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Thursday's Top Ten Biggest Lies! OKAY 5

I was catching up on some of my emails and somehow one of them led me to a web site, How Stuff Works.  It was just full of interesting tidbits of knowledge and trivia.   794 more words

March 3 in history

473 – Gundobad (nephew of Ricimer) nominated Glycerius as emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

1284 The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England. 854 more words

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What Was Ponzi's Scheme?

Get-rich-quick schemes are a dime a dozen.  Well, the initial investment is usually more than a dime, but the prospect of making a fortune by risking only a modest sum has been touted by shady characters for centuries. 536 more words

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