Anyway, I promised there would be prizes, so here goes with the winners. *drumroll*
- quizcustodet: Conservation of energy and momentum, with a really practical implementation suggestion.
- elusis: Correlation does not imply causality, because it's definitely a single fact that has lots of powerful implications. And because her implementation suggestion was the funniest thing I read all week.
- leora: Be the one who acts. It's extremely original, and comes with some very interesting psychological background, and it's the kind of thing where simply being told it goes a long way towards getting the desired effect. I highly recommend you read leora's comments on the issue, because you'll likely learn something.
Congratulations, gnimmel! You are hereby awarded some LJ paid time, or an equivalent donation to a charity of your choice. Let me know.
Thank you to all who participated in such an interesting discussion. I very much like having chewy stuff to think about that isn't my thesis, at the moment. I also like the way the competition drew comments from several people who aren't regulars in my LJ; it's always nice to meet new people or hear from habitual lurkers. Yay.