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Getting tomatoes to ripen without going soft

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Soft, juicy, delicious tomatoes were a feature of my childhood and are still available from the plants I grow each summer. However, they’ve largely vanished from stores. 642 more words


Colorado Springs, Pokemon, and Pueblo

This past weekend Gene and I visited my parents in Colorado Springs. We taught them how to play Pandemic (I love my cooperative games) and I started playing Pokemon Go. 371 more words

‘Pac-man’ gene implicated in Alzheimer’s disease

Aussie scientists have discovered how a ‘Pac-man’ gene helps break down toxic proteins that can cause Alzheimer’s disease.

Published: SBS Life, 26/07/16


'Thrifty' Samoan obesity gene found: Study

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

PARIS (AFP) – Scientists revealed a “thrifty” gene variant Monday (July 25) that likely helped Samoans store fat and survive in bygone lean times, but has made them among the portliest people in times of plenty. 365 more words

Current Affairs

Trivia Question for July 21, 2016 – Gene Autry

Many of us know Gene Autry as the singing cowboy, actor, the Angels baseball team owner, and also owner of the Melody ranch which produced westerns. 83 more words


Fairy tale

Sa lahat ng babaeng naniniwala sa fairy tale

Na merong isang prinsipe para sa kanila

Handang suungin ang lahat masagip lang siya

Tangina niyo po! 304 more words


Food truck Wednesday!

Today my coworker and I walked down to the Capital to meet Gene and his coworkers for lunch. Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during the summer food trucks gather by the Capitol. 53 more words