Tuesday, January 1, 2019
83 Things That Blew Our Minds in 2018 - The Atlantic: The most extreme, most sobering, and zaniest facts that The Atlantic’s science, technology, and health reporters learned this year
Posted by Sequimarian at 9:30:00 AM
Monday, December 31, 2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Monday, December 17, 2018
Wow. Pushing a mower pays this much, with NO licensing, training, diploma? We are being taken advantage of in Sequim. Here's what a little more will buy you: 11. Urban and regional planners create plans to use land and physical facilities in towns, cities, counties and metropolitan areas. Hourly wage: $31.10 an HOUR Annual salary: $64,680 12. Landscape architects plan and design areas for landscaping projects. Hourly wage: $31.69 an HOUR. Where are those eager kids that use to mow your lawn in THE GOOD OLD DAYS? What are they doing now for some spare change, gas money? So called LANDSCAPERS charge this much and more. YIPES.
Posted by Sequimarian at 10:49:00 AM
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Drive With Your Hands at '9 and 3' Instead of '10 and 2': Last year I learned to drive again after a 10-year break. I was surprised how dramatically cars had evolved in that period; I learned to be way lighter on the gas and brake, and whenever I used a rear-view camera to park, I felt like I was cheating. I didn’t learn this: it’s no longer ideal to hold your steering wheel at “10 and 2.” According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in a crash you could seriously injure your hands by driving in this position.
Posted by Sequimarian at 5:45:00 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018
The Only Time Anyone Actually Cares About Your Signature - Digg: We're used to not fretting about the consistency or legibility of our signatures, but there is one important case where consistency does matter. A lot.
Posted by Sequimarian at 3:21:00 PM
Monday, December 3, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
AARP Livability Index - Location Results: The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most. The AARP Public Policy Institute developed the Livability Index as a web-based tool to measure community livability.
Posted by Sequimarian at 7:38:00 AM