There’s lots of ‘common sense’ advice out there.  A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. There’s plenty of fish in the sea. Don’t sweat the small stuff. The fact is, just because people say it–doesn’t make it true. It turns out, sometimes you should sweat the small stuff, because the small stuff can lead to really big stuff.

We dug up multiple times where small acts led to surprisingly large consequences, which should come as no surprise to anyone who's a fan of the documentary Back To The Future. It's called the butterfly effect, and it happens absolutely all the time.

For example did you know that most power outages are caused by squirrels, or to put it another way, many squirrel deaths are caused by your power lines?

There’s plenty more where that came from, so scroll on dear reader and learn to dread even the tiniest decisions in your day!

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