COMMON POTOO... large bird related to the nightjars and frogmouths, but like other potoos it lacks the bristles around the mouth found in the true nightjars. It is 33–38 cm long and pale greyish to brown, finely patterned with black and buff, camouflaged to look like a log; this is a safety measure to help protect it from predators, but its mode of perch is also a camouflage. It has large orange eyes.
Triggerfish by Sensimed is a smart contact lens embedded with a strain gauge and a wireless MEMS sensor for monitoring intraocular pressure in patients being monitored for glaucoma. (Currently a pressure check entails an office visit and is but a single point in time. In the old days, patients were admitted to the hospital for hourly pressure readings by the hapless resident on call.) It is under clinical trial.
Kent State, May 4, 1970. Four dead, 9 injured for protesting the invasion of Cambodia. John Filo's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of Mary Ann Vecchio, kneeling in anguish over the body of Jeffrey Miller minutes after he was shot by the Ohio National Guard.
Turn AA batteries into C cells and D cells-- Just wrap some cardboard around the AA battery so it's the right diameter. Fasten w/ tape or rubber bands. New rechargeable AA batteries have plenty of power to run devices that used to require the bigger batteries. what???
“This poster was commissioned by the English Eugenics Education Society... by 1914 it had over 1,000 members. It aimed to promote public awareness of eugenic problems, advocating the ‘improvement’ of human hereditary traits through social intervention.”