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Browsing Archive: November, 2009

Concept of Double Boiling

Posted by K K THAM on Saturday, November 14, 2009, In : Food & Drinks 
"Double boiling" is a simple yet scientific way to cook at a constant temperature of 100 degrees Celsius. Tranditional Chinese cooking and traditional Chinese medicine recognise that double boiling is an ideal way for food preparation.  Why?
One obvious reason is that if we exceed a hundred degrees C, many of the nutrients would be destroyed.  Another reason is that tasty sauces and gravies are sensitive to temperature, and double boiling would reduce taste-change, burn-out or dry-out.

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On Retirement

Posted by K K THAM on Friday, November 6, 2009, In : Retirement 
"Retirement is the time when
you never do all the things
you intended to do when you'd
have the time."
-------Laurence J. Peter

Because of the aging population, many organizations are encouraging people to work longer and retire later.  The theme appears to be that you would be bored if you retire unless you keep yourself active.  Although there are some truths in it, it is not entirely accurate.
Another myth of retirement is that you have to have a lot of money to live the same lifestyle (lavish...

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Spider and Varicose Veins

Posted by K K THAM on Thursday, November 5, 2009, In : Health and Fitness 
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The veins near the surface of our skin are called superficial veins.  They are connected with the deep veins which are encased by muscles and tissues. Generally speaking, blood travels from the superficial veins to the deep veins. From there, the blood travels through a network of larger veins back to the heart.  The veins have one-way valves to prevent the blood from back flowing and pooling. Overtime, these valves can fail to close tightly, thus allowing the blood to backflow.    Backf...


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Second Half Life

Living the Second Half Life

<p>In a Global Village, there is no such thing as an immigrant.</p>

In a Global Village, there is no such thing as an immigrant.

Posted 107 weeks ago
<p>Notes on Brick Walls</p><p>When clearing my bookshelf, I came across an old book published in 2010, <i>The Last Lecture</i>, which was an International Bestseller at that time, having sold five million copies.  Flipping through the pages that had turned yellow, this quote struck a chord in me because only recently I was discussing with a friend how to handle brick walls that attempt to stop us.  </p>

Notes on Brick Walls

When clearing my bookshelf, I came across an old book published in 2010, The Last Lecture, which was an International Bestseller at that time, having sold five million copies.  Flipping through the pages that had turned yellow, this quote struck a chord in me because only recently I was discussing with a friend how to handle brick walls that attempt to stop us.  

Posted 107 weeks ago
Posted 109 weeks ago
<p>How to Become a Data Scientist.</p><p>Here is an interesting article written by Alec Smith, a Data Scientist Recruiter.</p><p><a href="http://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/08/become-data-scientist-part-1.html">http://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/08/become-data-scientist-part-1.html</a><br/></p>

How to Become a Data Scientist.

Here is an interesting article written by Alec Smith, a Data Scientist Recruiter.

http://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/08/become-data-scientist-part-1.html

Posted 113 weeks ago

Easy Yoga For Beginners ♥ Full Body Gentle Flow

This Yoga Flow is easy on beginners and seniors.  The music accompanying this video is soothing. The beach at Ko-Wai, Thailand is a fitting place for the video. beautiful too.

Posted 114 weeks ago
<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thesassycat.tumblr.com/post/148207094570">thesassycat</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://sinner-in-a-trashcan.tumblr.com/post/145830279417">sinner-in-a-trashcan</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://dagny-hashtaggart.tumblr.com/post/145788407490">dagny-hashtaggart</a>:</p>
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<p>JET FUEL CAN’T MELT DANK MEMES</p>
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<p>OOH MY GOD, IM GLAD I READ THIS</p>
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<p>i hate this</p>
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thesassycat:

sinner-in-a-trashcan:

dagny-hashtaggart:

JET FUEL CAN’T MELT DANK MEMES

OOH MY GOD, IM GLAD I READ THIS

i hate this

Posted 115 weeks ago

Flee 9 to 5

Whether you are retired, retrenched or re-organizing your career choice, the book Flee 9 to 5, Get 6 - 7 figures and do what you love by Ben Angel provides plenty of suggestions.

I particularly like the Six publicity formulas you can use to help you get more media coverage at page 143.

Posted 115 weeks ago
It happens. It happens every day. People grow apart. Friends walk hand in hand until they find that their parts no longer intertwine. Lovers kiss to notice that this kiss that once meant weak knees and beating hearts no longer tastes of sweet love but of bitter goodbye. You once poured your heart out to the boy who was your best friend but when you see him again, it’s like the silence swallows you whole and you can’t think of one word to say. So you stare and stare and try to figure out what happened to create this chasm, this black abyss that opened up between you. And most of the time it’s not an argument that tore you apart but life itself. It’s you and it’s them. You changed. You grew up. You made decisions. You moved on. Things that used to mean the world now mean nothing and people that used to make you feel like you could climb the highest mountain now make you feel like drowning at the bottom of the sea. And that’s okay. Because people come and people go and it happens for a reason. Some friendships aren’t meant to last a lifetime, some people can’t be kept, some relationships aren’t worth holding on to. So let go. If they don’t make you happy anymore, let them go.
changing and moving on
n.j. (via ninasdrafts)
Posted 115 weeks ago

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