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Andrea Wonders: What the heck are Aminos? Part I - Essentials

I adore strength training, I do, but when I walk into a store like Vitamin Shoppe and I’m flabbergasted by all of the supplements available. I’ve been hearing about pre-workout and post-workout supplements, BCAA, protein and aminos. 453 more words

Health & Wellness

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Music is from Gustav Holst’s’ Planets symphony….the not-me lady taking is Adele Diamond,  a foremost researcher on cognitive developmental neurology–which is to say, the study of the developing, learning mind.   129 more words


When the Chemistry of Cooking Goes Haywire

The other night I was dutifully preparing a healthy and delicious meal for myself and The Hubs. Pollock Scampi, as it were, since he’s not a fan of shrimp and pollock was $4.99/lb. 263 more words


The Pinky and the Brain

I produced this, “song,” to help visualize parts of the brain and how they interact.  I recommend wearing headphones.  The video isn’t really related but it’s nice to look at all the same.   58 more words

Brain Stuff

Phineas Gage and the Alphabet Soup

In the late 1800s, an unfortunate, yet somewhat lucky, man named Phineas Gage, accidentally helped doctors understand the importance of the brain.  An explosion while at work caused an iron rod to shoot up from his chin up through the skull and out the top.   268 more words

Alphabet Soup

2-15-16 Rough Legged Hawk-This week's bird

AKA Rough Legged Buzzard.
(Buteo lagopus)

Phylum Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Buteo

Species: Lagopus

The Rough legged Hawk is a Winter traveler to my area. 165 more words

Your daily dose of cuteness!

Here we have our resident ninja-diva, Buneary, modelling the new Team Superbunz! uniform.

The fabric of this adorable jumper features some of our favorite super heroes: Captain America, Iron Man, Spiderman, and The Incredible Hulk. 98 more words