How the Nick stole the time change

Every Who down in Whoville liked the time change a lot.
But the Nick who lived in Ohio certainly did not!

The Nick hated the time change! The whole time change season.
Now please don’t ask why! No one knows exactly the reason.

It could be perhaps, that his clocks wound too tight,
It could just be that he never adjusted them right.

But I think the most likely reason you can keep,
Is that the Nick was a person who wanted to sleep.

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It’s time we had a talk about cauliflower

For many years, cauliflower was content to stay behind the scenes as a “Wind Beneath Your Wings” type of food item that was there to lift up the other parts of the meal.

No one really ever wanted to eat just cauliflower, but it was fine to add to a salad, stew, curry, pasta, pizza or really just about any dish. Recently, though, cauliflower has been receiving acclaim as a “Super Food,” and people seem to be using it more and more often.

But what do we really know about cauliflower anyway? Our crack team of investigators went behind the stem to find out, and what they discovered may surprise you. Continue reading “It’s time we had a talk about cauliflower”

What’s the deal with rhetorical questions? Read on for the answer (and additional pointless thoughts)

Life is filled with many great questions, such as “Why are we here?”, “Where is the restroom?” and “Can I really put three question marks in one sentence?”

I may not have the answers to all of those questions, but I do have some important information to share with you today.

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‘Why did the chicken cross the road?’ question results in several very different responses

As part of our continuing study of how people react differently to the exact same situation, we asked all of our test subjects the same question and then wrote down their responses.

Today, we asked them, “Why did the chicken cross the road?”  Here are the answers we received: Continue reading “‘Why did the chicken cross the road?’ question results in several very different responses”

Job interview questions can result in some strange responses

As part of our continuing study of how people react differently to the exact same situation, we placed all of our test subjects in job interviews and asked them the following questions:

  • Can you give us an example of a time when you were faced with a challenging problem that you had to work with your colleagues to solve?
  • Why should we choose you over the other candidates for this position?

Here are their responses: Continue reading “Job interview questions can result in some strange responses”

Asking for directions can result in some surprising answers

Simpleicons_Places_map-marker-with-two-arrows-pointing-opposite-directions.svgAs part of my continuing study of how people react very differently to the exact same situation, I posed the same question to a series of people in order to see how they would respond.

For today’s study, I simply asked for directions. Here are the  completely scientific responses: Continue reading “Asking for directions can result in some surprising answers”