// Even in a recession. So the crime-poverty link isn't causal…hmmmm
// Imagine if marijuana was also legalized in the US. Then there really wouldn't be much ado about the border.
Quote:"1. Can love really last a lifetime?
Absolutely — but only if you chuck the fairy tale of living happily ever after. A team of scientists recently found that romantic love involves chemical changes in the brain that last 12 to 18 months. After that, you and your partner are on your own. Relationships require maintenance.
// Just FYI friends who get married then divorced right away.
// Whne it comes to Bowman Chrome ___fractors, the number one rule is sell the hot prospects and keep mid-to-low level prospects. Especially pitchers, who are less likely to make the majors, and less likely to stay in the majors, due to injuries.
Quote:"And recent sentiment indicates that the number of employees quitting could continue to grow in the coming months. In a poll conducted by human-resources consultant Right Management at the end of 2009, 60% of workers said they intended to leave their jobs when the market got better. "The research is fairly alarming," says Michael Haid, senior vice president of global solutions for Right Management. "The churn for companies could be very costly."
// So for you jobhunters out there, not only will you be competing with experienced workers coming off the "longterm unemployed" and "underemployed" categories, you will also be competing with workers who desperately want to get out of their current job. Enjoy the scrum…
Quote:"Yet celebrations of the achievements of light rail overlook what's happened elsewhere in the mass-transit system.
Think 10.2 million riders on light rail sounds impressive? How about this? Metro buses gained 12.3 million riders — rising to a total of 71.6 million — over the period the Hiawatha Line was introduced, from 2004 to 2008.
Buses seem to be a bigger Twin Cities success story than light rail has been — or ever will be.
// Lots of good data in this piece.
Quote:"But at the three city intersections from Feb. 21, when fines began, through May 1, The Post found:
–Rear-end collisions increased to five from two. Rear-end accidents sometimes go up with cameras because anxious drivers are more likely to stop abruptly.
–Overall accidents increased to seven from six.
–The only injury in either period came under cameras, in a rear-end crash in March 2010. The injury was "non-incapacitating," according to records supplied by cities and compiled in Palm Beach County's accident database.
// Duh. There have been numerous studies that have shown this.
Quote:"Jackson is the only small airport in Minnesota 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS could find trying to accurately count planes even when no one is around. A motion-triggered camera documents every arrival and departure.
// Those fools.
"CALL THE C.E.O."
// Captain Bogs was once displeased with a redemption offer from a baseball card manufacturer (the player we received was clearly not a prospect, but in a 'prospects' set). After some phone tag, he eventually got to speak with the individual who actually decides who gets into prospect card sets. Didn't get any cards or anything out of it, except a promise from the guy to review their criteria for 'prospects'. Captain Bogs is ready to call again.
// the man is quite interesting.
Quote:"And when you need a little something sweet, try a smidge of stevia in your bowl or glass instead.
// Something dentists also recommend.
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