Tag Archives: Open Thread Thursdays

Open Thread Thursday: Roger Clemens

From Wikipedia (Roger Clemens) William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed “Rocket”, is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who broke into the league with the Boston Red Sox, whose pitching staff he would help anchor for 12 years. … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Education, General, Open Thread Thursdays, PostAWeek2011, Science, Social Observations, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Open Thread Thursday: House of Commons of the United Kingdom

From Wikipedia (House of Commons of the United Kingdom) The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which also comprises the Sovereign and the House of Lords (the upper house). Both Commons and … Continue reading

Posted in Education, General, Open Thread Thursdays, Philosophy, Politics, PostAWeek2011, Social Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Open Thread Thursday: SATRO-ECG

From Wikipedia (SATRO-ECG) SATRO-EKG – a computer program analysing electro-cardiology signals. It is based on the SFHAM model. It facilitates the evaluation of electrical activity of myocardium, and therefore, early detection of ischemic changes in the heart. This is our … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Education, General, Open Thread Thursdays, PostAWeek2011, Science, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Open Thread Thursday: Sancocho

From Wikipedia (Sancocho) Sancocho is a traditional soup (often considered a stew) in several Spanish and Latin American cuisines. Variations represent popular national dishes in the Canary Islands of Spain, Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and … Continue reading

Posted in General, Open Thread Thursdays, PostAWeek2011 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Hiatus

We here (meaning me) have decided to put this blog on hiatus for a time (probably till the end of this month) to recharge my creative batteries. I will be posting new Open Thread Thursday’s, as usual, so there will … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Related, Entertainment, General, Open Thread Thursdays, Personal, Philosophy, PostADay2011, PostAWeek2011, Social Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Feedback on the Open Thread Thursday feature

Looking over the last three Open Thread Thursday’s, I see that the June 2nd Plutocracy entry got 43 hits. The June 9th Megachilidae got 56 hits, and last Thursday, June 16th, got 18 hits (as of this writing). So, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Related, Entertainment, General, Open Thread Thursdays, Philosophy, PostADay2011, PostAWeek2011, Social Observations | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Open Thread Thursday: Gao

From Wikipedia (Gao) Gao is a town in eastern Mali on the River Niger lying 320 km (200 mi) ESE of Timbuktu. Situated on the left bank of the river at the junction with the Tilemsi valley, it is the … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Environment, General, Islam, Open Thread Thursdays, PostADay2011, PostAWeek2011, Religion, Social Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Open Thread Thursday: Megachilidae

From Wikipedia (Megachilidae) The Megachilidae are a cosmopolitan family of (mostly) solitary bees whose pollen-carrying structure (called a scopa) is restricted to the ventral surface of the abdomen (rather than mostly or exclusively on the hind legs as in other … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, General, Open Thread Thursdays, PostADay2011, PostAWeek2011 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Open Thread Thursday: Bupropion

From Wikipedia: (Bupropion) Bupropion ( /bjuːˈproʊ.piː.ɑːn/ bew-proh-pee-ahn[1]; marketed as Wellbutrin, Zyban, Voxra, Budeprion, or Aplenzin; formerly known as amfebutamone[2]) is an atypical antidepressant and smoking cessation aid. The drug is a non-tricyclic antidepressant and differs from most commonly prescribed antidepressants … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Business, General, Open Thread Thursdays, PostADay2011, PostAWeek2011, Science, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Open Thread Thursdays: V/Line G Class

From Wikipedia: V/Line G Class ) The V/Line G class are a mainline diesel electric locomotives built by Clyde Engineering from 1984, the last of 33 locomotives entering service in December 1989.[1] They were the last locomotives order by a … Continue reading

Posted in General, Open Thread Thursdays, PostADay2011, PostAWeek2011, Science, Technology | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments