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When you order a drink in a restaurant, whether it is iced tea, water or a cocktail, there is often a little piece of lemon or some other fruit dangling on the rim. After you hear what I am about to tell you, you will probably will never want to squeeze and toss that fruit in your drink again.

Then, the art of setting and achieving goals. There is a lot of science here that can really help anyone succeed. Dr Heidi Grant Halverson, Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University, and author of several best-selling books including Succeed – How We Can Reach our Goals explains what works and what doesn’t work if you have a goal you really want to accomplish.

Do you worry about elevators when you ride them? What if they fall – would you survive? Well, you need to hear the facts about elevator safety when compared to stairs and escalators.

Plus, Americans have long had a love affair with the automobile. But could things be changing? Owning a nice car isn’t necessarily the status symbol it once was – at least as far as younger people are concerned. Anne Fernandez, co-author of the book, Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and Its Effect on Our Lives  has taken a long hard look at the American car culture and you’ll be fascinated by what she has discovered.

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