Daily Archives: April 2, 2014

What’s On My Food :: Pesticides on Wheat Grain


 

What’s On My Food :: Pesticides on Wheat Grain.

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What’s On My Food :: Pesticides on Apples


 

What’s On My Food :: Pesticides on Apples.

What’s On My Food :: Pesticides on Wheat Flour


 

What’s On My Food :: Pesticides on Wheat Flour.

CODEX Online Commodity Details for Wheat flour


 

CODEX Online Commodity Details for Wheat flour.

Multiresidue analysis of 47 pesticides in … [Biomed Chromatogr. 2009] – PubMed – NCBI


Multiresidue analysis of 47 pesticides in … [Biomed Chromatogr. 2009] – PubMed – NCBI.

Elder Paisios: Struggle with all your power to gain Paradise. . . .


Human existence, both physical and especially psychological, are compromised in the absence of the challenge and struggle to overcome the negative aspects of our natural beings: aspira ab astra, is the only way keep our minds and souls same, since it is much easier to prevent a fall, than to suffer its consequences. It is true we lean from that, but without influencing others, what did we actualy achieved? To believe that anything can be refuted, forgiven, is so detrimental to our nature, and while in a child it is synonymous with fear of punishment, in an adult is the rational set of thoughts, that keep one at bay, and safe within ones short life: Are you ready to find out that your actions, were not really forgotten?

Orthodox Church Quotes

Photo of Elder Paisus of Mount Athos Struggle with all your power to gain Paradise. And do not listen to those who say that everyone will be saved. This is trap of Satan so that we won’t struggle.

+ Elder Paisios of Mt. Athos

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TODAY’S HOLIDAY: INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY


International Children’s Book Day

This day, which is observed by countries all over the world, is held on Hans Christian Andersen‘s birthday, April 2, because the Danish author’s stories have been favorites among children of all nationalities. Celebrations include contests in which children illustrate their favorite books. Every two years the International Board on Books for Young People sponsors the Hans Christian Andersen medals, which are awarded to a children’s book author and a children’s book illustrator for their contributions tochildren’s literatureMore… Discuss

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QUOTATION: Aristotle


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle (384 BC322 BCDiscuss

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MAX ERNST (1891)


Max Ernst (1891)

Having served in World War I, German-born French painter and sculptor Max Ernst at first gravitated toward the Dada movement, but the former student of psychology and philosophy eventually became one of the founders of surrealism. Apart from the medium of collage, for which he is well known, Ernst developed other devices to express his fantastic vision, like frottage, in which a drawing tool is rubbed over paper laid on a textured surface, and grattage, a technique consisting of what? More… Discuss

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THIS DAY IN THE YESTERYEAR: “TEFLON DON” HIT WITH CHARGES THAT FINALLY STICK (1992)


“Teflon Don” Hit with Charges that Finally Stick (1992)

For years, John “the Teflon Don” Gotti, the dapper NYC boss of the Gambino crime family, got away with murder—literally. Criminal charges slid off him time after time thanks to his long reach, which extended to witnesses and jurors alike. But Gotti’s “luck” ran out in 1992. After a nearly two-month trial, he was convicted of racketeering and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The FBI had finally gotten its man. How had prosecutors managed to get the charges to stick?More… Discuss

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Cocoa Extract Linked to Heart Health

Mars, Inc., maker of M&M’sSnickersTwix, and various other chocolaty confections, is partnering with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study whetherflavanols in cocoa can boost heart health and help prevent heart attacks and strokes. Previous studies indicate that cocoa flavanols improve blood pressure, cholesterol, artery health, and other cardiologic measures. But don’t go gorging yourself on candy bars just yet; the flavanols are often destroyed when cocoa is processed. Thus, flavanol capsules rather than chocolate bars are the preferred delivery method and will be used throughout the course of the four-year study. More… Discuss

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ARTICLE: STARBUCKS


Starbucks

Over the past four decades, Starbucks has become a global phenomenon, transforming the way people—Americans in particular—consume coffee—whether for the better is still a matter of dispute. The first Starbucks store was opened in Seattle, Washington, in 1971 by two teachers and a writer who wanted to sell high-quality coffee beans and machines. It has since grown into a multibillion-dollar corporation with thousands of coffeehouses worldwide. What are the origins of the Starbucks name and logo? More… Discuss

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