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111 Ages and Stages thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
FEELING YOUR AGE
You are middle aged when your high school and college days are featured as nostalgia on TV. You are at old age when your wedding presents are sold as antiques.
Margaret M. Day, Locke, New York
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112 Wine thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
PRODUCING CHAMPAGNE
The amount of champagne a winery sells in three years is the amount it should have in its cellars to be properly stocked.
Barry Bassin, wine merchant, New York, New York
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113 Childbirth thumb thumb thumb thumb
FOLLOWING LABOR
If the waters do not break at the start of the labor, they will break at the start of the pushing stage.
Dr. K. Emmott, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Current Rating: 4.4 out of 10 based on 20 reviews
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114 Bicycles thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
BICYCLING SAFELY
Be especially cautious if you're bicycling near a hospital, movie theater, or nursing home. Visitors to those places are distracted and aren't paying attention.
Larry Gassan, Jolly Dino Art Direction, Los Angeles, California
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Current Rating: 6.5 out of 10 based on 30 reviews
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115 Astronomy thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
MEASURING THE NIGHT SKY
The moon covers half a degree of sky.
Tom Robinson, computer programmer, Berkeley, California
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116 Clothing thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
LOOKING THIN
Horizontal lines on clothes make you look fat, while vertical lines make you look taller and thinner.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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117 Appliances thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
USING A MICROWAVE
If you are not sure if a piece of glassware is safe for use in a microwave oven pour 1/2 cup of water into a separate glass measure. Place both the dish you wish to test and the measure inside your oven and run it at full power for one minute. Check the temperature of the dish and of the water. If the water is warm but the dish is cool, it's safe for microwave cooking.
Better Homes and Gardens
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Current Rating: 6.2 out of 10 based on 33 reviews
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118 Chess thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
WINNING AT CHESS
For a child, an Elo rating of 300 plus 100 times the child's age is excellent.
Norman Brenner, Fleetwood, New York
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119 Body Language thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
READING BODY LANGUAGE
Shuffling feet signify a restless listener. Feet flat on the floor show attention. Toe tapping indicates impatience.
Dean Sheridan, electronics technician and deaf actor, Torrance, California
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Current Rating: 5.9 out of 10 based on 32 reviews
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120 Doctors thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
FINDING A GOOD DOCTOR
Don't go back to a doctor who prescribes medication for you without first asking about your diet and other drugs you're taking. He's either sloppy or ignorant.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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121 Uncategorized thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
DESIGNING AN AD
If an ad is well designed, it will look just as good upside down.
Michele Rogers, advertising creative director, Warwick, Rhode Island
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Current Rating: 5.4 out of 10 based on 62 reviews
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