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Winners of the Weak

UPDATED The IRS WINS $373 Million Case Study

UPDATED April 9, 2014 New information changes this story dramatically. $373 million collected from tax fraud whistleblowers 122 awards for a total of $53 million For the case study the money was divided equally among all whistleblowers but We had a good year with the IRS Whistleblower Program because they paid one...

Starbucks and Rats on Cocaine…Same thing!

I write from Starbuck's often or like any day ending in 'y.'  I used to drink a Grande hot chai tea with about eleven or twenty Splenda. Then a friend informed me that  our bodies basically now can't tell the difference Splenda and sugar so...

The SEC and The Sociopathic Business Model™ Case Study

Here's an interesting theory that many potentially exploit at the expense of the taxpaying citizens (not to mention insulting): media and government are often thought to write stories to an eight-grade readability level.  Yep, let that soak in for a minute.  So is it so much...

Grab Your Yearbook! Photos Can Predict Happiness, Divorce & Death

From Forbes: Psychologists say, they may be able to predict how happy your life will be, whether your marriage will last, even how long you’ll live, from your expression in yearbook photos. How it's done Look at smiley face icon – the only thing differentiating it from a...

Hummmm Who Approved This Logo?

Silicon Valley Business Journal may want to rethink their logo, especially when highlighting the Women of Influence of 2014, and how it shows on the LinkedIn feed. Women in tech and device don't have it bad enough in a man's world-Thanks Silicon Valley Business Journal!  This...

Almost Scrambled (well melted) Fabergé Egg

Full story at Reuters: LONDON CALLING! A Fabergé Imperial Easter Egg made for Emperor Alexander III of Russia and not seen in public for more than a century will go on show in London after being saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer who only...

Beau Biden (son of Joe) supports Assault on Children?

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden (son of Vice President Joe Biden) has come out defending the indefensible, Judge Jan Jurden's decision to allow the  DuPont heir, Robert H. Richards IV, who raped his three year old daughter off with probation because: "Richards “will not fare well”...

Achoo! Allergies & Stress

Orange blossoms and cherry blossoms are amazing in the spring but can be tough if you suffer from allergies.  For many a runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing can accompany this fragrant season. Did you know that a sneeze can exceed 100 mph? That kind of force...

Another Mesh Victory Against Johnson & Johnson

April 3, 2014 The trial of Linda Batiste v. Ethicon concluded just before 6pm central time with the jury returning a verdict that the TVT-O mesh implanted in Batiste was defectively designed. That was the central count to this product liability trial.  The jury awarded her $1.2...