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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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Update: Road Safety Illusion

Odd : 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

Good morning, there's no place like the road in the NBA playoffs

Basketball / NBA : - NBA (yesterday)

Home teams were 1-3 on the first day of the NBA playoffs. That and a whole lot more in Sunday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good mo... Read Post

5 Ways to Improve Your Financial Knowledge

Business & Finance / Personal Finance : WalletPop (2 days ago)

Getty ImagesWant to get a better grasp on personal finance? Check out free workshops offered by your local library and online college courses. By Jennifer Calonia Tax season can be a painful reminder of how adequately (or inadequate... Read Post

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