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Wisdom and advice from 100-year-olds

Three charming centenarians, Cliff Crozier (1915-2020), John Denerley (1914-2018), and Emelia Tereza Harper (1913), share life lessons in this video that's garnered over 18M views since it was first posted in 2016. Love this quote from Emelia: "The longer I stay, the more noisy I shall get."

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NPR’s no-nonsense guide to preparing your home for Covid-19

It's seems likely that Covid-19 will be a pandemic, maybe on the order of the 1918 Spanish Flu (listen to this podcast episode of The New York Times' The Daily for a persuasive argument as to why). It might be a good time to prepare your home for an outbreak. This NPR article, "

Advice column question: “A Now-Famous Comedian Terrorized Me After I Rejected His Advances 20 Years Ago”

In Slate's latest Dear Prudence advice column, a woman writes in to ask if she should tell her husband that a famous comedian he admires (and for whose show he bought tickets for his wife and him to attend) treated her viciously 20 years ago:

“Jake” fell in love with me and reacted very angrily ...

How to manage anxiety and depression in 10 easy* steps

*not really

Anxiety and depression are deeply inter-related and both are among the most terrible things I have ever experienced.

This is in no way to say that they are worse than other things. It’s not a competition and one of the many terrible things anxiety and depression do is make you feel guilty about feeling bad ...

How to remember everything you read

Big Think asked Shane Parrish of Farnam Street to offer advice for getting the most out of a book. From the video (slightly edited for clarity):

Before you read a book, take a blank sheet of paper and write down what you know about that subject. You can mindmap it, or you can write ...

Career Advice for Auto Technicians

03.11.2019 · Posted in Writing and Speaking

Automotive technology is changing rapidly, becoming increasingly complex. If you’re a technician clinging to the status quo, you’re falling behind. It’s up to you to keep your knowledge current, your skills sharp and yourself marketable. Use the following tips to ensure you’re keeping pace with innovations in the automotive industry. 1. Job description: An automotive ...

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Choire Sicha, New York Times advice columnist

Internet funnyperson Choire "Awl" Sicha (previously) has a new gig: New York Times advice columnist; Sicha is not ******* around either: "The only circumstance in which you can ask this woman out is if she sends you a literal ink-on-paper invitation to do so, like, in calligraphy and maybe with a seal stamped ...