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  • Harper feels no need to temper sugar with vinegar

    01/20/2014 11:03:48 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 21/1/14 | Herb Keinon
    Like US President Barack Obama’s keynote address during his visit here in March, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s speech to the Knesset on Monday paid tribute to Israel’s values of freedom and democracy. Like French President Francois Hollande, who addressed the Knesset in November, Harper also hailed Israel’s spirit and resilience. What distinguished Harper’s comments was that the “honey” of his praise was not then tempered by the “vinegar” of his criticism. In Obama and Hollande’s addresses, the listener knew that all the favorable comments made about Israel in the first parts of their speeches would be followed by some...
  • Buffett’s firm dips into $23B Heinz ketchup deal

    02/14/2013 9:29:02 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 14, 2013 10:50 AM EST | Candice Choi and Josh Funk
    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is dipping into the ketchup business as part of $23.3 billion deal to buy the Heinz ketchup company. H.J. Heinz Co. says it’s the largest deal ever in the food industry. The company, based in Pittsburgh, also makes Classico spaghetti sauces, Ore-Ida potatoes and Smart Ones frozen meals. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and its partner on the deal—3G Capital, the investment firm that bought Burger King in 2010—say Heinz will remain headquartered in Pittsburgh. Heinz CEO William Johnson said in a statement that the company “will have an opportunity to drive further growth” as a private enterprise....
  • Buffett pulls off fresh blockbuster with $23 billion Heinz deal

    02/14/2013 8:23:15 AM PST · by South40 · 30 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/14/2013 | Ben Berkowitz and Martinne Geller
    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and private equity firm 3G Capital will buy ketchup and baby food maker H.J. Heinz Co for $23.2 billion in cash, a deal that combines 3G's ambitions in the food industry with Buffett's hunt for growth. Including debt assumption, Heinz valued the transaction, which it called the largest in its industry's history, at $28 billion. Berkshire and 3G will pay $72.50 per share, a 19 percent premium to the stock's previous all-time high.
  • Ron Paul Supporters Spray Vinegar at the Sky to Fight “Chemtrails”…I’m Not Kidding

    12/26/2011 9:25:24 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 72 replies
    Republican Party Animals ^ | December 26, 2011 | David Stein
    This is a story I couldn’t resist writing. Ron Paul supporters are spraying vinegar at the sky to “kill” clouds. They’re standing in their backyards, on their porches, and in front of their windows, angrily aiming spray bottles filled with vinegar into the air.How could I not write about this? If I live to be one-hundred years old, will I ever again get the chance to write about something so incredibly insane?I have several friends who support Ron Paul. The aim of this piece is not to malign or belittle all Paul supporters – just the ones who adhere to...
  • Antifreeze-Tainted Vinegar Suspected in 11 Deaths (Ramadan)

    08/22/2011 1:39:49 PM PDT · by Rio · 14 replies
    Chem.Info ^ | 8/22/2011 | Associated Press
    BEIJING (AP) — Vinegar tainted with antifreeze is suspected of killing 11 people and sickening 120 after a communal Ramadan meal in China's far western region of Xinjiang.
  • 15 Uses for Incredibly Inexpensive White Vinegar

    12/17/2009 8:38:45 AM PST · by GonzoII · 32 replies · 2,407+ views
    thesimpledollar.com ^ | Dec 16 2009
    One of the best bargains in your local grocery store is plain old white vinegar. You can get a 32 ounce jug of it (half a gallon) for about $1.50 and it has a multitude of uses beyond the edible ones (like pickles and salad dressings). Here are fifteen uses for white vinegar, most of which I use myself. Toilet cleaner Got a toilet bowl that’s difficult to clean? Before you go to bed, dump a cup of vinegar in the bowl, then close the lid. I usually spread the vinegar around the bowl a bit with a brush to...
  • Vinegar is a fat buster

    07/07/2009 12:50:38 PM PDT · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 80 replies · 2,664+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 7 Jul 2009 | IANS
    The vinegar used to garnish salad dressings, pickles and other foods, may live up to its folk reputation as a fat buster and health promoter. Japanese researchers Tomoo Kondo and colleagues noted that vinegar has also been used as a folk medicine since ancient times, for a range of illnesses. Modern research suggests that acetic acid, the main component of vinegar, may help control blood pressure, blood sugar levels, and fat accumulation. Their new study showed that lab mice fed a high-fat diet and given acetic acid developed significantly less body fat (up to 10 percent less) than other mice,...
  • Renowned Wine Cellar Goes From Vintage to Vinegar

    12/10/2005 8:15:42 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 15 replies · 963+ views
    AOL | AP ^ | 12/10/05 | Mary Foster
    NEW ORLEANS (Dec. 10) - In the dark, dank recesses of what was once one of the great wine cellars of the world, the fabled bottles sit. The 1870 Lafite Rothschild, the Chateau Moutons, Chateau Magaux - fine wines with enormous price tags, or at least they were. The wine cellar at Brennan's Restaurant, winner since 1983 of Wine Spectator magazine's Grand Award as one of the 85 top cellars in the world, has 35,000 bottles that since Hurricane Katrina have gone from vintage to vinegar. "They may be drinkable, but they're probably better for salads," said Ted Brennan, whose...
  • Storied Wine Collection Goes to Auction (Czar Nicholas II)

    12/03/2004 11:58:14 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 786+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/3/04 | Jill Lawless - AP
    LONDON - Nestled in cellars tunneled deep into a Crimean mountainside, they survived revolution, war and decades of communism. Hundreds of bottles of wine selected for the pleasure of Czar Nicholas II and preserved on the orders of Josef Stalin were auctioned by Sotheby's in London on Friday — the latest in a slew of Russian collectibles being snapped up at ever-rising prices. Several dozen Russian and European collectors gathered at Sotheby's showrooms to bid on bottles, some more than 150 years old and valued at several thousand dollars, from the imperial Massandra winery near Yalta on Ukraine's Black Sea...
  • Children disciplined by vinegar, showers

    08/27/2003 12:00:26 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 11 replies · 322+ views
    INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Three Indianapolis children were forced to drink vinegar, eat peppers and take cold showers as a form of discipline, sheriff's deputies said. Marion County sheriff's deputies found the malnourished children ages 10, 8 and 6 with rashes Sunday after a neighbor reported "banging and howling" from the apartment. Deputies said one boy told them that he had been kept in the bathtub all day. Police said the mother and two other women gave the children acid-reducing gum to offset the effects of the vinegar and peppers. Mary Corrigan, 33, and her friends, Edee Mowrer, 36,...