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thu posted: Thu 2018-03-29 07:13:14 tags: n/a
GasBuddy's latest evolution is to tie its payment service to an incentive program for points to purchase "stuff you just gotta have" (do I? really?) on, Sears and Kmart's online outlet. Sears closed up shop entirely in Canada, and in January announced pending closure of 39 Sears and 64 Kmart stores. Thanks, I'll pass tho'

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mon posted: Mon 2018-03-26 13:49:12 tags: n/a
Notta Ibotta fan After 9 months or so using Ibotta, my experience is - it's almost a coin-toss whether the app will recognize the UPC for any specific item offer. Usually you can do an end-run by locating an image of a different UPC for the same product on the internets, and scanning that image. Their help website also relates a 7-step process to submit a claim to their assistance team for unrecognized UPCs. It's not that the scanner fails to read the barcode, it's that the codes are often not linked to t... (...more)
community foundations posted: Fri 2018-03-23 15:04:39 tags: giving
One of the events going on this week in/around Raleigh is a 5K to benefit charities building clean water infrastructure in India. When I circulated in St. Gregory's charity community, we did a lot for South Florida Haiti Project to provide a well, an orphanage, a school, houses, and solar power infrastructure to a village in Haiti that isn't even labeled on Google Maps. As gratifying as it was to be able to support those projects, I would love even more to contribute to foundations in MY OWN COMMUNITY t... (...more)
fri - sugar and Feeling Good posted: Fri 2018-03-23 08:11:53 tags: books, movies
Watched "That Sugar Film" a couple nights ago. The single most important take-away, for me, was that "all sugar calories are not the same". Specifically, fructose does NOT metabolize the same as glucose. Fructose is primarily metabolized IN the liver, for glycogen supply IN the liver and triglyceride synthesis. High triglyceride level is linked to arteriosclerosis. Glucose, on the other hand, is forwarded largely intact from the liver to the bloodstream, and ends up as ATP, the energy storage medium of ... (...more)
wed posted: Wed 2018-03-21 07:09:31 tags: n/a
Internets due 4/6 and electric due 4/16 bills paid Reddit: what are some great job sites besides Monster? for IT jobs for nonprofit jobs local and state gov websites; for federal government has a jobs function Craigslist, although you have to be extra cautious for university/education related Google job title and location Some complained Monster can be a... (...more)