Sunday, July 5, 2015

Fed Up (2014)

Sugar, more than fat or salt is the greatest evil, and unfortunately addictive too.
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Fed Up (2014)
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Directed by Stephanie Soechtig. With Michele Simon, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton, Gary Taubes. An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

10 Tales of Legendary Ghost Ships

Great scary campfire stories.
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10 Tales of Legendary Ghost Ships
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These ships still sail the seas, supposedly.

Singapore Botanic Gardens named UNESCO heritage site

It's not that I am not proud of our first UNESCO heritage site. The botanic gardens is really a nice place, but if that also can get named a world heritage site, then I guess the standard for UNESCO is really very loose. 12 sites in 1978, now 1007 sites (excluding our Botanic Gardens). Not special anymore. http://ift.tt/1elf5HC
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Singapore Botanic Gardens named UNESCO heritage site
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The Singapore Botanic Gardens has been declared a UNESCO heritage site at 5.40pm on July 4 2015. This makes the Botanic Gardens Singapore’s first World Heritage Site. World Heritage Site are chosen by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization for being of special cultural…

The WETA Effect, or, Why Special Effects Peaked in the 90's. - StoryBrain

Good. So it is not just me who feels the same way....
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The WETA Effect, or, Why Special Effects Peaked in the 90's. - StoryBrain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRh1SC7SV2o
A lot of people have said that Special Effects in movies feel hollow compared to the movies from 10 or 20 years ago. Obviously, CGI plays a part, but there's...

Sesame Street's Maria to retire after 44 years on show - BBC News

The last time I watched Sesame Street was when my younger bros were growing up. My impression of Maria was this young lady. She still is, except that now she is retiring. Another departing icon.
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Sesame Street's Maria to retire after 44 years on show - BBC News
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Sonia Manzano, who has played Maria on the US children's programme Sesame Street for more than four decades, is retiring.

MIX 107.9

That was so mean....
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MIX 107.9
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I probably laughed way too hard at this.

An ultimate guide to European street food

Ahhhh. Never open that when you are hungry or late at night....
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An ultimate guide to European street food
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From chocolate-dipped churros in Spain to hearty Ukrainian dumplings, our guide rounds up the tastiest European street food to inspire your inner foodie!

Come sparare a un gatto - Carmine Migliaccio

A clever Italian cat. Give him an oscar.
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Come sparare a un gatto - Carmine Migliaccio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM2DC0vJd4g
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DAN METH — http://ift.tt/1R607Hc

Hmmm.. since you put it that way..
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DAN METH — http://ift.tt/1R607Hc
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Friday, July 3, 2015

The Last of the Vulcans Retires After 55 Years of Service

End of another icon.
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The Last of the Vulcans Retires After 55 Years of Service
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On the 1st of July, 1960 Avro pilot Tony Blackman climbed into the cockpit of a Hawker Siddeley Vulcan delta wing strategic bomber in order to deliver her from the aircraft manufacturer (A.V. Roe and Company, Avro) for Royal Air Force service. The British four-jet aircraft dressed in antiflash white…