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Behavioral Nudges Timed to Certain Days are Effective Motivators

How we relate to the passage of time is a popular area of study among academics seeking to understand human decision making — and to coax people toward better decisions. 78 more words

Behavioral Economics

More brands need to become more consumer centric.

That is super important absolutely. I remember the first time I went to a Dine-In AMC Theatres and I tweeted about the experience and and they responded back and we actually had a conversation over Twitter about what I ordered and what I liked about the experience. 137 more words

Learning

US Coast Guard crew seizes cocaine worth $206 million

A recent deployment in the Pacific Ocean proved very successful for a US Coast Guard crew: During their 80-day patrol they seized nearly 12,000 pounds of cocaine worth around $206 million. 185 more words

News

She faked a rejection letter from her ex-boyfriend's dream school. Now she has to pay him $265,000

Eric Abramovitz’s hard work had paid off: The accomplished clarinet player had been accepted to his dream school. But he never got to hear the good news. 946 more words

News

Wanted man hides in attic, falls through ceiling in Spanaway

SPANAWAY, Wash. — Authorities say a 47-year-old man wanted on an arrest warrant for a probation violation fell through a ceiling while trying to hide in an attic space. 109 more words

News

Allergic to dogs? Get aibo!

Say hello to aibo! Man’s new best robot friend

Aibo (Artificial Intelligence robot) name comes from the japanese word aibō, that means “partner” in English. Aibo basically is a robot dog made by Sony. 169 more words

Robots

And Now That You Have Money, What Will You Do With It?

Picture this:

Fiancee and I are rounding third on our evening dog walk: just around the corner from the apartment, on the busy street near home. 1,147 more words