Stuff For A Saturday

I have a wealth of thoughts I want to get out there……but time keeps sneaking up on me and events are spiraling…..

A few things that piss me off…..it is the Sahara not the Sahara Desert….for the word Sahara means desert…I hate redundancies

I like BBQ once in awhile…..I use the sauce for a dunking sauce for grilled meat and this one is pretty good in my opinion (no compensation involved)…..

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But I hate a con job…..the label says made with Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey…..but look at the back side of the same bottle…..

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NON-ALCOHOLIC….artificial whiskey flavor…..what part of that is made with Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey?

Can I sue?

Next, Hummus is an Arabic word meaning chick pea…..so there is no red pepper hummus if it is made from anything other than chick peas then it is a freakin’ dip.

Finally those people that equate prawns with shrimp…STOP IT! They are not the same! Prawns live in freshwater and shrimp in salt…,so stop calling large shrimp prawns…that is fake news.

I will stop the bitching and get to it……

There is research that is saying that the mind drugs from the 60s may well be beneficial for such ailments as PTSD, etc…..I tried to keep my readers informed about this research…..

https://lobotero.com/2019/02/02/freaky-saturday-02feb19/

https://lobotero.com/2019/02/23/freaky-saturday-2019-part-2/

The research continues and the results seem to be promising…..

Scientists are testing the impact on brain function of small regular doses of LSD in what they say is a “renaissance” for psychedelic drugs.

In one of the first studies of its kind, Dutch researchers are testing whether ‘microdosing’ with the illegal drug enhances mental performance and mood.

Significantly, the doses are too low to induce hallucinations.

They hope their research could ultimately lead to new, more effective treatments for depression, anxiety and even chronic pain.

https://news.sky.com/story/therapeutic-value-of-psychedelic-drugs-examined-11777072

Speaking of brain control or is it mind control?

Beware of your mobile phone….say what?

In a new study, researchers have invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone.

The finding can speed up efforts to treat brain diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction, depression, and pain.

The research was conducted by a team in Korea and the United States.

The device uses Lego-like replaceable drug cartridges and powerful Bluetooth low-energy to target specific neurons in the brain.

The wireless neural device enables chronic chemical and optical neuromodulation that has never been achieved before.

Scientists can use smartphone to manipulate your brain

Get off that phone and read a book or talk wigth your kids.

So much for my random thoughts for the day and my small bitches that I feel I must air.

Peace Out!

“Lego Ergo Scribo”

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15 thoughts on “Stuff For A Saturday

    1. It is bait and hook….There should be truth in adverts here…but all lie or exaggerate…..my prawn rant was one I had just recently at a eatery…….chuq

      1. This might explain my confusion. It does appear that we refer to them differently here, for some reason.
        Wikipedia
        ‘The term prawn is used particularly in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Commonwealth nations, for large swimming crustaceans or shrimp, especially those with commercial significance in the fishing industry. Shrimp that fall in this category often belong to the suborder Dendrobranchiata. In North America, the term is used less frequently, typically for freshwater shrimp. The terms shrimp and prawn themselves lack scientific standing. Over the years, the way shrimp and prawn are used has changed, and nowadays the terms are almost interchangeable.’

      2. True….I saw prawns from the Mekong that weighed about 1 lb,,,,,Shrimp are graded as Jumbo, Large, medium and small….they are also judged by how many many a pound. chuq

  1. Is there any rum in rum raisin ice cream ? What about the various microwavable dishes made with real potatoes ? That’s what it says on the box. So, what are fake potatoes ? What else would they make mashed potatoes with ? Stringbeans ? Ah, the LSD. The healing comes not from using the drugs only. The person needs to be lead through the trip by an experienced shaman like guide. Later a patient could be given doses but kept in a very safe and serene environment nature related kind of like Wilderness Therapy.

    1. Actually eateries are serving many types of “puree”…so yes you can mash something other than a potato. If the small doses help PTSD sufferer then I say use it. chuq

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