Daily Archives: March 11, 2013

Did I Said That? ♥ ♥ ♥


♥  “The greatest absence is the one between two people who regardless how well they know each other, have nothing to share, nor do they have any other connection than finding themselves in the same space, with nothing but boredom: Each minute of that can sink the largest ship under its weight.” ♥

Western Breithorn Author: Victor Troyanov

Western Breithorn Author: Victor Troyanov

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March 10, 3013 Was a Beautiful day for a Walk: But don’t take my word for it: check it out!

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Digital oil paintings, yellow flowers, spring in California, hills, and hilltops, water tank, trail, It was a very good year, ERVIN DRAKE, village green, soft, Frank Sinatra,
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I hope evrybody understands that POLITICS +/- lies = politics

Family Survival Protocol - Microcosm News

re-blogged from   END TIME HEADLINES 

 

Depression EraOn Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture quietly released new statistics related to the food stamps program, officially known as SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). The numbers reveal, in 2012, the food stamps program was the biggest it’s ever been, with an average of 46,609,072 people on the program every month of last year. 47,791,996 people were on the program in the month of December 2012.   The federal government also says that in a given month in 2012, the number of households on food stamps was 22,329,713. The state with the highest average number of participants per month in 2012 was Texas, with an astonishing 4,038,440 folks drawing from the program. The second highest is California, with 3,964,221, and then Florida, at 3,353,064. Washington, D.C., with an estimated population of 617,996, had an average of 141,147…

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LIVE NOW::Symposium~Medical + Ecological Consequences of Fukushima Nuclear Accident


Hear, Hear!

Number of Food Stamp Recipients Hits New Record but Stocks continue to Rally


Yet, we are assured that the unemployment rate is down: What disgusting lies!

Developmentally diasabled Robert Saylor, 26, died while being arrested for refusing to leave Westview Cinemas Coroner rules it a Homicide


Police brutality: Mindless, brute force, of inhuman nature: To serve and protect: Who from What?

Family Survival Protocol - Microcosm News

Down’s Syndrome man who died of asphyxiation in police custody idolized law enforcement

By Daily Mail Reporters

PUBLISHED: 17:25 EST, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:25 EST, 20 February 2013

A Down’s Syndrome man who suffocated to death while being arrested by police for refusing to leave a movie theater idolized law enforcement, it was revealed today.

Robert Ethan Saylor, 26, was an avid follower of TV show NCIS and was so interested in the police that he would regularly call 911 so they would come to the house so he could to talk to them.

But on January 12, he died following a confrontation with the very people he idolized, after he asphyxiated as three police officers tried to restrain him at a theater in Frederick, Maryland.

Loss: Robert Ethan Saylor, who died in police custody, was said to be obsessed with law enforcementLoss: Robert Ethan Saylor, who died in police custody, was said to be obsessed with law enforcement

Saylor had been watching Zero…

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Japanese scientists create 581 copies of the same mouse through 25 rounds of cloning


And the question of course is : Why? Didn’t nature provide mice with the one of the fastest birth rate to start with?


A nut lover stops at nothing!

It’s Leonard Cohen Day!


Hear, hear, Mr. Leonard Cohen, Just stay with us we need to hear your music, “One More Time”

Wicked and Weird...Around The World!

Many of us are familiar with the Canadian crooner, Leonard Cohen.  He has, after all, been making music and writing poetry for 50 years.  A sometimes controversial character in terms of his subjects (religion, sexuality and isolation are common themes), Cohen has always remained a respectable and influential artist.

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Born in Montreal in 1935, Cohen is a recipient of the Order of Canada (the nation’s highest civilian honour) and has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  He has also received numerous awards for his poetry and novels, including the recent Prince of Asturias award for literature.  His song, Hallelujah, has been covered by almost 200 different artists around the world, perhaps most famously by the late singer/ songwriter Jeff Buckley.

Despite his 78 years of age, Leonard…

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Calf Pain: It can be serious


Rehabilitate Your Heart


Calf Pain is something we don’t ignore in Cardiac Rehabilitation programs. It can be a symptom of a number of things life threatening, severe or minor. So what are we looking for?

Symptoms of blood clot in leg

This is called Deep Vein Thrombosis  or DVT

Only about halfof the people who have DVT have signs and symptoms. These signs and symptoms occur in the leg affected by the deep vein clot. They include:

  • Swelling of the leg or along a vein in the leg
  • Pain or tenderness in the leg, which you may feel only when standing or walking
  • Increased warmth in the area of the leg that’s swollen or painful
  • Red or discolored skin on the leg

Pulmonary Embolism

Some people aren’t aware of a deep vein clot until they have signs and symptoms of PE. Signs and symptoms of PE include:

  • Unexplained shortness of breath
  • Pain…

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Erin Brockovich Talks Sinkhole With Bayou Corne Residents


Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) on health and risk taking


It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser,
better to live and be done with it, than to die daily in the sick
room.”

— Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Discuss

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure IslandKidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.[3] His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis BorgesErnest HemingwayRudyard Kipling,Marcel SchwobVladimir Nabokov,[4] J. M. Barrie,[5] and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he “seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins.”[6] (From Here)

 

Today’s Birthday: DOUGLAS ADAMS (1952) – writer and musician


Douglas Adams (1952)

Best known as the creator of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which began as a BBC radio series in 1978 and was thereafter adapted for a series of bestselling novels, a TV series, a record album, a computer game, and several stage productions, Douglas Adams was a talented writer and musician. Though his career was cut short by a fatal heart attack, he left behind a creative legacy that includes the “answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything.” What is it?More… Discuss

This Day in the Yesteryear: SPANISH FLU PANDEMIC BEGINS (1918)


Spanish Flu Pandemic Begins (1918)

One of the most devastating pandemics in human history, the Spanish flu was first observed at Fort Riley, Kansas, which was home to some of the tens of thousands of soldiers waiting to be deployed to Europe for combat in World War I. It came to be known as the Spanish flu after spreading to Spain, but its reach was global. Estimates vary, but at least 20 million people died from the pandemic. What was the only sizable, inhabited place in the world that had no documented outbreak?More… Discuss

SALTY DIET LINKED TO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE


Salty Diet Linked to Autoimmune Disease

Salt may give food a great taste, but in recent years, it has become increasingly evident that moderation is key when it comes to sodium consumption. Its links to stroke, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and numerous other diseases are well established, and researchers are still discovering new ways that excess sodium intake negatively impacts health. Recently, they found evidence to suggest that salt could trigger autoimmune disease, like type 1 diabetes,rheumatoid arthritis, or multiple sclerosis, in people genetically predisposed to these conditions. More… Discuss

 

AÏR MOUNTAINS


Aïr Mountains

Surrounded by barren plateaus and vast deserts on all sides, the towering Aïr Mountains of northern Niger are an ecological, geographical, and cultural island in the Sahara. The numerous oases in the mountains are home to the traditionally nomadic Tuareg people, while other areas consist entirely of volcanic protrusions. The region is known for the ancient rock art left there by early inhabitants and is rich in uranium deposits. What unusual natural phenomenon struck the Aïr Mountains in 2004? More…Discuss