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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:42 pm

Re: https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2020/0 ... kg-vpx.cnn

:idea: Good Rorschach test! (I was thinkin' of a beach scene) :roll:

... even then, "the Devil's in the details" ;)

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Post by Amigoo » Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:56 am

Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... under.html

"Family Feud contestant goes viral with hilarious answer when asked 'what's Popeye's favorite food?' and loses thousands
when she gets it wrong - but the fast food giant is rewarding her gaffe with $10,000 worth of fried chicken" :roll

Q: What's Popeye's favorite meal?
A: Fried chicken and spinach.
Q: And what about Olive's?
A: Just the green pickle.
(she's on a diet) ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:11 am

Re: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/08/business ... index.html

:idea: Of course, it requires some effort to glance at the roll
before sitting to make sure that you'll have enough paper. :roll:

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:25 am

Re: https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/cons ... ial-d-word

"One man, completely stunned by the Impossible Whopper’s tastiness says: 'Damn, that’s good.' "

"Apparently the use of the 'D-word' went too far for One Million Moms." :o

:idea: Not surprising!
One million fast food moms might accept this 'F' word ('faux'),
but not the 'D' word when used to describe this 'F' burger. :roll:

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:08 pm

Re: https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/dr-o ... st-in-2020

"Dr. Oz said we should 'cancel' breakfast, and instead have our first meal of the day when we’re actually hungry."

"If you’re intermittent fasting and you hadn’t had a late dinner, it won’t happen until midway through the morning"

:scratch: I thought that "midway through the morning" was the time to get up ... then have breakfast. :lol:
Breakfast timing over the centuries seems related to a typical 12-hour fast after the day's final meal
... after which the body is ready for its "break fast" meal. ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:14 pm

Re: https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/chee ... -new-snack

"The dusty-cheese byproduct of eating Cheetos that consumers, for decades, have sometimes described as 'Cheetos fingers'
(a description that even has its own Instagram hashtag) now has an official term: Cheetle."

:bana: This will be great for dusty-cheese protein snacks made from insects: Beetle Cheetle
(not to be confused with weight gain caused by over-eating insect snacks: Beetle Cheatle ...
or listening to the Fab Four songs instead of the pastor's Sunday sermon: Beatle Cheatle) :roll:

Rod :scratch: (thought insect snacks with beet powder caused Beetle Cheetle)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:00 pm

Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech ... inter.html

"Startup reveals new plant-based ‘steak’ consisting of peas and seaweed that is made with a 3D printer
to create muscle tissue and fat -and costs the same as a proper beef version." :roll:

:lol: Another food-tech company was going to combine peas and ants and call it 'Peasant',
but research confirmed that "slave, serf, free tenant" wouldn't be marketable portions. ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:09 pm

Re: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/airb ... index.html

:scratch: Somehow, a massive cargo plane with only two engines seems unwise
(consider maximum cargo weight and loss of one engine during flight).

:idea: Perhaps, expected cargo size (not weight) was the deciding factor.

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:23 pm

Re: https://www.investmentwatchblog.com/the ... s-of-jobs/

"When we get to a point where literally just about everything can be done more cheaply and more efficiently by robots,
the elite won’t have any use for the rest of us at all."

:idea: I seem to recall from Economics 101, something about "supply & demand"
(with no demand for services and products, why need supply?) ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:30 pm

Re: https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/woman ... -honor-dad

"The young woman isn’t concerned about possibly regretting her tattoos, or her multiple piercings, or her split tongue,
or the scarification (a body modification achieved through scarring the skin) which she had done on her head."

"Anderson says she's particularly fond of blackout tattoos – where large parts of skin are covered completely with dark, black ink –
and wants to add 'a little bit more under [her] right eye because there’s spaces.' But even amid all that, she still wants people
to be able to tell what she looks like."

:idea: Good luck with that :!:
People might want to know what she looks (looked) like ...
after they study all the tatt splat. :roll:

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:28 pm

Re: https://www.foxnews.com/health/man-cure ... ery-report

"One man in China found himself on the operating table after he swallowed live eels.
He believed that it would help relieve his constipation"

:idea: Maybe the eels were inserted in the wrong end ... :shock:
if eels could indeed be a solution. :roll:

:scratch: Many people know that flaxmeal is good dietary fiber for such problems,
but did you know that bread could be made only with flaxmeal? :o
See: https://nutritionrefined.com/flaxseed-bread/

:idea: Using only 3/4 cup flaxmeal and the rest grain flour(s)
should produce a quickbread loaf with similar flax benefit. :finger:
(amount of water required may be different)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:29 pm

:!: :!: Entrepreneur Alert :roll:

Did you know that the Memory Peg Road System (MPRS, think "empowers")
is easy to create and associates so well with numbers, especially 0000 - 9999.
These 4-digit numbers also permit years to associate as "roads". 8)

The secret of MPRS is that we are familiar with specific roads and can easily imagine
things, stores, whatever along these roads ... and this is the secret of memory:
new memories require "pieces" of existing memory in order to be created.
These "pieces" can be images, ideas, thoughts, smells, tastes ... whatever. :roll

:cheers: Guess what! MPRS is so new that you can be the first
to document how it works - even sell related merchandise! :finger:

Rod ... :bike: ... (lookin' for Road 1946, where this journey began)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:15 pm

Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/arti ... laims.html

:scratch: Who knew :?: :!:
This may be the ultimate confirmation of the popular expression "little swimmers"! :roll:

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:55 am

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech ... finds.html

"Cows CHAT to each other about food and the weather ...
and can even express emotions through their own unique 'moo' sounds" 8)

:lol: Often heard by the herd when Big Bossy is munchin' the moo meadow:
"You've got to be kidding! I was going to eat that grass!" :o

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:20 pm

:idea: A roll of toilet paper is not "toilet" paper until used as "toilet" paper.
Until then, it's a roll of thin paper with small sheets. Therefore ...

To use these mini paper towels, place roll on one end on decorative plastic saucer.
Then, unwrap the mini towels instead of pulling on the roll. To convince that this
is a roll of towels, insert a decorative shot glass in the top opening of the roll.
The saucer and glass provide visual allusion that this is MP - not TP. 8)

Note: Need for mini paper towels is evidenced by the current offering
of even smaller sheet sizes by paper towel manufacturers. ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:07 pm

:meds: Long story very short ...

Cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) are being reported in China and nearby countries (with transmission to the rest of world possible by affected passengers on commercial transportation). Articles that discuss methods of better-preparing the body's immune system for public exposure to SARS include daily garlic pills.

;) Bottom line (IMO) of this exemplary (and LENGTHY) NCBI research: Enteric-coated pills taken with non-protein* small meals are best. The explanation of gastric emptying is very enlightening because stomach acid (increases during meals) has long been known to decrease the effectiveness of certain medications and supplements (thus, the need for enteric coating). The smaller meal (well-chewed ; - ) decreases the amount of time needed for stomach digestion, permitting the enteric tablet to continue into the intestine for its dissolution and absorption. :finger:

* protein that does not need significant chewing (like yogurt, cheese, protein powder) is not a problem ... apparently.

:study: Re: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6073756/

"Garlic foods prepared in the kitchen are usually made by the cooking of raw cloves or bulbs, such as by roasting or boiling or stir-frying, all methods of which completely inhibit alliinase. It is also common to simply dice (cut into small cubes) raw garlic and add it to various foods, a method which does not inhibit alliinase."

"The reason these high-protein meals delayed the gastric emptying time for enteric aspirin is related to the fact that food must be digested to particle sizes of 1 mm or less in order to exit the stomach through the pyloric sphincter, but it takes several hours for this amount of digestion to occur for meat chunks and other foods that are slow to digest. Once the food has been sufficiently digested and expelled from the stomach, non-digestible objects, such as enteric tablets, are expelled by the final sweep of the interdigestive myoelectric contraction."

"The bioavailability of allicin from garlic powder supplements containing alliin and active alliinase can be as high as that from an equivalent amount of crushed raw garlic containing maximum allicin, when consumed with a meal."

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:49 pm

Re: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/18/politics ... index.html

"The US Space Force has revealed its utility uniform, and the internet has things to say about it"

"The Space Force's Twitter manager noted these, and pointed out that not only was the branch trying to be cost-effective,
members aren't exactly in space, yet. Members will look like their joint counterparts they'll be working with, on the ground"

:scratch: Who can tell :?: :!:
These camo uniforms might be good for Martian military mixups of "shock & awe" perspective. :roll:

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:53 pm

:idea: More about garlic ...

:study: Re: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6073756/

"Garlic foods prepared in the kitchen are usually made by the cooking of raw cloves or bulbs, such as by roasting or boiling or stir-frying, all methods of which completely inhibit alliinase. It is also common to simply dice (cut into small cubes) raw garlic and add it to various foods, a method which does not inhibit alliinase."

:lol: The last sentence of this quote is a big clue about garlic in centuries past:
Garlic's health benefits were proven long before laboratory-created pills! ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:03 pm

Re: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/m ... /41027523/

"Maycee Barber experiences first loss after suffering 'small, partial ACL tear' vs. Roxanne Modafferi"

"Once she got the mount, Modafferi sliced open Barber's forehead. The bleeding was excessive.
Despite losing position for a brief moment, Modafferi used her slick grappling skills for a reversal of her own.
As she hobbled to the stool in Round 2, Barber was a crimson mess."

:bana: Who can tell?! With modern medicine, such a "sport" requires
only that the contestants remain medically alive after the fight. :roll:
(or maybe the winner is the one still alive) :?

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:18 pm

Re: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/20/tennis/b ... index.html

"The 21-year-old was handed the energy-boosting snack during a break in play and asked the girl to do the honors,
indicating he was unable to perform the task himself due to plasters on his fingers."

:idea: Considering this event's context, only non-competitors would imagine any impropriety
of this reasonable assistance (where both girl and player are focused on the scoreboard). ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:00 pm

Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech ... aking.html

"Scientists capture the first footage of ATOMS bonding and breaking in real time
at a scale half-a-million-times smaller than the width of a human hair" 8)

:idea: Interestingly, the mention of "vibrating" (after bonding)
hints that "resonance" is a characteristic of atomic bonding. ;)

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Re: World Views

Post by Sandy » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:36 am

We as a species certainly do make some silly controversies. Now a person cannot ask for help peeling a banana without someone making a ta do about it. I can't remember the number of times I have peeled a banana for someone struggling with this seemingly simple task. ( Bananas can be "wily creatures" at times even for the best of us) What's it to the line judge anyway as to who peels what. He basically robbed the young ball girl of contributing to the well being of another.

silly, silly times we live in. :roll:
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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

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Re: World Views

Post by happyrain » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:07 am

yea, and that a lot of the media we're subjected to is just trash. to think we've come so far in the realm of communications yet propaganda plagues us all.
also...
can someone educated explain to me why we need commercials? :x :bomb :grrr

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Re: World Views

Post by Amigoo » Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:39 pm

:idea: Fresh garlic is often mentioned to help protect against viruses
... which brings to mind an easy recipe:

Cilantro Pesto - viewtopic.php?f=47&t=25032#p189799

8) However, today's version en casa used ...
1 large bunch fresh cilantro (including stems)
15oz can cannellini beans, drained
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 med. cloves fresh garlic
2 tbsp white sesame seeds
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup water

After mixing in food processor, if desired,
stir in 2-3 tbsp fine oat bran (reduces moisture).
:roll: Less water also reduces moisture,
but oat bran adds important fiber. ;)

Refrigerate overnight, then stir before serving.

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Re: World Views

Post by Heavensabove » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:02 am

Amigoo wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:39 pm
:idea: Fresh garlic is often mentioned to help protect against viruses
... which brings to mind an easy recipe:

Cilantro Pesto - viewtopic.php?f=47&t=25032#p189799

8) However, today's version en casa used ...
1 large bunch fresh cilantro (including stems)
15oz can cannellini beans, drained
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 med. cloves fresh garlic
2 tbsp white sesame seeds
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup water

After mixing in food processor, if desired,
stir in 2-3 tbsp fine oat bran (reduces moisture).
:roll: Less water also reduces moisture,
but oat bran adds important fiber. ;)

Refrigerate overnight, then stir before serving.

Rod :)
If you can get hold of Black Garlic even better.

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