Easy Apple Pie RecipesI’ve always sort of wondered about the old “easy as apple pie” simile. The pies really aren’t that easy to make. You have to choose the right apples, then you have to wash them, core them, peel them, and slice them. On the West Coast, pharmacies are being cleaned out of potassium iodide pills by people wanting to protect themselves from thyroid cancer caused by radioactive I 131. The CDC has tweeted not to take potassium pills but either the word has not gotten out or people are not believing the word. Yesterday I received an email from a patient in Los Angeles asking me if she should stockpile potassium iodide.
Pinterest has a multibillion dollarprice tag, but it also hasrevenue. Snapchat has nothing except its estimated26 million users,and no apparent plan to make money off them. Earlier investors justified the $800 million valuation with the usual slate of reasons for betting on income free startups: mobile first, fast growth, a passionate and youthful user base.
I did a write up on my experiences accidentally peering into the world of super Mods. They basically get one person to get into a sub, then slowly take it over with alt accounts and push people out. And since they all use alts, it nearly impossible to connect the network.
While I’d rather not go through that, I haven’t objected to date because the female officials who conducted the pat downs seemed all business and very respectful. I haven’t traveled since August, however, and am concerned about more intrusive pat downs in the future. From what I can tell, the TSA hasn’t described its new procedures or how future pat downs will differ from those in the past, which more than hints at an unwillingness to describe to the public what body areas will be touched and in what way.
Just try to keep my spirits up when there’s no point in grieving. Doesn’t matter anyway. Words could never make me stay. “The VA secretary’s job is not to do everything. But it’s to build the best team that can get it all done. If that doesn’t happen, it creates a ripple that hurts veterans,” said Max Stier,president andchief executive of the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service..
As part of its Olympic bid, the Brazilian government had promised to clean up 80 percent of the sewage flowing into 147 square mile Guanabara Bay, but it failed to reach that goal, despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars. Environmental officials claim about half the sewage is treated but others put the estimates at far less. The city pledged to build five river treatment units but only finished one of them..