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How I Quickly and Easily Dropped 30 Pounds in 2016

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BitCoin MiniCourse - What is it and how to profit?

  I bought my first BitCoin in September 2014, by going to a Dallas BitCoin "Meetup".  MeetUp.com is a site for allowing people to organize real "physical" meetings for various topics of interest.  We meet in Deep Ellum, a club scene in downtown Dallas at a restaurant/bar that had a BitCoin ATM machine.  Someone showed me how to setup the Blockchain wallet on my phone, then I put a $20 bill into the machine, and the BitCoin was in my Blockchain "Wallet" (account) a few minutes or seconds later.  At first, that $20 dropped to about $16 or so, but later it multiplied to over $60.  Later, I use CoinDesk.com to setup more accounts, and connected it to my bank account, so I could buy and sell larger sums of BitCoin.    BitCoin is called a Crypto-Currency.  It is the first and most popular, but many others have followed.  Other popular crypto-currencies include:   Ether  Litecoin Monero  Ripple Dogecoin Dash MaidSafeCoin (aka SafeCoin) Lisk Storjcoin X NameCoin PeerCoin One advantage of BitCoin is that you can transfer for a very low transaction fee, and that fee doesn't go up much with larger amounts.  This is contrasted to credits cards, where a merchant has to pay a 3-5% process fee the credit card processing company and his bank.  That's why merchants sometimes give you a discount for cash.  BitCoin is limited and scarce like Gold. It is decentralized, runs on a peer-to-peer network with 1000s of servers.  Each one is motivated to run their servers in order to "mine BitCoin", i.e. they buy expensive specialized computers that are good at doing mathematical hash algorithms.  When they "crack a code" so to speak, they get rewarded with a BitCoin.  As of today, it can take several months to earn one.  Mining used to be popular, but today it's trade off of buying the server, and paying for the electricity or the server-room to run that computer, and hoping that the coins you mine will pay for those costs.  BitCoin is not backed by any standard, such as gold, but only on the faith of the people using it.  People like BitCoin because:   1) Lack of government control and manipulation (where as the price of a national currency is manipulated by controlling supply and inflation rates), thus BitCoin is not subject to inflation of national currencies.  2) Trust in the protocol (would cost 1/2 Billion dollars to hack the system for just 10 minutes)  3) Sending and Receiving is almost as easy as sending an email.  4) It is fast, secure, and global 5) Private  - even though the BlockChain and amounts are public, your name is not found there, only the account numbers.   The bitcoin protocol does not require people to identify themselves in order to transact though some businesses may need to for compliances reasons. Unlike a bank where people often have one or two accounts, you can create as many bitcoin wallets as you like. In the current economic of the world, bank fees amount to over $250 Billion per year, which is larger than the GDP of Germany.  https://blog.blockchain.com/2015/04/06/the-top-5-reasons-to-use-bitcoin/ BitCoin has it's own price, and the price changes.  So when you buy BitCoin, it's like buying a foreign currency.  Here's a BitCoin Price chart for the last year (as of March 14, 2017) from http://www.coindesk.com/price.  Click on this link to get the latest price chart.  Below is the chart for all time, since the inception of BitCoin. We could have all been very rich if we would have got in on this back then.  You can see it spiked in 2014, then dropped down during  2015, but has climbed backup to new all time highs.  At the moment I wrote this, the price of one BitCoin was $1254.97.   Video - What is BitCoin? 

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Baileys Irish Cream Box Brownies

Baileys Irish Cream Box Brownies  –  Not only are these decadent brownies infused with Baileys Irish Cream but so is the super decadent ganache that top them. This recipe is for the adults, the the kids!  Ingredients 1 box brownie mix (chocolate fudge variet+ ingredients called for on box - I used Pillsbury 1/4

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The Truth Behind the Matrix Authorship

Here is an multipart interview with Sofia Stewart.   Note: I don't necessarily agree with everything she says, I'm just providing exposure to this amazing lady.