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  • VIDEO: PJ Walking 15 Miles Daily Ahead of 12/21 Weigh-In

    12/14/2018 8:19:10 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 14, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO I am now exactly a week away from my December 21 weigh-in. I had hoped to drop to my goal of 100 pounds down from my May 27 weight of 320 pounds. However, as I noted in this video, Thanksgiving caused a weight loss slowdown for me plus the fact that I need to lose 26 pounds from my last weigh-in. My normal weight loss is just 20 to 23 pounds lost per 6 week period. Another reason why I would like to drop to 220 pounds by next Friday is that if I do so I have a...
  • 10 Wonderful Benefits of Sardines

    12/09/2018 10:55:31 AM PST · by amorphous · 125 replies
    Organic Facts - Unbiased information on health ^ | last updated - November 03, 2018 | by Kiran Patil
    The health benefits of sardines include the prevention of heart diseases, certain types of cancers, and age-related macular degeneration. They also help strengthen bones, boost the immune system, improve insulin resistance, and rejuvenate the skin.
  • Ladies and Gentlemen: Please Start Your Mixers

    12/09/2018 6:04:25 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 23 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-9-18 | MOTUS
    Today is Raj’s birthday, and that means only one thing around here: there will be cake. At one time that meant Mom’s Mystery Cake, which was about as simple as a homemade dessert could get and delicious when served with copious amounts of whipped cream. There are many more complicated variations of “fruit cocktail cake” out there but if yours looks more like a traditional cake with identifiable chunks of fruit in it you’re not doing it right. It should be more of an amalgamated pudding like creature. Mom’s Mystery CakeIngredients     1 (16 ounce) can fruit cocktail in heavy...
  • VIDEO: PJ Intensifies Exercise Schedule in Anticipation of Next Weigh-In

    11/30/2018 11:30:52 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 30, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO I have greatly increased my exercises as my weight decreases and my energy level increases. An intense exercise schedule will be necessary if I wish to achieve my goal of 100 total pounds lost by my next weigh-in.
  • Global Cooling not Global Warming, that we should Fear the Most.

    11/28/2018 10:19:08 PM PST · by Tilting · 33 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | Nov 29, 2018 | Martin Armstrong
    It is incredibly important to understand that as the weather turns bitterly cold in the north, people will begin to migrate south. This not merely cause the Greeks to become the Sea Peoples, but during the Year without a Summer in 1816 even in the States when six inches of snow fell in June and every month of the year had a hard frost, people began to migrate. The temperatures had dropped to as low as 40 degrees in July and August in New York City during 1816. People also called it Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death and the...
  • VIDEO: How I Prepared No Carb Thanksgiving Turkey for Weight Loss

    11/24/2018 2:09:15 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 58 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 24, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO One Thanksgiving item that is sure to add carbs to your meal is stuffing. However, in this video I show you how to prepare a NO CARB alternative to bread stuffing.
  • Hugh Fitzgerald: Food Fight: A Brutal Attack Against the Palestinian Heritage

    11/24/2018 10:34:49 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 13 replies
    The Geller Report ^ | 11/24./15 | Pamela Geller
    The Palestinians are up in arms, not for the first time, over what they see as Israels theft of what they claim are quintessentially Palestinian foods hummus and falafel. This is one more way to continue the narrative of Israel as a foreign body, stealing not just Palestinian land, but also stealing Palestinian culture, including its clothing, its keffiyeh, and its food. Heres the latest complaint by a Palestine Authority spokesman: Official Palestinian Authority television recently accused Israel of stealing falafel, hummus, and other Palestinian foods as part of a conspiracy against Palestinian heritage. The claim was made by...
  • South Korea closes biggest dog slaughterhouse complex

    11/23/2018 11:12:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Eyewitness News ^ | November 21, 2018 | Agence France Presse
    <p>SEOUL - South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country's largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.</p> <p>About one million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy with the greasy red meat, invariably boiled for tenderness, believed to increase energy.</p>
  • How to Talk to Your Family About Racism on Thanksgiving

    11/20/2018 11:33:12 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 143 replies
    Harper's Baazars ^ | November 19, 2018 | Rachel Cargle
    Toxic ideologies often start around family dinner tables. It's not just an uncle saying a racist joke, or a grandmother determining her xenophobic ideas as a part of her time. These comments seep into how we make decisions in voting booths, how judges rule in their chambers, how teachers guide students in school classrooms, how employment decisions are made, and how police react in high-stakes situations. After a year of relentless atrocities that dont always make for easy conversation at the dinner table, it's important to make Thanksgiving preparations beyond the tablescape and the menu. This year, I want you...
  • Chipotle manager fired for refusing to serve a group of black customers may be rehired

    11/19/2018 4:48:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    AOL News ^ | November 19, 2018 | Lauren Holter, Yahoo! News
    A Chipotle manager was fired from a Saint Paul, Minnesota branch after a video of her refusing to serve black customers went viral. But social media users pointed to old tweets from the man who posted the video that suggested he had a history of dining and dashing. In the video, posted to Twitter last week, the white manager is seen laughing and telling the group of men, You gotta pay cause you never have money when you come in here. As one of the men is filming, a white customer was allegedly given their meal for free, according to...
  • Saturn Petcare could start production in June 2020 (200 jobs at $18.60/hr. in Indiana)

    11/18/2018 11:09:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Zionsville Times Sentinel ^ | November 13, 2018 | Howard Greninger
    Saturn Petcare, pending approval of its bid Tuesday before the Vigo County Redevelopment Commission, is slated to begin production of wet dog food in the first quarter of 2020 in the former Pfizer facility at the Vigo County Industrial Park, south of Terre Haute. The company bid on 127 acres in the industrial park, of which the average of two appraisals is $6,183,500. However, as part of an agreement with the Terre Haute Economic Development Corp., the company bid $1 for the land, in exchange for investing $39 million in the former Pfizer facility at the industrial park and creating...
  • Thanksgiving Day Wine Question (Total Vanity)

    11/18/2018 9:08:49 AM PST · by Michael.SF. · 162 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 11/18/18 | michael.sf
    Thanksgiving Day is approaching and we are spending the day at our son's house with his family. Our other son and his family will be there as well. Usually I bring the wine, some whites for the Ladies and Reds, for us. For the red I usually bring a merlot based Bordeaux from my modest collection. Problem this year: Included in the festivities will be my sons father-in-law, a very likable guy and we get along great. The issue is, he prefers his Red, with a couple of ice cubes in it. I cringe at the thought of ice going...
  • Happy as a clam?

    11/16/2018 5:34:15 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 53 replies
    Why do people say that they are as "happy as a clam"? Clams don't look all that happy to me.
  • (VIDEO) Smoking My Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Wings for Weight Loss

    11/10/2018 4:52:06 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 10, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO These smoked turkey wings turned out VERY spicy. Just the way I like them. Plus they are low/no carb so they help me to lose weight. After I tried them, my wife declared them to be too spicy for her. Me? I like to feel the heat. However, although I mentioned smoking them in addition to turkey for Thanksgiving, I better wait for another occasion since if my wife found them to be too spicy, her sister and her family will probably have the same reaction.
  • VANITY: Where does the guy who drives the Weinermobile get lunch?

    11/09/2018 5:48:33 PM PST · by Dr. Sivana · 24 replies
    Self | 11/09/2018 | Self
    I am working 2nd shift (1PM to 10 PM local AZ time) so I was running my errands in the late morning. When I spotted the Weinermobile, and the driver exiting, I saw he was going to have his lunch at Culver's, a place that doesn't even sell hot dogs, much less Oscar Meyer hot dogs. For those unfamiliar with Culver's, it is a fast food hamburger/chicken/fish/sandwich/custard joing that is headquartered in Wisconsin. Founf in the midwest, SE, and now SW. It is a couple of notches above McDonald's etc. in quality, presentation and cleanliness. It was also rated...
  • South Korea: The women of the Gwangjang Market

    11/09/2018 9:26:51 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The sun sets on a cool autumn Sunday afternoon but the action is just getting started at one of Seoul's oldest establishments - the Gwangjang Market. The century-old market began its life as the Joseon dynasty was coming to an end with merchants looking to counteract the increasing influence of their Japanese counterparts. It survived the Japanese colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula from 1910-1945, but part of the market was destroyed in the 1950-1953 Korean War. What survives today is a bustling market that offers traditional clothes and persimmon-dyed fabrics. Fresh fish, local meats, rice cakes, and huge vats...
  • Kimchi festival to spice up Seoul

    11/07/2018 6:24:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    The Korea Times ^ | October 30, 2018 | Kim Rahn
    Six thousand people will be invited to make kimchi in downtown Seoul over the weekend at the fifth Seoul Kimchi Festival. The annual festival will kick off at Seoul Plaza and nearby Mugyo-dong area on Friday through Sunday, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said. People in Korea have traditionally made a large amount of kimchi before winter, so they can eat the fermented cabbage during the cold season when it is hard to get greens. Kimjang, the winter kimchi-making practice where families and neighbors gather to exchange labor and share food, is designated on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list. During this...
  • Eataly at Park MGM hiring for 500 positions (Las Vegas, Nevada)

    11/03/2018 3:16:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    KLAS-TV ^ | November 2, 2018 | Justin Hopkins
    LAS VEGAS - Mamma mia! Park MGM is holding a large hiring event Monday to fill more than 500 positions at its new Italian-themed dining complex, Eataly. Eataly promises to bring classic Italian food to the Las Vegas Strip with both upscale and casual dining. It features a variety of products, a cafe, restaurant, and live cooking demonstrations. Eataly is set to open at the Park MGM in December. Representatives are hosting at hiring event at Park MGM, Monday, November 5th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., inside the Park MGM Presidio Ballroom. A representative from MGM Resorts said they...
  • (VIDEO) 0ne Week Away From My Next Weigh-In

    11/02/2018 7:54:03 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 2, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO Did I say I weighed 66 pounds at the last weigh-in? Oops! Make that 266 pounds. Remember, my immediate goal is to drop a total of 100 pounds from my original weight of 320 pounds. When that happens my wife will allow me to go on the Steve Kane Radio Show Cruise to the Caribbean next year.
  • Anthony Bourdain Denounces Trumps Border Wall On The Latest Parts Unknown (Of course he did)

    10/28/2018 1:42:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | October 22, 2018 | Tony Rivera
    <p>In the latest episode of CNNs Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, the late Bourdain gives a critical take on the U.S.-Mexico border wall debate while speaking posthumously on how the building of such a massive structure would impact the millions of people who have long benefited from living within proximity of the crossing point.</p>