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May 2014 - Posts

The Power of Two

Eating Recyclables
May 28, 2014 3:55 PM by Eleanor Wolfram
Biologists, culinary professionals and environmentalists all have got to be giddy about the new edible water bottles. This ingenious invention is the creation of the London Imperial College team, led by Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez. I am sure that just about Read More...
Designer Clothes to Designer Babies
May 22, 2014 2:12 PM by Eleanor Wolfram
There is a hidden camera television show series that periodically airs on American Broadcasting Company (ABC), titled “What Would Your Do?” The television host sets up various unethical scenarios to test the moral character of onlookers. The behavioral Read More...
Dark Side of Cow Chips
May 20, 2014 2:10 PM by Eleanor Wolfram
I was once told that, in brisk wintry regions where trees are scarce and the price of purchasing wood log is cost prohibited, many ranchers would use cattle dung to light their fires. Yes, you read that right. Cattle dung -- otherwise known to city dwellers Read More...
Camels and Needles
May 15, 2014 5:23 PM by Eleanor Wolfram
Just about everyone is familiar with the expression, “it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than a rich man to enter heaven.” This ancient expression is attributed to the fact that, in the Middle East, there was an entryway or gate Read More...
ATM Dispenses Microbes
May 13, 2014 10:51 AM by Eleanor Wolfram
Generally, when you roll up to an ATM machine, you are hoping for two things to occur: the first would be would be that you have enough in your account to cover the transaction, and the second thing would be that the machine malfunctions and spits out Read More...
Sochi Torch Shines On PEDs
May 8, 2014 1:37 PM by Eleanor Wolfram
Thank God Spring has sprung! The warmer weather is signaling that the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics is finally over. At the onset of the winter games, I was all into the bobsleigh twists and ski mountain jumps. But by the three week of the games, I started Read More...
Sneezing Electronics
May 6, 2014 2:09 PM by Eleanor Wolfram
Just when I was be ginning to think the electronic industry had exhausted every task that a computer could do…I uncovered another surprising feat. Now it seems that computers can predict sneezes. Annually, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read More...
Promising Discovery for HIV Infants
May 1, 2014 2:53 PM by Eleanor Wolfram
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a slow replicating retrovirus that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AID). According to the CDC “HIV transmission from other to child during pregnancy, labor and delivery, or breastfeeding is known Read More...