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The Internet Hate Machine

A few days ago a tragic news story made international headlines.  It was written in multiple languages and published by Time, The New York Times, Yahoo News, Fox News, and several other big name as well as small news publications.  The story was about a mother and her 5 children …

Positive Statistics To Make You Smile

All too often we (myself included) are talking about doom and gloom statistics, like how 2/3 of Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency or how the VAST majority of Americans have WAY too little in retirement savings.  I thought it would be a fun exercise to dig up some positive …

John C’s Resume of Failure

J$ over at Budgets Are Sexy laid down the gauntlet to publish a resume of failures to balance out the record in terms of success.  Naturally we tend to advertise our successes much much more than our failures, it’s just human nature. Our failures get buried in the backyard and …