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Ooh, someone doesn't know their shelvings. That, my friend, is WAY more than $100 shelvings from Home Depot. Trust me, I've had to retrofit our warehouse and heavy duty shelvings are so expensive they must be made from gold or something.
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Ah, they're different kinds of platypus and echidnas. That's cheating!

Also, this post reminds me of what Robin Williams once said: "Do you think God gets stoned? I think so... look at the platypus."
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Actually not eating better - it's eating less (calorie restricted diet). Restricting calorie intake has been shown to improve the lifespan of nematodes and mice, and now, in this study, monkeys.

One thing that advocates of calorie restricted diets DON'T tell you is that these monkeys, although healthy and have longer lifespan, are actually meaner (especially when it comes to food). They're constantly hungry and thus will fight for food.
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I once met Sen. Jack Schmitt who was part of Apollo 17, the last manned mission to the Moon. He said that NASA was so good at calculating the lunar soil composition that they could effectively predict how much the module was going to sink when they touched down.
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Other landlords will just change the lock, leaving the tenants out in the cold.

This is actually illegal, hence the public shaming to try to force the tenants to move out by themselves.

On the flip side, we have to remember that these laws exist to protect renters against horrible injustices perpetrated by unscrupulous landlords. The bad thing is that there are "professional deadbeats" that exploit these laws to live rent-free for a good long while.
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My neighbor went through this when he rented out his house to somebody who turned out to be a serial rent dodger. The guy knew every legal trick in the book, and got to live rent-free for 6 months. In the mean time, my neighbor almost lost the house because he had depended on part of the rent money to pay for his mortgage.
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Bandwidth and CPU usage are two different things - blog engines like Wordpress are CPU hogs (especially if you use a lot of plugins) so I'm familiar with Carl's dilemma of running out of one's allotment of CPU cycles before you even come close to running out of bandwidth.
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