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Tuesday: March 9, 2010

Physicists find brand new way to achieve Superman-like X-ray vision.Physicists find brand new way to achieve Superman-like X-ray vision.

In addition to allowing us to peer through paper or paint, and into cells, the technique opens up the possibility that opaque materials might be good optical elements in nano-scale devices, at levels where the construction of transparent lenses is particularly challenging.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 4:26 PM | Tags (11) | materials | objects | opacity | opaque | paint | paper | science | sciencedaily | superman | vision | xray |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 7, 2010

Eleven of the most painfully obvious newspaper articles ever.Eleven of the most painfully obvious newspaper articles ever.

Seriously, you'd think that most of these headlines would have come right out of The Onion - but no, sadly these are all real headlines. My personal favorite: 'Report on reports sees too many reports'. That's some good reporting.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Comedy Gold @ 4:15 PM | Tags (6) | 11points | funny | headlines | newspaper | obvious | painful |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 56 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 14, 2009

Scientists deduce the best method in which to remove a Band-ADo it fasid.Scientists deduce the best method in which to remove a Band-ADo it fasid.

The results will shock you. Ok, no they actually won't shock you at all. Do it fast and you'll have less pain. Don't you feel better knowing that this is scientifically proven now? No? Yea, me neither.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:42 AM | Tags (7) | bandaid | science | study | silly | fast | removal | pain |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 14, 2009

New study shows that chocolate and water can reduce heat pain response.New study shows that chocolate and water can reduce heat pain response.

The context of ingesting was also important to whether eating or drinking blunted pain, the researchers found. When rats were made ill by a drug treatment, eating chocolate no longer delayed their response.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 4:23 PM | Tags (7) | study | chocolate | water | sciencedaily | pain | response | science |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 5, 2009

Have some extra paint chips laying around? Make some pixelated art.Have some extra paint chips laying around? Make some pixelated art.

Yes, pixelated artwork can make a fine addition to any home or office. You'll also need a reasonable amount of patience to pull it off. Good luck!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:44 AM | Tags (6) | art | chips | lifehacker | paint | pixels | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

New microneedle patch might take the pain away from your regular needle shots.New microneedle patch might take the pain away from your regular needle shots.

It's our goal to get rid of the need for hypodermic needles in many cases and replace them with a patch that can be painlessly and simply applied by a patient,' says Mark Prausnitz, Ph.D.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:52 PM | Tags (7) | doctors | health | needles | pain | painless | patch | shots |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Daily Grind: Less Pain

Name: Vin (aka mancomb seepgood)
How Vin feels today: Less Pain @ 12:01:00 PM
What Vin really wants today: To go home and start enjoying the extended weekend and then take additional Motrin for continued neck pain.

Music Stuck in Head: Air Conditioning Unit Whirl
For some reason, this sound is all I need today.

Stuff to do today:

  • Apologize for late start at posting links today
  • Do some house cleaning on the Facebook GLM fan page
  • Remind readers that GLM actually has a Facebook fan page
  • Find time to replay Curse of Monkey Island this weekend
  • Watch some more play through videos on Justin.tv

Posted to Daily Grind filed in GeekLikeMe / Site Related @ 1:01 PM | Tags (6) | extended | holiday | life | movies | pain | weekend |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


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