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almxxApr. 30, 2013 - 05:11PM JST
Killing yourself is an act of extreme bravery.
Posted in: Depressing suicide prevention posters cause controversy in Kobe
almxxMar. 23, 2013 - 05:10PM JST
Good reasoning, Cleo. Every time there was a hunt in early times, there must have been a lot of dead or injured cave men as a result. Why all the thumbs down?
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almxxMar. 22, 2013 - 05:10PM JST
It is useless to try to convince people of experiences they have never had.
Posted in: Life after death? Yes, says one doctor
almxxMar. 19, 2013 - 04:28PM JST
Many killers, when asked why they did what they did, will answer "I don't know". A gem of a movie about this was titled "Frailty" It has a great cast and a hole-proof plot. In this case, GOD was telling who to kill.
Posted in: Stabbing suspect says signals in his body told him to attack people
almxxMar. 19, 2013 - 04:19PM JST
The comment of "what you don't eat", makes no sense. Only what you do eat can affect your health. I think people should just eat olives.....what makes them think only the oil is useful? Nuts with their protein and great oils are probably better for your health than olive oil. If anyone lived on a diet of veggies, fruit and nuts, seeds, they probably would live as healthy a life as is possible, from food. Nuts, especially, are a ready to eat food that requires no treatment (like olives do) to be edible.
Posted in: More proof Mediterranean diet can ward off heart disease
almxxMar. 11, 2013 - 05:27PM JST
The problem we have as humans, is the fact that the prison we are in (our bodies) is so tight around us, that we consider it "ourselves". Only people who have had "near death experiences" or have experienced "out of body travels",can really KNOW that the body and the spirit within it are two separate identities. It is the difference between experiencing, versus hearing, or believing something.
There is a large difference between knowing the pleasure of a wonderful experience, compared to hearing about it and trying to feel the pleasure. This is the reason for out lives....the feelings of our lives. To me it is not difficult to believe that if we can pop out of a vagina and be born to this experience, why can we not die our way into another experience? As far as
science is concerned; most of the Universe is composed of "Dark Matter", which is what science knows the LEAST ABOUT.
Read about Robert Monroe.
almxxFeb. 20, 2013 - 05:15PM JST
Is not accurately stating the kind of meat inside a box considered "mislabeling" or "lying"?. The easy solution is to buy your own meat and cook for yourself. Don't buy filleted fish...buy the whole thing with the head on. The high priced Sushi people pay for, does not necessarily contain the kind of fish it is advertised to be. Even things like bottled lemon juice can contain large percentages of water, which leads to big profits....the only reason business exists. The bottles of expensive oils also are suspicious; hard to identify the oils by taste.
Posted in: World's biggest food firms embroiled in Europe horsemeat scandal
almxxFeb. 20, 2013 - 04:56PM JST
The good news is that if they keep increasing their profits yearly, they will have aggravation in their personal and business lives, and will probably suffer some terrible illness before it kills them. They will discover they are only humans like the rest of us.
Posted in: Bridgestone reports soaring annual profit
almxxFeb. 16, 2013 - 05:39PM JST
A self made fortune does not exist. To be self made, the person must invent,supply the materials needed, manufacture,distribute and buy the item himself. No workers and no customers except himself. Billionaires need an army of low paid workers and overcharged customers. Self made indeed.......the person would also have to have created himself.
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almxxFeb. 16, 2013 - 05:25PM JST
Anyone in Japan familiar with earthquakes?
Posted in: Quakes strike off New Zealand, Philippines
almxxFeb. 14, 2013 - 06:36PM JST
Boy, the things that happen in this life. Think of how much love that father probably gave his son....especially when he was a cute child.
Posted in: Son beheads father in Australia
almxxFeb. 09, 2013 - 04:26PM JST
They didn't ask the most important question; would you rather marry an ugly, poor, irritating man you don't love, or a handsome, rich and kind man you don't love?
Posted in: What Japanese women think about money and marriage
almxxFeb. 09, 2013 - 02:13PM JST
On U tube, the inventor of the battery for the first GM electric, said he gave GM a battery capable of 200 miles between recharges, but they never used it. He also was almost finished on a 300 mile rechargeable, but GM never used either one. The man is now about 93. So as always, any company will only do what they can do to make the most profit possible.....and it will stay that way until the public is much smarter than they now are. What the car makers could actually make if they wanted to, will remain unknown to us.
Posted in: Electric cars head toward another dead end
almxxFeb. 08, 2013 - 05:36PM JST
If only there was a technology that would make the super rich realize that they don't need more wealth.
Posted in: Is technology a job killer?
almxxJan. 18, 2013 - 06:13PM JST
If this works and hits the market, it will be a financial disaster for all the drug companies selling treatment, not cures, for aids I predict this will never be marketed.
Posted in: Australian study points to potential cure for AIDS
almxxJan. 17, 2013 - 05:35PM JST
It only shows how great the old-time athletes were, training on booze and broads. It also shows that these "experts" in reading body language are total frauds. Remember how they all shouted "He is lying about not doping" when he made is frequent denials? Neither do I, because none of them did.
Posted in: Armstrong tells Oprah he doped
almxxJan. 17, 2013 - 05:14PM JST
He lived with his grandparents, because previously he killed his parents.
Posted in: 17-year-old boy arrested for killing grandparents
almxxJan. 14, 2013 - 06:48PM JST
Combine this with bad dietary habits and you have the reason why Americans die younger than same age people in other developed nations. I saw no t.v. news reports on the fact that Americans under 50 yrs. have a higher death rate, or that even older Americans suffered earlier deaths and worse general health than other equal countries. Worse general health for the under 50s also.
Posted in: Binge drinking serious problem for U.S. women: study
almxxJan. 14, 2013 - 06:39PM JST
It is obvious that no cure for cancer is desirable to the pharmaceutical or medical societies.
Posted in: DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at 'cancer establishments'
almxxJan. 07, 2013 - 05:08PM JST
Any high ranking Govt. official, military man or Police officer describing any event.
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