What 200 calories looks like

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→ Photographic Series Showing What 200 Calories Looks Like in Different Foods | Via artFido

WiseGEEK just conducted a very visual and informative study and presented a photo series, which compares what 200 calories actually look like in different foods. The study compares 71 different foods, and is originally organized going from low to high calorie density. You can really tell how the quantities are getting smaller towards the end of the list!

 

→ “It must have been your fault. C’mon. You are a biker.” | Via Greater Greater Washington

This one makes me cringe A LOT. Jon and I both bike are town regularly and are fully aware of the dangers of drivers not paying attention. You can follow all the road rules as a biker, and people still won’t notice you.

Getting in a crash is one of the scariest things that can happen to a cyclist. Even worse is when police assume that bicyclists are always at fault, even if they’ve got evidence to the contrary.

 

→ The Best Thing You’ll See All Day: Kids React To Interracial Cheerios Commercial | Via Global Grind

This one’s a couple weeks old at this point. If you’ve seen it, watch it again. I adore these children.

Remember that “controversial” (but not really) interracial Cheerios commercial that got all the racists in the world upset?

Well, some genius thought it would be a good idea to put the commercial to the real test to see if adults are bugging for no reason, or, if the subject of interracial marriage/dating is still very much taboo.

→ Time lapse paintings #1 & #2 | Via Casey Voight

She’s just started making videos of her paintings, but Casey’s been painting for years. “My love for art began in Kindergarten. Honestly, projects in art class are the only distinct memories I have of Kindergarten,” she said. “It’s a creative expression. As with all the creative outlets there are, painting has been with me the longest.”

 

 

→ A confession and an apology | Via Courtney at Never Mince Words

This makes me chuckle. I’m sure my tweets were included in her rant. Welcome to the “club” Courtney! 🙂

In keeping with my loose-tongue tendency, I recently vented to a friend about how annoyed I get when avid exercisers tout their athletic achievements and workout regimens online. Confession: I’m now the guilty party. Hear me out.

I do exercise fairly regularly, but I don’t push myself like these “freaks” whose calorie counts I see on Twitter. In other words, you won’t see me doing burpees and planks as a morning warm–up. But … I have to say I owe an apology to all the workout peeps whose names I’ve slandered.

 

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