Archive for October 17th, 2019

Amazing Dad Builds Submarine Crib

<p>Redditor radamshome is a master crafter and dedicated father. He's built some amazing things for his kids, including an <a href="https://imgur.com/a/M6V45" target="_blank">indoo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Amazing-Dad-Builds-Submarine-Crib/

If 6 ancient homes were renovated for the 21st century

From ancient Egyptian mudbrick homes to the iconic turf houses of Iceland, humans have proven there is more than one way to build a house. Today, those ancient homes are nothing but ruins, but what if they were buil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/If-6-ancient-homes-were-renovated-for-the-21st-century/

The Next Batteries?

<p>Solar panels only work when the sun’s out, while wind turbines only work when there’s wind. Without a means to store the energy generated from these devices, they can’t work to produce...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/The-Next-Batteries/

Man Finds Newborn Alive In A Grave As He Buries His Daughter

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">Hitesh Sirohi had been digging a grave to bury his own daughter, who died a few minutes after birth, when he fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Man-Finds-Newborn-Alive-In-A-Grave-As-He-Buries-His-Daughter/

These Desert Ants Gallop at a Blistering 108 Body Lengths Per Second

Saharan silver ants (Cataglyphis bombycina) were already on the list of extreme species because of their unique ability to tolerate the heat of the desert in midday. A new study of the ways they've adapted to th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/These-Desert-Ants-Gallop-at-a-Blistering-108-Body-Lengths-Per-Second/

Adorable or Spooky? This Dog Looks so Human He'll Make You Look Twice

<p>What's your first thought when you see the photo? Did you think of the Face Swap app, but this time between a dog and a human? Nope, it's not edited!</p><blockquote>With large almond shaped e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Adorable-or-Spooky-This-Dog-Looks-so-Human-He-ll-Make-You-Look-Twice/

Snow Ravioli

<p>From <a href="http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2019/10/snow-ravioli.html" target="_blank">TYWKIWDBI</a> comes this fascinating photo and the note that the singular form of ra...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Snow-Ravioli/

Distance From The Equator and The Way We Think Are Linked

In the past decade, psychologists, in their desire to include people from all over the world, have expanded their narrow focus away from just North America, Europe, and Australia. This has given them a greater insight on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Distance-From-The-Equator-and-The-Way-We-Think-Are-Linked/

A 3D Map of the Whole World Before Climate Change Ruins It

<p>The Earth is changing rapidly, faster than anyone could comprehend. As the days pass by, more forests are burned, and more glaciers melt. As a result, the evidence of the world’s ancient cultures d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/A-3D-Map-of-the-Whole-World-Before-Climate-Change-Ruins-It/

How Binary Stars Form

<p>How are binary stars made? To investigate, ESO's Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA), captured one of the highest resolution images yet taken. The image is of a binary star system in formation.</p&g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/How-Binary-Stars-Form/

“Click To Pray”: A Wearable Rosary Device

<p>Check out this eRosary released by the Vatican itself: a wearable device <a href="https://www.geek.com/tech/vatican-unveils-click-to-pray-wearable-rosary-device-1807536/" target="_blank...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Click-To-Pray-A-Wearable-Rosary-Device/

Big Cats vs. Boxes

The folks at Big Cat Rescue in Florida are always looking for ways to enrich the cats' experience that will also look good on YouTube. They were recently gifted with large cardboard boxes decorated with autumn motifs. It...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Big-Cats-vs-Boxes/

This Terrible Mammoth Drawing Was an Important Key for 19th-Century Naturalists

<p>Who would've thought that a hunting activity for reindeer with his family would lead Ossip Shumachov to spot a strange, dark lump poking out of the ice, which consequently led to a yearly ritual of check...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/This-Terrible-Mammoth-Drawing-Was-an-Important-Key-for-19th-Century-Naturalists/

Family Living In A Farmhouse Basement For 9 Years Waiting For “The End Of Time”, Discovered

A 58-year-old man and six siblings, aged 18 to 25, lived in a farm basement in Drenthe, Netherlands, waiting for the world to end. The 58-year-old man is not their father nor the owner of the farmhouse, and the siblings&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Family-Living-In-A-Farmhouse-Basement-For-9-Years-Waiting-For-The-End-Of-Time-Discovered/

Humans Have Salamander-Like Ability To Regrow Cartilage in Joints

<p>Contrary to popular belief, cartilage can restore itself in a process much like what salamanders and zebrafish to regenerate limbs.</p><p>The researchers at Duke Health, in their study, which...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Humans-Have-Salamander-Like-Ability-To-Regrow-Cartilage-in-Joints/

An Honest Trailer for Zombieland

The 2009 film Zombieland was not the first zombie comedy, but it was a shining example of what the sub-genre could be. As such, this Honest Trailer from Screen Junkies is less a takedown than a homage that will...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/An-Honest-Trailer-for-iZombielandi/

The Sauna as a Solution for Loneliness

<p>Traveler Adam Rang loves to visit Estonia. In that nation, the sauna is a revered institution. He has found that the sauna is a social nexus and, possibly, a <a href="https://www.inyourpocket.com...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/The-Sauna-as-a-Solution-for-Loneliness/

True Facts : The Sand Bubbler Crab

Henry, Emma, and David are sand bubbler crabs. They are tiny, and they eat the even tinier creatures that live between grains of sand in the ocean and on the beach. Ze Frank makes it clear how very weird this lifestyle i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/True-Facts-The-Sand-Bubbler-Crab/

Waking Up in Your Arms

This intriguing photograph was taken by Sara Germain for the Lynx Project. It shows the moment Nathan Berg realizes that the large predator he's carrying is waking up from sedation. The Canada lynx is focused on the phot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/Waking-Up-in-Your-Arms/

The Epcot Ball Gown

<p>The biggest Disney princess (at least, at 2.35 million cubic feet, by volume) has to be Princess Epcot. Cosplayer <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B2C3jijjiLZ/" target="_blank"...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/17/The-Epcot-Ball-Gown/

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