- with Alyson best beer in blacksburg! (at @622North w/ 2 others) 4sq.com/198M8Il 4 hours ago
- Bowl appearance cost #VT $670,000 for unsold tickets. #Hokie pride! #VTech blogs.roanoke.com/andybittervirg… 11 hours ago
- Hey @GovernorVA how 'bout letting us hard-working state employees knock off a few hours early tomorrow? #thatdbeswell 14 hours ago
- @MarkSomerson @PamFrostGorder The science section still exists? Good to hear. Figured it was axed long ago. Haven't lived in OH for a while. 15 hours ago
- @PamFrostGorder And the @PlainDealer used to be one of the few papers to employ a science writer. :-( @MarkSomerson 16 hours ago
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A couple of days ago, I was watching an episode of House. Chase was being his surgical mastermind self and deftly stitching together a hold in a patient’s heart that the team had just finished saying would be really difficult. … Continue reading
Growing up with a sister three years older than me, we didn’t always quite see eye-to-eye. I don’t remember any knock-down fights, however, and I think we more or less got along throughout the early years. And by the time … Continue reading
There’s a whole slew of reasons why some people are more predisposed to being overweight than others. Some of them have to do with nurture – how they were raised, where they live, peer pressures, etc. Other reasons have to … Continue reading
Unless you never have any reason to talk or exchange written correspondence with teenagers today, you’ve probably come across at least one whose grammar was simply retarded. You think to yourself, “What the hell are they teaching kids in school … Continue reading
One of the biggest developments in agriculture in the last few decades – or perhaps ever – was the creation of seeds and crops that are resistant to herbicides. Being able to spray chemicals over wide fields of crops indiscriminately … Continue reading
We’ve all heard plenty about the causes of obesity in Americans, and especially of American youths. People in poverty buy high sugar, high carbohydrate foods because they’re cheap and easy to find. (Plus they taste amazing.) Uneducated people assume that … Continue reading
The way people swing their arms can vary quite a bit. George Carlin may have had the best insight, noting that the amount of swing in one’s arms is directly attributable to their age. From the cool strutting and flamboyant … Continue reading
I’ve always been amazed at the complexity of biological processes at a microscopic level. Countless chemicals, enzymes, proteins and the like dance an intricate tango in order to keep this thing we call life moving forward billions of times every … Continue reading