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March 13, 2020

The Art of Scientific Glassblowing

YouTube caption: "Lots of modern chemistry research still relies on unique, hand-blown glass instruments. Step inside a scientific glassblowing workshop and see a third-generation glassblower in action."

More here.

March 13, 2020 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Medicine on Screen: 10,000 films from the National Library of Medicine

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Some 10,000 in the collection of the National Library of Medicine await.

The Gene Kelly film featured this past Wednesday came from their collection.

Fair warning: there goes the day.

March 13, 2020 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

La Vida Loca, Gray Cat Style

This morning around 9:35 a.m. she indicated she was ready for outdoor playtime: her wish is my demand.

March 13, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Royal Bodyguards, Palace of Darius I


First Persian (Achaemenid) Empire (c. 550-330 B.C.E.); Palace of Darius I (r. c. 522-486 B.C.E.) at Susa, Iran.

Frieze (colored glazed terracotta brick panels).

Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.

March 13, 2020 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Nothing — "For the person who has everything"


From the website:

Stuck for what to buy someone, but you don't want to get them nothing at all?

Then why not give them nothing with a twist?

It's a gift of nothing.

It is said that less is more....

You know that old saying, "He knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing?"

Now you know the price of nothing too.


It's $4.49.

March 13, 2020 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

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