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Sharing is Awesome, Two Years In

Over at The Big Questions blog, my friend Steve Landsburg (who is himself no slouch at economic math) gives a shout-out to MathOverflow on the occasion of its second year. MathOverflow, and its companion site MathStackExchange, are breaking new ground … Continue reading

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Oh Yay! You Now Have 0.2 More Years to Get it All Done!

Those who feel like there are never enough hours in a day to get everything done are in a for a break – they now have more years than ever to complete their unending "to do list". According to Statistics … Continue reading

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Miami Federal Judge Imposes Longest Sentence Ever For Medicare Fraud – 50 Years – On Executive Of Mental Health Care Company

Mr. Lawrence Duran – Sentenced to 50 Years After a 3-day sentencing hearing, Miami resident Lawrence Duran, the owner of a mental health care company, American Therapeutic Corporation (ATC), was sentenced on September 16, 2011 to 50 years in prison … Continue reading

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Curious data on dispute settlement over the past five years

"82 per cent of respondents [to the survey referenced below] indicated that their organisation's disputes are resolved by negotiated settlement. Five years ago this figure was 74 percent." The quote comes from The In-House Perspective, April 2011 at 13, which… … Continue reading

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Why Have 165 People Gone Missing From Cruise Ships In Recent Years?

On the evening of April 6 this year, John Halford packed his suitcase and left it outside the door of his cabin on the cruise liner Thomson Spirit. It was the last day of a week-long Egyptian cruise and the … Continue reading

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