November 28, 2012

Tips you can use

New Studies on Older Endurance Athletes Suggest the Fittest Reap Few Health Benefits

"Running too fast, too far and for too many years may speed one's progress toward the finish line of life,"

The secrets of how not to get a ticket if you're stopped by the police according to a veteran officer

[P]ut yourself in the officer's shoes. That means remembering that as soon as you pull over the officer is just as worried as you are about how this stop is going to go….'If it’s nighttime, turn on the interior lights in your car. If it’s night or day, lower all the windows on your car. … And put your hands up on the steering wheel — high, where the cop can see them."

Be apologetic if the officer asks you if you know what you did wrong, but remember you don't have to admit to anything.

You can play dumb. You can say, ‘What did I do?’ And if he tells you what you did, you could say, ‘I must have…you know, I just didn’t realize it,' Kane said. And crying only works if you're a woman. Especially an attractive woman. 

How a blue light in your car is as good as coffee at keeping you alert

Sleepiness is responsible for one third of fatalities on motorways as it reduces a driver's alertness, reflexes and visual perception.
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Researchers from the Université Bordeaux Segalen, France, and their Swedish colleagues demonstrated that constant exposure to blue light is as effective as coffee at improving night drivers' alertness.

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Things you should never throw in the trash because they are so toxic

1. CFL light bulbs. CFL bulbs contain mercury
2. Lithium-ion batteries. The rechargeable ones.  T
3. Electronics equipment. TVs, stereos, speakers, and mobile phones.  Mobile phones can often be taken back by your cell phone dealer.
4. Car-related fluids. Antifreeze, wiper fluid, engine oil, or anything that comes from your car
5. Paints. Varnishes, stains, and paints.

I wondered now Nicholas Brody on Homeland was able to remember all the lies he told.  Well, now A new study finds that Practice makes a perfect fibber: Just 20 minutes of rehearsing can make you an infallible liar

Posted by Jill Fallon at November 28, 2012 8:16 PM | Permalink