Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Great news, especially given the horrible accounts from the recent arrests in the Kosovo organ trafficking ring:

UCSF Team Working on Artificial Kidney

The artificial kidney is still at least five years away from being tested in a human patient.... if [Associate Professor Shuva] Roy's team is successful, the kidney will be about the size of a large cup of coffee, and it would last for years, maybe decades, and require no pumps or batteries. Patients wouldn't need anti-rejection drugs either, because there would be no exposed natural tissues for the immune system to attack.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

oh man oh man oh man oh man oh man...

Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Y'all know I love myself some turkey dinner -- so much so that now y'all will also know one of the reasons why I'm biking so much: I've moved closer to Brennan's and their winning, 7 day a week beer/soccer on the telly/turkey dinner KO combo. ;)

But this, this is so disturbing. Not only because it is kind of gross, but also because it looks kind of good.

One day.

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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

I didn't follow much of Comedy Central fixture and lifetime member of my man harem Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, but I loved the concept and the fact so many people turned out! And I'm loving this:

The 55 Funniest Signs From the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

And my particular favorites:

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