I’m starting this Grand Rounds with a confession: I completely suffered of lack of time for this Round’s preparation. Maybe you are wondering why, since this blog carnival is perfectly scheduled. Well, the thing is that here in Argentina winter has arrived and things are starting to get a bit more complicated than we thought. I think that most of you guessed what I am talking about. Yes! The current pandemic of Influenza A(H1N1) has settled in South America and I was hired to cover night shifts in a local hospital
#1 Dinosaur comes out of anonymity as she announces the publishing of her first book! Congratulations! (photo credit)
Question: What do anonymity and virginity have in common?
Answer: You can only lose them once, so make it count.
I am pleased, proud and thrilled to announce the upcoming release of my first book. From Kaplan Publishing, on August 4, 2009:
GrrlScientist is trying to win a trip to Antarctica! She needs your help. Here’s how:
I've posted a picture and written a 300 word essay (which I will no doubt revise over time) and my entry is now public. Voting ends on 30 September 2009, and the Official Quark Blogger will travel to Antarctica in February 2010 to blog about the experience, chronicling the action, the emotion, and the drama as their polar adventure unfolds.
My official essay where you can vote for me.
12. If you could be reincarnated, what would you like to come back as?
A dog with a really cool owner whose back porch backed up to a beach.
In one of those strange, how-did-I-get-here moments on the internet, I came across the abcnews website that shows some oddball x-rays. As they say, Viewer Discretion is Advised.
H/T to MedGadget for the link Theories of Mind Art Gallery... The work is absolutely amazing! It is from a Tel Aviv University physics professor named Eshel Ben Jacob. Here’s one used in the MedGadget post (photo credit).
The International Quilt Study Center & Museum shows off one of the amazing quilts from our collection each month in their “quilt of the month” section. This month the quilt (photo credit) is one created by Gail Belmont, Cathy Morris, and Marie Aquino for the Quilts of Valor Foundation.