The “Work Smarter Not Harder!” series doesn’t suggest you completely shirk your responsibilities as a good student. Instead, it encourages you to work SMARTER, not HARDER. This week’s WSNH tip is Yahoo Answers!
Whenever I am starting a project, paper, or presentation I always post the question to Yahoo Answers before doing anything. It takes about 30 seconds, and you get unbelievable results about half the time. Asking a question on Yahoo Answers is the equivalent of having 10-15 people, some more qualified than others, searching out the information for you. Believe it or not, there are a lot of selfless people out there that will go out of their way to find answers for you.
Here are several examples of what I am talking about.
- What does this quote mean?
- How could the Big Bang escape its own gravity field?
- What is the rarest item in the world?
People will often respond with answers that are above a page long if they are really passionate about a subject. These responses have many times constituted the better part of some of my English papers and current event reports.
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