Archive for 2019

The Poisons Released by Melting Arctic Ice

Arctic ice and glaciers are melting at an unprecedented rate. The most obvious consequence is rising sea levels. We also know it will destroy polar bears' habitat. But there are other things to worry about as well. The l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/The-Poisons-Released-by-Melting-Arctic-Ice/

A Number That is Too Large to Write Even Across the Universe

<p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/too-big-write-not-too-big-graham" target="_blank">Graham's Number</a> is arguably the largest number defined in mathematics. It is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/A-Number-That-is-Too-Large-to-Write-Even-Across-the-Universe/

Mr Olds’ Remarkable Elevator

Peter Olds is an engineer with Olds Engineering (a family business) in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. He invented an innovative type of materials elevator that relies on a simple screw, a completely new type of tech...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Mr-Olds-Remarkable-Elevator/

FCC Still Relies On Old Faulty Broadband Maps for Rural Areas

<p>No matter where you are today in the world, whether it be in the center of the most advanced cities or the top of the highest mountain, internet is life. We can no longer live without the convenience tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/FCC-Still-Relies-On-Old-Faulty-Broadband-Maps-for-Rural-Areas/

Incredible Expressionist Dance Costumes from the 1920s

When you think of German Expressionism and decadence in the 1920s, you think of Berlin. But Hamburg had its own art scene, in which you would find the dance performances of Lavinia Schulz and Walter Holdt, known for thei...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Incredible-Expressionist-Dance-Costumes-from-the-1920s/

Everything You Need to Know About the VW Beetle

In the 1950s and '60s, the Volkswagen Beetle sold like hotcakes. It was so cheap, simple to repair, and fuel efficient that people didn't care that it was developed by Nazis. Not that the company ever promoted that fact....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Everything-You-Need-to-Know-About-the-VW-Beetle/

Colors Are More Than the Sum of Their Parts

Look at these balls. Your eyes tell you that they are different colors, but a closer look will show that the balls are all the same color: brown. But they all have different colored stripes, and anyone who carefully shop...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Colors-Are-More-Than-the-Sum-of-Their-Parts/

Where is the Best Pizza in the US?

<p>A cheeseburger from a region might share similarities on another region. Pizza, however, is a different story. Like dialects, pizzas have different variations depending on which region you are.</p>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Where-is-the-Best-Pizza-in-the-US/

The Arctic Is Melting

<p>This photo taken on Greenland shows the bitter truth that we all have to face: the ice on Earth is melting, and it’s melting fast. (Greenland is home to the second largest ice sheet on the planet,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/The-Arctic-Is-Melting/

This Province in Canada Has LOTS of Snakes

<p>Tens of thousands of red sided garter snakes appear here Narcisse, Manitoba on spring season. It is their annual mating ritual that draws thousands of people to visit the Canadian province.</p><...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/This-Province-in-Canada-Has-LOTS-of-Snakes/

The Bigfoot Cookbook

<p>The 1970's had its share of oddities. Besides Watergate, there was disco, bell-bottoms, polyester (everywhere), wide ties, c<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(68, 68, 6...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/The-Bigfoot-Cookbook/

A Lineup of Cats That Ask You For High-Fives

<p>This is a sculpture titled “High-Seven”, created by Sakura Hanafusa. The sculpture depicts seven cats, with their right front paws high up in the air, <a href="https://japantoday.com/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/A-Lineup-of-Cats-That-Ask-You-For-High-Fives/

Personal Airbag for the Elderly

<p>Innovation!</p><p>To match up with the rising population of the elderly in China, Suzhou Yidaibao Intelligent Technology Company, a company that used to work on car airbags, is now innovating...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Personal-Airbag-for-the-Elderly/

Passengers Refused to Make Room for Wheelchair User, the Bus Driver Orders All of Them to Get Off

<p>“Terminus!” announced the unnamed Parisian driver, irked at his passengers who refused to move up to make room for a man on a wheelchair. <a href="https://www.theepochtimes.com/bus-dr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Passengers-Refused-to-Make-Room-for-Wheelchair-User-the-Bus-Driver-Orders-All-of-Them-to-Get-Off/

It's Lights Out for NASA's Spitzer Telescope

<p>NASA says they will soon be pulling the plug on the Spitzer telescope despite it still being functional even after they officially terminate the mission.</p><p>As with other NASA missions lik...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/It-s-Lights-Out-for-NASA-s-Spitzer-Telescope/

Breads Bakery Owner Brings A New Flavor of Middle Eastern Cuisine to NYC with Lamalo

<p><a href="https://forward.com/food/425805/breads-bakery-owner-lamalo-arlo/" target="_blank">Lamalo is the latest addition to Gadi Peleg's restaurants</a> where he serves so...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Breads-Bakery-Owner-Brings-A-New-Flavor-of-Middle-Eastern-Cuisine-to-NYC-with-Lamalo/

What Really Happened When Queen of Crime Agatha Christie Mysteriously Disappeared

<p>Her books are beloved by the world over and have even been featured on several film and TV adaptations but the famous mystery writer Agatha Christie's own life is just as colorful as the stories she wrot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/What-Really-Happened-When-Queen-of-Crime-Agatha-Christie-Mysteriously-Disappeared/

The Psychology of Criminal Appearances: How Should Criminals Look Like?

<p>Don't judge a book by its cover seems to be an oft-quoted phrase when someone wants to tell you that you shouldn't make any assumptions or notions about other people just by the way they look. Everybody...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/The-Psychology-of-Criminal-Appearances-How-Should-Criminals-Look-Like/

Boab Trees: The Baobab's Australian Cousins

<p>If you have ever seen or heard of the baobab, then you will know how imposing it is. With their thick trunks, they look like bulbous roots that grew out of the ground. They could grow as tall as 30m (aro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/Boab-Trees-The-Baobab-s-Australian-Cousins/

'The Dragon' Topples 'The Mountain' To Become New World's Strongest Man

View this post on Instagram What an epic contest! 1st place at the Inaugural Santa Monica Arnold Classic this year in January. Thank you @roguefitness for the epic shot. ALSO, do check out our newes...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/The-Dragon-Topples-The-Mountain-To-Become-New-World-s-Strongest-Man/

I Strapped a GoPro On a Turtle

Here's a point of view you probably never considered. YouTuber The Fish Whisperer strapped a GoPro onto a red eared slider turtle and let him go do his turtle stuff in the pond. It went rather well, although there was th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/17/I-Strapped-a-GoPro-On-a-Turtle/

An Out-of-this-World Cheese, Literally

I was today years old when I found out that the “secret payload” in SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft was a wheel of Le Brouère.The Dragon’s mission marked the first time a space capsule developed by a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/An-Out-of-this-World-Cheese-Literally/

What Frida Kahlo's Voice Sounds Like, Probably

<p>A tape recording of what researchers believe to be Frida Kahlo reading a passage from her own essay was discovered by the National Sound Library of Mexico. They are analyzing the voice if it could really...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/What-Frida-Kahlo-s-Voice-Sounds-Like-Probably/

Students Help the Disabled and Elderly with Yard Work for PE Credit

Yardwork becomes more and more common as the Summer months approach. For some, it is a blessing and delight, but for those who are hindered by physical circumstances, it's a dreadful season. Thankfully, students at the A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/Students-Help-the-Differently-Abled-and-Elderly-with-Yard-Work/

Can You Get a Ticket for Riding a Horse While Intoxicated?

In the movie Sergeant York, a yet-to-be-conscripted Alvin York is shown very intoxicated, on his horse. That seems to be the safe way to get home- after all, the horse knows the way, and horses are very good at...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/Can-You-Get-a-Ticket-for-Riding-a-Horse-While-Intoxicated/

The Chevalier and His Clowder of Cats on Carnegie Hill

Alberto Gaston de Bassini was a renowned Italian opera singer who settled in New York City in 1896. He sang at the Metropolitan Opera House and gave music lessons. He also collected cats. De Bassini took in all kinds of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/The-Chevalier-and-His-Clowder-of-Cats-on-Carnegie-Hill/

Student Cafe at Whati

This student cafe is a unique program of the Mezi Community School in Whati, Northwest Territories, Canada. There, students are taught how to bake cookies, brew coffee, and create tasty cappuccinos and lattes. The cafe i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/Student-Cafe-at-Whati/

A Heaven-Like View At Diablo Lake

Nathaniel Wise, a nomadic photographer currently living life along the Pacific Northwest region of the US, captured these alluring photos of the Diablo Lake Overlook in Washington’s North Cascades National Park. &...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/A-Heaven-Like-View-At-Diablo-Lake/

FDA Clamps On Poop Transplants After Procedure Went Wrong

<p>We might be going too far with some of the medical procedures we are experimenting with nowadays. There was the controversial gene-edited babies which caused quite an uproar with the scientific community...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/FDA-Clamps-On-Poop-Transplants-After-Procedure-Went-Wrong/

Adam Savage Built an Iron Man Suit

The end of Mythbusters wasn't the end of fun for Adam Savage. He's getting a new show ready, called Savage Builds. So what would you build if you have unlimited resources? An Iron Man suit would be at t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/06/16/Adam-Savage-Built-an-Iron-Man-Suit/








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