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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

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

Silica Blast to thicken stems

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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_

Saving the rainforests

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://phys.org/news/2021-04-thicker-leaved-tropical-flourish-climate-good.html The above article talks about how if we shift the plant species in the rainforests to kinds that get thicker leaves when exposed to carbon dioxide, that this could mitigate that bad effects of climate change on t...read more

A new and fast multi-virus detection device

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210331173739.htm This awesome article talks about a new device that could solve many of our woes. Hopefully it catches on. They're not sure it's economically feasible. If the government is going to spend a trillion dollars on *anything*, why not s...read more

Tomatoes I feel comfortable direct-seeding

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here's a list of tomatoes I feel comfortable direct-seeding, either due to an abundance of seeds or other factors: Black Cherry Picnic_2 BSX Insurance_1 Cold Black Brandy Stick (not because the seed stock is particularly abundant, but because I'll know it's Stick, rather than a volunteer...read more

No feral dogs in Australia?

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I just read an article that said almost all the feral dogs in Australia were actually pure Dingos, or else Dingo hybrids. Here it is: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210326104708.htm dingo_

Deriving electricity from radio waves

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210325190246.htm This is pretty interesting. It could solve a lot of problems. radio_waves electricity_

Baked potato sandwiches

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here's some backstory to this post: * https://www.growspice.com/Baked-potatoes-and-chicken-sandwiches-td3488.html * https://www.growspice.com/Oven-fried-potatoes-td1026.html Anyway, I decided to make baked potato sandwiches (without chicken or meat). I took a number of potatoes (maybe 5) an...read more

Termux tricks

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Also see: • https://www.growspice.com/A-desktop-user-s-guide-to-Nano-a-command-line-text-editor-td3471.html Termux is basically a command-line Linux distribution that you can use on Android. You can download it here: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.termux/ You can either download F-D...read more

How to make noise-canceling headphones

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
How to make noise-canceling headphones: 1. Get a pair of earbuds. 2. Put them on. 3. Get a pair of noise canceling earmuffs. 4. Put them on, over the earbuds. Enjoy. I like these earmuffs for the purpose. They really hug the head (which is nice to keep the sound out) and enclose my ...read more

Scoring potatoes with a knife instead of poking them with a fork

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, a few months ago, or so, I got the idea that it would be easier, prior to baking, just to score my potatoes with a knife than to poke them with a fork. Knifes are easier to wash, and it takes less effort to score than to poke. So, I did it, and the potatoes cooked a lot more nicely, too. ...read more

Baked potatoes and chicken sandwiches

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I haven't experimented terribly with creating chicken sandwiches. So, I decided it's about time to start. I live with a relative who likes plain, unseasoned, unadorned baked chicken. No seasonings. No sauces. Just the natural flavor. I like to flavor and/or sauce things. Anyway, I decided ...read more

How to carbonate orange juice at home

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I figured this out a few weeks or so ago: Take about a quart of Great Value orange juice (I used the calcium fortified kind, but I imagine the regular kind is at least as good). Add about a half a teaspoon of baking soda (give or take some; experiment to see if less works). Stir for about...read more

New hearty salad dressing

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
I just made an impromptu salad and potato dressing, and it worked out pretty nicely: Ingredients • Mayonnaise • Fenugreek powder • Ginger powder (more than the fenugreek) • Soy sauce • A little key lime powder (the powder I used was homemade, and included the fruits, peels, and seeds) •...read more

Radishrain's Houseplant growlog

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
So, I just finished potting my cuttings and repotting some holiday cactuses that needed it. I gave them lots of perlite. All of them have no more than one plant per pot, except for I have two Christmas cactuses in a 2-gallon trough (which is probably a temporary spot for them, since I didn't hav...read more

wikiweb

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
wikiweb.growspice.com This thread is for discussion of the wikiweb Python 3.x modules. To download it, go here , click on the Code drop-down button and click Download ZIP.

Favorite string cheese

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
My favorite string cheese is currently one I just tried: Frigo Cheese Heads Original String. Here's the barcode: 041716840887. Anyway, it has that nice squeaky/rubbery feel on my teeth and that nice taste peculiar to cheese curds. However, despite the texture, it's quite soft, and interest...read more
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