New Year Snacks - Can't Call it a New Year without Sweet Snacks

The distance between our village and the market is quite long. So I decided to make some snacks myself before Chinese New Year. Grandma and my mom used to make candies themselves. These traditional treats are usually a mixture of lots of oil and sugar and are high in calorie. Nevertheless, I can't help but miss the sweetness during the holidays. After a year's hard work, I'd like to treat myself with some snacks. There's more than fish and meat during the holidays, sweet snacks are a must-have as well. I'd like to wish everyone a happy Chinese New Year in advance.

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The Foreign Legion: men without a past

We followed these elite soldiers who have come from all over the world to serve France. For Droit de Savoir” he filmed these Foreign Legion new recruits during the different stages of training in Djibouti, in Guyana and also during the violent operations in the Ivory Coast. From a series of warning shots at a column of vehicles led by the Ivory Coast president’s rebels in power to the training sessions in the Guianese equatorial forest or in the Djibouti desert, the most dangerous and hazardous missions are the ones given to these “men without pasts.” Eighty percent of these trainees successfully complete the training compared to only 50 percent among soldiers of the regular army. Considered as one of the best professional troops of the French army, the Foreign Legion is conceived to deal with the high risk missions where the probability of losing soldiers is highest. This is also the only army unit where men have the right to a second chance no matter what their past. An exceptional document which testifies to the reality of ground combat, and where the adversity and danger lived through together create a durable cohesion.” -

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Why renewables can’t save the planet | Michael Shellenberger | TEDxDanubia

Environmentalists have long promoted renewable energy sources like solar panels and wind farms to save the climate. But what about when those technologies destroy the environment? In this provocative talk, Time Magazine “Hero of the Environment” and energy expert, Michael Shellenberger explains why solar and wind farms require so much land for mining and energy production, and an alternative path to saving both the climate and the natural environment. Michael Shellenberger is a Time Magazine Hero of the Environment and President of Environmental Progress, a research and policy organization. A lifelong environmentalist, Michael changed his mind about nuclear energy and has helped save enough nuclear reactors to prevent an increase in carbon emissions equivalent to adding more than 10 million cars to the road. He lives in Berkeley, California.


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$4000+ Summer Outfit for Under $300: Techniques for Online Menswear Shopping

While the very detailed presentation took a long time, it was full of the details that I really wanted to know about, because I have never bought any second hand clothes online. As a very old Salesman, who was trained to make product presentations, in the classic 1960-80 IBM style, you "Topped the Class", which is something that is not well done by any of the YT "Lifestyle" channels. I think that this is the most interesting, and most practical, presentation that I have seen you make. 

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