Here are 5 things you should know.
1. The America the Beautiful National Park Pass.
It’s an annual pass that cost $80 and allows you(and the rest of the occupants in your vehicle) unlimited access to all national park, NPS administered lands, BLM land, and Forest Service lands in the U.S. as opposed to paying the entry fee (around $12 pp) or parking in each individual one.
Annual Pass: $80
4th Graders: Free through next summer (September – August)
Seniors (over 62): $10 for a lifetime pass
Permanently Disabled: Free
Volunteers: Volunteer for 250 hours with federal agencies for a year pass
Military: Free (Current U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard as well as Reserve and National Guard members)
2. If your credit card recently ended it’s 0% APR promotion, call customer service and request to close your account.
They will transfer to a specialist that will try to keep you and possibly will offer you 0% APR for another 12 months. Keep in mind, your credit card mileage may vary. If they don’t offer it, you can always bring it up to them and say that you will stay only if you give me another 0% APR for another 12 months and they might work with you to keep you with them!
3. Smoking near your Apple Computer will invalidate its warranty.
Smokers have reported that Apple repair staff have refused to work on the machines due to perceived dangers of second-hand smoke. Apparently, one customer complaint went all the way up to Steve Jobs’ office. The reply: “Nicotine is on OSHA’s list of hazardous substances and Apple would not require an employee to repair anything deemed hazardous to their health.”
4. Take the caps off of bottles you recycle.
Most places say to take off screwable caps, yet there are still hundreds of bottles with them on.
5. Points are not the same thing as upvotes.
If 100 people upvote this, and 50 downvotes it, it will have 50 points.
People might say “this post only has 50 upvotes?” Or something like that. But that isn’t true.
Also, the algorithm or the math might be different.