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Uncommon Knowledge: John Cogan and The High Cost of Good Intentions

How old are entitlement programs in the United States? Entitlement programs are as old as the Republic, according to John Cogan, former deputy director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and a Hoover Institution senior fellow. Show More Summary

Rick Pitino maintains he had ‘no knowledgeof Louisville recruiting scandal in TV interview

Former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino maintained that he had 'no knowledge' of the recruiting scandal that cost him his job in a televised interview with ESPN's Jay Bilas.

The cost of drugs confounds this gastroenterologist

Most of us do not know the basics of economics, although we should. It impacts every one of us every day that we are alive. Yet, for most of us, once we get beyond the law of supply and demand, our knowledge of the subject starts to vaporize. I can’t explain fiscal or monetary policy. […]

Thierry Lepercq On Making An Impact In The Energy Revolution

Possessed with an insight that recognized the true power of solar as a future tenet of energy, Thierry Lepercq founded Solairedirect in 2006. Armed with the knowledge that the cost of photovoltaic technology would decrease over time,...Show More Summary

Amazon: Ugly Q3 Guidance Easily Predicted (& STOCK GUT-CHECKED -6%(+) FROM DAY'S HIGH)

Amazon guided to a potential Q3 operating loss of up to $400 million. Somehow, analysts were up at a consensus operating income of $950 million despite the historical knowledge that the company expands retail growth at the costs of profits. Show More Summary

Why Is Cuomo Spending Over $200 Million On Fancy Bridge Lights As The MTA Crumbles?

Governor Andrew Cuomo's bridge lighting project is expected to be paid for by the MTA and cost upwards of $200 million dollars, according to several knowledgeable sources not in the governor's office. A spokesperson for Cuomo disputes...Show More Summary

Ottawa and RTG extend existing contracts for Confederation Line Stage II project

The City of Ottawa in Canada has exercised an option under the current contract with Rideau Transit Group Partnership (RTG) to utilise equipment continuity, knowledge and cost efficiencies.

The Real Cost of Lateral Hires for Law Firms

Not every lateral hire will turn out to be a Jeffrey Wertkin. Akin Gump hired Wertkin away from the U.S. Justice Department because of his trial experience and knowledge about whistleblower cases. He was supposed to be a partner that would boost firm business, especially in the health care......

Digital Marketing News: Visual Content Guide, Cost of Influencer Marketing and Google Ad Filters

A Guide to Visual Content for Social Media [Infographic] Visuals are an essential component of any social media strategy. This infographic shares some tips from top experts to provide you with the knowledge and tools to create and amplify visuals on social channels and increase brand visibility. Show More Summary

Organizations Need to Expect Turnover

Organizations are focused on retention. And that’s a good thing. Obviously, turnover is expensive – both in terms of cost and knowledge loss. However, it’s unrealistic to think that turnover won’t exist. So, organizations need to think about what amount of turnover is going to be acceptable. Show More Summary

Many Americans are unaware of the costs of bad credit, survey shows

Harris Poll and NerdWallet surveyed more than 2,000 Americans about their knowledge of bad credit and credit scores. We found widespread misconceptions about credit scores.

TakingITGlobal: Tobacco Trivia

This site contains a game that tests your knowledge of tobaccos’ harmful ingredients, health costs, financial costs, side effects, and more.

“Deaf man claims lawyer’s bad sign language cost him millions”

6 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“A deaf former IBM worker claims he wrongly accepted a lowball discrimination settlement of $200,000 because his lawyer exaggerated his knowledge of sign language and confused the sign for ‘million’ with that for ‘thousand’ while negotiating...Show More Summary

5 Costly Myths New Bloggers Too Often Believe

The Internet can serve as a double-edged sword of sorts. It provides valuable information and makes knowledge easily accessible with only a few swift strokes of the keyboard. But whenever massive knowledge becomes readily available with few if any restrictions or fact-checking mechanisms, it’s easy for false and inaccurate information to circulate. Show More Summary

What I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming a Landlord

For the first year of our married life together, my husband and I were still living with roommates in a small three-bedroom apartment in San Francisco. The astronomic cost of living in the city and the knowledge that we were planning to move soon meant that we were fine with our living situation. At least we were. Show More Summary

Houghton NYC Is Hiring A Production Supervisor In New York, NY

9 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

Houghton is a NYC based designer price point women’s ready to wear and alternative bridal apparel company. Job Description and Position Requirements:Ability to source material and negotiate costs with vendorsIn depth knowledge of materials and costing Oversee the production process,... Continue reading

India Can Save $33.3bln If Trade Moves near to Ports

India can save up to USD 28 billion in infrastructure spend and another USD 3.3 billion in transportation cost if 50 per cent of overall trade moves closer to ports by 2020, PTI said quoting an EY report. The EY report "Knowledge Paper on Port…

Intra-population variability of ocean acidification impacts on the physiology of Baltic blue mussels (Mytilus edulis): integrating tissue and organism response

Increased maintenance costs at cellular, and consequently organism level, are thought to be involved in shaping the sensitivity of marine calcifiers to ocean acidification (OA). Yet, knowledge of the capacity of marine calcifiers to undergo metabolic adaptation is sparse. Show More Summary

The 2017 iPhone Could Cost Upwards of $1,000

Apple's 2017 iPhone, which is expected to feature premium parts and radical design changes, could cost "north of $1,000," reports Fast Company, citing a source with "knowledge of Apple's plans." Rumors suggest the upcoming iPhone, which may be called the iPhone 8, will feature an OLED display that's more expensive than traditional LED displays. Show More Summary

Teaching plants to be better spenders

Energy is an all-important currency for plants, and scientists from The University of Western Australia have now calculated the cost of one of their biggest expenses. The knowledge could be a key to creating more energy efficient cr...

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