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The Shoulder Rule

I’ve never heard a good name for this rule, so I call it “The Shoulder Rule”. You’ve likely experienced it. Simply, The Shoulder Rule states that you are likely to solve a problem on your computer that has been bugging

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Life Report Card

I haven’t been using a point system for the last several weeks, and I’ve still mostly gone down on the scale. Certain patterns are now ingrained. Others I have bucked and ignored. So for now, I’m just going to focus my point system on

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Accent Reduction Software

Imagine the data he could gather if he asked all his readers to pronounce a selection of the “ten hundred” most commonly used English words!

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Final Stretch

Apparently, I am awesome at saying no to certain foods, even if I’m just cognitively motivated.

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Regulated Day

The result is that I lost about 5% body fat, from about 24% to about 19%. I had to buy new jeans! So awesome!

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Fat Loss Game

I have pitted the emotions associated with eating something tasty not against the scrawny opponent of reason on evidence about future gains, but against the even more powerful emotions associated with getting three stars on a level of Angry Birds.

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Theocracy

I only “respect” the values of theocrats the way I “respect” a formidable enemy; I will not speak well of them, however. Theocracy is terrible and should be eradicated like any other threat to civilization.

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