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Spending your time

To put things in perspective, here’s how you’ll spend your time in many aspects of your life: Time you’ll waste on the job In meetings – 3 years Due to interruptions – 4 years, 7 months, 8 days Due to pointless interruptions – 3 years, 5 months, 14 days Reading and deleting e-mails – 7… Read More »


I got these two e-mail messages yesterday and their subject headers are uncannily similar. One is from Apple, titled “Make the most of your summer photos”. The other is from Microsoft, titled “Make the most of Windows Live”. Now, who is the copycat?

$140-a-barrel of oil too expensive?

Think again. Oil is dirt cheap compared to some other “necessities”. Budweiser beer: $447.25 a barrelTabasco hot sauce: $6,155.52 a barrelPerrier: $300.61 a barrelStarbucks coffee: $954.24 a barrel, milk not includedBen & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk: $1,609.44 a barrelChanel No. 5: $1,666,560 a barrel Technorati Tags: oil necessities Budweiser Tabasco Perrier Ben &… Read More »

Amazing feats

The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated. The flea can jump 350 times its body length. It’s like a human jumping the length of a football field. A cockroach will live nine days without its head,… Read More »