Posts tagged ‘health’

June 13, 2018

Old railroads: France vs. Oregon

by allthoughtswork

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June 5, 2018

Mountain Dew is basically sugared, caffeinated orange juice

by allthoughtswork

So... Does this mean it's okay to have soda for breakfast?Learn more: 27 Random Food Facts That Will Fuck With Everything You Know


And if you think that counts as one of your daily fruits and vegetables, your dentist wants to speak with you. 

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February 17, 2018

Healthcare : UK vs US

by duncanr


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December 22, 2017

Don’t be a Dick

by duncanr

August 7, 2016

Double Dipping Danger

by duncanr

double dippers are gross – and dangerous! ( )

we need to be protected from them . . .

double dipping

April 24, 2016

Coming Soon to a . . .

by duncanr

smartphones stupid people. . . street near you

it’s only a matter of time folks, but what a sad reflection on modern life that such a health & safety measure – installing traffic lights on the pavement – is deemed necessary because so many of us are so addicted to our smartphones and social media that traffic lights at normal height are not in our line of vision

full story (in english) here

February 15, 2016

We Nuh Want ZIKV

by duncanr

the world is getting into a bit of a flap right now about a new virus *** thought to be linked to birth defects like microencephaly

the virus is spread primarily by mosquitoes – though there is some evidence for sexual transmission as well

in response to the threat, the Jamaican Health Ministry has released this PSA advising folk to get rid of standing water that mosquitoes might use to breed in; use spray to deter them; and advises pregnant women to be specially on guard

*** the good news, though, folks is that “Experts have confirmed that while Zika poses a significant threat it has not yet gotten as bad as to require a rerelease of a Band Aid charity single” – (

October 5, 2015

Relax, Breathe, and Let Go

by duncanr

elderly women reflect on their lives – what they regret and what they would do differently if they had the chance

this follows report that 40% of UK women feel they are about to ‘burn out’ as a result of stress from the demands on their time and pressure to be ‘perfect’

October 2, 2015

Size Does Matter

by duncanr

apparently . . .

height and cancer risk

May 2, 2015

Penis Viewing Test in UK

by duncanr

wheres penisa recent study claims around 30% (on average) of UK men can’t see their willy because of their fat bellies

in the West Midlands, where I live, this figure rises to 43%

[don’t even think of asking!] 😆

in the south-west and the south-east of England, on the other hand, this percentage falls to around 23% – or to put it another way, males in the south-west and the south-east of England are a bunch of big pricks !