Ever seen Boston Ivy covering the walls at Ivy League colleges? That could make them the most intelligent of plants. Vines train themselves to cover territories and structures. They don't just grow toward the sun they find their way to spread their leaves with trial and error until they cover wide areas that satisfy their demands for light and exposure. Some have tendrils that find a way to spiral around things to rise off the ground and follow the pathways they can take advantage of. If i was designing an artificial intelligence app or algorithm I would think about vines and how they deal with their environmental factors. Most plants do also have this ability to grow with a kind of logic, especially the roots which will grow to seek water and nutrients. Some tropical plants have ariel roots that can seem intelligent too in finding sources of water and nutrients and taking advantage at a considerable distance. If one root becomes disconnected these plants can send out a ne
How to know you are paying too much in taxes living in Northern Oregon and not moving to Washington State.
Living in Oregon is very expensive with our 9 percent and 10 percent income tax and a lot of people don't even see how much they are paying. couple that tax with other taxes including property taxes which are sky high in Oregon and you find yourself living in one of the most expensive states for taxes in the country. So lets say you pay $2000 in Oregon income taxes in 2021 that would mean you would have to buy so much taxable stuff in the state of Washington to pay the same amount. To find out how much stuff you would have to buy at their 8.5 percent sales tax for the Vancouver, Washington area simply devide that $2000 you pay by the rate of 0.085 to see how much you would have to pay as much in sales tax. So that is 2000 divided by 0.085 which comes to paying out $23,529.41 worth of purchases where sales tax applies. does not apply to groceries etc. if you are paying $3000 a year in Oregon income taxes using the same method you would have to buy $35,294 worth of taxible s