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Video: Softwheel Acrobat Reinvents the Wheel

This is fascinating! I have a family member who was--for a time--mostly confined to a wheel chair, due to spinal nerve damage. Every bump and jolt would cause him a lot of pain. The design of the large wheels on the wheelchair shown in this video just might eliminate a lot of that problem. It's another example of how engineering continues to evolve in ways that can make our quality of life just that much better.

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Science: Guitar Players’ Brains Are Actually Different

I've been a professional musician (singing drummer) since I was 16 years old. Over the years, I've had the pleasure of sharing stages with some wonderfully talented musicians. Now, some musicians are flaky, some are temperamental, and some have rather inflated egos; but most have been good folks, overall. Fairly early in my musical career, I formed the opinion that lead guitar players are just "wired up" differently than most other musicians.

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Thyroid Disease Support Group

Phoenix Johnson, a financial counselor who has fought thyroid disease for more than 20 years, is starting a support group.

"It's tough to find information and support systems," Johnson says. "I've done massive amounts of research, and I want to share all I've learned with others

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Photo © Skeeter Nash
Photo © Skeeter Nash
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A GREAT Explanation of What It’s Like to Have ADHD

Although I've never had an "official" diagnosis, those who know me know that I pretty much "fit the profile" of one with ADD. The "hyperactive" part is probably not applicable to me, but I can tell you after I read this, I thought, "Finally! Someone who 'gets' what goes on in my head!" Check it out, and see if you agree!

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Photo © 2013 Skeeter Nash
Photo © 2013 Skeeter Nash
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Skeeter Heard Worldwide On Newsline

Once again this week, KIXS 108 Morning Show host Skeeter Nash will be anchoring the Amateur Radio Newsline® report, heard around the world, over the ham radio airwaves, and online at www.arnewsline.org. This is a valuable service to ham radio operators worldwide, with reports coming in from all around the globe. A dedicated group of volunteers produce these reports, and they use their background in broadcast radio and/or television to give these weekly updates a very

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Texas A&M University
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Lecture: Ancient DNA by Dr. Kelly Graf

Fascinating stuff! The ancient skeleton of a child was discovered near the village of Mal’ta in south-central Siberia in the late-1920's. A recent DNA analysis of the skeleton, believed to be 24,000 years old, has shown that the Mal’ta child’s people were ancestors of modern Native Americans, suggesting First Americans came directly from Siberia.

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City of Victoria, TX
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City of Victoria Water Disinfection Process Changing Temporarily

According to a news release, just under a month from now (on Thursday, May 1, 2014), the City of Victoria will begin converting its water disinfection process to free chlorine for a period of approximately one (1) month

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Photo © 2013 Skeeter Nash
Photo © 2013 Skeeter Nash
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Anyone Can Be A Ham!

I've written several posts here about my hobby of amateur radio (aka "ham" radio). It's a hobby for anybody interested in communications (emergency and otherwise), electronics, technology, of just having fun! Age, gender, or having a disability need not keep you from getting your amateur radio license, and joining in on the fun! Take, for example, a third-grader from Lumberton, TX (near Beaumont), who recently obtained her ham license!

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Photo © 2011 Skeeter Nash
Photo © 2011 Skeeter Nash
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Amazing Video: Dogs Can Smell Cancer

We've all heard stories of dogs rescuing lost skiers or hikers, or dogs that bark to alert their families of a fire or intruder in their house. But what some dogs can do--either through training, or their own natural instincts--could quietly save untold lives, and will amaze you!

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© 2009 Skeeter Nash
© 2009 Skeeter Nash
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Study: Naps ARE Good For You!

Here in South Texas, the concept of the siesta is not unfamiliar. Most of us know how brief, refreshing "power nap" (if one has the ability to take one) can give you that little "re-charge" of our internal batteries to get through the remainder of a tough work day.

Now, researchers at California State University Berkeley have proof that napping is not only good for you, it's natural for human beings to want to take siestas!

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Photo © 2013 Skeeter Nash
Photo © 2013 Skeeter Nash
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Skeeter Heard Worldwide On Newsline

Once again this week, KIXS 108 Morning Show host Skeeter Nash will be anchoring the Amateur Radio Newsline® report, heard around the world, over the ham radio airwaves, and online at www.arnewsline.org. This is a valuable service to ham radio operators worldwide, with reports coming in from all around the globe. A dedicated group of volunteers produce these reports, and they use their background in broadcast radio and/or television to give these weekly updates a very

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Photo: Apple
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Coming Soon: Apple CarPlay

WOW! As a very happy iPhone user since the 3GS was released, I'm excited to see this newest development from Apple that will interface the iPhone directly into a vehicle's dashboard audio system, utilizing a new automotive version called CarPlay!

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