Tag Archives: rules of thumb

How to promote your music – Derek Sivers shares his secrets

My favorite times in life have often started with a “see what happens” spirit. -Derek Sivers
This free ebook has advice useful for anyone who wants to promote a cause. Read more »

31 secrets. How to live a happy life with no regrets

1. Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words.
2. Keep your words positive, because your words become your behavior. Read more »

How do you know which computer or CPU is going to be faster?

Is an Intel i3 better than an i5, or is it the i7? Is an Atom N280 faster than an Atom N550? While we are at it, is an Read more »

What is a quick way to add the numbers from 1 to 10, and how does it work?

You can add the integers from 1 to 10 by hand, but what if you need to add from 1 to 1000? The shortcut for adding Read more »

How to treat and prevent poison ivy

Not everyone has the strong allergic reaction. But some people that were immune develop an allergy after repeated exposure. And there are claims that immunity can be developed Read more »

Are all three digit numbers divisible by eleven and other questions

For example one searcher wonders if all three digit numbers are divisible by eleven. The answer is Read more »

How to choose a bright enough energy saving bulb to match your 100 watt incadescent bulb

But these bulbs are marketed by lumens, not watts. Read more »

How can you quickly tell if a number is divisible by 7 and why this trick works

This trick isn’t as effective as the test for divisibility by 3. It takes more steps: Read more »

How can you quickly tell if a number is divisible by 3 and why this trick works

So is 151515151515151515 divisible by 3? I can quickly tell you yes. The trick is to Read more »

How to keep kids safe around cars; How to fix the world #6

This is a bigger problem than you realize. And a few simple changes and simple habits can help minimize the risk. Read more »