Silly Putty

It’s an example of an inorganic polymer, noted for its many unusual characteristics.  It bounces, it breaks when given a sharp blow, it can flow like a liquid when it is slowly stretched, and it will “melt” into a puddle. 

Can Sleep Apnea Kill You?

An article in Yahoo Health asks, “Can Snoring Kill You?”   Evidently, persons with sleep apnea (lack of quality sleep from breathing problems) have a higher death rate than the average person, are five times more likely to be in a fatigue-related

Web Cameras Around Manhattan

I use a web site that streams live video of the various highways around Ohio… I’ve discovered that there is a great web site to access over 30 video and still cameras located around Manhattan island.   This New York web site

Good Mood Prevents Colds

A new scientific study suggests that people who frequently experience positive emotions are less likely to catch colds. Psychologist Sheldon Cohen and his colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University interviewed 193 healthy adults daily for two weeks and recorded the positive

Top 10 Technologies for 2007

Popular Mechanics has a new list of technologies (or at least concepts for technologies) that it claims will be big in 2007. From PRAM to BAN and SmartPills to data clouds, it’s a good summary of upcoming and in-process trends.