Archive for October 10th, 2019

Sometimes Bruce Wayne, Sometimes Batman. Alltimes Orphan.

Don't you just love it when people on the internet take a joke and expand on it with their own creativity? A couple of months ago, comedy writer Keaton Patti wrote an artificial intelligence version of a Batman story, me...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Sometimes-Bruce-Wayne-Sometimes-Batman-Alltimes-Orphan/

Goth Aldermen: What They Look Like

<p>The team from the Chicago Genius Herald came up with a random idea to see what the aldermen from Chicago would look like if they were goth. It must be really surprising to see your representative donning...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Goth-Aldermen-What-They-Look-Like/

Sesame Street's Newest Muppet Deals with the Opioid Crisis

<p>One of the greatest aspects of <em>Sesame Street</em> in recent years is that it directly addresses the emotional needs of kids who face problems that are bigger than themselves. One muppet c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/i-Sesame-Street-i-s-Newest-Muppet-Deals-with-the-Opioid-Crisis/

Jared Leto Thinks His MET Gala Head Is Lost

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Jared Leto thinks his head got lost. Not his actual head of course, but the head he brought to the recent MET Gala...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Jared-Leto-Thinks-His-MET-Gala-Head-Is-Lost/

Why Does Brown Sugar Get Lumpy?

What's the difference between granulated sugar and brown sugar, anyway? Simon Whistler of Today I Found Out explains. On the way to finding out why brown sugar gets lumpy while regular everyday sugar doesn't, we learn an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Why-Does-Brown-Sugar-Get-Lumpy/

Bagpipe Bungee Jumping

<p>This gentleman (we are certain that he is one because he knows how to play the pipes and does so) performs "Scotland the Brave" while bungee jumping.</p><p>Doing so reveals, as he p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Bagpipe-Bungee-Jumping/

Dog Ownership Related To Longer Life?

<p>Two new studies by the American Heart Association have been recently published. The studies suggest that dog ownership is linked with an increased likelihood of a longer life, especially to people who ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Dog-Ownership-Related-To-Longer-Life/

Capturing The Beauty of Council Houses

<p>The social housing estates of East London have been a great subject matter for the many writers and artists who explored the human stories that intertwine with their communities. However, in the painting...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Capturing-The-Beauty-of-Council-Houses/

This Italian Astronaut Will Watch Rugby From Space

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will cheer for his team from the International Space Station as it orbits some 40...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/This-Italian-Astronaut-Will-Watch-Rugby-From-Space/

The Worlds That Comic Books Built

<p>Comic book stories are usually set on Earth or fictional planets in the universe which have been inspired either by other planets and celestial bodies in outer space or an admixture of said planets and o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/The-Worlds-That-Comic-Books-Built/

These Lovely Countryside Villages in Provence Will Make You Fall in Love

<p>There's just something about rustic villages lined with cobblestone houses and surrounded by meadows and greenery. It gives you that feeling of being transported to a much simpler time, away from the str...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/These-Lovely-Countryside-Villages-in-Provence-Will-Make-You-Fall-in-Love/

John Coltrane's "Blue World", His Only Known Film Soundtrack Recorded for "Le chat dans le sac"

<p>After over 50 years, John Coltrane's largely unheard-of compositions which he created for the film "Le chat dans le sac" will be released by the National Film Board, Canada's public film produc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/John-Coltrane-s-Blue-World-His-Only-Known-Film-Soundtrack-Recorded-for-Le-chat-dans-le-sac/

Making HIV Prevention Drugs Available With No Prescription Needed

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Monday which makes HIV-prevention drugs available with no prescription required. Thanks to this bill, pharmacists can now dispense both PrEP, or preexposure prophylaxis,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Making-HIV-Prevention-Drugs-Available-With-No-Prescription-Needed/

That Which Comes After History Ends

<p>History continues to lurch forward every day. We are all part of history, though much to some people's dismay, we don't all have the power to make or alter history. But historical forces continue to shap...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/That-Which-Comes-After-History-Ends/

Behind You: Spooky Animations Showing Things Lurking in the Background

Since Halloween is coming up, let's have some creepy but cool animated art that would give you a little bit of a spook in the night. Here's a collection of short animations from the blog Behind You which could make the h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Behind-You-Spooky-Animations-Showing-Things-Lurking-in-the-Background/

"The Future of Work" Short Film Illustrates the Human Condition in the Modern Workplace

<p>For anyone who has worked in an office setting whether it be in the corporate world, the government, or even as freelancers, there comes a point when the work you do becomes exhausting and you don't find...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/The-Future-of-Work-Short-Film-Illustrates-the-Human-Condition-in-the-Modern-Workplace/

New Pterosaur: Butch's Iron Dragon

A set of fossil bones discovered in 2017 in Australia has been named as a new species of pterosaur. The flying dino has been named Ferrodraco lentoni, or “Butch’s Iron Dragon” in honor of the l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/New-Pterosaur-Butchs-Iron-Dragon/

Why Teddy Bears Are Invading Paris

Last October, people started noticing an inordinate number of teddy bears in Paris. Then they began to spread to other cities. They sprang up again this year, as soon as the weather allowed, and no one seems to know why....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Why-Teddy-Bears-Are-Invading-Paris/

One Small Step Halftime Show

The Ohio State University Marching Band (TBDBITL), known for their elaborate and intricate formations, recreated the moon landing in a 50th anniversary tribute this past weekend. They depict scenes from the space race, t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/One-Small-Step-Halftime-Show/

The Epic History of the Humble Goldfish

Everyone has either owned a goldfish, used goldfish as bait, or admired goldfish in aquariums and ponds. They're everywhere, but how did they get there? Professor Anna Marie Roos of the University of Lincoln wrote the bo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/The-Epic-History-of-the-Humble-Goldfish/

You Can Rent a Lisa Frank-Themed Hotel Room

<p>I have two daughters, so I know all about Lisa Frank. For those of you not so blessed: Lisa Frank is a person, a company, and a brand of rainbow-y psychedelic merchandise of all kinds aimed at young girl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/You-Can-Rent-a-Lisa-Frank-Themed-Hotel-Room/

Early Evidence of Food Storage

Sealed in millenniums is the Qesem Cave in Central Israel, and it has become a time capsule of the lives and diets of Paleolithic people 420,000 to 200,000 years ago. Inside this cave, early humans butchered fresh kills...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/Early-Evidence-of-Food-Storage/

How an Indigenous Community in Mexico Found Strength In Wild Mushrooms

Every day, from the months of June to October, Héctor Campanur Sánchez goes out of his home in Cherán, in the central Mexican state of Michoacán, to hunt for wild mushrooms on the steep slope...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/How-The-Indigenous-Community-in-Mexico-Found-Strength-In-Wild-Mushrooms/

How The Internet Helped Young Classical Musicians of Today Surpass Their Forerunners

<p>Compared to those of over 30 years ago, the young classical musicians of today now play at a higher standard, says one of the greatest pianists of Hong Kong, Gabriel Kwok. This, he says, is <a href=&q...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/10/How-The-Internet-Helped-Young-Classical-Musicians-of-Today-Surpass-Their-Forerunners/

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