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“Putpockets” give a little extra cash

“Putpockets” give a little extra cash

Posted on 23. Aug, 2009 by .

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When traveling abroad, one thing you always need to look out for are the pick-pockets. Well, in London a new phenomenon has emerged called “Put-pockets”.  Rather than stealing your wallet, these former pick-pockets are sneaking small amounts of cash into the pockets/bags of unsuspecting folks.  It’s organized and the cops are aware of the plan. […]

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Check your Charity

Check your Charity

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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Giving to charity is certainly noble, but is it always the best thing? Well it might not be if your selected charity doesn’t get much of your dollar to the mission you think you’re supporting. But how do you know how well a charity does in this regard? Try Give Well. They rate charities on […]

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TED – Alex Tabarrok on how ideas trump crises

TED – Alex Tabarrok on how ideas trump crises

Posted on 28. Jul, 2009 by .

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We may be in an economic crisis at the moment, but there are still people who maintain a positive outlook.  One of those people is Alex Tabarrok.  Below is his speech from the TED (Technology Entertainment Design) Conference held this last February.  His talk focuses on globalization and the positive effects it has had on […]

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How to Waste Your Money

Posted on 26. Jul, 2009 by .

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has a nice article called 20 Ways to Waste Your Money.  It’s an article that shows some ways to spend your money a little more wisely.  Some of the ideas have been discussed on this blog, but I found some other excellent points as well.  One point that was new to me […]

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Turning Japanese – Is the US Creating It’s Own Lost Decade?

Turning Japanese – Is the US Creating It’s Own Lost Decade?

Posted on 30. Jun, 2009 by .

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Here’s and iteresting video brought to you by Reason TV. It’s about the stock crash that Japan suffered in the late 80’s and how the current US economy mirrors that event, down to it’s reaction.

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