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We Dont Even Want to Hear this Guys Cure for the Common Cold!
According to Bartender magazine publisher Ray Foley, a noted author on mixology, one lesser known but reportedly effective antidote for a New Years Eve hangover is to rub half a lemon under each armpit. Foley doesnt say whether to apply the lemon before or after youve had too much to drink. Our guess: the latter.
High Octane Hazelnuts
From the For What Its Worth file...The latest issue of New Scientist magazine claims that fuel cell-powered cars of the future could be powered by hazelnuts! According to New Scientist, University of Newcastle professor Murat Dogru, who is studying ash from burned hazelnut shells to see if any useful gases could be extracted, discovered that hydrogenwhich is used to generate an electric current for electric and dual electro-gas motorsmakes up 15 percent of the wastes combustion gases. This means, says Dogru, that Turkey, the worlds largest producer of hazelnuts, could produce enough hazelnut shells in one year to power 1000 hydrogen-fueled BMWs 32,500 kilometers (20,190 miles).