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HEATING WITH PEOPLE
Ten people will raise the temperature of a medium-size room one degree per hour.
John Brink, building superintendent, Masonic Temple
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DETERMINING AN IMMINENT COLLISION
Works for car, boat, or plane. If another vehicle looks as though it will cross your path, there will likely be a collision if the vehicle stays in the same visual spot on your windshield as your paths converge.
Paul White, Technical writer, Newport, RI, USA
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OPERATING SYSTEM UPGRADES
If your computer is more than a year old, don't upgrade the operating system if you can avoid it.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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LEVEL IS UP, DOWN IS LEVEL
When bicycling, if the road ahead appears level it is likely a slight incline. When the road ahead appears to be going downhill
Robert Fielder, IT Analyst, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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FOUR MEASURES OF INTEREST
signs of interest when talking with someone: where their feet are pointing, how large their pupils are, how much they are blinking and their estimated heart. If their feet are pointing at you, their pupils dilated, a decreased rate of blinking and a higher heart rate, they are probably interested.
Jonah , Student, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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ENOUGH LIFE INSURANCE
An individual with a family should have sufficient life insurance to replace his income if he dies. Normally, this would be between 10 and 20x annual income. If your annual income is $100,000, say, then you should have between $1 and $2 million in life insurance to replace it for your . Note that $1 million invested at 5% yields $50k a year, and you were making $100k.Social Security would add more, but overall still not enough to replace the lost salary. If you and your spouse have young kids the surviving spouse simply can't have too much money.
Art, Insurance agent, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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WHEN WATCHING
In order to avoid any unoriginal or poorly written episode, change the channel if Penny has short hair.
Wankel, Computer analyst
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CHILDHOOD FRIENDS OFTEN TAKE ADVANTAGE
Your childhood friends are most likely to take advantage of your home necessary appliances.
Andrius, Kaunas
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MINIMIZING HOLD TIME
Don’t like to be on phone hold? If that first option is to hablo Espanol, regardless of your preference, select it. The folks who speak Spanish also speak English so you get through faster since there are fewer requests for Spanish.
Neil J Salkind, LAWRENCE, KS - Kansas, USA
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