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X-rays of kids who swallowed toys and coins

This boingBoing post about Xrays of swallowed things takes me back to a visit with a doctor friend. He was doing a fellowship at a veterans hospital in Fontana… In the midst of a “you never believe what kinds of things people do” rant, he showed us an x-ray of someone’s pelvic area, with the […]

LA area reminder: This week is JPL open house

If you’re in the L.A. area, a reminder… this weekend is the JPL open house. Saturday, Sunday from 9-5. Suggestion: come early early early. My goal for this visit is to see Deep Space operations. See my report on last year‘s open house.

Tucson fotos on flickr

saguaro bloom detail Originally uploaded by auntialias. I’ve uploaded a bunch of fotos from Tucson onto Flickr (and this is my first attempt and blogging straight from flickr). Sonora desert museum, pima air museum, lotsa cactus, and a few (public) fotos of the famous Kitchens-family taco-feed.