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Donate

Monday, November 01, 2010      1 comments

I am NOT going to donate blood and plasma anymore. I started when I hit a bad money patch a year ago, and now I am working more hours. However, it had become a habit by that point so I kept up with it. The money is NOT worth it! Hydration is... Read more

Blood

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      4 comments

So I donate blood as plasma one time per week. Unfortunately, something I did not know is that you can only do this for about one year, before the veins on your arm start to collapse and hide deeper in your arm. I crap you not! I had heard th... Read more

Visionary Minds

Tuesday, October 26, 2010      2 comments

I am watching Star Trek today, and doing online trivia. "7. Interestingly, a human first walked on the moon in the same year that the last episode of the original Star Trek series was aired on US television. What year was it? Your answer: 1... Read more

Tail Bone

Saturday, October 23, 2010      1 comments

I am taking nursing classes (read 10 pages a day) and you must know a great deal of biology for this study. "The human coccyx can be compared to what in other animals? "Your answer: tail "Commonly known as the tail bone, the coccyx is ... Read more

Time Warp

Friday, October 22, 2010      3 comments

In honor of the Rocky Movie being shown in Austin at Alamo Drafthouse and Spiderhouse this year: "5. In what cult movie do the Transylvanians do the "Time Warp", Dr. Frank N. Furter creates a man, and Brad and Janet discover alternative lifestyl... Read more

Balance

Thursday, October 21, 2010      3 comments

Tropical Fish: "Tropical fish aquaria, and indeed Marine fish aquaria, are very popular all over the world. Tropical fish however, are far easier to keep than Marine fish - which require a very delicate chemical balance to be maintained." ... Read more

Water

Monday, October 18, 2010      1 comments

In honor of visits to Chicago: "The Caspian Sea is the largest lake in the world, followed by Lake Superior."... Read more

Before Christmas

Sunday, October 17, 2010      0 comments

For the holidays, in that Halloween Nightmare Before Christmas sort of way: "The song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" was first sung by Gene Autry in 1949, based on a promotional character created for the retailer Montgomery Ward." ... Read more

Nickelodeon

Friday, October 15, 2010      1 comments

Nickelodeon. "In 1905, Pittsburgh movie theater owners Harry Davis and John Harris also established the first of what would become a popular form of movie theaters spread throughout the country, which were five-cent nickelodeon movies, known lat... Read more

Cola

Thursday, October 14, 2010      3 comments

In honor of NOT drinking soda: "The song was done as a Coca Cola jingle, "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" by The Hillside Singers, assembled to sing the jingle when the New Seekers were not able to fit the recording into their schedule. When t... Read more

Monkey Shrine

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      2 comments

Is ignorance bliss? Trivia fast fact: "The three cute little monkeys either originated in eighth century China and were brought to Japan by a Buddhist monk, or came from a carving on the Nikko Toshogo Shrine to represent the religious principle ... Read more

Ginger Fights Colds

Monday, October 11, 2010      6 comments

Cross post from the natural remedies team, more evidence that vegetarian miso soup with ginger is a super food : "I saw this part regarding ginger, and since I love eating unsulfured crystallized ginger lately I was even more excited about using... Read more

World

Sunday, October 10, 2010      2 comments

I guess anger happens around the world. "The journalist, Jarnail Singh, was upset that a Congress party member, Jagdish Tytler, had been cleared of charges filed during the anti Sikh riots of 1984 and subsequently been given a ticket to contest ... Read more

New Breed

Saturday, October 09, 2010      2 comments

It is funny irony, that as America struggles to lose calories, much of the rest of the world struggles to gain them. "In 1944, Borlaug was commissioned as head of the Cooperative Wheat Research and Production Program in Mexico. He developed new ... Read more

Wishes

Friday, October 08, 2010      2 comments

P.S. Thanks for Birthday Wishes, all well wishers.... Read more


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