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  1. Apr 2024
    1. Mosquito Burger

      Mosquito Burger Comments

      Comments from the original blockchain post include:

      • @agmoore says: <q>Well! Kunga cakes. I try to not make cultural judgments. I remember seeing a man eat a live beetle at Kennedy Airport once. He was carrying a suitcase full of squirming…</q>
      • Cyprianj replies: <q>True! And to a greater extent, beetles are much more consumed than other edible insects (for really those that care to eat it, I am out, haha) Personally do not have the…</q>
      • Cyprianj added: <q>Viewing the WhatsApp status of some friends and I came across one surprising video, supposedly claiming that mosquitoes can be eaten after roasting them.</q>
      • @natsve54 says: <q>Different cultures may have been influenced according to the geographic location of their locality. One specie of an insect may be more abundant in a certain place. I've heard that there are people who eat frogs that primarily consume the mosquitoes in the open field.</q>
  2. Feb 2024
    1. powers of Uziza Leaves

      A fictional story in which a shiny stone triggers an intergalactic alarm. And the protagonist's father uses the unique scent of uziza leaves to soften the hearts of aliens and prevent a catastrophic war. The post also includes a recipe for Ofe Nsala, a traditional Nigerian dish.

    2. powers of Uziza Leaves
      • Who: The author (zyzymena), Ijele (the author's brother), Ukachi (Ijele's project partner), the author's father, the alien leader, fellow villagers, Ijeoma (the author's friend), young men from the village, the village women.
      • What: Resolving an intergalactic alarm triggered by the retrieval of a shiny stone by Ijele, cooking a soup using uziza leaves to soften alien hearts, preventing a catastrophic war, sparing Earth from the impending threat.
      • Where: Gamuga village, outskirts of the village by the riverside, the village square, the author's house, the heart of the village, the alien ships.
      • Why: To prevent a catastrophic war and spare Earth from the impending threat posed by the aliens, to reunite the shiny stone with the alien leader, to celebrate the resolution of the threat.
      • When: Rain danced in Gamuga village for seven days. On the eighth day, the sun came out. Ijele ventured to the outskirts of the village and retrieved the shiny stone. The aliens arrived after the soup was cooked. The village women erupted into dance and song after the aliens spared Earth.
      • How: The shiny stone triggered an intergalactic alarm. The author's father explained the solution of cooking a soup using uziza leaves. The author prepared Ofe Nsala (white soup) using uziza leaves. The unique aroma of the soup caught the attention of the alien leader and softened the hearts of the aliens. The aliens tasted the soup and decided to spare Earth. The village women erupted into dance and song to celebrate.

      The story concludes with a recipe for Ofe Nsala (white soup). Which is served with a sprinkling of Uziza leaves. For enhanced taste and aroma.

    1. Mosquito Burger

      This post debunks the claim that mosquitoes can be eaten as a burger. Highlighting the health risks and lack of nutritional benefits associated with consuming mosquitoes.

    2. Mosquito Burger
      • Who: The author, Cyprianj, and their friends on WhatsApp.
      • What: The discussion and investigation into whether mosquitoes can be eaten as a burger.
      • Where: WhatsApp and YouTube.
      • Why: To determine if the claim that mosquitoes can be eaten is true or false.
      • How: The author analyzes the possibility of eating mosquitoes based on genetic modifications made to them, the diseases they carry, their nutritional value, and the potential health risks associated with consuming them. The author also mentions the existence of a video on YouTube discussing the topic.
  3. Sep 2023
    1. “On one hand, if it’s only 12% accounting for half the beef consumption, you could make some big gains if you get those 12% on board,” Rose says. “On the other hand, those 12% may be most resistant to change.”
      • for: quote, quote - meat eating, climate impact - meat eating, leverage point - meat eating, leverage demographic

      • quote

        • On one hand, if it’s only 12% accounting for half the beef consumption,
          • you could make some big gains if you get those 12% on board
        • On the other hand,
          • those 12% may be most resistant to change
      • author Donald Rose
      • reference: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/15/17/3795
  4. Aug 2023
    1. Demographic and Socioeconomic Correlates of Disproportionate Beef Consumption among US Adults in an Age of Global Warming
      • for: climate change impacts - dietary, climate change impacts - meat eating, carbon footprint - meat, leverage point - meat eating
      • title: Demographic and Socioeconomic Correlates of Disproportionate Beef Consumption among US Adults in an Age of Global Warming
      • author: Donald Rose
      • date: Aug. 30, 2023

      • stats

        • study based on NHANES study of 10, 248 U.S. adults between 2015 and 2018 indicated that 12% accounted for all beef consumed
    1. One of the things to optimize sleep is to take care of meal timing. Author eats: - Breakfast at 8 - Lunch at noon (12) - Dinner between 5 and 6.30

      Discipline and consistency is important here.

      Essential is to eat dinner 3+ hours before you go to sleep.

      Food increases core body temperature which negatively impacts sleep.

  5. May 2023
    1. https://xtiles.app/6249b3f811d8db0dcd173512

      Fascinating to see an xTiles page named "competitive analysis", but an interesting example of "eating their own dogfood" to make it.

  6. Jan 2023
    1. This sort of policy matches closely to the model page zettelkasten.de which has also a strong focus on memorizing information and excludes secondary elements like vegan food and doing sport for no reason.This is factually incorrect.

      reply to u/FastSascha at https://www.reddit.com/r/Zettelkasten/comments/10nolg3/comment/j6naobz/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3

      Let those who have not folded an index card to use it as a fork for eating food (vegan or otherwise), throw the first pack of index cards.

      Is this the correct zettelkasten translation of John 8:7? Should I number this ZKII, 9/8k?🗃️😉

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    1. GRADE K-4 GRADE 5-6 GRADE 7-8 GRADE 9-12 SPANISH TECH TEACHER Teacher Sign Up Sign In Teacher Sign Up Sign In GRADE K-4 GRADE 5-6 GRADE 7-8 GRADE 9-12 SPANISH TECH TEACHER TT GRADE K-4 GRADE 5-6 GRADE 7-8 GRADE 9-12 SPANISH TECH TEACHER Teacher sign up Sign In Why did ancient Greeks and Romans eat lying down? (Thinkstock) Why did ancient Greeks and Romans eat lying down? By: Ask Smithsonian, Smithsonianmag.com November 25, 2015 Published: November 25, 2015 Lexile: 1230L var addthis_config = { services_exclude: 'print,printfriendly', data_ga_property: 'UA-6457029-1', data_track_clickback: true }; var addthis_share = { url_transforms : { shorten: { twitter: 'bitly' } }, shorteners : { bitly : {} }, templates : { twitter : '{' + '{title}' + '}: {' + '{url}' + '} via @TweenTribune' } }; 530L 780L 1040L 1230L Assign to Google Classroom You asked us, "Why did ancient Greeks and Romans eat lying down?"   Reclining and dining in ancient Greece started at least as early as the 7th century BCE and was later picked up by the Romans.   To eat lying down, while others served you, was a sign of power and luxury enjoyed by the elite. People further down the social ladder copied the laid-back dining style, if they could afford to.   I mean, who wouldn't want to stretch out while chowing down, but not everyone was so lucky in ancient Greece. You see, women didn't generally get invited to banquets except for rare occasions like wedding feasts and even then they had to sit upright.   It was only in ancient Rome that customs changed, allowing upper-class women to lounge alongside men, and while it sounds sweet, all that lying down and eating can't have been good for the heartburn. Source URL: https://www.tweentribune.com/article/teen/why-did-ancient-greeks-and-romans-eat-lying-down/ Filed Under:   Video Culture Odd news Smithsonian Assigned 49 times CRITICAL THINKING QUESTION Why did people “further down the social ladder” copy people above them? Write your answers in the comments section below Please log in to post a comment COMMENTS (15) arellanoj-rob 11/30/2015 - 09:46 a.m. I think that people "further down the social ladder" copied people above them because they thought it'd earn them some sort of respect. It probably gave them sense of power back then. julianc-bag 11/30/2015 - 07:32 p.m. I don;t like eating at the dinner table I prefer the living room. ShawnaWeiser-Ste 12/02/2015 - 03:56 p.m. This seems quite unnecessary and dangerous. Its very common for people lying down to choke while they are eating, I mean come on. Good thing the women and the poor were not allowed to engage in such activities; they probably lived much longer than the rich men. laurenc-bag 12/03/2015 - 09:18 p.m. People "further down the social ladder" copied people above them, possibly to make themselves look a little wealthier than they were. It was a sign of luxury and was only enjoyed by the elite, so they wanted to experience that as well. laurenc-bag 12/03/2015 - 09:21 p.m. And, most likely, my weirdest custom at home is listening to music while watching a video on my phone while FaceTiming my friends, if that even counts as a strange custom... But, I also pray before I eat every meal with my family, which might seem strange to some people. laurenc-bag 12/03/2015 - 09:30 p.m. (It didn't allow me to take the test for some reason...) carsonb-2-bar 12/03/2015 - 10:28 p.m. In the early 7th century reclining and dining in Greece started and later on picked up by the Romans. According to the article it was a sign of power, especially when others served you. People in lower social classes copied it. The lower class people probably copied the upper-class people to be cool. Maybe it made them feel powerful. I thought the article was interesting. I never knew why many pictures back in the 7th century show people eating while lying down. I guess you could say they were the first couch potatoes! bellae1-lin 12/04/2015 - 02:57 p.m. People "further down the social ladder" copied people above them because they wanted to feel luxurious and wealthy. They would want to feel this way because they may not be treated like luxury, and they wanted to see with the eyes of a wealthy being. briannec-ste 12/07/2015 - 05:09 p.m. I personally don't like to eat laying down because I feel like I am being choked. I don't understand how laying down and being fed was a sign of wealth. The laying down not at all but the getting fed I understand. gisellem-pay 12/08/2015 - 11:11 a.m. I think that this concept is similar to our current society. Many people find or develop a custom, in which will catch on to others just to prove their power or how modern they believe they are. This also reminds me of China and foot binding. This tradition was passed down for women as a beauty concept. 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      The central idea of the text is that people ate lying down during Ancient Greece because lying down when eating was considered to be a luxury, and symbolized a high class, although high class men and women had different standards. High class women didn't have the right to lie beside men until Ancient Rome, when the customs finally changed.

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    1. Mindfulness has been shown to be a valid approach to treating mental health disorders,” she says. “It has strong scientific support for its effectiveness in the prevention of depression relapse and in reducing rumination. It has been studied quite extensively in chronic pain management, addiction relapse prevention, appetite awareness for binge eating disorder — the list goes on and on.”

      Did not know that mindfulness is a valid approach to treating mental health disorders.

      Great scientific support for:

      • Preventing depression relapse
      • Reducing rumination
      • Helps with chronic pain management
      • Addiction relapse prevention
      • Appetite awareness for binge eating disorder
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    1. Administrators at all but the most selective institutions believe their institutions are threatened by scaling flagship national universities that are making substantial investments in their online programs,