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Just some cool Common sense tips for the New Year!

To measure water for cooking rice, rest the tip of your index finger on top of the rice and add just enough water to reach the first visible joint. This works for any size pot.

For every day you spend in the hospital, plan on one week to recuperate.

All putts break toward the water, even on greens that appear perfectly flat. That’s because all greens are contoured for drainage.

An extension cord should be as thick as the cord you plug into it.

As any cop will tell you, in a bar fight, the shorter of the two men probably started it.

For a minimum level of financial security, your net worth (the cash value of all your assets) minus all your debts should equal one year’s income.

Keep white wine in your fridge and take it out 30 minutes before serving. Keep red wine out of the fridge and put it in 15 minutes before serving.

If you’re playing cards in any gambling game and, after 20 minutes, you haven’t figured out who the patsy at the table is — it’s you.

As a manager, expect 80 percent of your work to be done by 20 percent of your staff. Also expect 90 percent of your headaches to come from 10 percent of the staff.

I love little tips like these. Do you have any cool ones you could pass along?