- Product highlight
- Brainpower tip
- Time tip
- Finance tip
- Security tip
- Health tip/Fitness tip
- Thought for the day
1. Product Highlight
One of the reasons politicians get away
with fun and games at your overwhelming expense is the "funny math"
they use. Most folks have been mistaught math in school, and find it
to be an intimidating tool of torture rather than an easy to use
tool for everyday life. If you're in that position, you can change
things for the better. Much better.
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- Apply mathematical analysis with confidence and ease.
- Negotiate salary, loans, and other financial deals from a
- Never again be ripped off by shady sales offers that rely on
- Never again be fooled into voting for a candidate who makes
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- Be able to translate tax increases and government spending
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- Improve your career outlook by having math skills and the
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- Awaken that part of your brain that performs mathematical
2. Brainpower tip
The wisdom quoted from the leaders in this video eclipses
anything I could say. It's a three minute clip. Check it out:
3. Time Tip
4. Finance tip
Read food labels carefully.|
Smuckers has a peanut butter labeled
"Natural." And, it really is natural. It's just peanuts and salt. Open
the jar, and the healthful peanut oil has separated and risen to the
top. If you want creamy peanut butter, you have to stir it. But it's
natural, nutritious, and delicious.
Skippy also has a peanut butter labeled "Natural." However, it is not
natural. According to the ingredients label, it contains sugar and palm
oil. Open the jar, and the apparently hydrogenated oil combines with the
sugar to make a monolithic lump of spreadable junk. If you care about
your health, you will toss it in the trash uneaten.
Upon discovering you've been duped this way, you might feel it would
be a waste of money to discard this disgusting product. No, it was a
waste of money to buy it. Eating it merely wastes more money by
degrading your health.
Because some companies have no scruples about the
big fancy labels on the front of their packaging, always read the small
plain labels on the back of their packaging. Do that before you
spend your money, not after.
Yes, I'm sure the Skippy people will be very
unhappy I wrote this. Note to the Skippy people: Ask yourselves why the
Smucker's people are grinning ear to ear about now. You had the same
Note to the Skippy lawyers: rather than send me
threatening letters, tell your client to clean up their act. I'm not the
one selling things with deceptive labeling. And, consider that I'm also
not the one infringing on Smuckers' labeling.
5. Security tip
Use a designated name for non-personal mail (both snail
and e-). For
example, don't use your own name when subscribing to a magazine. Use a
pseudonym, such as B&C Services or Johnny B. Goode. Magazines make
considerable money with "list rentals," meaning they sell your
subscription information to third parties.|
If someone runs your pseudonym through a database, they'll have
information on your pseudonym but not on you. You can safely toss any
junk mail that comes addressed to your pseudonym. And if someone phones
and asks to speak to your pseudonym, you can simply hang up.
Note: Do not get any ideas about doing this with
your tax forms. Those are personal mail. And if you mess up
there, things can get very ugly very fast.
6. Health tip/Fitness tips
I mentioned the deceptive labeling in the finance
section above. Now, here's another health tip. If a doctor advises you
on specific food products, disregard the advice entirely. Doctors are
not qualified in this area. A dietitian is. You would not go to a
dietitian for a physical checkup, so don't go to a doctor for dietary
advice. They claim to know, but don't.|
Here's a case in point. An elderly man who is more than 100 lbs too fat
was hospitalized, due to complications of obesity. Shortly after being
discharged, he complained about feeling weak. So, his doctor told him to
drink Boost. This is like telling an alcoholic to drink a 6-pack
of beer three times a day, or an asthmatic to buy Camel lung busters.
One can of this crap contains 25 grams of
sugar. That's more sugar than I consume in an entire year. Making
matters worse, the second most common type of sugar in this beverage is
exactly the kind you absolutely, positively do not eat unless you are on
a mission to destroy your body. That is, of course, corn syrup solids.
Listed ahead of it on the Boost ingredients label is ordinary
table sugar, which isn't known as a health food either.
Dentists will tell you that drinking dissolved
sugar is one of the worst things you can do to your teeth (crunching ice
cubes is the other worst thing). This elderly man had also recently
completed very expensive dental work. Why on earth was he drinking
Boost? Maybe he thinks the dental assistant is cute or he loves the
feeling of that drill going in? No, he was doing this to himself because
his doctor told him to. Can you say malpractice?
Further, we are talking about the Boost Protein
product, which contains 15 grams of protein. Oh, whoopee. A fairly
active adult male would need to consume 10 cans of this beverage to get
his daily protein allowance. To put the 15 grams in perspective, you get
16 grams in two cups of ordinary cow's milk.
The doctor's "reason" for recommending this "Ya'll
come back and see us at the hospital, ya hear" beverage to his patient was that
it contains vitamins. Well, yeah, if you drink four cans a day you can reach
your RDA. That would give you whopping 1,000 calories. Why not take a
proper multivitamin that meets your
RDA on so few calories that the FDA doesn't require even mentioning the
If someone dropped vitamins into gasoline, would
that make it a health beverage? If you think so, then Boost is
Compare the calorie load of Boost for a
measly 15 grams of protein to the Oryx supplement described at the top
of this eNL. Don't ever drink Boost. There are cheaper ways to
wind up in intensive care. If your goal is to be healthy,
however, something as toxic as this garbage won't even be on your radar.
Unless you listen to your doctor's dietary advice.
- Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
Since Venus is normally associated with women, what does this tell you?
Even more interesting, Uranus spins sideways. Whatever this says about
uranus, we don't want to know. Uranus is your own business.
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8. Thought for the Day
Some people are born stupid, but most people work at
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