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# 1 : Saturday 14-4-2012 @ 22:26
Share any good news you have to share here!!

My friend won gold in the Jiu Jitzu world championships

Delighted for him, he's so dedicated, it makes me sick!
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# 2 : Saturday 14-4-2012 @ 22:30
Someone said :
Share any good news you have to share here!!


My friend won gold in the Jiu Jitzu world championships

Delighted for him, he's so dedicated, it makes me sick!

That's some achievement,well done him, hard work pays..
# 3 : Sunday 15-4-2012 @ 01:52
Ooh I wouldn't kick him out of bed for eating crisps ...

... because he'd beat me to death.
# 4 : Sunday 15-4-2012 @ 02:28
Can you introduce me to your friend Shaggy?

Well done him! He must be very physical and fit.
# 5 : Wednesday 18-4-2012 @ 23:43
I don't know what he's supposed to be doing but it looks good Might have to take this sport up! Sexual!

Here's his fight.

Video Link :
# 6 : Thursday 19-4-2012 @ 01:43
My sister just got engaged

Bridesmaid dress shopping looms
# 7 : Friday 27-4-2012 @ 21:31
Is it true? I just got a txt message telling me on rte news they were cutting prisoners grat? Could this be true? They get paid every day. My lifelong work seems to have effect. I'm a bit excited!
I am working the whole weekend of nights and this is cause for celebration. Have my phone till 10pm as working on the gate till then. Its so nice to see the tax payers get a break. Sweet!
# 8 : Friday 27-4-2012 @ 22:08 etc ...

Didn't know they got pay in the first place. Hmm.
# 9 : Saturday 28-4-2012 @ 00:00
Beer, whiskey and pork fat: the new health foods?

Beer lovers, rejoice. Whiskey drinkers, celebrate. Pork fat fans, this is your moment. All the things you thought were unhealthy can actually help you lose a ton of weight.

Well, not exactly. This isn’t an ad in the back pages of a sketchy magazine. All these things are still not good for you when you eat and drink them in large quantities. And don’t stop eating your blueberries and strawberries if you want to boost your brainpower.

Still, there’s some surprising good health news for anyone who wants to wash down their lard-topped popcorn with a beer and a shot of whiskey.

Beer: The Problem-Solver
Question: Who’s better at solving brainteasers, men who are sober or men who have drunk two pints of beer? According to research from the University of Illinois, the drinkers are the winners. (That sound you hear is every guy I know cracking open a beer right now in self-righteous satisfaction.) Not only did the drinkers solve 40 percent more problems than the nondrinkers, they solved their problems faster: 12 seconds compared to the nondrinking 15.5 seconds.

Pork Fat: The Bad Cholesterol Fighter
"Pork fat is not only useful, but it is also good for us," says my new hero, Jennifer McLagan. She’s the author of the James Beard Award–winning "Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient". To back up her claim, McLagan's book includes a chart showing that 45 percent of pork fat is monounsaturated, which can help raise your HDL, or good cholesterol, and also can help lower your LDL, or bad cholesterol.

She also extols the benefits of frying in lard, because food absorbs less fat than if you fry it in oil. Lagan piles on the good news, arguing that "Diets low in fat, it turns out, leave people hungry, depressed and prone to weight gain and illness." To ensure readers' happiness, she includes recipes in "Fat", including one for euphoria-inducing bacon fat mayonnaise.

Whiskey: The Good Cholesterol Booster
If you’re looking for other celebratory ways to increase your good cholesterol levels and potentially decrease your risk of a stroke, grab a bottle of your favorite booze. And then drink in moderation. According to the Mayo Clinic, studies suggest that if you consume one alcoholic drink per day if you're a woman, or two drinks a day if you're a guy, you can increase your HDL cholesterol levels and also potentially decrease your risk of a stroke. But, cautions the Mayo Clinic, "If you don't drink alcohol, don't start just to try raising your HDL levels."

Popcorn: The Antioxidant Hero
You don’t need me to tell you that popcorn is popular with the high fiber crowd. Here’s more good news for anyone who’s trying to justify their next big bucket of (nonbuttered, non-oversalted) popcorn: New research from the University of Scranton suggests that a serving of popcorn is higher in antioxidants than some fruits and vegetables. Those antioxidants, known as polyphenols, are associated with helping to prevent cancer. They’re concentrated in popcorn’s husk, which is something to consider the next time it gets stuck in your teeth and you consider spitting it out. etc ...
# 10 : Saturday 5-5-2012 @ 15:05
Got my new car yesterday. Vroom vroom!
# 11 : Saturday 5-5-2012 @ 15:06
Someone said :
Got my new car yesterday. Vroom vroom!

What you get? What you call her?
# 12 : Saturday 5-5-2012 @ 16:58
Finally moving back Dublin, got a house sorted.
# 13 : Saturday 5-5-2012 @ 17:28
Someone said :

What you get? What you call her?

I got a Toyota corolla. He doesn't have a name yet...
# 14 : Saturday 5-5-2012 @ 20:03
Well wear, or whatever ones says on the acquisition of a new car.
# 15 : Saturday 5-5-2012 @ 20:06
Someone said :

I got a Toyota corolla. He doesn't have a name yet...

Congrats, safe and happy driving, may you always find a parking space when needed.
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