Dr. Oz: Mulberry “Sugar Controller” Tea after Taking Sweets (12/30/13)

Today, The Dr. Oz Show recommends taking mulberry tea, sometimes labelled “sugar controller” or “mixed leaf” tea, especially after taking sweets. Mulberry takes sugar away from our bloodstream, and straight to poop. Mulberry has half the protein of almonds. Unlike other dried fruits which have little fiber, dried mulberry has a quarter of the fiber we need. We also learn that breast milk cures conjunctivitis, pink eye, and adult and diaper rashes. And: Cookie Monster plugs his “Me Want It (But Me Wait)” video. He chooses to eat 2 cookies later over eating a cookie now. Today’s episode is a…

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60 Minutes Recap 12/29/13: Birdmen in Wing Suits Fly Up to 150 Mph for 2 Minutes

60 Minutes features its  2013’s favorite “extremes”, like “birdmen” in wingsuits and spy-cams that capture polar bears. The polar bears are subjects of “Spy on the Ice,” filmed by British director John Downer. 60 Minutes stages a flying exhibit off a Norwegian mountain. The birdmen fly for a minute or 2, at a speed of up to about 150 miles an hour. Today’s episode, “Going to Extremes,” could have been sponsored by GoPro. Birdmen “Birdmen” fly off cliffs in wingsuits for a minute or two, at 140 or 150 mph, sounding like planes, spinning around in the air. Whee! 60 Minutes…

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The Suze Orman Show: Better Financial Health After Hospitalization (12/28/13)

This week’s The Suze Orman Show is the most fun because of its speedy chock-full of advice. And the most interesting part is the 2013 1 on One Updates. Dave credits Suze for coping better with his hospitalization than if he hadn’t followed her. Koumal finally let go of the house where she and her dead husband used to live. Suze’s Takeaways From 2013 “If you can afford to buy a home, buy only what you need to keep expenses low.” “There is nothing wrong with renting if you are priced out of the market.”  2013 1 on One Updates…

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Judge Judy Awards $3,500 to Tearful Ex for Alaskan Husky (12/27/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $1,900 to Byron Richardson, for 4 car windshields smashed by Narkyssa Haskel. The judge then dismisses Susan & George Maadanian‘s suit against Emil Babadjov and Katrina Delaney for a pool table. Judge Judy also dismisses the counterclaim for locks that Emil and Katrina changed after Susan camped outside the house. The judge then awards Athena Anderson (left in photo) $3,500 for Alaskan husky Jacob (middle). Lastly, Judge Judy awards $1,025 for a car allegedly sold for crack. Windshield Byron Richardson of Atlanta, GA, sues Narkyssa for smashed windshields. Narkyssa had found him with another woman. Byron…

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Judge Judy: Sell Car, Collect $2,000 from Borrower (12/26/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin has Mirna transfer the title of a damaged Volkswagen to Veronica, to whom Mirna owes money. The judge directs Mirna to pay Veronica $2,000. Judge Judy thinks that Veronica can sell the car for $2,000. She also awards $891 to Chaz Matsuura-Smith, for a windshield damaged by his sister’s ex-boyfriend. Car Veronica Chacon sues Mirna Mondragon (related to Uther Pendragon? :)), Cashier, 22, for loans totaling $4,600, including $4,000 to buy a Volkswagen worth $4,050. Mirna, based in San Diego, CA, claims that the money was a gift. The title is in Mirna’s name. Mirna has tickets…

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