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The Man Who Robs Art Museums

Stephane Breitwieser is “perhaps the most prolific art thief in history,” said Michael Finkel in GQ. The Frenchman has robbed more than $1.4 ...


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Plimsoll, the Seaman’s Friend, Campaigned Against ‘Coffin Ships’

In the mid-1800s working as a seaman in Great Britain was a dangerous job. Shady ship owners tried to maximize profits by overloading their ships. These ...


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Pro Basketball Coach Exposes the ‘Disease of More’

NBA Hall of Fame coach Pat Riley popularized the term the “Disease of More.” Riley has noted that many championship pro teams in the NFL, ...


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Lotto Winner Meets the ‘Powerball Curse’

The Powerball Lotto is a legalized multi-state form of gambling in the United States that pays enormous jackpots to the very few who purchase winning ...


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Famous Author Had Something Worth More than Money

In his book, John Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, recounts an event that highlights the importance of contentment.

There was a party given by a billionaire ...

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Having Money Increases ‘Mean’ Behavior

Paul Piff, a professor at University of California, Irvine, studies how money influences humans' relationships with one another. His striking conclusion ...


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Study Finds the Rich Are Still Not Satisfied

In 2018, Harvard Business School undertook a first-of-it's-kind study of over 4000 millionaires in the United States asking them about how much money ...


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‘If . . . Then I’ll Be Happy!’

Psychologists tell us that our brains tend to miss-predict what will actually bring us happiness. We assume that if we achieve certain things in our life, ...


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We Are All Accumulating Mountains of Things

An article in The Atlantic titled, "We Are All Accumulating Mountains of Things" noted "how online shopping and cheap prices are turning ...


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Former NBA Player Prosecuted for Charity Fraud

A federal judge recently sentenced retired NBA forward Kermit Washington, 66, to six years without parole for his role in a charity-related fraud scheme, ...


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