Tagged: Fingertips

The Fingertips Project: Heart Attack

Shrinky-dink: Myocardial infarction
Shrinky-dink: Myocardial infarction (Photo credit: St. Murse)

Oh, how are you doing today? I’m OK, can’t really complain. Seem to be having a minor myocardial infarction — nothing too big. My left arm has gone numb, but that’s OK. Nothing too awfully bad — I’m right handed anyway. Hey, I can’t feel how my watchband pinches so that works out, am I right? My chest feels a little tight, but it could just be my sweater — I think it’s shrunk a little in the wash, or at least that’s what I tell my wife, heh heh. Having a little bit of a difficult time breathing, too — heh, breathin’ hard or hardly breathin’? But you know, just listen to me, a bundle of complaints, how are you doing?
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The Fingertips Project: I Heard A Sound

A 3D sound spectrum analysis of a violin's G S...
A 3D sound spectrum analysis of a violin’s G String using the OscilloMeter program. x=the frequency of pitch, y=the volume, and z=time. Observe the peaks at the foreground. The other low points are background noise. The interesting thing is that the pitch that we hear is the peak at around 200h, but the other peaks are overtones that contribute to the sound, greatly outnumbering the original pitch. You can make out the overtone series for the note G. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Would you go check that out?”

“Do I have to?”

“Why wouldn’t you check it?”

“I didn’t even hear anything, so I wouldn’t know what to check.”

“You didn’t hear that?”

“Nope.”

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The Fingertips Project: Please Pass The Milk

English: milk bottle showing cream at the top
English: milk bottle showing cream at the top (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Please pass the milk, please.”
“Stop it!”
“Please pass the milk, please.”
“I know that’s all you can say. There isn’t any milk here.”
“Please pass the milk, please.”
“It’s not even proper grammar!”
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The Fingertips Project: I Hear The Wind Blow

English: Let The Wind Blow Wind turbines seen ...
English: Let The Wind Blow Wind turbines seen from the B1077. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I know it’s not a standard friendship, but really, what is? Friendship, amongst other things, takes many different forms, all of which equally valid. To claim otherwise is judgmental and wrong. So I don’t want you to laugh.

The Wind is my friend. Continue reading