10 Apr 2014 Leave a comment
09 Apr 2014 Leave a comment
This is worth reading – an option to traditional cancer treatments!
Originally posted on Sparkonit:
Tobacco has always been known as a risk factor for many types of cancer but a new surprising research says exactly opposite. The research carried out by scientists at La Trobe University revealed that the tobacco flower contains a molecule, which is known to fight bacteria and fungi as a plant’s natural defense molecule, can also fight cancerous cells.
The molecule called NaD1 identifies the cancer cells, forms a pincer like structure that grips onto lipids present in the membrane of the cancer cell and rips it open that causes the cell to expel its contents and explode.
Unlike present cancer therapies, this molecule can target the cancer cells without harming the healthy cells. Although scientists have known before that there are plant molecules that form the first line of defense against microbial invaders and disease causing agents but it was never known what the exact mechanism of defense was or…
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08 Apr 2014 Leave a comment
Although my blog is not a “Christian blog,” I am a Christian, a follower of the Jewish Messiah who lived, died for us all to take the punishment for our sins, rose again and still lives.
That being said, here is an interesting panel discussion with Todd Friel (who is an entertaining, but provocative character) posing questions of a few of the best thinkers. This is one of the questions.
My contribution to this is I agree with their thinking and conclusion and would like to point out that “legalizing pot for medical reasons” is a smoke screen (I was young and foolish, so I know the score, here) because there is a simple solution that the pro-pot people are deliberately keeping mum about: Cannabidiol.
“Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound in cannabis that has medical effects but does not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counter the psychoactive effects of THC. After decades in which only high-THC Cannabis was available, CBD-rich strains are now being grown by and for medical users.”
07 Apr 2014 Leave a comment
07 Apr 2014 Leave a comment
OK, this is the last thing I blog about today. Back at bit I received the following from Today is the Best Day of Our Lives (http://jacquelynchen.wordpress.com). Please remember to visit her blog. It is such a wealth of inspiring quotations and beautiful images that there ought to be a Hidden Gems Award; it inspires me just going there.
I would like to nominate you for the “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”. There are five rules you will need to take note of:
(1) Display the award logo on your blog.
(2) Link back to the person who nominated you.
(3) State 7 things about yourself.
(4) Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and link to them.
(5) Notify those bloggers of the nomination and the award’s requirements. Congratulations and do continue to inspire! Bravo!
I was very flattered, but this was just before I went “offline” for at least 6 months, and when I got back to blogging I never got around to my part of the bargain.
Since I am “back” (and clearly blogging waaaaay more than anyone wants to keep up with, but I have recently learned how to schedule my posts!), I am catching up (especially now that I know how to post the image!).
First, 7 things about myself that are not in my “Who Am I?”
- I am a procrastinator. In fact, at any given time I am putting off much more important things than what you see me doing.
- I love beautiful things and making them too, but my pragmatic and busy personality makes that hard for me so I compromise by making them practical/useful. For example, I love origami but focus on making origami mobiles (of the 3D type) because I can hang them up or give them as gifts, or make origami boxes and other beautiful and practical objects.
- I love books and magazines, but never seem to have time to read them.
- I want to take my family and re-visit Singapore.
- I don’t feel like a very inspiring blogger, but this motivates me to try to be a bit more so.
- I am impressed that my 16yo son is learning Mandarin.
- I’d love to set up a table, comfy chairs and select beverages some place in public with a sign saying “Will discuss important or difficult things, or just listen and pray”
And now for the nominees (without descriptions – be surprised!).
Wait a minute, I think that I am not alone in saying that I have many blogs I follow, but only a smaller percentage fall specifically into the “inspirational” category, making this a difficult award to pass on to 15, so I am making an executive decision and changing it:
- The Matt Walsh Blog – http://themattwalshblog.com/
- Simonjohnsonofclowne – http://simonjohnsonofclowne.com/
- Burnblog – http://burnblog.net/
- SparkOnIt: Science and Technology News – http://sparkonit.com/
- Daughterbydesign – http://daughterbydesign.wordpress.com
- A Twisted Crown of Thorns – http://atwistedcrownofthorns.com
- CTK Blog – http://ctkblog.com/
It took me long enough to come up with 7 out of my many. I shall change it to 5-7.
06 Apr 2014 Leave a comment
Matt, you certainly have a way with words!
Originally posted on The Matt Walsh Blog:
Congratulations on getting 7.1 million people enrolled in Obamacare before the March 31st deadline!
Not to muddy the festivities by harping on technicalities, but I thought I’d pass along just a few corrections, in case you plan on giving anymore speeches or anything:
Alright, by ‘March 31st’ you mean ‘sometime in April,’ and by ‘deadline’ you mean ‘suggestion which is subject to change.’
And, obviously, by ‘enrolled’ you mean ‘people who have filled some information out on a website.’
And by ’7.1 million’ you mean ‘probably like 858 thousand or something.’
In your speech on Tuesday, when you said that Obamacare is ‘the law’ and ‘it’s here to stay,’ you really meant that Obamacare is ‘a fluid and constantly adjusted set of unconstitutional decrees, which can be imposed or withdrawn by the Executive Branch at any point, for any reason, up to 21 times and counting.’ And by ‘here…
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03 Apr 2014 Leave a comment
I offer, for your edification, this video about this most heated topic.
My readers haven’t, so far, been inclined to vehement argument, but just in case, (before you doing so) for your outside reading on paper, I would like to politely suggest “A Visual History of the English Bible” and “A Visual History of the King James Bible,” both by Donald L Brake. Just for starters. Then come back for discussion.