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The Day in a Picture

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Mike’s Secret Stew Stuff

This recipe is designed for a 5 quart Crock-Pot.  For stove top cooking a 6 quart pot would be more appropriate.

The flavor is delicate.

Dice everything into the Crock-Pot stirring occasionally to mix ingredients.

A caution about the amount of ingredients, I sometimes add extra, sort of a gosh I really like this type of thoughts.  The problem is that I end up with an extra full Crock Pot.

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What’s inside that energy drink? Sugar, acid, caffeine + ‘fairy dust’

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Energy Drinks and Battery Acid – what a combination

Originally posted on Doctor Stu's Science Blog:

Monster Troupe by MJmerry, on FlickrIt is 7 a.m. and I am investigating the world’s most popular mind-altering drug. Having scrutinised the latest data, it’s time for a hands-on experiment. The substance in question is a potent white powder called 1.3 7- trimethylxanthine. Its use has reached endemic levels in children – and health care professionals are concerned. You will know this drug as caffeine. And the formulation under scrutiny is called an ‘energy drink’.

Ever since highly caffeinated energy drinks charged onto the scene twenty years ago, they have been branded “dangerous” and “harmful” by the media. Today, one in ten British teenagers drink an energy drink on most days, and a frightening 25% of children under ten have drunk one in the past year. I’ve decided to discover out what’s really inside them – and find out what they taste like.

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Memorial Day 2014. A Day of Remembrance Everyone Seems to be Forgetting.

Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:

Mountain Home National Cemetery at Dawn (photo by Charlton Stanley)

By Charlton Stanley, Weekend Contributor

As I wrote on this blog a year ago, Memorial Day is the misunderstood “holiday.” Many people confuse Memorial Day with Veteran’s Day. Veteran’s Day began as Armistice Day, commemorating the Armistice signed at the eleventh hour, eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. In our political and military naivete, the Armistice was meant to be the end of the, “War To End All Wars.” Two decades later it started all over again. Veteran’s Day is on November 11 in the US. Veteran’s Day is meant to honor those who served in the military in both peacetime and war, both living and dead.

Memorial Day has a history predating Armistice Day by a half century. On May May 5, 1868, three years after the end of the Civil War, Decoration Day was established. It…

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The Big Bang Bucket List Of A Buddhist Blogger

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Some funny ones for all

Originally posted on The Last Of The Millenniums:

Sheldon on Helium

In which a wasted guy goes back in the club with style

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Don’t Leave The Keys In The Ignition

Don’t leave the keys in the ignition and the motor running unless you are a Seattle Policeman, I guess they get a free ride or something while ducking into Starbucks.

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Seattle Police Car, motor running, nobody in the car, officer in Starbucks.

Yes as seen in a Seattle parking lot at 8:30 in the evening.

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