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Gambling for Good? 8 Ways Lotteries Could (in Theory) Make the World a Better Place

Few people would make the case that we should encourage gambling. But what if gambling could be used as a ploy to improve road safety, recycling, school attendance, the financial well-being of citizens, and society as a whole? Next month, reports the Baltimore Sun, banks and credit unions in Maryland will be allowed to start [...]
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The Rise Of Stealth Wealth: Ways To Stay Invisible From Society If You Have Money

Business & Finance / Personal Finance : Financial Samurai (last year)

Becoming wealthy has never been easier in America thanks to quantitative easing, improved financial education, an improving economy, a widening safety net, and a bull market in stocks and real estate. Surviving as a wealthy person o... Read Post

Update: Road Safety Illusion

Humor : Mighty Optical Illusions (4 years ago)

Perhaps we rushed with the critique of Canada’s attempt to improve road safety using chalk drawing optical illusions. I’ve just received new photos which show the illusion in much better light! The idea still sounds good, but there ... Read Post

Kaiser Continues to Improve, But Can Do Better for California

Academics / Psychology : World of Psychology (20 hours ago)

Apparently a $4 million stick wasn’t big enough to encourage Kaiser Permanente in California to offer residents better mental health care in the state. While Kaiser fixed two of the deficiencies originally identified by the governme... Read Post


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