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10 Ways Honesty Makes You More Money Altucher Confidential

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: Ethics

From www.jamesaltucher.com

Honesty compounds. It compounds exponentially. No matter what happens in your bank account, in your career, in your promotions, in your startups. Honesty compounds exponentially over not days or weeks but years and decades.

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Want Windows 8? It′ll only cost you $40

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: Technology

From money.cnn.com

If you′re considering an upgrade to Windows 8 this fall, Microsoft just made the option much cheaper. The software giant announced Monday that anyone running Windows XP or a more recent version can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $40.

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Refunds for Wedding Gifts After the Couple Splits Up

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: Love

From bucks.blogs.nytimes.com

When you buy a wedding gift, you register on the Web site and upload an image of your receipt (you can also mail in the hard copy). You pay a fee of 8 percent of the purchase price. (For a $100 gift, that’s $8.

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JFK′s Overshadowed Crisis

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: History

From nationalinterest.org

Kennedy never traveled to India during his presidency, but Jacqueline Kennedy visited both India and Pakistan in March 1962. The charismatic and photogenic first lady was a big hit. Nehru was so entranced that he kept a photo of Mrs.

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Unethical behavior can become contagious

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: Behavior

From www.psychologytoday.com

If unethical behaviors are known (or rumored) and the performer still gets rewards, it can create the impression that these bad behaviors are acceptable. In this way, one cheater can lead to more cheating by others: first, by creating a standard that can only be met by cheating; and second, by contributing to a belief that everyone is doing it.

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Inmates, corruption rule Honduras′ deadly prisons

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: Crime

From news.yahoo.com

It′s more like a fenced-in town than a conventional prison, where raccoons, chickens and pigs wander freely among food stalls and in troughs of open sewage. But guards do not dare cross the painted, yellow "linea de la muerte" (line of death) into the inner sanctum run by prisoners, and prisoners do not breach the perimeter controlled by guards.

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A Vacation Goes South

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: Crime

From alumni.berkeley.edu

People flowed from both the countryside and urban areas into a nonregulated ‘informal’ sector where life is catch-as-catch-can. If a drug trafficking job in that sector pays well, there is little evident alternative to it.

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