I was opening 135 capsules, the other day, for a compound I was making in our pharmacy lab and got me thinking about the procedure. Some capsules open easily and some are, sometimes, seemingly impossible, even within the same lot of capsules.
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: the tendency to perceive a specific, often meaningful image in a random or ambiguous visual patternMerriam-Webster Dictionary
A tranquilizer is a drug for treatment of anxiety, agitation, fear, tension and disturbances of the mind. The term was first used by F.F. Yonkman (1953) in his studies of the drug reserpine which when given to animals showed a calming effect. The term tranquilizer is used to reference antipsychotic or neuroleptic medications. It is also a synonym for sedative.
The other day my Blu-Ray remote control ceased to function. I had just changed the batteries a few weeks before but i opened the cover anyway to see what was happening. One of the Kirkland (Costco) AAA batteries (there were two inside) had leaked white powder into the compartment.
I noticed that the jugs of water we use at the compounding pharmacy have an expiration date. This got me thinking, does water expire? The first thing I checked was whether or not the government requires expiration dates on bottle water.
The SpaceX Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship is an ocean barge equipped with station keeping engines that has a large platform for landing the first stage rockets for reuse.
We all know her best as Mary Ann Summers, stranded on Gilligan’s Island from September 26, 1964, to April 17, 1967. She was born in Reno, Nevada October 18, 1938 and in 1959 would be crowned Miss Nevada and compete for Miss America 1960. She made her acting debut on ABC’s The Roaring 20’s and the movie The New Interns.
SiriusXM’s SXM 7 spacecraft, built by Maxar in Palo Alto, California, was lifted into space Sunday December 13, 2020 by a SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket. Another successful launch, for the partially reusable Falcon-9, surpassing the speed of sound in one minute and the first stage landing perfectly on the SpaceX’s drone ship “Read the Instructions” marking the booster’s, B1051, seventh trip into space and back.
The video below shows a speed comparison of spacecraft and spaceships from TV series, Movies, Games, and NASA, which means all real and fictional spaceships.
This is the full length video of a guy that has a lot of extra time and designed a squirrel obstacle course because they were defeating his “squirrel proof” bird feeders. I love all the science and technology involved and the guy is hilarious, even naming all the squirrels.