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Eating pineapple can reduce eye floaters

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3712403

Fertilizer foliar spray application rates

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
Note: See the following link for the latest edition of this post: https://www.tomatojunction.com/post57158.html#p57158 This thread is for declaring and experimenting with foliar spray application rates of fertilizer, minerals, and such. My pump sprayer is 51oz (although it's advertised as 4...read more

Does black pepper really stop a wound from bleeding?

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I saw a video that portrayed someone putting black pepper on a medium wound to stop it from bleeding. I cut myself, today (on a pineapple can while washing it); it was bleeding a surprising amount for not being a major cut. So, I decided to try the black pepper. I sprinkled it on. It didn...read more

Most influential works in children's media

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
Content warning: The works mentioned in this thread may or may not be family-friendly. I haven't reviewed them all for myself, either. Let's start off this list with The Prince and the Pauper. You might not believe the enormity of movies and TV episodes that have been inspired by this book. I...read more

RNA could be used to genetically engineer?

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://phys.org/news/2021-06-discovery-human-cells-rna-sequences.html This article is about how RNA can be used to repair or rewrite DNA. They don't actually talk about genetic engineering directly (hence how I asked the subject as a question). So, do we need to worry about those mRNA vac...read more

Ultraviolet light is addictive (similar to opioids)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-vitamin-d-deficiency-addiction-opioids.html Vitamin D also reduces opioid addiction (as well as addiction to ultraviolet light).

Plant ID and matriarchal lineage-tracking system

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.tomatojunction.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=2616 See the link above for the most recent version, but here's a copy/paste of it at the time of this edit (19 Jun 2021): I've invented a system to help keep track of which plants are which, and where they came from. You don't hav...read more

Meaning of aerial roots in Thanksgiving cactuses

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://gardenerspath.com/plants/houseplants/christmas-cactus-roots/

Fun way to make greeting cards

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
So, back in the day, I loved making greeting cards with PrintMaster Plus for the Commodore 64. We would print them out on a dot matrix printer (black and white). Modern custom greeting cards are a lot different. I miss PrintMaster Plus, but it's basically back in the 1980s. So, it hit me toda...read more

Baker's ammonia (ammonium bicarbonate)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/10217-easy-holiday-sugar-cookies This article talks about what they often used before baking soda and baking powder. Fascinating.

Vaccinating mice to control lyme disease

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/vaccinating-mice-may-finally-slow-lyme-disease/ The above article is about research into vaccinating white-footed mice (via food--not needles) in order to lower the incidence of lyme disease. Not only does it protect the mice, but when infected ticks...read more

Inhaled COVID-19 treatment and preventative

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210526150210.htm

Pan-Coronavirus and pan-Influenza vaccines

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
• https://www.embs.org/pulse/articles/one-shot-wonder-a-vaccine-against-all-coronaviruses/ • https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210527204230.htm If you need some hope, check these out.

Comorbid apathy and anxiety

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apathy#Anxiety This section of this Wikipedia article (as seen on 12 May 2021) highlights an important phenomenon that seems to be rarely discussed and rarely understood--namely, how anxiety can not only occur at the same time as apathy, but how anxiety can cause...read more

Lassie animated series review

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I recently watched all 26 episodes of the animated Lassie TV series on Paramount+. It's actually really good. Lots of action and dangerous situations. Plenty of character development. Young main characters and their parents/community. It's set in the mountains and forest. It deserves more attent...read more

Izzy's Koala World review

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
I watched the first episode of Izzy's Koala World on Netflix the other day. If you're even marginally interested in koalas, I recommend it. Anyway, it's about this girl who helps rehabilitate koalas, and stuff like that. The koalas seem a lot more like domesticated pets than wild animals, whi...read more

Gabby's Dollhouse review

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I watch and evaluate a lot of children's shows (and movies). Today, I saw a new series called Gabby's Dollhouse (I just saw the first episode). I think it's made by Netflix, but I get vibes like it has influence from the following shows and/or their creators: * Dora the Explorer (the main cha...read more

Living clothes (algae-based)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210503104821.htm The article linked above talks about new clothes that they can make with algae and some materials. You can grow it, too. It also talks about how they can clean the air, produce oxygen, produce energy, be used in space, and stuf...read more

Target age-groups for fiction

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
There are various types of books that are each generally targeted at a specific age group. Let's enumerate them here: • Adult (18+) • New adult (18 to 30) • Young adult (12 or 13 to 18) • Juvenile (0 to 11 or 12) • Tween (9 to 12) • Intermediate (8 to 12) • Middle grade (8 to 12) • Jun...read more

Concerning complications from COVID-19

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
We've known about this sort of thing for a long time, but it's still news, and people still aren't talking about it a terrible lot: • https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/04/210422123603.htm • https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4106 I mean, we've known for a long time that the vir...read more

Tomato to-grow list for 2022

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here's what on my tomato to-grow list (so far) for 2022; I'm only planning to grow about 30 varieties; this is subject to change: Aker's West Virginia Amana Orange Big Cheef Brandy Boy OP Brandywine OTV Brandywine Yellow Carolina Gold Cherokee Golden Cherokee Purple Frog Princess Go...read more

Using viruses to fight cancer

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-04-unusual-treatment-kids-brain-tumors.html

No spike protein needed

in COVID-19
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/04/210409124751.htm

Silica Blast to thicken stems

in Domestic Tomato
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
• https://www.tomatojunction.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2375&p=44515#p44515 • https://youtu.be/VeEpEnFulF4 See the links above. It's remarkable how much the tomato stems thicken. I looked at the product, and it didn't say what was in it besides silica and a little potassium (but there ...read more

Radishrain's garden growlog, 2021

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here's my garden growlog for 2021: https://www.tomatojunction.com/viewtopic.php?f=65&t=2349 growlog_
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