Daily Archives: May 18, 2013

Radiation Can Kill You ~ Chelation Might Too

Beautiful Romania : Constanta.


Quotation: Joseph Conrad on Almighty Hunger and powerless Hungry…

No fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does not exist where hunger is; and as to superstition, beliefs, and what you may call principles, they are less than chaff in a breeze.

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) Discuss

Today’s Birthday: FRANK RUSSELL CAPRA (1897)

Frank Russell Capra (1897)

One of the preeminent Hollywood directors of the 1930s and 40s, Capra produced idealistic populist movies that celebrate the virtues of the common American. At age six, the Sicilian-born future director immigrated with his family to the US. After holding various jobs in the film industry, he emerged as a major director in 1928. Within years, he had won his first Oscar. Which of his films is now considered one of the best American films ever made—despite having initially been a box office flopMore… Discuss

This Day in the Yesteryear: THE BATH SCHOOL BOMBING (1927)

The Bath School Bombing (1927)

Over the course of several months leading up to May 18, 1927, disgruntled school board member Andrew Kehoe hid hundreds of pounds of explosives inside the Bath Consolidated School in Bath Township, Michigan. That day, after destroying his farm—which was slated for foreclosure—he detonated the explosives inside the school and set off a bomb in his vehicle. The massacre is considered the deadliest act of mass murder in a school in US history. How many people were killed? More… Discuss


 In the News  

Prepackaged Diet Foods Linked to Greater Weight-Loss Success

When it comes to dieting, prepackaged, portion-controlled food plans may be the way to go. In a recent study, dieters on a structured diet plan consisting of five pre-packaged meals each day along with a single meal prepared by the dieter lost an average of 16.5 pounds (7.5 kg) over six months—6.7 percent of their starting weight. By comparison, those merely advised on how to keep to a 1,000 calorie-per-day diet lost just 8.4 pounds (3.8 kg)—3.4 percent of their starting weight. Participants from both groups had a tendency to rebound toward their original weight, but a year in, the dieters on the packaged meal plan still had kept more of the weight off. More…Discuss

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Typhoid Fever

A potentially fatal disease characterized by high fever, headache, intestinal bleeding, and rose-colored spots on the skin, typhoid is caused by the bacillusSalmonella typhi. The bacterium is passed into the waste of infected patients and is transmitted chiefly through contaminated food or water, a pathway of disease transmission known as the fecal-oral route. The most notorious carrier of typhoid in history, Mary Mallon, or “Typhoid Mary,” infected how many people during her lifetime? More…Discuss