A good indication a patient is lying, which weekday is worst, "Be wary of people offering you gifts on the ward," and more.
Just in case you need to know.
(Hey, I live to serve.)
Ken Fisher's column nicely explicates a basic feature of capitalism: any social problem is a profit opportunity.
John R. Henry, a reader of this blog, has written an interesting essay on how robots are getting cheaper and better in packaging applications. This bit seems worth remembering:
Tools don’t take people’s jobs, they make them easier and more productive. Think of a carpenter with a handsaw versus a carpenter with power saw.
Kind of related: a brief--3 minute--video on the making of Skittles, the "#1 non-chocolate candy in the U.S."
"I have a cute dog that’s something of a beagle mix, and as tends to be the case with canines from the hound family, he’s essentially a nose with four legs."
I had no idea.
A few tips for bargain hunters.
Will it sell? Well, regular readers know the drill: on all things Big Al-related, give the points and bet on Al.
Good. I have a shares of Ruger.
One more reason for me to dislike The New York Times: its stylebook "discourages" using the Oxford comma.