Jul 26 2012

Morning Inspriation from Psalm 100:5

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Jul 26 2012

Home Remedies

I have a bee hive under my deck, was told to use Dawn Liquid Soap with water to instantly get rid of them. What home remedies do you have to get rid of bees or bugs? Tell us your answer here or on Facebook.

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Jul 25 2012

Olympic Gold Medal, Made of What?

 First things first: Gold medals are not made of gold.

The iconic Olympic gold medal is not a gold medal at all.

So what is it made of? How about silver, of all things? A smidge of gold is mixed in and a thin layer is added to coat the surface, but for all practical purposes Olympic champions are awarded silver medals in shiny gold casing.

At current gold prices, if each medal were made entirely of the stuff, they would be worth about $20,000 each.

But before we go poking around trying to find out where silver medals come from, let's hit the fact farm: The gold medal is comprised of 92.5% silver, just 1.34% -- or six grams -- of gold and the rest is made of copper. And funny thing about copper: It also makes up 97% of the bronze medal.

So to review: The gold medal is silver, the silver medal is silver and the bronze medal is copper.

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Jul 24 2012

I need you, I don't need you

Hmmmm, this kind of reminds me of my relationship with God at times.

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