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8 Ways to Save Money in an Apartment

Posted on: February 02, 2012 by total

Saving money on the energy bill isn’t just about making expensive long-term changes like installing solar panels and storm doors. Apartment leases don’t allow such changes and most of us just aren’t ready for that kind of commitment. These simple behavioral changes are painless and cheap—just the reason we choose to live in apartments in the first place. Climate Tips Cold weather: Make a draft snake . Fill an old necktie or long sock with kitty litter or sand, fold the opening closed twice, and sew it shut. Press it up against drafty doors and windows to save between 5% and 30% on your heating bill. Alternatively, roll an old bath towel under a drafty door.

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How to Know When You are Wrong (and What You Can Do About It) [Mind Hacks]

Posted on: January 27, 2012 by total

We’ve all met a person who is always right , and we know how annoying they can be because they’re often wrong. There’s little that’s more annoying than arguing with somebody who is clearly mistaken but won’t admit it. The problem is, sometimes we’re the ones in the wrong and we don’t realize it.

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