check out this cat being epic

Ahh cats. Cats are perfect when it comes to doing cool stuff like olympic athletes do.
Roary you are my new hero. Per The Daily Mail describing a video: Roary the American moggy is a pro at somersaults and has been caught on camera showcasing his impressive skills. Over and over again the black and white cat rolls over –
placing his head on the floor before tumbling over onto his back and sitting up again. The women watching are thoroughly delighted by his antics.
He doesn’t once seem to get dizzy and hardly takes a breather between tumbles.
At one point he takes a quick nap and lies down on the carpet, his tummy rising and falling as he pants. “Oh no I think he’s too tired now,” the lady filming comments.
But within moments the athletic feline is back on his feet somersaulting with abandon. I love this.

headlines for today

A look at the headlines for today according to Reuters.

1. Turkey’s armed forces are going through a major perge after the coup.
“Turkey’s top brass and political leaders were set to launch a sweeping purge of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and alarmed its NATO allies.
Hours before the Supreme Military Council began its annual meeting in Ankara, the armed forces dishonorably discharged nearly 1,700 personnel for their alleged role in the July 15-16 putsch in which a faction of the armed forces tried to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.” 2. Reagan’s would-be assassin is out of jail.
“Joe Mann has lived in the exclusive Kingsmill gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia, for more than 30 years and he’s not shy about voicing his opinion when it comes to his newest neighbor: would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley.
“I think it’s foolhardy; I think it’s not justifiable,” Mann, 75, a retired executive, said on Wednesday, hours after a federal judge ruled that Hinckley could be released from a psychiatric hospital to live with his 90-year-old mother at Kingsmill.” 3. Pope thanks those in poland for holding faith.
“Pope Francis prayed on Thursday before Poland’s holiest icon –
the Black Madonna of Jasna Gora – and said outdoor Mass for a congregation numbering in the tens of thousands, thanking Poles for holding on to their faith in difficult times.
Francis praised what he called “the contagious power of a genuine faith, passed down from family to family” in Poland, which is about 98 percent Catholic.” 4. Home flight simulator in MH370 case shows almost equal indian ocean path.
“A home flight simulator owned by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was used to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean where the aircraft is believed to have gone missing, the Australian agency in charge of the search said on Thursday.
But the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said the presence of the simulator data did not prove that the pilot had intentionally crashed the Boeing Co. (BADDATION: Quote , Profile , Research , Stock Buzz were 777″; plane.” 5. China, Russia will hold drills in South China Sea.
“China and Russia will hold “routine” naval drills in the South China Sea in September, China’s defense ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told a news conference on Thursday.
The drills come at a time of heightened tension in the contested waters after an arbitration court in the Hague ruled this month that China did not have historic rights to the South China Sea and criticized its environmental destruction there.”

jump rope

Last night July 27, 2016 we did the following.
1. We did 10 bench presses with 90 pounds; we did 10 ring rows.
2. We then did jump rope 50, 50, 40, 30, 20; then we did full crunches 50, 50, 40, 30, 20. Then we all went out to eat. I had boneless wings.

German scientists find a fighter against MRSA in our nose

Our nose is not just for digging out gold. What was found in our nose might help us fight off the MRSA virus.
The scientists found the bacteria Staphylococcus lugdunensis , commonly found in the nose, produces an antibiotic that researchers at the University of Túbingen found kills the dangerous pathogen methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus , also known as MRSA.
MRSA typically infects people in hospitals, nursing homes and other medical settings who have other health conditions that weaken the immune system. The bacteria has become resistant to most antibiotics, including those used to treat other staph infections, and kills about 20,000 people per year.