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REFRAIN FROM BECOMING A CRAZY CAT LADY
Divide your age by 12. You should own no more than that number of cats. Example 2 for a 24 year old. You can have 5 at 60!
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5573 Education
KNOWLEDGE BEGETS QUESTIONS
The more knowledgeable a person is about a subject or a topic, the more questions they have about it.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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5572 Business
IDENTIFYING FREELOADERS
People who expect to pay for your advice will mention that the first time they ask you for it. People who expect to get your advice for free never will.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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5571 Music
JUDGING A MUSICAL-INSTRUMENT STORE
A good musical-instrument store is quiet, except for people trying instruments. If a store has music playing over the PA, it's run by idiots.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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TIMING OF MEDICAL PROCEDURES
Medical technology only improves over time, so defer any medical procedure as long as you can safely do so.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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GROUND BREAKING VISIONS PASS 3 STAGES
Every great scientific truth goes through three stages. First, people say it conflicts with the Bible. Next they say it has been discovered before. Lastly they say they always believed it. As quoted in A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (1991) edited by Alan L. Mackay, (p. 2)
Scott Parker
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GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH, YES OR NO?
"You're not doing research unless half the people think [your goal] it's impossible." Aircraft designer Burt Rutan talking about his experiments with Whitcomb Winglets on his Variezy home built aircraft design.
Scott Parker
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WHEN YOU'RE MOST LIKELY TO CHEAT
If your current age ends in eight, prepare to freak out. 29, 39, 49, or 59 year old people tend to be more likely to cheat on their significant others or pick up jogging.
Scott Parker
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20 SIGNS OF A HARD WINTER: FARMERS ALMAN
Narrow orange band in the middle of the Woollybear caterpillar warns of heavy snow. Fat and fuzzy caterpillars presage bitter cold. The squirrel gathers nuts early to fortify against a hard winter. Frequent halos or rings around sun or moon forecast numerous snow falls... and 16 more at the link below.
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