Watch out for cars with bumper stickers.
That’s the surprising conclusion of a recent study by Colorado State University social psychologist William Szlemko. Drivers of cars with…
Who are the aggressive drivers?
Decreasing the choice of candy bars for sale at a movie will proportionately increase the amount of dollars the candy concession makes. Submitted by: Gerry M. Flick, MD, JC, BCLM, Ship’s Surgeon,…
Always ask your spouse to explain their feelings. Never ask your spouse to justify their feelings. Submitted by: James Erwin, Editor, Des Moines, IA, USA
For TV appearances, match the color of your make-up to the color of the tip of your tongue. Submitted by: Sharon K. Yntema, writer, Ithaca, New York
penelopetrunk: In Tulsa. Blogging from airport to hotel. Driver: Do you write a lot? Me: Yes. I’m a journalist. Driver: Cool. I try to keep a journal, too.
Always figure out who your characters are before you figure out your plot. You can follow a good character through a bad plot, but you can’t make a good plot out of a bad character. Submitted by:…
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It’s always fun to spot a book on the new books table that has a die-cut jacket; it’s especially fun to discover whimsy printed underneath on the book itself.
The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
From the New York Times, June 7, 1868. This item is Memorial Day’s first appearance in the Times.