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He IS 16 Today

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My beautiful Grandson Jayden is 16 today
He is thoughtful, gracious, funny, and more I could say

That precious little boy has become a rising star
He can’t wait to get his license and drive the car

Now that is an experience all of its own
Teaching him to drive, my nerves are blown

For some reason we stay too close to the road side
Letter boxes whizz past my window, it’s a kinda jerky ride

Anyhow he is not too bad
When he goes and gets lessons I will be glad

He has become a great surfer, attacks any waves
He has become fearless, a pleasure to watch as I do many days

My heart fills with pride as I watch him grow
Into the person he has become, his future bright I know

Lord where did that time, those years go, they sped away
It’s hard to believe he is 16 years old today

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Salt Water Powered Car Gets European Approval

Salt Water Powered Car Gets European Approval – Yes, It’s Real
Move Over Tesla, this New Car is Powered by Salt Water and Has Over 900 Horsepower

This car even looks beautiful. 

 

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A car called the Quant e-Sportlimousine that was presented at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show is the first electric car powered by salt water and is now certified for use on European public roads.

The e-Sportlimousine, built by the German company Quant, runs on an electrolyte flow cell power system made by NanoFlowcell that generates a staggering 920 horsepower, goes 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds, and propels the car to a top speed of 217.5 mph!

For more information - http://themindunleashed.org/2014/09/move-tesla-new-car-powered-salt-water-900-horsepower.html

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Did You Know – 10/29/2014

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1. Did you know that 2/3rds of the proportion, by which education achievements are down to genes, not classroom environment or the involvement of parents. 

Source – UK researchers 

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2. Green tea compound may improve power of Cancer drugs. It has been revealed that a molecule that is a key ingredient in green tea can be used as a carrier for anti-cancer proteins. While this does not mean drinking green tea will cure cancer, scientists have discovered the molecule, which has the catch name of epigallocatechin -3-0gallate – May improve the effectiveness of anti cancer drugs used to treat breast and stomach cancers.

Source – Journal Nature Nanotechnology

 

 

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3. Norway is the best place to grow old. Australia came in 13th which puts Australia behind the US, Japan, New Zealand, and the UK. The report card for Australia shows that the Aussie oldies are highly educated and healthy, but there are too many living in “poverty” and worried about their personal safety.

Source – Body and Soul – Aust Sunday Mail

 

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4. Laughter can cause the tissue that forms the inner lining of blood vessels to expand and this in turn increases blood flow. It is recommended that you laugh at least 15 min per day to get the best benefits 

Source – University of Maryland , US

 

 

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5. Brushing you teeth less than twice a day may increase your risk of heart disease by 70 percent. Participants in a test who had bad oral hygiene,  tested positive for inflammatory markers. Researchers said their results confirmed and further strengthened the suggested association between oral hygiene and the risk of cardiovascular disease. 

Source – University college London

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6. Women who routinely practice yoga may have lower amounts of cytokine interleukin-6 (a substance that increases inflammation and heart disease risk) in their blood. It is also equally effective for novices and pros

Source – Ohio State university

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Cuteness Overload

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October 27, 2014 · 6:01 PM

Deaths in Perspective

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October 23, 2014 · 11:42 PM

Promoting National Breast Cancer Day On The Road

Had to laugh when I saw this on the road at the Sunshine Coast Australia  the other day. 

 

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Hey Mate, Ya Think Ya So Cool Don’t Ya

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October 19, 2014 · 3:09 AM