The importance of 10-minute research

I’m going to be lazy today and edit for 10 hours instead of writing a post. Here’s my contribution to the Nudge Wink Report for this month. Enjoy. 🙂

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Only 2 days before the new year and, thus, the irritating sound of fireworks shot off by people too drunk to feel how cold it is outside at midnight, I prefer to think about some other topic — any other topic — than the fact I’m going to be another year older in a few months.
So…Instead of expounding on the wonders of another D@*%ed year,  I’m going to shoot from the hip and discuss the importance of drive-by research.
Among the emails I receive from family, this song arrived at my in-box:
 Since I’m entirely inept at adding a URL, here’s the link to the video:

The song, by Coldplay, sounds like it could’ve been written in 1978, not 2008.  The first time I heard it I thought, “This is a great cure for insomnia.”
After listening to it twice, I read some of the…

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