Archive for October 16th, 2019

Biohacking and Ethics

<p>Back in 2017, a biophysicist tried to edit his genome live onstage at a conference. Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to modify his DNA, the man pulled out a syringe and injected it into his arm. The wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Biohacking-and-Ethics/

The Pigs Are Evolving

<p>Pigs are one of the most intelligent animals on the planet, along with the elephants, crows, and dolphins. The pigs, however, are not recorded to have used tools like the latter animals mentioned, until...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/The-Pigs-Are-Evolving/

Squirrel Wearing Underpants - Air Freshener

Squirrel Wearing Underpants - Air FreshenerAre you a little nutty about the smell of your motor vehicle? Bring the outdoors in with the Squirrel Wearing Underpants - Air Freshener from the NeatoShop. This delightful air...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Squirrel-Wearing-Underpants-Air-Freshener/

Creepy Purses Are the Right Look for You

<p>Breanne Cremean offers many unique handbags and dice bags like this one in her Etsy shop. She calls them <a href="https://www.etsy.com/shop/CreatureClutches" target="_blank">Cre...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Creepy-Purses-Are-the-Right-Look-for-You/

Archaeologists Unearth Bloody Gladiator Fresco in Pompeii

The more Pompeii is excavated, the more we see the city as a once-thriving culture instead of just a site of tragedy. Before the 79 CE eruption of Mt. Vesuvius buried Pompeii under several feet of rocks and ash, it was a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Archaeologists-Unearth-Bloody-Gladiator-Fresco-in-Pompeii/

Man Who Abused YouTube Takedown System Now To Pay $25,000

<p>A man from Nebraska has agreed to pay $25,000 after he abused YouTube’s takedown system under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The man, Christopher Brady, has also signed a public apology whic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Man-Who-Abused-YouTube-Takedown-System-Now-To-Pay-25-000/

A Plane Powered by an Electric Drill

<p>What insane thing will Peter Sripol make next? When we last checked in, he attached a <a href="https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/14/Thomas-The-Tank-Engine-Gets-A-Flamethrower-Upgrade/" targe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/A-Plane-Powered-by-an-Electric-Drill/

The Kidz Bop Cover Of Old Town Road Will Break You

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">I didn’t know that a Kidz Bop cover of Old Town Road existed until I stumbled upon this video, and how they...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/The-Kidz-Bop-Cover-Of-Old-Town-Road-Will-Break-You/

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winners

The Natural History Museum in London has announced the winners of their annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The grand prize went to Yongqing Bao for the above photo entitled "The Moment." A Tibetan fox...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Wildlife-Photographer-of-the-Year-Winners/

Personality and Longer Life

<p>Most, if not all, of us desire to have a longer life. You’d agree with me, however, that it’s even better to live a long and healthy life.&nbsp;</p><p>While most people know w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Personality-and-Longer-Life/

Superman vs. the KKK

There's a new Superman comic available in stores today, except it's not exactly new, but a modern incarnation of an old story. Superman Smashes the Klan is the first of a three-part story in which the Man of Ste...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Superman-vs-the-KKK/

Las Marthas

Every February in Laredo, Texas, the entire town celebrates George Washington's Birthday with a festival, which includes a peculiar debutante ball sponsored by the Society of Martha Washington, in which young women dress...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Las-Marthas/

Should You Be Polite To Siri?

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">The use of artificial intelligence-powered voice assistants has been prevalent in today’s generation. Whe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Should-You-Be-Polite-To-Siri/

Here’s A Ghost Choir To Soothe Your Worries Away

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">Louie Zong has given us a blessing in the form of animation and music, a video that you can leave playing in a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/16/Here-s-A-Ghost-Choir-To-Soothe-Your-Worries-Away/

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