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30 Strangest Deaths in HistoryWhile you're here, please take a look at Neatorama's homepage for more fun stuff or subscribe to our RSS Feed. Death by Embracing the Reflection of the Moon Chinese poet Li Po (701-706) is regarded as one of the two greatest poets in China's literary history. He was well known for his love of liquor and often spouted his greatest poems while drunk. One night, Li Po fell from his boat and drowned in the Yangtze River while trying to embrace the reflection of the moon in the water. Death by Beard Austrian ...4
A Milk Four Times More Nutritious Than Cow’s MilkScientists have discovered a milk which is four times more nutritious than cow’s milk, and they have been eyeing this milk to become the new superfood that could be the key to feed our ever-expanding population. However, you might this a bit shocking. It’s cockroach milk.A team from the Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in India has sequenced a protein crystal from the gut of Diploptera punctata (Pacific Beetle Cockroach), the only k...
Three Klein Bottles Inside (Outside?) One AnotherWhat's more awesome than a Klein bottle? Why, three Klein bottles inside (outside?) one another! Here's the glass sculpture by Alan Bennett for the Science Museum in London:It consists of three Klein bottles, one inside another. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot properly be constructed in three dimensions. In the series Alan Bennett made Klein bottles analogous to Mobius strips with odd numbers of twists greater than one.Link - via Mad Rabbit, Dead Hare...1