RE: Onyx scrabble board

i suppose you only buy one scrabble board in a lifetime. might as well go for the sexiest one!
thanks, adarkprecursor, i will def check it out!

SO MUCH TO DO TODAY



film to develop, math homework to figure out, father's day gift, vacuuming and sterilizing the house.
QA/QC readings for micro, more dreamweaver templates for work, make spaghetti for dinner.
somewhere in there i wanted to go swimming.

shopping list (long and short term):
listerine
toothbrush
wallet
shoes
XS gloves
scrabble
grosgrain ribbon
power supply for my broken PC
clinical review books

listening to PUNK-O-RAMA 10 now. my preffered CDs are in dad's car. :(

my dad's picture in the paper for prince court: http://tr.im/mYxc

ok, that's it for now.

THINGS I LEARNED IN THE MICRO LAB

- streaking for isolation techniques
- difference between a fume hood and a laminal flow hood
- how to make and pour 2% agarose gel
- sinaloa brand tortillas contain a GMO product (probably the corn)!
- but cheese nips and nature valley bars are ok
- i probably have the PTC tasting gene (we'll have the dna confirmation on thurs or fri...)

can't wait to see how my Staph, Strep, E. coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosis grew up! hope i have lots of nice happy colonies.

PERFECT COINCIDENCE

i love when little things fall into place.
sharla and christine renewed their offer to let me play around with them in the micro lab this summer. so i changed my work schedule around a little bit.  actually, before that, i found out that times for mlt107 is different than what's listed in the soc.  we don't have class on wednesdaaaaaaaays!  so i'm taking off m and tues to do some micro and working all day on weds to make up for it!  since there's no class today (it's weds) i wanted to get up to speed on the micr stuff.  i wasn't sure if i could ask for a day off work (short notice = makes me feel guilty even though i don't technically work for ccc any more... i just answer the phone because i happen to have my desk in the front...) but mary asked me as soon as i got in yesterday if i wanted to work at home- they are waxing the office floors today!  so everything turned out fine!
i'm outside kauila now, waiting for my loveli ladies to show up.  i guess i get to learn the process of pcr today? :)
oh, and just for the record, i actually work at home when i say i will work from home... that's right, i got up at my normal time and was working on my dreamweaver template project outside of the science building since 8am. (unlike some of my coworkers who don't work even when they are in office... playing bejeweld all day... or what ever. pshhh.)  it's too bad my office can't be outdoors all the time!  it's freezing in naio!
Kisses on bruises and pink lips from salty water. C'est la vie.

HORRORSCOPE 05/16/09

Sagittarius
Your life is filled with study, perhaps not formally, though. You're
always observing, tinkering and gaining insight to how things work.
Today, even when you seem idle, you're working out a solution.

THINGS I DON'T LIKE

gladiator sandals
peep toe boots
shorts/skirts that have visible pocket lining from the bottom
panty hose with holes
black panty hose with light colored outfits (unless it's a completely black and white outfit and well balanced)
oversized shirts and no pants
button down shirts with white collars and cuffs (unless the entire shirt is plain white)
shirts with pockets right over the boobs
fake tans (don't pretend. i can tell.)
crocs (ok in your garden. no ok with your nice jeans and LV purse.)
untied shoelaces
teeny tiny vests over long shirts
ties without a collared shirt

don't take it personally;
it's not you, it's the clothes.

I JUST READ THE WIKIPEDIA OF BONNIE AND CLYDE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnie_and_Clyde
they fascinate me.
as does everything cultural about the 1930s and 40s.

YEAH, UH HUH.

this is pretty much how convos w/ mister e go.
we like the bug eyes.




mister e: 8|


mister e is online.
miss c: 8|


mister e: 8|


miss c: 8|


mister e: 8|


miss c: 8|


mister e: 8|


miss c: (i could do this all day...)
8|


mister e: 8|
(me too)


miss c: 8|
(what's up?) 8|


mister e: (not a lot) 8|
(making plans to go swimming) 8|


miss c: (cool. cool. did you ride the pony yesterday, too?) 8|


mister e: (no, I kinda strayed from it. it was funny though because these neighbor kids tried to get in line all inconspicuously.) 8|
(the kids enjoyed it though, but they got tired of it real quick. little princesses, what are you gonna do?) 8|


miss c: (plans for the summer?) 8|


mister e: (not a whole lot as of now, I think my parents want to go to san diego, not sure if I'll join them.) 8|
(what about you, miss c?) 8|


miss c: (ehhh, summer school, etc. i'll probably spend the weekends traipsing the beach, tho.) 8|


mister e: (aw, man I miss the beach.) 8|


miss c: (what? no beach in vegas? oh wait... ) 8|


mister e: (lol, no. we got pools out the wazoo, though) 8|


miss c: (but there's funny sushi in vegas. i saw this guy on "eh u da kine" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlu_apMQZ2k ) 8|


mister e: huh.
central vegas?
(NO!) 8|
(I talked without the 8|) 8|


miss c: (guy is hillarious. so local kine. he has all these funny names for his dishes, too. ex: "what, like beef?" and "book em dan-o") 8|
8|
(i wiiiiiiiiiin) 8|


mister e: (cries) 8<


miss c: (i thought i would be the first to forget :P ) 8|


mister e: (I was thinking about where his place would be. he said like west so it's past the strip, I think it's not too far of a ride, plus it's on sahara so it's an easy bus ride.) 8|


miss c: (i have no geography skills. heheheheeee. i have no idea where. just happened to see him on tv.) 8|
(oh man, this faculty guy just walked past the front desk and saw us eating and he was like "where'd you get the food?" and wayne goes "the caf is open" and the faculty guy replies "wha what? it's open? wha... damn!" walks off to the caf) 8|


mister e: (OLOLOLOL.) 8|
(so when are we scrabblin'? name the time and place, even though I'll get my butt handed to me) 8|
(can we play back and forth and different intervals or do we have to present to play the whole game at once?) 8|


miss c: (oh yeah! i was trying to decide if we should have two more players and was trying to decide who else i can invite, but i forgot after awhile. it's asynchronous. i have two ongoing games now... it's been a month or so... waiting for my turn. hehehee.) 8|


mister e: (phew, I'm glad it's like that since we rarely see each other at the same time any more.) 8|


miss c: (i know! u___u used to be the thing to do- get home hop on gaia and deadstar allllll nite loooong) 8|


mister e: (yeah, I miss that, but it ruined my sleeping habits and wasn't good for me. I always forgot you live in the past.) 8|


miss c: (and ialways forget you live in the future! i feel bad for keepin ya up) 8|
(my friend said she used to accidently call her mom in japan and it's like 2am there. but her mom would be up and be like "i just got back from karaoke! whats up?!" LOL!) 8|


Sent at 12:47 PM on Friday
miss c: (i forgot my lakerol today! i have no licorice to eat! mental breakdown) 8|


mister e: (Nooo...) 8|

GETTING MY HOPES UP!

every so often i log into gaia and see if i have any new messages.
and i usually do!
but they're only notifications of birthdays (which i've missed) and NPC messages.
:(

STUFF IN THE CORNER OF MY EYE

or more like, "in the corner of my screen".
i watch twitterfox while at work since i'm online all the time; it updates every few minutes.
and @andybumatai says some wild stuff throughout the day.
ex:

RT @thehawaiitrader @andybumatai: tell me a joke. AB: the economy.

ONLY BLUES

first time defragging my external hd in a month.



that's what i like to see- no white lines! <3 blues!
and it's still going... only at 1% . 8|

MY WORKFLOW IS TOO GOOD TO RESTART MY COMPUTER

damn, i hate when i need to restart my computer but i'm jamming at work!
i have the whole system set up where i just tab through all my fields and alt tab through all my apps and move my excel stuff to the database like there's no tomorrow and then i see this:


and then the ocd in me kicks in and i have to restart my computer to try to make it go away! and just looking at it makes me lose my place and then i can't remember what field i was in...

i'm going to attempt to ignore this.

dead pixels must die!

PHEW!

passed everything!



now just one more semester of hellllllll

"FUN FACT"

i was eating a box of cracker jacks today.  there's no toys inside anymore.  but there is a nonedible "prize" inside. it's a paper that says "FUN FACT: a typical pensicl can write 45,000 words or draw a line 35 miles long!"

i guess that's just as awesome as a toy.

BEAUTY

"If you're attractive enough on the outside, people will forgive you for being irritating to the core."

http://despair.com

BAD MEMORIES BACK TO HAUNT

once, i developed a D76 roll in C41 and got back a blank roll.
i still think about it today.

FACTOID: HOW FAST DO WE ROT?

Not as fast as we used to. A friend of mine, who went to college at MIT around 1980, had a classmate who was the son of an undertaker. His dad had told him that when he (the dad) had entered the business, you had to work fast. Bodies would start to smell quickly. But now — around 1980 — that was no longer necessary. You could wait a lot longer before they smelled bad.

Which I take to mean that around 1980 the average old person, where this classmate came from, had a lot less bacteria in their body than around 1960. All that concern about "the safety of the food supply" — preservatives, yes, but also sterilization, freezing, sell-by dates, food handling rules, food safety officers, and microwave food — seems to have had an effect. From 1960 to 1980 there was a big shift from homemade food to factory-made and restaurant-made food. The uniformity of the new food caused the obesity epidemic, I believe; its sterility  caused a great increase in allergies and asthma, not to mention a bunch of other disorders.
Speaking of sell-by dates, at a Japanese grocery store recently I wanted to buy some Yakult. At check-out, it was pointed out to me that it was one day past its sell-by date. Half price. I bought two.

Original post: http://www.blog.sethroberts.net/2009/05/16/how-fast-do-we-rot

I CRACKED WHEN I TRIED TO PRESS MY LUCK

nothing more amazing than nicole atkins.
after i lost all my music on MISTER V this was the first song i bought from itunes.
she sounds so good live.
this is my favorite song by her, i've been trying to find a video of this to post for ages. :)


ADDICTION

i always look at http://bodyartforms.com for earrings.  they have an amazing selection of jewelry and super good prices and super super good service.  i highly recommend them and am going to be a customer for life!
alas, every time i look i want more ear holes.
of course, i need more ear holes like i need a hole in my head.
i am so tempted to just get it done... like, after paintball or something (thinking about jamming my head into the helmet... not very cool for ears)... i could get a conch or helix or industrial... or just a lower cartilage.
i'm like... dying to get something done.... i didn't get anything new in several years!
is that crazy?

GEEK INJURY

my arms are not happy.
i will never make fun of people with carpal tunnel again.
it's this computer desk that's ruining me, i swear.
the table and monitors are all the wrong heights....

Fwd: JPG is Back! Woo!!

JPG IS BACK !
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JPG IS BACK !
JPG IS BACK !
JPG IS BACK !
JPG IS BACK !!!!

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: JPG Magazine <support@jpgmag.com>
Date: Tue, May 12, 2009 at 4:55 AM
Subject: JPG is Back! Woo!!
To: C.


JPG Your World In Pictures

Photo of the Week

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Colorful chicks, Dennis Burns

JPG is Back!

Finally! It's been a long four months, but we couldn't be happier about JPG's bright future. There have been many casualties of this economy, and to see a company brought back to life is almost unheard of! We owe it all to our passionate and creative community. Thank you so much!

Now, lets get back to the business of photography! There are six new themes to contribute to! Check 'em out on JPG!

Submit to NEW Themes

Everyone's been craving new themes. Some restless members even organized their own. Well we made those themes legit, and then made some of our own!

Member Inspired: Shoot Your Pet!

JPG photo Fun and interesting images of your furry, scaly, or feathery best friends. Submit now: jpgmag.com/themes/185. (Photo: Peggy Gardner)

Anticipation

JPG photo This emotion has been with the JPG community since the new year. Show us your images that feel anticipatory, and demonstrate the intensity of your creative eye. Submit now: jpgmag.com/themes/186. (Photo: Frances Berry)

Ripple Effect

JPG photo Photographs which result from the fantastic and beautiful combinations of light, water, or matter. Submit now: jpgmag.com/themes/187. (Photo: Alexis Gerard)

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JPG photo Spring has sprung. Show us your best photos of spring in full bloom, and celebrate the natural transformations of the season. Submit now: jpgmag.com/themes/184. (Photo: Dirk Spennemann)

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Next Week: JPG in NYC!

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And on Thursday evening at NYPH, you can join our new President & CEO for an interactive discussion on JPG's plans for the future and our focus on getting your incredible work exposed to and discovered by the world!

 

Member of the Week:
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Story of the Week:
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JPG Member Mauricio Morales shares the boxing tradition of the youth in Palenque, Colombia.

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OFFICIALLY SUMMER!

not much of a summer, might i add, since i have two classes and will be working also.
but summer, nonetheless!
last final finished yesterday!
beaching this weekend
paintball next weekend
and no homework for a week!

after micr final i talked to johnb about continuing in micro.  he said it's a great idea and even invited me to work on some research during the summer (he calls it the "campy story"as in Campylobacter Research.  heh... ) with christine.  so i'm pretty excited about that, too.  i might take some days off work during the summer to help out in the lab. :)

and today, finally, i installed addtorun (from a post last week) and it's fantastic!  i love never having to leave my keyboard (for my mouse, that is!)  i might even ditch my mouse gestures (i'm using stroke-it)!
JUST KIDDING.
(i really REALLY can't live without stroke it.  i am mouse gesture dependent already.  i always go on other people's computers and try to do mouse gestures and of course nothing happens but it keep trying thinking it will...)
anyway,
here's to a happy day, i hope!
i just feel happy already, thinking about summertime!




i always associate feeling happy with this video-
something about dancing in the supermarket just seems so... crazy!

FUNNY CONVOS ON FACEBOOK

Jeff (an EMT): is still in West Maui and bored - help!
> CPA: I'll grab my guns... you should be getting some calls shortly !!!!
> Tom: What? Uncle Milty isn't keeping you entertained?
>> Jeff: Well, Tom - he is in the shower now, hmmmmm.

Ken: is walking on the moon
> LM: I heard its nice this time of year!

Fwd: ha!

SANITATION LESSON WIN.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Julie C
Date: Tue, May 12, 2009 at 7:02 PM
Subject: ha!
To: SS1


Hey SS1 and gang,

You should send this to the wellness committee! re: the fridge upstairs.
julie

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rotten office fridge cleanup sends 7 to hospital

SAN JOSE, Calif. – An office worker cleaning a fridge full of rotten food created a smell so noxious that it sent seven co-workers to the hospital and made many others ill.

Firefighters had to evacuate the AT&T building in downtown San Jose on Tuesday after the fumes led someone to call 911. A hazmat team was called in.

What crews found was an unplugged refrigerator crammed with moldy food.

Authorities say an enterprising office worker had decided to clean it out, placing the food in a conference room while using two cleaning chemicals to scrub down the mess.

The mixture of old lunches and disinfectant caused 28 people to need treatment for vomiting and nausea.

Authorities say the worker who cleaned the fridge didn't need treatment — she can't smell because of allergies.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090513/ap_on_fe_st/us_odd_rotten_office_food

SCREEN REAL ESTATE

why i need two monitors:

NPH NOTES

CA: open up one of the spreadsheets
it's an inventory list of the nurseries
then you add a column to the list call it "plant ID" or something
you go into the database (nphstaging) and you click on SQL
and you type: select * from plants where genus like '%<genus>%'
where <genus> is the genus you're looking for (can be part of name only)
then a list of those plants will show up and you put the plant ID number on that row
Miss C: ok
CA: if no plant ID, start a list that says the nursery and which plant is missing
can be just a text file
Miss C: ok
CA: when you're done with the spreadsheet, copy it and delete any empty rows and the only column i need is the plant ID column
i just need to know which nursery it is via the file name or something
Miss C: ok
CA: but send me the original with the plantID column too in case we ever have to back track and check something
all make sense?
Miss C: ok
yep
i'll get back to you when i'm done.
Sent at 11:54 AM on Monday
CA: watch this video
might help you:
erm once it's uploaded
has all three cases - no such plant, find exactly that plant, and if there's only genus
highlight the only genus thing yellow
we'll send it to dave to see if we should include it or not
DONT include in the plant IDs you send me for each nursery (separate of original spreadsheet + plant ids)
okay?
Miss C: ok
CA: native nursery and yardcore are most important. i already have something for hui, so that can wait another day if you can't finish it
http://screencast.com/t/hjPpxcUWLyf
there's the screencast
thanks so much, this is a huge help
Miss C: ok
Sent at 12:00 PM on Monday
Miss C: http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/MoreBugsGarden
since we are talking about plants...

DID YOU EVER HAVE TO BUY $100 WORTH OF STRAWBERRIES?

$169 worth of strawberries to be exact!
Prince court called my dad this morning- said they forgot to order
strawberries for mothers day. Which is today. And there are 2000
reservations.
LOL!
So he went to costco and bought strawberries. Craziness!
Other things we've done for prince court include: buying a chocolate
fountain, finding a frying strainer, bringing rosemary from our yard...
But it's worth it. For the hot coffee. :)

SNEEZING MECHANISM

i learned that the sneezing mechanism also takes place when you need to close your eyes; you can't sneeze with your eyes open.
that's why people say to look up when you have to sneeze.  it actually means to look at the sun.  you'll then have to sneeze because you need to close your eyes.
today i'm working on photo restoration for the hawaii memory project: http://nisei.hawaii.edu/page/home
and i have to turn up the brightness on my screen.  since i look at the computer for several hours a day i have to turn the brightness down so i don't get a headache.  my left monitor (main) is at 17% beightness and my right (smaller thin client) is at 40% since it's already darker/funky colored.
anyway, i have to turn it up to work in ps to get a better idea of how other people will see it.
and i've been sneezing like crazy!
i swear- it's because the screen is waaaaaay to bright.
and now that i think about it, i sneeze a lot in microscopy, too.  i always thought it was because of the smell of the fluids or the microscope is dusty.  but now i wonder...

TYPOGRAPHY JOKES

Yo mama’s so old, she refers to Century as Futura.

Yo momma’s so skinny the kids call her Stick Ultra Light Condensed.

How many art directors does it take to change a lightbulb?
Does it have to be a lightbulb?

How many typesetters does it take to screw in a light bulb?
One, but you have to specify how tight you want it.





Fwd: grade

SWT.  probably my only A for this semester.


 
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Kapu
Date: Wed, May 6, 2009 at 9:27 AM
Subject: grade
To: C


e Codi,

You got a A for the class. The students really liked having you in the class, they said you really helped them out. Have a good summer.

Kapu

LISTENING TO OTHER PEOPLE RANT = FUN!

this guy is awesome. he makes super good game vids because he has some humor but is great at explaining stuff.
this is his recorded rant about how steam update made chrome mess up.
i love this because he is so irritated and just wants to know why. WHYYYYY. whyyyyyy doesn't it work!?
i totally get like this sometimes- everybody is like this sometimes.
so relatable!

AddToRun Adds Aliases to the Windows Run Box [Downloads]

OMG! i'm downloading this to my work computer tomorrow!
i win+r EVERYTHING! i LOVE keyboard shortcuts! i get so mad when i can't open google talk, spybot, kompozer, etc. from the run box! i open almost everything else from there. in case you're interested, some programs you can open from win+r :
winword = ms word
powerpnt = ms powerpoint
excel = ms excel
dreamweaver
photoshop
mspaint
calc = calculator
cmd
iexplore = internet explorer
firefox
notepad
notepad++ (this is not a normal windows app. you have to dl it. i highly recommend it!)
itunes

hmmm, can't think of anything else right now.
hope you take advantage of this shortcut!

(on a mac, you can press apple+space bar to open spotlight and then type anything... even file names, etc. but you knew that already...)

 
 

Sent to you by Miss C. via Google Reader:

 
 

via Lifehacker by The How-To Geek on 5/4/09

Windows only: Portable utility AddToRun adds custom aliases to more easily launch applications using the Windows run box.

Using the utility is fairly self-explanatory—simply select an application, assign a custom alias, and use the Add button to add the alias to the registry. Once you've done this, you can use the alias in the Windows run box to launch the application, or if you are using Windows Vista it will also show up at the top of the start menu search results—a very useful feature. Readers using Windows Vista should note that you need to run the application as administrator for it to work properly.

AddToRun is free and open source, available for Windows only. For more, check out how to add the Run command to Launchy.

AddToRun [SourceForge via AddictiveTips]



 
 

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Sit Up Straight; the Auto-Ban is Here [Announcements]

LOL! go lifehacker! bring on the iron fist!

 
 

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via Lifehacker by Adam Pash on 5/5/09

Our commenters are some of the best on the 'net, and we love each and everyone of you, but sometimes you can be a real pain. Starting today, we're polishing our banhammer and getting strict.

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We've already told you how not to get banned from commenting, and while those rules still apply, recent overall comment quality has deteriorated enough that we're going to start instituting a stricter set of rules that, when broken, will get you banned immediately.

Before we go any further, I want to emphasize one thing: If you're banned from Lifehacker, you can always register for a new account and audition for commenting privileges again. The new auto-ban rules I've laid out below may seem harsh, but their aim is to make a better Lifehacker for all of us, and this is a goal we're very serious about. So, without further ado, you will be automatically banned from commenting on Lifehacker if you're guilty of any of the following commenting offenses:

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Installing Windows/OS X/Linux is the Solution to Your Problems with Windows/OS X/Linux

It was probably very clever the first time someone suggested installing Linux as the solution to Windows complaints (swap out any other incarnation of the Windows/OS X/Linux matrix), but it's not helpful, and it's really not all that clever when you say it.

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DON'T WANT TO GO HOME

No school or work today!
Woke up leisurely at 8am.
Checked email and studied immunology.
Got dolled up and went to kcc.
Studied some more.
Met up with Ms. 12e- she's doing a tshirt surgery and wanted some ideas.
Registered for CPR renewal.
Ran into an old friend, she's moving back to France. :( I'll miss her
but wish her well.
Walked to kahala mall. Quite a trek! But good exercise since I didn't
get to swim last week. Got some bad blisters, too.
Met the birthday girl, had some cake and coffee and did a little
shopping. :)
Went to walmart.
Heard "zero" by the yeah yeah yeahs on the radio.
Went to Ross and bought a pair of pants.
I like being out- nice to have company. No matter the activity, i just
do it for the laughs and good times.
I'm on the bus now, soon i'll be home and back to reality.
Leftovers and more studying tonight, I guess.

CAN'T GET AWAY!

i don't have class tomorrow.
i don't work tomorrow, either.
yet i will be taking a jaunt to kcc.
a one hour journey on the bus with my backpack and books and sandwich and coffee.
kcc is like my second home... spend waaaaay too much [voluntary] time there.
i'm 100000000000000x more productive when i'm at school-
free air conditioning, free electricity, free internet...
and no distractions like food and tv!
so off i go!
my goal is to review 4 chapters of immunology.
i should be studying for mlt first since my exam is on monday
but i have no idea what to study.
the class is really messed up... barely covered anything and barely learned anything.
it's like that one time i took math at maryknoll in the summer. i didn't learn anything besides how to properly use a graphing calculator. in clin chem, i learned how to use the spectrophotometer (turn it on, set wavelength, read soln). oh yeah... $200 worth of education fo sho! o______o
i miss drawing blood. i'd love to be a phlebotomist forever!
they only get paid peanuts but boy, it's a lot less stressful!
i don't really know where i'm going with this so i'll just stop talking already.
until tomorrow!

I AM SO STOKED.

i've been immortalized in ink by the famous/infamous jisuk.


commission - somnio insania by =jisuk on deviantART

FWD: First COLOR HPLC Column sold in the world!

 

We have just sold our first COLOR HPLC Column!

Yes, that's right - it's an Orange Ion Exchange DEAE-Column 5 um particle size, 100Å pore size, 150 mm long with a 4.6 mm Inner Diameter.

The new COLOR HPLC Columns are being offered with a wide variety of sizes and packings, from C8 and C18 silica to methyl, ethyl, butyl, phenyl, and triacontyl.

Think about it - no more standing around with a bunch of columns that look exactly alike wondering, "which one of these is the C18 and which one is the C8?"

 
 
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that last sentence made me LOL; it's so serious!  how many times a day do YOU ask yourself this? 
more labs should be exciting and colorful, not just gray. :)  now... i would LOVE to have a cute, bubblegum pink eppendorf...

ASTRONOMICAL COINCIDENCE

sorry for my pun!
couldn't help it!


i just saw the new lincoln mkz commercial.
the song used is "Major Tom".
isn't the other commercial "Space Oddity"?
someone loves david bowie...


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ok, i just looked it up.
yes, space oddity is used, and it's covered by cat power (love it!)
and major tom is covered by shiny toy guns (i just DLed it. love this cover soooo much.)

and here they all are:

lincoln mkz commercial (major tom covered by shiny toy guns):



full version of major tom, covered by shiny toy guns:



original version of major tom (german):



original version of major tom (english):



lincoln mks commercial (space oddity covered by cat power):



original version of space oddity:








and in the chain of coincidences i might also add that i found a gnarls barkley cover of space oddity:



and a cat power cover of crazy by gnarls barkley:






awesomeness.

SUNDAY



















THE END.

HOW MUCH CAN I TAKE?

just found out there is a BIOL 171/L class second summer session at UH. should i take it? i don't need anymore stress... but it sure would be nice to finish school quicker. i have a few days to think about it... although i just turned in my summer availability to my workplace. :/
i'm leaning towards NO because i would like to have a vacation (vacation as in not going to school; i will be working full time when clin micr is done) and make some money since i might not be able to work next spring.
decisions, decisions.

SATURDAY



looking for 9oz tanks





"Symptoms associated with seizures from the postcentral gyrus include tingling, numbness, pain, heat, cold, agnosia, phantom sensations, or sensations of movement."
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1184384-overview
"what i said was not a joke, but you just licked the envelope."



WORKING ON MY RUBIKS CUBE

i do a little bit every time i'm in the back room.
i've been working on it for years with very little progress.
it's messing up my hands.  my wrist is getting tired from twisting the plastic.
one of these days i'll finish.  one of these days... 

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