Archive for October 11th, 2019

The Behemoth That Is Super Typhoon Hagibis

When I heard of news about this super typhoon with a diameter wide enough to engulf my entire country, I was shocked and couldn't believe it, until I saw satellite images of the monstrous cyclone inching slowly toward Ja...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/The-Behemoth-That-Is-Super-Typhoon-Hagibis/

Look At These Two Fishermen And A Large Grizzly Bear Behind Them!

This stunning portrait taken at Katmai National Park in Alaska by wildlife photographer, Robert Hawthorne, definitely caught the eyes of the public as it went viral online.“That...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Look-At-These-Two-Fishermen-And-A-Large-Grizzly-Bear-Behind-Them/

10 Ways Halloween has Changed

Embed from Getty ImagesForty, fifty, sixty years ago, trick-or-treaters roamed around with no adult supervision on Halloween night, because any family that didn't already have four or five kids always had the kids next...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/10-Ways-Halloween-has-Changed/

There's a Whole Community of Sick, Warped People Who Make Monstrous Furbies

They weren't born this way. No innocent furby is born a monster. They become monsters because depraved people live out their sick fantasies by experimenting on them.In one of the darker corners of the internet, there is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/There-s-a-Whole-Community-of-Sick-Warped-People-Who-Make-Monstrous-Furbies/

These Dogs Patiently Waited At The Hospital Entrance For Their Homeless Owner

There was a homeless man in Rio do Sul, Bazil who selflessly fed a bunch of stray dogs around him. One day he went to a hospital for emergency treatment. After some time, four stray dogs showed up at the entrance of a ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/These-Dogs-Patiently-Waited-At-The-Hospital-Entrance-For-Their-Homeless-Owner/

Bat Cat

Oh, come on, Simon, it's just a moth! Your fear is only making things go from bad to worse. This is the Simon's Cat Halloween special for 2019. That doesn't mean there won't be others. My house is very attractive to bats...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Bat-Cat/

Social Inequality, Marriage Habits, and Other Clues to Bronze Age Life

Archaeologists study Bronze Age Europe from the artifacts people left behind, since there are no written records. A new study combines old-fashioned digging with modern science to untangle social relationships and cultur...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Social-Inequality-Marriage-Habits-and-Other-Clues-to-Bronze-Age-Life/

The Woman Who Plans To Run Forever

Magda Boulet, 47, and Cat Bradley, 27, are both professional ultrarunners who compete with each other race after race. They chase each other down and exchange top podium spots in some of the biggest 100-mile events in th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/The-Woman-Who-Plans-To-Run-Forever/

Twitter: “We Mistakenly Used Phone Numbers For Ads”

<p>Twitter states that it has mistakenly used phone numbers and email addresses, that users have provided for security purposes, to show advertisements to them. The social network company has stated on Tues...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Twitter-We-Mistakenly-Used-Phone-Numbers-For-Ads/

When Your Town Dries Up

<p>One of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States is California’s Central Valley. It is the world’s largest supplier of canned tomatoes, and a third of the country’s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/When-Your-Town-Dries-Up/

This Little Boy Recites Self-Affirmations While Walking to School

View this post on Instagram I taught Ayaan this positive affirmation on his 2nd Birthday last year. In hopes that he would one day memorize it, understand it and use it as a motivational tool whenev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/This-Little-Boy-Recites-Self-Affirmations-While-Walking-to-School/

Wildlife Officials Warn Public to Kill "Land-Dwelling" Fish on Sight

<p>The Asian snakehead fish is an invasive species from China that can grow up to 3 feet long and survive for days at a time on land. They're on the loose in Georgia. Wildlife officials urge members of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Wildlife-Officials-Warn-Public-to-Kill-Land-Dwelling-Fish-on-Sight/

The Feminist History of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

A couple of years ago, Eddie Deezen told us the history of the song "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." In it, he revealed a verse that was part of the original composition, but almost unknown now, concerning a girl named Ka...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/The-Feminist-History-of-Take-Me-Out-to-the-Ball-Game/

The Man Who Was Too Sexy For Hollywood

Hayakawa Kintarō didn't set out to be a Hollywood movie star. He traveled from Japan to Chicago to get a degree in economics. But after graduating in 1912, while waiting for a ship to take him back to Japan, he caught t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/The-Man-Who-Was-Too-Sexy-For-Hollywood/

Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran Team Up For Mental Health Awareness In This Funny Video

View this post on Instagram Both Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran want to ensure that not just today but every day, you look after yourself, your friends and those around you. There’s no need to suffer...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Prince-Harry-and-Ed-Sheeran-Team-Up-For-Mental-Health-Awareness-In-This-Funny-Video/

Fishcake To Die For

<p>A man named Darren Hickey has died after sampling a fishcake so hot it burned his throat and caused him to be unable to breathe, an inquest has heard. His voice box swelled up over the following 12 hours...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Fishcake-To-Die-For/

This Fugitive's Dinner Betrayed Him and Caused Him to be Found by the Police

<p>China might have some of the most advance technologies in facial recognition, but this <a href="https://allthatsinteresting.com/chinese-fugitive-hotpot" target="_blank">man's fa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/This-Fugitive-s-Dinner-Betrayed-Him-and-Caused-Him-to-be-Found-by-the-Police/

Humorous Units of Measurement

Wikipedia has a list of Humorous units of measurement, in addition to their List of unusual units of measurement. The humorous units are better, although the two lists are not mutually exclusive. the humorous units all h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Humorous-Units-of-Measurement/

Why Renaissance Paintings Aren’t as Green as They Used to Be

When Da Vinci and Botticelli painted their masterpieces, did they wonder if their works would last for hundreds of years? Did they ever think that even if they did, they might look different? Successful painters use the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Why-Renaissance-Paintings-Arent-as-Green-as-They-Used-to-Be/

Dog Wakes Owner During House Fire, Saving His Life

<p>Around 1 AM on Oct. 7, Curly the dog nudged and pushed his owner, Vietnam veteran Brian Rand, until Brian woke up from his slumber. Upon waking up, Brian was shocked to see heavy smoke in his home at Bea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Dog-Wakes-Owner-During-House-Fire-Saving-His-Life/

The Untitled Goose Game

<p>HONK HONK! Want to inhabit the body of a goose and wreak havoc in a village and taunt its people with your mighty honk? Well, look no further, for here is a game for you.</p><blockquote>Welco...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/The-Untitled-Goose-Game/

“Even Worse Than Before”: Japan’s Fertility Crisis

Preliminary government data suggests that Japan’s fertility crisis is worsening, as the data from the first seven months of this year shows the sharpest drop in births in 30 years.Data from the Ministry of Health,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/Even-Worse-Than-Before-Japan-s-Fertility-Crisis/

This Woman Turned Blue After Taking Medication

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A 25-year-old woman went to the hospital the day after she took her medicine for a toothache, complaining of weakn...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/This-Woman-Turned-Blue-After-Taking-Medication/

The Lost Chapter Of The World’s First Novel Was Found In A Japanese Storeroom

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">A new part of The Tale of Genji was found in a house in Tokyo. The Tale of Genji was completed around the year...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/The-Lost-Chapter-Of-The-World-s-First-Novel-Was-Found-In-A-Japanese-Storeroom/

The Universe Depicted In Strikingly Detailed Beadwork

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">Margaret Nazon spent the past decade creating beadwork depictions of outer space, inspired by images taken in o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/11/The-Universe-Depicted-In-Strikingly-Detailed-Beadwork/

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