Archive for October 13th, 2019

A Smart Bike Helmet That Has An LED Turn Signal

<p>It’s hard to be a bike commuter amidst the busy roads. To make sure that you’ll surely get noticed by drivers and avoid accidents, you need a lot of work to do, like putting reflectors on you...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/A-Smart-Bike-Helmet-That-Has-An-LED-Turn-Signal/

The Diabetes Miracle

A hundred years ago, those suffering from juvenile diabetes only had one treatment for the disease: a restricted diet. So restricted that a child could starve to death- it was actually called the starvation diet. Both th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/The-Diabetes-Miracle/

The Japanese Bakeries Still Selling Fortune Cookies

Many of the menu items in Chinese restaurants in the USA are recipes that are rarely -if ever- seen in China, because they are the result of adaptations and totally invented dishes made to appeal to American tastes. Know...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/The-Japanese-Bakeries-Still-Selling-Fortune-Cookies/

This Artist Makes Astonishingly Realistic (And Creepy!) Animal Handbags and Accessories

<p>Amanojaku to Hesomagari explains that:</p><blockquote>Before becoming an artist, I studied cognitive neuropsychology at graduate school . . . There are so many unknown animals in the world. A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/This-Artist-Makes-Astonishingly-Realistic-And-Creepy-Animal-Handbags-and-Accessories/

Improving Safety on the Road Through Advanced Engineering Technology

<p>Before self-driving cars become the main form of transportation, we need to find solutions to make roads safer for everyone from motorists to cyclists and pedestrians.</p><p>That is the aim o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Improving-Safety-on-the-Road-Through-Advanced-Engineering-Technology/

4 Amazing Custom Transformers by Spoonman

The excellent geekery blog Geek Tyrant introduced me to the work of Spoonman, a custom toy maker, with this Optimus Prime who transforms into an AT-AT. It's called "AT-ATIMUS."I was initially going to just post about tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/4-Amazing-Custom-Transformers-by-Spoonman/

How Many European Cities Can You Name?

Here's a quiz that will separate the Europeans from everyone else! In this quiz, you'll be given an unlabeled map of Europe. Just type in names of cities in any of those countries. Once you get started, you'll be given a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/How-Many-European-Cities-Can-You-Name/

Computer Science Now Counts As a Math or Science Credit — Is This A Good Idea?

<p>In 2013, notable people in the computer science world assembled together to launch a new nonprofit called Code.org. Their goal: to get more computer science students into schools.&nbsp;</p><...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Computer-Science-Now-Counts-As-a-Math-or-Science-Credit-Is-This-A-Good-Idea/

This Computer Science Professor’s Work Brought New Life To Toy Story

As a high school student in the 90s, Theodore Kim liked both art and computers. But how can both interests be connected? Kim wasn’t sure how, and then he saw the first “Toy Story” movie, which is one of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/This-Computer-Science-Professor-s-Work-Brought-New-Life-To-Toy-Story/

China Grows The First Ever Plant On The Moon

<p><a href="https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/china-change-4-plants/" target="_blank">China launched its Chang’e 4 Project</a> which explores the quality of soil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/China-Grows-The-First-Ever-Plant-On-The-Moon/

A Moose’s “Mid-day Swim” Turned Into A Scary Situation

As moose breeding season approaches, bulls are on the move looking for their mates. In his quest, this young bull happened to find his way into a swimming pool in Bedford, New Hampshire, but sadly couldn’t find his...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/A-Bull-s-Mid-day-Swim-Turned-Into-A-Scary-Situation/

Cricket Australia Introduces New Parental Leave Policy

<p>When athletes become parents, the added responsibility of taking care of their child and training to compete is very difficult to bear, especially for female athletes who would go through a tough recover...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Cricket-Australia-Introduces-New-Parental-Leave-Policy/

Cosplay at Quebec Comiccon 2019

Quebec City was the place to be this past weekend, as the annual Quebec Comiccon welcomed comic book fans, cosplayers, and various fun-loving folks from all over. Our friends at Geeks Are Sexy were there to take it all i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Cosplay-at-Quebec-Comiccon-2019/

The Improbable Long-Running "Waterworld" Stunt Show at Universal Studios Hollywood

The 1995 film "Waterworld" was a major flop, not least because of all the drama that went into producing the film, not to mention the pretty eccentric storyline.However, for all that the film failed to do, its Universal...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/The-Improbable-Long-Running-Waterworld-Stunt-Show-at-Universal-Studios-Hollywood/

A Grandfather's Legacy of Three Pumpkins on Halloween

<p>Instead of giving away candy on Halloween, Jess Huang's grandfather had a different tradition: he would cook some of the dishes he knew by heart and share them with the people he considered family. One o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/A-Grandfather-s-Legacy-of-Three-Pumpkins-on-Halloween/

Chaperoning High School Students on a Pilgrimage

Watching over teenagers is, shall we say, a somewhat complicated task. You want to balance trying to protect them from doing risky things and allowing them to venture out on their own and learning things on their own. Yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Chaperoning-High-School-Students-on-a-Pilgrimage/

Next Gen Consoles Battle: Why PS5 Might Lose to Xbox

<p>Sony's PS4 has seen some really great feedback and responses from gamers and it clearly has a bit of an edge over the Xbox One. However, according to a Metro reader, the PS5 may not have that advantage f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Next-Gen-Consoles-Battle-Why-PS5-Might-Lose-to-Xbox/

Jennifer Lopez Sued For $150K After Posting A Photo Of Herself

The Splash News and Picture Agency has filed a $150,000 lawsuit against Jennifer Lopez for sharing one of their photos in an Instagram Story without their permission two years ago. The photo showed Lopez and her fiance A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Jennifer-Lopez-Sued-For-150K-After-Posting-A-Photo-Of-Herself/

Hotel Clerk Confronts Robber, Robber Runs Away

<p>When you stage a robbery, make sure you keep an eye to your belongings, or else you’ll be like this guy who was so busy snatching the cash that the brave hotel clerk managed to snatch out his gun f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Hotel-Clerk-Confronts-Robber-Robber-Runs-Away/

Human Pyramids Continue in Kobe Schools Despite Mayor’s Pleas To Stop

<p>Schools in Kobe, Japan still persist to stack up their students in the name of athletics.</p><p>As the country celebrates “Sports Day” in the month of October, which is the annive...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Human-Pyramids-Continue-in-Kobe-Schools-Despite-Mayor-s-Pleas-To-Stop/

WHO Experts: “Measles Are Staging A Devastating Comeback”

<p>As the virus exploits dangerous gaps in vaccination coverage, the World Health Organization (WHO) experts stated on Friday that measles may be staging a comeback that will surely be destructive.</p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/WHO-Experts-Measles-Are-Staging-A-Devastating-Comeback/

Thai Cops Join The Latest Internet Trend

The “Tetris Challenge” is a meme which involves emergency responders around the world posing like action figures lined up along with the tools and equipment that they use. The police of northern Thailand just...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Thai-Cops-Join-The-Latest-Internet-Trend/

In Australia: Makeover Plan of “The Longest Stretch of Ugliness in The World” Approved

<p>Parramatta Road is a highway in Sydney, Australia, and it is considered as “the longest stretch of ugliness in the world” for its conditions that are very unfriendly, especially towards pedes...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/In-Australia-Makeover-Plan-of-The-Longest-Stretch-of-Ugliness-in-The-World-Approved/

The 30 Worst Advertising Slogans And Taglines

Does this ad make any sense at all? Someone was paid to come up with it. This tagline is part of a collection of 30 advertisements that make you go "Hmmm." Some are just old and display outdated thinking. Others are poss...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/The-30-Worst-Advertising-Slogans-And-Taglines/

Making Films Through iPhones: How It Will Shape the Future of Movies

With new models of smartphones released every six months, developers continue to add new features and increase the devices' specifications to make them more powerful and efficient.We've already seen how the iPhone can be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Making-Films-Through-iPhones-How-It-Will-Shape-the-Future-of-Movies/

Books You Want Your Children to Buy at the Book Fair and the Books They Actually Buy

When I was in grade school, it was usually during the fall season when our school held a book fair. I was always pretty excited to see what kinds of books they would have.I usually went with books about animals, since I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Books-You-Want-Your-Children-to-Buy-at-the-Book-Fair-and-the-Books-They-Actually-Buy/

Why Can’t Hollywood Understand Anime?

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">We’ve seen Hollywood’s attempt at adapting Japanese anime, and no, that Dragonball movie </span&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/Why-Can-t-Hollywood-Understand-Anime/

This Luxury Brand Is Now Designing Outfits For League of Legends Characters

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">Popular luxury brand Louis Vuitton is partnering with Riot Games to offer specially-designed champion skins and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/This-Luxury-Brand-Is-Now-Designing-Outfits-For-League-of-Legends-Characters/

World’s First Double Diamond Found In Russia

Russian miners found a rare Matryoshka diamond that may be over 800 million years old. The rare “double diamond” resembles a traditional Russian Matryoshka doll, with the stone composed of a diamond within a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/World-s-First-Double-Diamond-Found-In-Russia/

1980: Fifty Songs in Three Minutes

Aaron Brink and Steve Reidell of The Hood Internet are the guys who brought us the awesome mix of songs from 1979. Now they've taken it one year further with 50+ songs from 1980. And they say that 1981 and 1982 are comin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/13/1980-Fifty-Songs-in-Three-Minutes/




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