Category Archives: Ossome!

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Fridge Magnet Orders Pizza via Your Smartphone

Tweet In Dubai, Red Tomato Pizza has designed a tech-savvy fridge magnet, which uses a Bluetooth chip connected to your smartphone to transmit a preprogrammed pizza order directly to the restaurant…..the pizza-lover’s dream come true, just push a magnet on your … Continue reading

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Trailer for episodes 8 – 13 of Dr. Who

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Sallie Trout’s Amazing Book Shelves

Tweet I love amazing things, created sometimes out of nothing, sometimes something but always ingenious.  I think Sallie Trout is Ossome!…see what she did with an inaccessible stairwell space… …the books are accessed via a bosun’s chair…nice touch Sallie, and comes … Continue reading

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No pulse, no heart beat: Abigail’s heart is two centrifugal pumps

Tweet If this article from National Public Radio‘s Carrie Feibel isn’t Ossome, I don’t know what is…       “…Abigail is an 8-month-old calf with a soft brown coat whose heart was removed and replaced with two centrifugal pumps…Dr. Billy … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again…Grimsvotn on the Move

Tweet almost 12 months after the last eruption, Grimsvotn is on the move again, disrupting air traffic over the UK and providing everyone with a spectacular show….Jon Gustafsson shot some amazing footage… Volcanic Eruption in Grimsvotn, Iceland May 21 2011 … Continue reading

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Top Ten New Species slideshow

Tweet from BBC Nature, a slideshow of the Top Ten New Species…how encouraging!  watch the slideshow here

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World’s Best Brains root for the World’s Most Poor

Tweet There are roughly two billion really, really poor people in our world and Vijay Govindarajan, Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business and Christian Sarkar a marketing expert,  hope to bring affordable housing … Continue reading

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Lady Waits For Her Mate

Tweet The Guardian’s Tracy McVeigh shares a story which has captured the imagination of 100,000’s…the story of Lady “….there is a flurry of excitement and a crackling of waterproof clothing. Binoculars are raised and whispered instructions exchanged…but the bird that … Continue reading

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Mercury – a First Shot

Tweet Wired is a great site and thanks to Lisa Grossman who wrote the article: “…NASA’s Messenger spacecraft sent home the first image of Mercury ever taken from orbit around the planet. The picture, taken at 5:20 a.m. EDT on … Continue reading

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Statistics is the Sexiest Subject

Tweet Wired is a great site and thanks to Lisa Grossman who wrote the article: “…NASA’s Messenger spacecraft sent home the first image of Mercury ever taken from orbit around the planet. The picture, taken at 5:20 a.m. EDT on … Continue reading

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