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Did You Know – 08/22/2016

 

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1. Poultry that have outdoor access and a natural diet of insects and grasses make for more nutritious eggs.

 

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2. As many as 95% of women and men who escape obesity eventually return there – and the regained pounds are not simply a matter of failed willpower. It is biology.

Source Cindy Kuzma of Prevention.com

 

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4. Bill Clinton lost the card containing launch codes for a nuclear strike for “months” during his presidency, according to a top military leader’s memoir.

Gen. Hugh Shelton, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Clinton, makes the claim in his new book “Without Hesitation“.
President Jimmy Carter once left it in a suit that went to the dry cleaners.
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5. A Study by Indiana University shows that the dropout rate for couples who went to the gym together was only 6.3 per cent compared to 43 percent for those who went separately.

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Thorium – Heard Of It??

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Well I never have. My Grandson Jayden was particularly interested in this video about the benefits of Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors. He had a much longer version that went into more detail.
This is the short version that took my interest enough to think that some of you may be interested as well.
If these facts are true me may never use Uranium again and our power stations will be clean and no danger the way the nuclear power stations are today.

There are two longer versions on this subject if you are interested

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbyr7jZOllI

and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3rL08J7fDA

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Did You Know – 05/21/2012


1. You can find any tiny lost item like an earring by putting a stocking over the vacuum hose


2.There are 923 words in the english language that break the “i before e” rule. Only 44 words actually follow that rule.

3. Up Until 1998 England had nuclear bombs that could be set off with just a bicycle lock Key. No launch codes, no other safeguards, just a small silver key.
Until 1998, when it was withdrawn from service, the WE.177 bomb was armed with a standard tubular pin tumbler lock (as used on bicycle locks) and a standard allen key was used to set yield and burst height. Source


4. In 2005 a gy named Chris Putnam hacked into Facebook and made thousands of profiles look like MySpace profiles. Facebook hired him


5. Most of our depression is brought on by simply over-thinking too much.
Persistently dwelling on distressing situations from the recent or distant past (called rumination, as in that thing a cow does when it constantly rechews food) can be one of the most destructive mental habits. It’s closely linked to depression, and it can sap our confidence, our ability to solve problems, and our sense of control over our lives. Source

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Did You Know « 1/3/2011

As I am In New Zealand at the moment I will give you some “Did You Know” information about NZ.

1. BOWLED OVER
Despite being a water-loving nation, more people die in New Zealand every year playing lawn bowls than scuba diving.

2.ANIMALS GALORE
Less than five percent of New Zealand’s population is human, the rest are animals – one of the highest ratios of animals to humans in the world.

3. BIG READERS
New Zealand has more bookshops per capita than any other country – one for every 7,500 people.

4. SPELL THAT!
New Zealand boasts the world’s longest place name: Taumatawhakatangi- hangakoauauotamatea- turipukakapikimaunga- horonukupokaiwhenuaki- tanatahu.


5.TEEING OFF
New Zealand has more golf courses per capita than any other country – 400 courses for four million people, approximately one for every 10,000 people.

6. REAL LIFE MOUNT DOOM
New Zealand’s Lake Taupo, was formed by the world’s biggest recorded eruption in the last 75,000 years. The dust from the eruption was seen as far away as Rome and China.


7. LAND BEFORE TIME
Curio Bay – in Southland, New Zealand – is one of the world’s most extensive and least disturbed examples of a petrified forest, up to around 180 million years old.

8. NOT IN OUR BACKYARD
New Zealand established itself as a nuclear free zone in 1985, refusing to allow nuclear powered or armed ships in its waters, and continues this stance today.


9. BOX OF BIRDS
The New Zealand kakapo is the world’s largest, rarest and only flightless parrot; the kea is the world’s only alpine parrot; the little blue is the world’s smallest penguin.

10. KING OF THE WORLD
New Zealand mountaineer, Sir Edmund Hillary was the first person to climb Mount Everest in 1953, alongside Sherpa Tenzing Norgay.

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