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[Self Improvement \ ADHD Filters] I recently realized how much it has helped me to have weekly and monthly plans for short-term goal setting. I’d now like to expand this and create 2-year/5-year/X-year plans, respectively. What are the best methods and tools for brainstorming and planning long term life plans and goals? [more inside]
It seems to me that Bras have evolved relatively little since their introduction. What are some different or unusual and especially, innovative, bras to try? [more inside]
How to you find your cooking mojo when you're completely done with cooking for the present season (but summer in particular), AND YET people keep wanting to be fed? [more inside]
Sometimes I get caught up in a mental loop of catastrophizing or ruminating. What are some positive, powerful thoughts that I can use in situations like this to break the cycle? [more inside]
If I take "ownershop" of my job, I'm supposed to be willing to do whatever I see that needs to get done. What advice do you have about not letting the side tasks take all your time? What should I be communicating to my managers? [more inside]
I am looking for car free cycling paths in Europe, that have smooth asphalt. It should be worth traveling to, so minimum length about 50 kilometers. It's okay if the cycling path crosses regular roads every once in a while, or if there is a small portion that is not asphalt, but at least 95% should be great asphalt, no cars. Two examples of what I'm looking for are the Flaeming-Skate in Germany, near Berlin and the Klarälvsbanan in Sweden, near Karlstad.
I gave a 2-hour platelet donation today and the whole process seemed inefficient. Why do they bother with this instead of just doing whole blood? [more inside]
We are 2 adults and a 9 year old. We will be driving to Vancouver. Where should we stay? What should we do?
Yesterday's AskMe about iconic music videos mentioned The Lonely Island's "I'm on a Boat!" which I'd never heard of before. I thought the video was hilarious. What are your favorite comedy music videos?
I'll be moving from the East Coast to the Midwest at the end of the month. I don't have a whole lot of money for moving expenses, but have been considering using a cube moving company. Does anyone have any experience with these, and would you recommend it? My budget is up to $1,000. [more inside]
For those of you who make your older kid pack their own school lunch, what tips/tricks do you use to get them to actually pack a decent lunch? My kid would prefer to deal with it by not even bringing a lunch, but that's not allowed, given our circumstances. Help me help him. [more inside]
I got a freelance gig with a very prestigious consultancy, and will need to give a presentation with an approx. 20-slide deck. This is embarrassing, but somehow I've gotten through life with having used PowerPoint exactly once in the most elemental way. I don't know how to make the most out of PowerPoint or Keynote- I would say I barely even have basic proficiency- and I have no sense of how to really put together a dynamo presentation (this is a design consultancy, so they'll be used to really slick visuals). [more inside]
FT job, 40ish minute commute, married with one kid and a house. And hobbies that are not exercising. [more inside]
I'm getting ready to teach my first-ever class (grad-school level) and want it to be a safe zone for my students. Since this wasn't really a thing when I was going through school, I could use some practical advice on achieving that goal. [more inside]
I am completely obsessed with the Todrick Hall song, Dem Beats (see 52 sec). It literally has my booty shaking anytime I listen to it. Give me some suggestions for fun, sexy music with that bpm and I'm yours.
I'm currently picking between AT&T and Spectrum and both seem awful from a multitude of perspectives. Do you have insight on either their labor or their consumer ethics and practices? Not just whether they have crappy customer service, but if they are bilking customers or have shady accounting. I will be reading through what the Communications Workers of America has to say, but would appreciate any info, anecdotes, etc.
Please help me think of or discover songs along the lines of the following examples so's I can keep on rocking! [more inside]
This was an article about regional food of Italy running the gamut from "almost, but not, pizza" to "very distantly related to pizza but if I squint I can see it." [more inside]
I'm feeling annoyed that my friend isn't willing to give me a ride to an event we were thinking about attending together. Am I being too entitled? [more inside]
what are some interesting films or books (or other media) about tiny worlds? for instance someone living in an atom or leaf. it could also be non-fiction for instance a documentary zooming around inside some molecules. [more inside]