Daily Archive: May 19, 2016

Relax, don’t do it

Don’t cut your fingers. How to Use Kitchen Knives Safely Knives can cut you, whether they’re super sharp or very dull. Very sharp knives can easily cut skin, and dull knives can slip, putting...

Potato Salad

The most famous contortionist song… Solid potato salad, That’s solid salad, Jack! Solid potato salad, boy, Take a plate, fill it up, bring it right back! From the 1944 movie Broadway Rhythm. Old Fashioned Potato...

When Puppeteers meet Predators

In the early 70’s the Five Stairsteps released “O-o-h Child“. The song is listed #402 on the Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. But in 2016 as the world goes more insane each passing day, this...

How viruses infect bacteria: a tale of a tail

To infect bacteria, most bacteriophages employ a ‘tail’ that stabs and pierces the bacterium’s membrane to allow the virus’s genetic material to pass through. The most sophisticated tails consist of a contractile sheath surrounding...