This is a fairly new bacteria. I know this because I saw a culture growing this out a few years back and had never heard of it so I called my favorite infectious disease specialist who is one of those brilliant people who knows everything and asked her “what the hell is Elizibethkingia meningoseptica?” and after a… Read more
In the old house here in Abq, used to have a hawk that would frighten/chase birds into our back windows. Took a while to figure out it wasn’t kids shooting the back windows with BB guns. Saw the hawk drive the birds into the window and snatch them up after they hit it and were stunned. Read more
So, will the first cellphone made out of this technology be called The Dali?
That’s pretty clever. Also clever that it can work with anyone’s regular inhaler, since that way they don’t have to make their own in various prescriptions etc or wait for a drug maker to license it. I’m not asthmatic but I would think that it’s a hassle to carry around one of those inhalers, especially for those who… Read more
Mrs Olson....because Folgers is...the richest kind.
More importantly, what about addiction to coffee? What is that linked to?
I liked this movie. A lot. And people get hung up on how the creature is transmitted without considering that the various quotes read throughout the movie (by the teacher and Yara) are what it’s really about. There’s the one earlier, when they’re playing Old Maid (also highly symbolic), about the temptation to sit and… Read more
According to the bethematch website, 1 in 40 chance you'll be called for further testing, 1 in 300 you'll be determined to be the best match for someone, 1 in 500 you'll actually be asked to donate.