In The News – Monday, January 12th, 2015 Edition
In light of the terrorist killings in France
last week, a speech given by Egyptian President Abdel
Fattah al-Sisi is particularly interesting because of who it
was addressed to. Glen Reynolds
addresses it in his USA Today column.
This week’s new candidate for the Darwin
Awards. Guy tries to rob woman in front of Marine Corps
recruiting office. I don’t see a big career as a criminal
mastermind for this guy.
Here’s some very good news. I bet you had no idea of the health benefits
of drinking whiskey. Try weight loss, slowing down the onset of dementia (of
course we all feel a bit smarter and more debonair after a few cocktails),
boosting good cholesterol, fighting cancer, eliminating blood clots, and
strengthening the immune system. Now I’m ready for the medical study proving
what I’ve always suspected, the major positive health effects of eating bacon.
Speaking of bacon, here’s a neat trick to go
with your next rasher of bacon. Make a
few hard boiled scrambled eggs. These
work great when you don’t have time to put a good breakfast on the table for
your child before he/she/it heads out the door in the morning.
As long as we’re making this the food issue,
here’s a great way to peel and eat an orange.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal believes $100/bbl
oil is a thing of the past. I think the world would welcome oil prices
somewhere between $75-$90 with stability.