Did you ever notice when you purchase eggs that they are stored pointy side down in the carton?
Do you know why eggs are stored with the pointy end down?
They are stored this way to keep the yolk more centered inside of the egg which will help your eggs stay fresh longer.
The blunt end of the egg is where air and bacteria can enter into egg sac.
By storing eggs pointy side down, the pocket of air stays away from the yolk, keeping them fresh longer.
The current environment of political violence is untenable. It is destroying us, destroying the democratic foundations of our republic, turning even the most mild-mannered among us into something we don’t want to be. If it continues … well, let’s just say it cannot continue. I turn to Max Boot, writing for The Washington Post, to […]No, Folks, It Isn’t ‘Both’ Sides — Filosofa’s Word
Carlos Drummond de Andrade
Em 31 de outubro de 1902, nascia Carlos Drummond de Andrade. Um escritor ímpar, que dentre muitos nomes de nossa Literatura conseguiu se destacar através de trabalhos como: poemas, crônicas, reflexões políticas e outros. Drummond deixou um belo legado aos brasileiros.
Eu não poderia deixar de prestar essa homenagem a esse ” Mineirinho ” de Itabira que amo demais.
Amor é privilégio de maduros
estendidos na mais estreita cama,
que se torna a mais larga e mais relvosa,
roçando, em cada poro, o céu do corpo.
É isto, amor: o ganho não previsto,
o prêmio subterrâneo e coruscante,
leitura de relâmpago cifrado,
que, decifrado, nada mais existe
valendo a pena e o preço do terrestre,
salvo o minuto de ouro no relógio
minúsculo, vibrando no crepúsculo.
Amor é o que se aprende no limite,
depois de se arquivar toda a ciência
herdada, ouvida. Amor começa tarde.
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The current environment of political violence is untenable. It is destroying us, destroying the democratic foundations of our republic, turning even the most mild-mannered among us into something we don’t want to be. If it continues … well, let’s just say it cannot continue. I turn to Max Boot, writing for The Washington Post, to assess and analyze where this incitement is coming from, and to destroy those false equivalences that are being so glibly put forth.
Don’t blame ‘both sides.’ The right is driving political violence.
30 October 2022
It should not be controversial to say that America has a major problem with right-wing political violence. The evidence continues to accumulate — yet the GOP continues to deny responsibility for this horrifying trend.
On Friday, a man enflamed by right-wing conspiracy theories (including QAnon) entered the…
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So how does the current economy compare with the eve of the pandemic?
First, we’ve had a more or less complete recovery in jobs and production. The unemployment rate, at 3.5 percent, is right back where it was before the virus struck. So is the percentage of prime-age adults employed. Gross domestic product is close to what the Congressional Budget Office was projecting prepandemic.
In September, consumer prices were 15 percent higher than they were on the eve of the pandemic. However, average wages were up by 14 percent, almost matching inflation. Wages of nonsupervisory workers, who make up more than 80 percent of the work force, were up 16 percent. So there wasn’t a large hit to real wages overall, although gas and food — which aren’t much affected by policy, but matter a lot to people’s lives — did become less affordable.
Democrats shouldn’t concede that the overall economy is in bad shape, either. Some very good things have happened on their watch, above all a jobs recovery that has exceeded almost everyone’s expectations. And they have every right to point out that while Republicans may denounce inflation, Republicans have no plan whatsoever to reduce it.
Conservative MP Roger Gale, who represents the Manston area in Parliament, said the situation there was a “breach of humane conditions.” He accused the Home Secretary of intentionally worsening conditions at Manston by refusing to book hotel rooms for asylum seekers.
“Up until about five weeks ago the system was working as it was intended to, very well indeed,” he said. “It’s now broken and it’s got to be mended fast.”