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Trump Tycoon, the game

TRUMP TYCOON: Donald’s Capitalist Pocket Adventure by Dario Pavan in Apple App Store I stumbled on this little app and found it mildly amusing. It was written before the election and hits every stereotypical slam against Donald Trump, but it … Continue reading

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Berkley update

Be very scared

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HFCS

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4405421/ Conclusions HFCS-containing beverages are associated with the development of NAFLD [Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease] by hepatic DNL [de novo lipogenesis]. Epidemiological studies linked HFCS consumption to the severity of fibrosis in patients with NAFLD, too. Recently, animal studies showed … Continue reading

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ESPN to fire 100

The Score Card Despite the popularity of the NFL Draft this week in Philadelphia, there is trouble at the Extra Sporktacular Programming Network. Some people believe the reason is broadcast hosts have been on a nonstop political diatribe against Republicans, … Continue reading

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Fun with cigars

This poster in my urologist’s office needs an update. They need to add a rainbow color cigar that says “it is not a they”

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SNAP fraud in the furniture city

Two women have been arrested after the Food Stamp police discovered the women were buying the food for their restaurant using 21 food stamp (SNAP) cards that were not in their names. The card numbers and PIN numbers were written … Continue reading

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Taffy Nivert

One of the perks of Amazon Prime is Amazon Music, an on demand music service that allows you to download and play music from a smallish library (around two million tracks). Now that I can hear music better, time to … Continue reading

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PIT

One of the news accounts about the conclusion of the guy from Cleveland who killed a random old man live on Facebook mentioned a police officer had disabled the vehicle with a successful PIT maneuver, something I was not familiar … Continue reading

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Russia sending military to North Korea border

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3370028/russia-putin-north-korea-war-troops-border/ Yes, Russia does have a (small) border with North Korea. Russia controls the Pacific coast to a bit south of Vladivostok, the terminus of the Trans Siberian railway, and home of russia’s Pacific fleet. The border between the countries … Continue reading

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The road to serfdom

When Hugo Chavez took over the oil business in Venezuela in 1998, government looters took the computers containing the geological data and production plans to sell the PCs. Since then, the oild fields have rapidly depleted due to mismanagement of … Continue reading

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