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List of all the movies I watched in 2019
(streaming) Bohemian Rhapsody: (3/5) first half was a little boring, second half and ending was better. Not able to tell what part of the movie was true and what was made up.
(DVD) Passenders: (4/5) Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt wake up early on a long starship voyage. Story was interesting and enjoyable until the last part when the writers were forced to come up with some contrived emergency action sequence. Ridiculous happy ending.
(DVD) Lego Movie 2: (3/5) Very slow and predictable start. Movie was saved by...[more]
Fun and interesting words and phrases.
This card is for English fun words and phrases. There is a separate card for fun Japanese words and phrases at mwang25:153
Despite media coverage, the 30 horse deaths at Santa Anita racetrack this year (2019) is the lowest in recent history. 2018:37, 2017:54, 2016:57, 2015:39, etc.
Authors: Jeff Goertzen
Source: OC Register
Tags: horse racing, local news
Lots of bones in horse's legs. They start racing horses at a young age (3) when bones might not be strong enough. When one leg is injured, the horse will shift its weight onto the other legs, which causes injury to those legs. Seems like injuries and euthanization is very common and there is a vehicle that follows the horses on the racetrack to assess injuries and euthanize them quickly after...[more]
Short 5 minute animation about the various sizes of black holes. Can be a few miles across to half the size of our solar system!
Authors: Business Insider
Source: Business Insider
Published: May 2019
Tags: cosmology, science, space
Unfortunately you have to watch a commercial and then unmute, but after that, it is pretty good. Starts with the smallest black hole and works its way up in size. Amazing how big they can get!
Surprise benefit of humble coconut oil Reversing Dementia. It's also reputed to cause weight liss and improve diabetic blood sugar control
Authors: Steve Trueblue
Source: You Tube
I learned a lot from this video about coconut oil. There are a lot of research websites with this video that you can check them out. If coconut oil able to help my brian, why not try it. I started to use coconut oil daily in cooking and for my facial skin too. Also I learned from other video that coconut oil is an antibacterial and anti-fungus agent too. I use half teaspoon every morning...[more]