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My page is devoted to Science, Rationality, Skepticism, and the Cosmic Perspective.
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Speaking in averages, men need 2500 calories per day to maintain body weight. Women need 2000 calories per day. The human brain requires 20% of your caloric intake, or 400-500 calories per day, to function properly.

Food: Calories

1. Apple, medium: 72

2. Bagel: 289

3. Banana, medium: 105

4. Beer (regular, 12 ounces): 153

5. Bread (one slice, wheat or white): 66

6. Butter (salted, 1 tablespoon): 102

7. Carrots (raw, 1 cup): 52

8. Cheddar cheese (1 slice): 113

9. Chicken breast (boneless, skinless, roasted, 3 ounces): 142

10. Chili with beans (canned, 1 cup): 287

11. Chocolate chip cookie (from packaged dough): 59

12. Coffee (regular, brewed from grounds, black): 2

13. Cola (12 ounces): 136

14. Corn (canned, sweet yellow whole kernel, drained, 1 cup): 180

15. Egg (large, scrambled): 102

16. Graham cracker (plain, honey, or cinnamon): 59

17. Granola bar (chewy, with raisins, 1.5-ounce bar): 193

18. Green beans (canned, drained, 1 cup): 40

19. Ground beef patty 193 (15 percent fat, 4 ounces, pan-broiled):

20. Hot dog (beef and pork): 137

21. Ice cream (vanilla, 4 ounces): 145

22. Jelly doughnut: 289

23. Ketchup (1 tablespoon): 15

24. Milk (2 percent milk fat, 8 ounces): 122

25. Mixed nuts (dry roasted, with peanuts, salted, 1 ounce): 168

26. Mustard, yellow (2 teaspoons): 6

27. Oatmeal (plain, cooked in water without salt, 1 cup): 147

28. Orange juice (frozen concentrate, made with water, 8 ounces): 112

29. Peanut butter (creamy, 2 tablespoons): 180

30. Pizza (pepperoni, regular crust, one slice): 298

31. Pork chop (center rib, boneless, broiled, 3 ounces): 221

32. Potato, medium (baked, including skin): 161

33. Potato chips (plain, salted, 1 ounce): 155

34. Pretzels (hard, plain, salted, 1 ounce): 108

35. Raisins (1.5 ounces): 130

36. Ranch salad dressing (2 tablespoons): 146

37. Red wine (cabernet sauvignon, 5 ounces): 123

38. Rice (white, long grain, cooked, 1 cup): 205

39. Salsa (4 ounces): 35

40. Shrimp (cooked under moist heat, 3 ounces): 84

41. Spaghetti (cooked, enriched, without added salt, 1 cup): 221

42. Spaghetti sauce (marinara, ready to serve, 4 ounces): 92

43. Tuna (light, canned in water, drained, 3 ounces): 100

44. White wine (sauvignon blanc, 5 ounces): 121

45. Yellow cake with chocolate frosting (one piece): 243

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/45-common-foods-and-the-number-of-calories-they-contain.htm



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"The Trump administration’s hasty move today toward expanding offshore oil drilling ... defies market realities and is as reckless as it is unnecessary," said David Jenkins, president of Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship, a non-profit conservation group.

"Why on earth would someone choose to push drilling in the riskiest and most expensive places on the planet when the current oil glut will make such ventures unprofitable for the foreseeable future?" he said.

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Yeah. It's a shitty fucking source of information. Like, really shitty. You could do better, much better.
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Have you watched it yet?

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The Agriculture Secretary brought a map of the United States to the Oval Office to show Trump the counties that would suffer if he pulled out of NAFTA. These rural farming counties lean republican and voted for Trump in the 2016 election. Trump immediately reversed course on the action.

“It shows that I do have a very big farmer base, which is good,” Trump told the Washington Post. “They like Trump, but I like them, and I’m going to help them.”

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They're either delusional, lying, or terribly bad at using powers nobody else possesses.
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Trump aid: "Sir, here's a new bill that you must read immediately. It lowers taxes for only republicans."
Trump: "Can't Fox News read it and I'll watch what they say?"

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