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Cholesterol: from Health.gov

From Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary GuidelinesPreviously, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommended that cholesterol intake be limited to no more than 300 mg/day. The 2015 DGAC will not bring forward this recommendation because available evidence shows no appreciable … Continue reading

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Poker Night

Never done before, I hosted a poker night for about 10 people. First thing was to secure the foods and drinks. Done. Then got to find a venue. Done. Next needed a bit planning. I decided to do Texas Hold … Continue reading

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Dad and I

I was always kind of proud when people said I look like him, since big brother was always said to look like Mom. When we found a picture of him when he was actually my current age, I realized that … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy: Waste Disposal Problem

Fred mildly disagreed with my position on nuclear energy. I admit that I was too “SciFi” in my blog. The point was that all nuclear energy problems are self-imposed and merely cost functions. Nuclear waste, theoretically, can be reused to … Continue reading

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On Nuclear Energy

President Obama formally rejected the Keystone pipeline project, a controversy among Canada, the US economy, energy independence, and environment. No wonder he waited till the last year of his presidential terms to make up his mind. The viable alternative, however, … Continue reading

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One Debate

It is quite a phenomenon that Carly Fiorina jousted herself to #2 with just one debate. Overall, this election is becoming more about entertainment. That brings the uncomfortable question of how Americans choose their president. Seriously, if Donald Trump is … Continue reading

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The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way

There is standing joke that Caltech’s football program was “un-defeated in 1944.” No, that institute was not known for their athletic prowess. Should any school? Honestly, do kids attend schools for their sports programs or intellectual learning? Bill Coleman, a … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Crane

They blocked the road around mid-night and dropped off all the parts. The crew arrived around 4am and started working, with the aid of a little crane that is about 4 stories tall. By 8am, you realized if it is … Continue reading

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Hair Cut

I like my hair when it was cut a month ago. Your deduction on my hair cutting frequency will be wrong, if based only on that statement. I would procrastinate then drag myself to a barber’s shop and ask to … Continue reading

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A Fable

You lived in a upper-middle class neighborhood and Bob, the neighbor, was living well: kids well provided for, unstressful job, eat out and vacation regularly, good clothes, new cars, manicured yards, well cleaned house, nice pets. Not that you didn’t … Continue reading

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