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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, ov…
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…
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 arou…
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 peo…
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. This is a temporary measure taken at the treatment plant to "improve t…
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 r…
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!
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, researcher…
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 arou…
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!
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 arou…

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