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Smartass Gold Thread #1 Anonymous 10/02/2021 (Sat) 07:45:18 No. 462902
I'm making this thread on a whim so I'm making this up as I go along. In this thread you will only post things you have learned about that other people might find useful or would find interesting. No theme or required topic, anything goes. It can be from life experiences, books, informative videos, or whatever else.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQmqVVmMB3k To start the thread I'll post this video on different kinds of oils commonly used in food like packaged foods or fast food. I don't know how many holes you could potentially poke into the information of the video if you spent time researching on your own, but it convinced me to be more serious about cutting back on fast food and junk food to be on the safe side.
bumping for those interested
>>1551396 thanks for bumping >>462919 this video blew my mind. i took a nutrition class in uni and was literally taught that linoleic acid among other PUFAs and MUFAs are good for you and decrease the risk of heart disease. i've always hated using oil for cooking just because it made me feel sick to eat it... feel so vindicated now
>>462919 watching this now its really disturbing i want to stop eating vegetable oil
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probably popular but this is a decent tranlator, getekept it from my classmates and my german homeworks hitted daebak https://www.deepl.com/es/translator?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F
a nona asked why all koreans are named kim the other day (a little bit of trolling), here is a good quora answer its an interesting topic https://qr.ae/pvbVua and another one with a concrete example https://qr.ae/pvbLrN
https://youtu.be/BqkekY5t7KY one reason to look for clothing made with natural fibers like cotton and not synthetics like polyester, whenever its possible and reasonable for someone
https://youtu.be/BSbg1vIkpHg a video about tips for hopefully better sleep. some things may be too over the top for others but in my experience magnesium before bed has helped me out with feeling more rested after sleep. i might try a little gelatin before bed too (mixed with hot water) for the glycine
>>1630005 try magnesium glycinate!
https://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations a fun website that demonstrates correlation =/= causation.
read into skin treatments advertised as helping with aging and collagen restoration such as laser resurfacing, ipl, ultherapy. read various things so im not going to compile all links but the main takeaway is to be very cautious about ipl or things like ultherapy that use ultrasound. perhaps avoid altogether if ever considering options at the dermatologist in the farther future. for a minority of people who have tried them they reported their skin came out worse with worsened texture and unwanted fat loss but they had no way of knowing beforehand theyd be in that minority of people whose skin would react badly
>>1680122 what about led therapy?
>>1680129 didnt look much into that besides seeing some people say the higher power leds at the derm didnt seem to do much for aging related issues, but it has beneficial effects for skin redness. seems a lot less immediately powerful than the others and needs longer term use
im trying to increase my probiotics intake and part of that has been trying water kefir and trying to grow the grains. last time i had it, the grains lived for a month and it did away with any issues of post meal bloating if i drank some after eating. ever since then bloating after eating hasnt really been an issue for me, unless i eat certain foods i know i dont tolerate well like dairy. now that i have water kefir again ive been sipping a little water kefir with my meals the past 5 days or so (only 1/3 cup or a little less than that so far per meal). compared to last week maybe the benefit ive felt is how very little gas ive had (though it wasnt a lot before either). no sensations/gurgling from my stomach either. will see if this continues, it seems like a positive sign for digestion. ive tried several things in the past to improve my digestion and water kefir has been one of the quickest to give me some kind of observable improvement, as far as i can tell
>>1735109 >Murasaki was aware that others saw her as "pretentious, awkward, difficult to approach, prickly, too fond of her tales, haughty, prone to versifying, disdainful, cantankerous and scornful".[18] Asian literature scholar Thomas Inge believes she had "a forceful personality that seldom won her friends."[7] the way i want to hang with her...(murasaki)
my go to website whenever i want to read short but really thoughtful reviews on kpop songs https://thebiaslist.com/
useful website to target muscles https://musclewiki.com/
>>1735109 holy shit you're amazing
a few things from reading about specific oils and hair growth/density -rosemary oil: people often use it in a ratio of 1 drop per 10 drops of a carrier oil (like argan oil) and rub it in their scalp to sit for a few hours before shampooing. rosemary oil has the most evidence backing it up and gets mentioned the most by far for this purpose -lavender oil: often used in a ratio like the above, more of a "not 100% sure but seems promising so far" -black seed oil, pumpkin seed oil, castor oil: more unsure, more anecdotal. with black seed oil its helpfulness is more researched with lessening irritating skin conditions or scalp flakiness than with hair growth
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sportswashing >Sportswashing is a term used to describe the practice of individuals, groups, corporations, or governments using sports to improve reputations tarnished by wrongdoing. A form of propaganda, sportswashing can be accomplished through hosting sporting events, purchasing or sponsoring sporting teams, or participating in a sport.
>>2005030 fartgentina…
https://youtu.be/1o2fnTNxE_Q The Archaeology Iceberg Explained the only part that annoys me is the blatant presentism when the narrator calls historical individuals with non-standard gendered burials = trans or nonbinary individuals, otherwise good vid
a cool woman i learned about today https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Morandi_Manzolini >Anna Morandi Manzolini (21 January 1714 – 9 July 1774) was an internationally known anatomist and anatomical wax modeler, as lecturer of anatomical design at the University of Bologna. >Morandi's wax models were highly prized both while she was alive and long after her death. Some of her anatomical models were so skillfully molded that they were extremely difficult to distinguish from the actual body parts from which they were copied. Furthermore, her acute skill at dissection resulted in her discovery of several previously unknown anatomical parts, including the termination of the oblique muscle of the eye.
https://youtu.be/bcbuhePZZj0 these exercises helped with some mild discomfort in my lower back. i like that they're relatively gentle
>>1680122 heol laser resurfacing (ablative and fractional lasers) is one of the procedures we do the most at the practice i work at. i've seen some good results in my time here but essentially the doctor burns off layers of skin (sometimes it's aggressive enough that they need to wear burntec masks) and then patients heal and get new skin growth (this helps with acne scars, wrinkles, etc because they basically get smooth baby skin). i'm super curious how it could worsen skin texture


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