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Awhile back me and the missus were enjoying a meal at KFC. You remember KFC -used to be known as “Kentucky Fried Chicken” before people started becoming more health conscious and that word “fried” started scaring away the customers.  So the clever folks in marketing decided the restaurants should just be called by their initials… Read more »


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By eFoods Direct Think about a time in your life when you decided to just “wing it.” What was the circumstance? Was it a test in college that you never could bring yourself to study for, a project at home that you couldn’t be bothered to find out the right way to approach it, or… Read more »


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Imagine sitting down for a nice breakfast with your family when all of sudden your child starts coughing up mucus, and then soon after is gasping for air. You try giving the child an antihistamine, but to no avail. The reaction continues. You race the child to the emergency room and by the time you… Read more »


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The New York Times published an Op-Ed piece by Paul Krugman entitled “The Geezers Are All Right” [1], wherein Krugman decreed that Social Security and Medicare will remain solvent well into the future. Well, that settles that. I guess now we can all breathe a sigh of relief.


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Two weeks ago an EF-5 tornado hammered Moore, Oklahoma. 33,000 residents were left affected and 24 lost their lives. With only minutes to flee their homes or take cover, these residents were left with very little time to grab food, water, and other daily necessities. After being heartbroken by the devastation, eFoodDirect decided to step… Read more »


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The ubiquitous MRE — Meal, Ready-to-Eat. Originally intended to fill the belly of a soldier in combat, it contains enough calories (around 1200) to get one by for a good portion of the day. They have a pretty decent shelf-life, but are only really rated to be good for 3-4 years in an ideal (cool… Read more »


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It’s been a bit of a side hobby with me to take note of “The Signs of The Times” concerning our failing economy. Ever since this thing the establishment prefers to call an “economic downturn” sideswiped America five years ago, we keep seeing clear signs that things are not turning around the way we’ve been… Read more »


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Last fall, the New York Post reported that four phony 10 ounce gold bars had surfaced in New York City. What made this discovery so newsworthy was that they were discovered in the inventory of a highly respected gold dealer, who had purchased them from a client without realizing they were fakes. You would think… Read more »


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Due to some delusional hype about the ancient Mayan calendar, some 12 percent of Americans had expected the world to come to an abrupt and violent end last Friday. That would mean almost 40,000 Americans woke up on Saturday either greatly relieved or gravely disappointed that no global catastrophe had wiped out their neighbors.


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Last month I posted a piece here titled “Taking the Mystery Out of Car Repair” in which I attempted to show how pretty much anyone can fix quite a few of the things that go wrong with a car just by knowing one thing. But how do you know when you’re in over your head?… Read more »