octopus-in-a-Cup/

Why America's Abandoned Asylums All Look the Same

An old abandoned insane asylum always makes for a good horror story setting. The US has more than a hundred abandoned asylums, so it's a trope we are all familiar with. They have quite a bit in common with each other. Fi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Why-Americas-Abandoned-Asylums-All-Look-the-Same/

Historian Argues Former President James Buchanan Wasn't Gay

<p>It's not a secret to most people that James Buchanan most likely had an intimate relationship with his bachelor friend William Rufus King as the two have been stuck together throughout most of their live...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Historian-Argues-Former-President-James-Buchanan-Wasn-t-Gay/

Having a Girlfriend Makes a Man More Attractive. Why?

<p>If you’re a man struggling to find a female partner, here’s some advice for you, at least from companies that sell this service: for a night, hire a professional wing woman that could help yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Having-a-Girlfriend-Makes-a-Man-More-Attractive-Why/

Age of Saturn’s Ring: Mystery Still Unsolved

<p>Saturn is strikingly known for its beautiful rings. Despite the conduction of many space voyages, the age of its rings is still unsure. That’s because age is difficult for astronomers to measure si...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Age-of-Saturn-s-Ring-Mystery-Still-Unsolved-2/

Do Not Erase: A Glimpse of Mathematicians' Minds Through Their Blackboards

<p>In a time when blackboards have been replaced with whiteboards or slide show presentations, many mathematicians stick with chalk and boards.</p><blockquote>In their love of blackboards and ch...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Do-Not-Erase-A-Glimpse-of-Mathematicians-Minds-Through-Their-Blackboards/

Cycling Through the Trees: A Safe Way To Enjoy Nature While Cycling

<p>After launching, "Cycling Through the Water," a fun new feature has been added to a Belgian bike path network to encourage the use of bicycles called, "<a href="https://weburbanist...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Cycling-Through-the-Trees-A-Safe-Way-To-Enjoy-Nature-While-Cycling/

Ride On T-rex Costume

You've seen costumes where you swap out your legs for some creature's legs, and it's usually pretty funny. This T-rex costume uses the same idea in a totally different class. It has a steel frame that incorporates 31" (7...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Ride-On-T-rex-Costume/

Timelapse Video Shows What the End of the Universe Might Look Like

<p>It is said that our universe has existed for more than 13 billion years and despite the issues we are currently facing in our world, the universe will continue to exist until it eventually has to face it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/Timelapse-Video-Shows-What-the-End-of-the-Universe-Might-Look-Like/

An Honest Trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home is the second story in a trilogy that began with Spider-Man: Homecoming, but the advance marketing had to mesh with Avengers: Endgame, which hit theaters just a couple...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/09/An-Honest-Trailer-for-iSpider-Man-Far-From-Homei/

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