Subject: What to take to bed with you – not a joke
Pretty neat idea. Never thought of it before.
Put your car keys beside your
Bed at night
Tell your spouse, your children, your neighbors, your parents, your Dr’s office, the check-
Out girl at the market, everyone you run across.. Put your car keys beside your bed at night.
If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your house, just press the
Panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off, and the horn will continue to sound
Until either you turn it off or the car battery dies. This tip came from a neighborhood watch
Coordinator. Next time you come home for the night and you start to put your keys away,
Think of this: It’s a security alarm system that you probably already have and requires no
Installation. Test it. It will go off from most everywhere inside your house and will keep
Honking until your battery runs down or until you reset it with the button on the key fob
Chain. It works if you park in your driveway or garage. If your car alarm goes off when
Someone is trying to break into your house, odds are the burglar/rapist won’t stick around.
After a few seconds all the neighbors will be looking out their windows to see who is out
There and sure enough the criminal won’t want that. And remember to carry your keys
While walking to your car in a parking lot. The alarm can work the same way there. This is
Something that should really be shared with everyone. Maybe it could save a life or a sexual
Abuse crime.. P.S. I am sending this to everyone I know because I think it is fantastic.
Would also be useful for any emergency, such as a heart attack, where you can’t reach a
Phone. My Mom has suggested to my Dad that he carry his car keys with him in case he
Falls outside and she doesn’t hear him. He can activate the car alarm and then she’ll know
there’s a problem.. Please pass this on even IF you’ve read it before. It’s
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See what Dr. Mercola has to say:
Behind the label: Diet Coke
Pat Thomas 01/06/2006
Far from being the healthy drink implied by its sports sponsorships, Diet Coke is a worrying cocktail of neurotoxic and potentially carcinogenic chemicals
Diet Coke was first introduced in the US in July 1982 and today it is the fourth most commonly consumed carbonated beverage in the world.
Apart from being the beverage of choice for sugar-phobic individuals the world over, Coca-Cola is one of the longest standing ‘corporate partners’ (since 1974) of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). In 1998 the company signed an unprecedented eight-year agreement to sponsor FIFA events – not just the prestigious World Cup, but also the Women’s World Cup, the Confederation Cup, various youth championships and the upcoming World Cup Trophy Trip, a roadshow that will take the FIFA World Cup Trophy on tour to cities throughout the world.
Last year Coca-Cola extended its FIFA sponsorship commitment until 2022, a move that prompted the preposterous statement by company Chairman and CEO, E. Neville Isdell, that Coke’s recommitment to the
world’s most popular sport ‘affords us a new opportunity to bring people closer together through football’.
It also helps them shift a lot of cans and bottles. A recent study by marketing information company ACNeilsen revealed that the Coca-Cola brand is the global leader among beverages, generating well over $15 billion in sales globally each year. Coke and Diet Coke each generate more than a billion dollars in sales yearly.
Five countries – the US, the UK, Germany, Canada and Brazil – guzzle more of this supposedly healthy, sugar-free alternative to regular Coke than anywhere else in the world.
Aggressive marketing like the FIFA sponsorship and clever jingles like ‘Always Coca-Cola’ keep Coke in our consciousness, but before you ‘grab a Coke and a smile’ at this year’s main event, consider just what you are putting into your body. Although Diet Coke has a strong association with sport and health, it is actually a worrying mixture of neurotoxic and potentially carcinogenic high intensity sweeteners (aspartame and acesulfame K), tooth and bone destroying acids (phosphoric acid) and DNA damaging colourings (sulphite ammonia caramel), as well as psychoaddictive caffeine and other undisclosed ‘fl avourings’.
It also contains sodium benzoate, which can be broken down into the listed carcinogen benzene in the presence of strong acids, such as the citric acid found in this product.
Soda manufacturers have been aware of this synergistic possibility since the 1990s, but without pressure from regulatory authorities to change their formula to prevent the formation of benzene, have continued to mix benzoates and acids.
Ironically, the high fructose syrups used in regular drinks seem to slow this reaction down, and the formation of benzene appears to be most problematic in diet drinks.
Breaks down easily in heat and during storage to its neurotoxic components phenylalanine, aspartic
acid and methyl alcohol. According to the FDA aspartame is associated with headaches, dizziness,
loss of balance, mood swings, nausea, memory loss, muscle weakness, blurred vision, fatigue,
weakness, skin rashes, joint and musculoskeletal pain. (For a full report on aspartame toxicity see the
Ecologist September 2005). The most recent evidence shows that aspartame ingested at levels that
are currently found in daily soft drink consumption raises the risk of otherwise rare brain tumours
known as lymphomas.
Acesulfame K Sweetener Causes cancer in animals. Acetoacetamide, a breakdown product, has been shown to affect the
thyroid gland in rats, rabbits, and dogs. Although it is commonly blended with aspartame to cover its bitter taste, there are no studies to show if the combination is safe or whether it produces other toxic by-products.
Phosphoric acid Acidifier Can contribute to erosion of tooth enamel; leaches calcium from bones. Children with high intake of phosphoric acid suffer from brittle bones and a higher risk of fractures that follow them throughout life. Children consuming at least six glasses (1.5 litres) of phosphoric acid-containing soft drinks daily have more than five times the risk of developing low blood levels of calcium, compared to children who don’t drink sodas.
Citric acid Preservative,
acidifier On its own relatively harmless, though it can be harsh on tooth enamel. When mixed with potassium
or sodium benzoate (see below) during storage, and especially at raised temperatures, it can aid the
formation of carcinogenic benzene.
Caffeine Flavouring A stimulant, psychoactive compound that can provoke mood changes, lethargy and headache.
Caffeine is addictive and ingestion of high levels can cause miscarriage as well as contribute to peptic ulcers and heart ailments. At the levels added to soft drinks caffeine adds virtually no flavour but does, if consumed regularly, trigger caffeine addiction. Children consuming caffeine have higher incidences of illness, headaches, sleep problems and iron depletion. A 330ml bottle of cola contains
about half the caffeine of a cup of coffee.
Sodium Benzoate (E211) Preservatives People who suffer from asthma, rhinitis or urticaria may find their symptoms get worse following the consumption of benzoates. In acidic solutions (such as sodas), benzoates can break down into benzene, a known carcinogen. Surveys have shown that levels in soft drinks can be up to 40 times
higher than recognised ‘safe’ doses.
caramel (E150d) Colouring Made by heating sugar, ammonia and sulphite-containing compounds, the sugar can sometimes come from GM maize. Ammonia is toxic by all routes of exposure, and caramels made by an
ammonia process may damage genes, slow down growth, cause enlargement of the intestines and kidneys and may destroy vitamin B. This colouring has never been fully evaluated for its potential carcinogenicity or reproductive toxicity.
This piece first appeared in the Ecologist June 2006
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Free Cell phone information tool
This is something you will want to have and use!? I
still remember when the telephone company charged
me $1.50 to get a phone number from information!
My compliments to Google!? Just leave it up to Google
to come up with something like this!!!
Here’s a number worth putting in your cell phone, or
your home phone speed dial: 1-800-goog411.? This is an awesome service from Google, and it’s free great when you are on the road.
Don’t waste your money on information calls and don’t waste
your time manually dialing the number.? I am driving along
in my car and I need to call the golf course and I don’t know the number.? I hit the speed dial for information that I have programmed. The voice at the other end says, “City & State.”? I say, “Garland, Texas.” He says,
”Firewheel Golf Course.”?
”Connecting” and Firewheel answers the phone.? How
great is that?? This is nationwide and it is absolutely free.
Click on the link below and watch the short clip for a
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Very effective and informative!
This is something everyone needs to know!!!!
I never realized that a wet dishcloth/towel can be a one-size-fits-all
lid to cover a fire in a pan!
This is a dramatic video (30-second, very short) about how to deal with
a common kitchen fire … oil in a frying pan. Read the following
introduction, then watch the show …. It’s a real eye -opener!!
At the Fire Fighting Training school they would demonstrate this with a
deep fat fryer set on the fire field. An instructor would don a fire
suit and using an 8 oz cup at the end of a 10 foot pole toss water onto
the grease fire. The results got the attention of the students.
The water, being heavier than oil, sinks to the bottom where it
instantly becomes superheated. The explosive force of the steam blows
the burning oil up and out. On the open field, it became a thirty foot
high fireball that resembled a nuclear blast. Inside the confines of a
kitchen, the fire ball hits the ceiling and fills the entire room.
Also, do not throw sugar or flour on a grease fire. One cup creates the
explosive force of two sticks of dynamite. This is a powerful
message—-watch the video and don’t forget what you see. Tell your
whole family about this video. Or better yet, send this to them.
See attached file: AKitchenOilFire.wmv or:
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