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Crime is always about risk vs. reward.
She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief.
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That'll keep your priorities straight.
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These are some good looking add-ons to Google Docs. The first one I'm going to try out is the Paragraph Styles+. I want more custom styles than just the header outline styles. What are your favorite add-ons?
Do you remember when Google Docs was known as Writely? Yeah, that was a really long time ago, but since then, the Google Docs platform has gone from strength to strength. Google is constantly adding new features to its word processing suite, which consists of Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Drawings, and Apps Script. Each added…
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In any case, here are the add-ons that I am currently using:

Draw.io Diagrams - This is like Visio and embeds your drawings into your documents. I like Draw.io because it's free and open source. (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/drawio-diagrams/clpbjldiohnnmfmkngmaohehlnfkmoea?utm_source=permalink)

Table of contents - This inserts and re-generates a table of contents for your document. It integrates with the built-in Header Styles of Docs to create the outline hierarchy. (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/table-of-contents/ickpeaanccmmabadbfiknbobkmkdnnaj?utm_source=permalink)

Translate - Integrate Google Translate while editing documents. (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/translate/nejfnokhglmkjgpkjooijcddfecjggan?utm_source=permalink)
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Do you even review, Bro? - What is the best standard that can be used to judge whether a study is correct and should be used? If it has been peer reviewed, is it now magically imbued with truth? Not so fast. Peer review is not a talisman against error and fraud. Understanding the process can help make a more informed evaluation. This article discusses the pitfalls of assuming one way or the other. Personally, the most discerning tool I have found is to follow the money.
Amid the nightmare of the past three weeks, with black men being shot by cops, and then black men shooting cops, the New York Times ran a surprising fr ...
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I don't like spam - Well, Google did say they would start creating more Nexus specific features. Here's one of them, and it's awesome!
 
Spam callers be gone! Today, we’re beginning to update your Google Phone app with spam protection on #Nexus and #AndroidOne devices to warn you about potential spam callers and give you the ability to block and report these numbers. If you already have Caller ID turned on, spam protection will be available on your phone once your app updates to the latest version. Learn more: https://goo.gl/FFRCP1
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Nice!!!! I miss that feature of GV now that I'm Fi-ified.
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Bulk Pharma - At these kind of prices, getting a Costco membership would pay for itself. But you don't even have to get the membership if you don't want to. Of course, what +Stacey Romero failed to mention was that these are Costco-sized pills, so they're twice as big as regular pills. (Just kidding...)
 
Reminder to y'all: You do NOT have to be a Costco member to use their pharmacies. You can just tell the door people that you're going to the pharmacy and they'll let you through. Advantage? If you don't have insurance (or your med isn't covered) Costco is the way to go. Here's an example of quotes I obtained today for 90 day supplies of some meds I take::

Med #1
Walgreens: $746.99
Costco: $22.01

Med #2
Walgreens: $55.99
Costco: $21.98

Med #3
Walgreens: $1274.99
Costco: $600.00

Med #3 is having manufacturing problems in all its formulations so once that is overcome the price will come down, way down. It used to be under $50. Still and all, look at the difference between regular retail and Costco.

I experienced this price difference in 2010 when I had no insurance and was getting quotes between $700-$1100 for one of my meds, and Costco filled it for $78. Good thing my doctor told me I could use their pharmacy without being a member - I didn't know until then! Share the word if you know people without insurance...

This has been a PSA about price-gauging, for your education :-)
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My state forbids membership-based discounts on the sale of alcoholic beverages, so the same savings trick works at Sam's Club... albeit with different motivations and results. 
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And to the stars we return - Of the main cast, we have lost Richard Biggs, Michael O'Hare, Andreas Katsulas, Jeff Conaway, and now Jerry Doyle, and I'm goddamned tired of it.

(Rescued from a private share.) #jerrydoyle #b5 #babylon5
When it came to politics, Jerry Doyle and I disagreed on, well, pretty much everything. Politically, Jerry was just to the right of Attila the Hun. There
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Dog Days - It's important to treat your dog like a dog. They can learn to communicate with us, so we should be able to learn to communicate with them.
 
Your behaviours that irritate your dog

I thing the hugs surprised me! But there are lots of things discussed in this article that makes sense. Do you see yourself in here at all?
There are many ways you can drive your dog nuts — and you may not even be aware you're doing them.
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Hinckley was found not guilty, but the Secret Service described him as "extremely careless". I wonder if he and his mother will open a motel.
He will be released from a government psychiatric hospital to live full time with his mother in Williamsburg, Va.
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Would be a cryn' shame if someone ELSE were trying to impress Jodi Foster by shooting HIM, now wouldn't it?
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I could have sung all night - I didn't know she did so many voice overs for major movies. Turns out that Hollywood wanted it that way, and forced her to not reveal her work and never credited her for it. Once the secret came out in the late '60's, the Hollywood Reporter was joking that "they found out who was doing (talking horse) Mr. Ed's voice on the television show; it was Marni Nixon's horse."
Marni Nixon, who sang Audrey Hepburn's parts in My Fair Lady, has died at the age of 86.
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Pro Shop - I've had the butcher slice a roast for me on their slicer, but I didn't know about possibly having my knives sharpened. One additional thing that my local grocery store offers is free healthy snacks for the kids while you shop. They offer apples and bananas right next to the entrance. I'm sure this is a huge stress relief for parents.
Your grocery store can offer more than just groceries, and you should take advantage of that.
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Knife sharpening, never thought of that!
Great share :)
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Driving Ms. Tesla - The future may actually arrive in my lifetime. We've been living in the past for too long. It's time to stop protesting and start doing.
 
Master Plan, Part Deux
*/ The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn't all that complicated and basically consisted of:
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That was an interesting tidbit. My initial thought was they would have staggered seating for more optimal density and access.
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"But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful. Nor again is there anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but because occasionally circumstances occur in which toil and pain can procure him some great pleasure. To take a trivial example, which of us ever undertakes laborious physical exercise, except to obtain some advantage from it? But who has any right to find fault with a man who chooses to enjoy a pleasure that has no annoying consequences, or one who avoids a pain that produces no resultant pleasure?"
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