Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Fecal Transplants?!?

I never thought I could be repulsed, intrigued and hopeful all at the same time like this… I stumbled across this article on Slate the other day in which they are treating some intestinal infections with fecal transplants. Yes, you read it correctly. Here is the article… gross and yet intriguing. http://www.slate.com/id/2282768/

Cockroach Found in a Woman’s Colonoscopy

When a 52-year-old woman went to get her colon checked out, she was glad to hear that there was no signs of cancer. But it wasn’t all good news! Why? Because doctors somehow found a cockroach jammed in her transverse colon…

Guy Converts H3 Into Hybrid and Gets 60 MPG!

I keep an eye on http://www.digg.com for technical articles and stumbled across and article about a guy “taking stock GM parts and snapping them together in clever new ways” to make a H3 Hummer into a hybrid that gets 60 miles to the gallon – while also getting 2,000 foot-pounds of torque. http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/10/30/14161/066 Take a […]

Couple make burglar clean up at gunpoint

This made me laugh out loud when I saw it…  A slightly nicer spin on that saying “an eye for an eye.”  http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1120AP_ODD_Burglar_Cleanup.html?source=rss Here is the text so you don’t have to go to the page… Last updated October 18, 2007 6:03 p.m. PT Couple make burglar clean up at gunpoint THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTGOMERY, Ala. — […]

If you could read peoples minds would you hear other languages?

After watching “Heroes” last night I was struck with a thought because of some of the characters on the show… One of the characters can read minds. Two of the other characters on the show are Spanish. They have not yet come across each other, but my thought was… when he tries to read their […]