An AIDS defining illness is Kaposi's sarcoma. This type of cancer is very rare and mostly affected elderly men of Mediterranean or Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. It can be found in AIDS patients of all backgrounds, and causes purplish legions in the skin, lymph nodes, and other organs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kap…
Tattoo pigments can be transported through the lymphatic system and deposited in the lymph nodes where it then stains the lymph node tissue. This effect was observed in tissue samples taken from cadavers. nature.com/articles/s4159…
Most flu symptoms are the results of your body's t-cells fighting infected cells, including multiplying rapidly in the lymph nodes so that they swell and causing painful damage to the lungs theconversation.com/what-…
The "bubonic plague" was a specific way of dying from the plague wherein lymph nodes would swell into lumps called "bubos." This is also the origin of bruises being called "boo-boos." tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwik…
The US department of Defense has a public secure Linux distribution, known as Trusted End Node Security, or TENS. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lig…
Mass distribution is a primary factor in sword quality, affecting both the location of pivot points and the vibration dampening nodes. blog.subcaelo.net/ensis/d…
Chinese programmers were barred from updating a popular software framework, Node.js, because the version number (0.6.4) corresponded with June 4, the date of Tiananmen Square gigaom.com/2011/12/05/new…
Saxophone Penis, also know as Ram's Horn is the result of a blocked lymph node or a bacterial infection that leaves the penis swollen and twisted. menshealth.com/health/10-…
During the black death, one treatment was to shave a live chicken's butt and attach it to the lymph nodes in the patient's armpit. The chicken would then get sick and treatment would continue until either the chicken or the patient died. curiosity.com/topics/peop…
The Cantina Band from Star Wars is called Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes, and that the famous "cantina song" is entitled "Mad About Me". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fig…
Today I learned of Alex King, the guy who created the share icon (the horizontal V with three nodes). He was diagnosed with colon cancer and passed away in Sept 2015. alexking.org/project/shar…
A colombian man with a badly treated HIV infection was hospitalized and diagnosed with dwarf tapeworms, as well as several tumors of unknown origin in his lungs, liver and lymph nodes. After his death it was found out that the tumorcells originated from one of the tapeworms in his body. nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056…
The first message sent over ARPANET (between two of the original four nodes of the internet) was "lo" because the system crashed trying to send "login". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARP…
Sedges have edges, and rushes are round, But grasses have nodes from their tips to the ground. ucmp.berkeley.edu/monocot…
The cantina band from Star Wars: A New Hope is called "Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes". starwars.wikia.com/wiki/F…
The bank UBS has a 44-page dress code with stipulations such as that the "node" of a man's tie must "match the morphology of the face" thefinanser.co.uk/files/u…
Puppies younger than 4 months can get an odd disease called Puppy Strangles. It is an immune-mediated disease causing facial swelling, papules (small, solid, raised masses) around the face and ears, pustules, enlarged lymph nodes behind the jaw, fever, poor appetite, & lethargy. petmd.com/blogs/thedailyv…
The Mos Eisley Cantina Band from 'A New Hope' are actually called Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes and the music they play is called 'Jizz'. starwars.wikia.com/wiki/F…
Secondhand smoke is more likely to cause nose and sinus cancers in dogs with long muzzles, lung cancer in dogs with short and medium muzzles, and it makes cats more susceptible to cancers of the mouth and lymph nodes because of their grooming habits. livescience.com/7378-seco…
Edna Node from The Incredibles may have been inspired by Edith Head (today's google spotlight and 8 time academy award winner) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edi…
Research done about Twitter and the 2011 Egyptian revolution includes Bieber as he made tweets about the topic. His multiple tweets resulted in 32,000 responses each, which made Bieber's Twitter account one of the single largest nodes for discussion about the uprising on Twitter. blog.tehelka.com/all-i-kn…
Phagocytes in your body ingest bacterium/viruses, regurgitates it onto themselves, and present it to your lymph nodes to build immunity en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pha…
Today I learned of the Node Pole, an always-cold area of Sweden near the Arctic Circle with redundant green power perfect for giant data centers. thenodepole.com/regional-…
Flies are the only insect with one pair of wings and their old pair evolved into tiny "gyroscopic" nodes that allow them to sense altitude and much more. youtube.com/watch?v=ARLTx…
You can find the shortest path between two nodes in a network by making a model of the network from string with knots for nodes, then grasping two nodes and pulling them apart. The straight line between the two knots = shortest path! jstor.org/pss/168122

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