Archive for October 23rd, 2019

Man Uses Heat-Sensing Drone to Find Missing Child

<p>6-year old Ethan Haus and his dog, Remington, got lost while playing outside their home near Elk River, Minnesota. Law enforcement officers and 600 volunteers began searching for him as night fell.</p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Man-Uses-Heat-Sensing-Drone-to-Find-Missing-Child/

Emergency Disappointed Sigh In Your Pocket

Emergency Disappointed Sigh In Your PocketHave you recently experienced a blow, blunder, or calamity? Do you find yourself unable to muster the strength to give the appropriate verbal or vocal response?  Don't let t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Emergency-Dissapointed-Sigh-In-Your-Pocket/

Despite Google Ban, Huawei Able To Sell 67 Million Units in Q3

The global launch of Huawei’s flagship phone, the Mate 30, has been delayed indefinitely thanks to the ban on Huawei from using Google’s services. Inside China, however, the phone has been selling extremely w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Despite-Google-Ban-Huawei-Able-To-Sell-67-Million-Units-in-Q3/

Machines Can Read Better Than Humans, But Can They Understand?

Sam Bowman was a computational linguist at New York University. In the fall of 2017, Bowman figured out that computers were not very good at understanding the written word. While they had become competent in showing unde...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Machines-Can-Read-Better-Than-Humans-But-Can-They-Understand/

Using Bots in Instagram: A Desperate Move?

Social networking sites sure have their own domain. Facebook is for those lengthy political rants.Twitter, on the other hand, is for arguments and professional brags. Finally, there is Instagram, for vacation photos.Inst...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Using-Bots-in-Instagram-A-Desperate-Move/

Where Our Musical Tastes Our Grounded

<p>Humans like songs that are familiar sounding and a little bit unpredictable, according to a new study published in the neuroscience journal JNeurosci. The study suggests that our musical preferences migh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Where-Our-Musical-Tastes-Our-Grounded/

One-Man Halloween Medley

If you want to dance the Monster Mash or the Time Warp, here's the music for it! All these movie monsters are played by Peter Hollens, who also did the singing. The medley shifts into high gear toward the end, when the s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/One-Man-Halloween-Medley/

Burger King’s Ghost Whopper Is Ready To Haunt Your Wallets This Halloween

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">Burger King debuted the “Ghost Whopper” right in time for Halloween. The limited edition burger is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Burger-King-s-Ghost-Whopper-Is-Ready-To-Haunt-Your-Wallets-This-Halloween/

Why Bars Have Foot Rails

<p>If you visit an old-fashioned pub, you may see a metal or wooden rail along at ankle height around the bar. These rails emerged by the late Nineteenth Century. Why did they become popular? Wayne Curtis o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Why-Bars-Have-Foot-Rails/

Johnson & Johnson Recall 33,000 Bottles Of Baby Powder Due To Asbestos

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(18, 18, 18);">The recall for 33,000 bottles of Johnson’s Baby Powder was done after the US Food and Drug Administration...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Johnson-Johnson-Recall-33-000-Bottles-Of-Baby-Powder-Due-To-Asbestos/

Meet The Japanese Company Behind The Clear Plastic Umbrella

<p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">In Japan, the clear plastic umbrella is a staple. This handy companion for the rain can be found in kiosks, drugst...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Meet-The-Japanese-Company-Behind-The-Clear-Plastic-Umbrella/

The Weird Phenomenon of Vivipary

This may look like an entry in a Photoshop contest, but it's not. It's an example of vivipary, in which seeds germinate before their time. Vivipary is natural, but not normal in tomatoes. There are some plants that repro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/The-Weird-Phenomenon-of-Vivipary/

The Untold Story of the Secret Mission to Seize Nazi Map Data

Here's a World War II story you haven't heard, but would make a great movie in the vein of The Monuments Men or Inglourious Basterds. American engineer and surveyor Major Floyd W. Hough was the leader o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/The-Untold-Story-of-the-Secret-Mission-to-Seize-Nazi-Map-Data/

Soda Taxes: Will They Work?

Cloyingly sweet and nutritionally empty. Those are just some words that we can use when describing soda.Sodas have now become increasingly subject to taxation. This started in 2015 on Berkeley, California. Now, over 35 c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/10/23/Soda-Taxes-Will-They-Work/

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