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FINAL INSPECTION QUOTES IN CELEBRATION OF … INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS’ DAY AUGUST 13, 2013 FAMOUS LEFT-HANDERS Scientists Marie Curie Albert Einstein Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865) Presidents James Garfield (20 th) Herbert Hoover (31st) Harry S. Truman (33rd) Gerald Ford (38th) Ronald Reagan (40 th) George H.W. Bush (41st) Bill Clinton (42nd) Barack Obama (44th) If human life were long enough to find the ultimate theory, everything would have been solved by previous generations. Nothing would be left to be discovered. Business Pioneers Bill Gates Stephen Hawking (1942 - ) Comedians Harpo Marx Dick Smothers Jerry Seinfeld Actresses Angelina Jolie Shirley MacLaine FASCINATING FACTS Most left-handers draw figures facing to the right. Four of the five original designers of the Macintosh computer were left-handed. One in four Apollo astronauts were left-handed. Five out of the last seven presidents have been left-handed. Step with care and great tact And remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act Just never forget to be dexterous and deft And never mix up your right foot with your left. Dr. Seuss (1904 - 1991), Oh, the Places You’ll Go SOURCE: BY THE NUMBERS 15 ➡ Percentage of people that are left-handed. 20 ➡ Percentage of MENSA members that are left-handed. 50 ➡ Percentage of lefties that report using a computer mouse with their left hands. 68 ➡ Percentage of lefties that use their right hand for scissors 74 ➡ Percentage of lefties that hold a dinner knife in their right hands. SOURCE: 178 constructor | JU LY/ AU G U ST 2013 SOURCE: THIS WAY Follow us on Twitter @ConstructorMag for continuous construction news. Visit for up-to-date news and web exclusives! Subscribe to the print edition of the magazine and you’ll receive Constructor Monthly, an eNewsletter delivered right to your inbox, filled with timely news and helpful articles:

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - July/August 2013

Editor's Note
President's Message
CEO's Letter
Hire Power
Innovative Ideas Modernize 78-Year-Old Bridge
DeConstructing Social Media
Business Fraud
Challenge Accepted
Stand-Out Safety Program Earns Opp Construction Grand Award
2013 AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award Winners
2013 Liberty Mutual Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Awards
Money Isn't Everything
AGC in Action
Wall of Wind
Weathering the Storm
Green, Safe and Fast
Leading the Way
Summing it Up
Tall Orders
Going Interstate? Go NASCLA.
Do the Math
Technology Toolbox
Technology Toolbox
Bond-Readiness Program
Legislative and Regulatory News
Book Review
Upcoming Events
2013 Regional Resource Guide
Member and Chapter News
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

Constructor - July/August 2013