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Random Music 05/31/2018 Pt. 2

Random Music 05/31/2018

Random Facts 05/30/2018

Today's Random Fact:
The most popular holidays for barbecuing are, in order, July 4th (71 percent), Memorial Day (57 percent), and Labor Day (55 percent).
Technically, to barbecue means to slow-cook meat at a low temperature for a long time over wood or charcoal. What most people do in their back yards is more commonly referred to as grilling.
Charcoal briquettes aren't actual charcoal, but a combination of charcoal and other ingredients molded into easy-to-light lumps. Kingsford Charcoal, for example, by far the most popular brand in the US, is made up of bits of charcoal, coal, starch (as a binder), sawdust, and sodium nitrate (to make it burn better).
Bonus Fact:
There is no definitive history about how the word "barbecue" originated - or why it's sometimes used as a noun, verb, or adjective. Some say the Spaniards get the credit for the word, derived from their "barbacoa" which is an American-Indian word for the framework of green wood on which food…

Quotes 05/30/2018

*---- Quotes For The Day ----*
Household tasks are easier and quicker when they are done by somebody else.--James Thorpe
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.--Mary Todd Lincoln
You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well.--Carrie Fisher
**--- MYSTERY QUOTE ---**
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
See at the bottom for the answer
*---- More Quotes for the Week ----*
I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.--Samuel Goldwyn
Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.--John F. Kennedy
One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.--Nancy Astor
MYSTERY QUOTE AND ANSWER - DID YOU GUESS CORRECTLY?
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any o…

Random Facts 05/30/2018

Today's Random Fact:
Several studies show that a plant-based diet increases the body's metabolism, causing the body to burn calories up to 16 percent faster than the body would on a meat-based diet for at least the first 3 hours after meals.
Some research suggests that if a man avoids red meats, it improves the sex appeal of his body odor.
The American Dietetic Association (ADA) concludes that a vegetarian or vegan diet is healthier than one that includes meat. They note that vegetarians have lower body mass indices, lower rates of death from heart disease, lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, lower rates of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and less prostate and colon cancer.
Bonus Fact:
There are several types of vegetarians. The strictest type is vegans. Vegans avoid not only meat but also all animal products. There is a debate within the vegan community about whether honey is appropriate for a vegan diet. For example, the Vegan Society and the American Vegan …

MineCraft Beta Test

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Solo: A Star Wars Story

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This Friday in theatres.

Quotes 05/23/2018

*---- Quotes For The Day ----*
No man ever listened himself out of a job.
--Calvin Coolidge
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
--Ernest Hemingway
To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation. --Francois de La Rochefoucauld
**--- MYSTERY QUOTE ---** Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
See at the bottom for the answer.
*---- More Quotes for the Week ----* It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
--Oliver Wendell Holmes
My parents taught me how to listen to everybody before I made up my own mind. When you listen, you learn. You absorb like a sponge-and your life becomes so much better than when you are just trying to be listened to all the time.
--Steven Spielberg
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.
--Wilson Mizner
MYSTERY QUOTE AND ANSWER - DID YOU GUESS CORRECTLY?
Be a goo…

Random Facts 05/23/2018

Today's Random Fact:
There are approximately 60 nutrients which are placed in six major categories: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water.
Vitamin D is unusual because it is the only vitamin that can be synthesized in the body. Sunlight is the main source of Vitamin D, though sunscreen lotions with high SPF can prevent vitamin D formation. Vitamin D is also the only vitamin that is a hormone.
Bonus Fact:
Insects such as termites and ants provide 10 percent of the protein consumed worldwide. Where insects are an integral part of a diet, they contribute as much as 40 percent of protein.

In the United States, it is estimated that every adult unconsciously consumes one pound of insects each year due to garden produce, poor restaurant and home hygiene, and commercial foods for which the USDA allows a certain amount of insect fragments. Peanut butter, for example, is allowed to have 30 insect fragments per 100 grams.
Eggs contain the highest quality food protein k…

Wreck It Ralph 2

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The Incredibles 2

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