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Fighting the Powerball Blues

Rough morning? We feel ya.  The Red Levelers bought a handful of losing tickets last night too. No one likes coming to work the next day after learning they didn’t win the $700 millions they were so positive they’d win the night before. Sure, a lottery is a tax on people who are bad a math, but the skewness of it all makes it pretty darn fun to dream of buying your own island. If you still want to have fun at the lottery, here are a few quick tips: Play Lotto47. The jackpots aren’t as high, but the odds of winning are much higher – 1 in 10 million for Lotto47 vs 1 in 292 million for Powerball. Play your 401K. Not exactly [...]

2018-09-28T18:17:04+00:00By |Entertainment|

Here’s a Good Idea: TEDxDetroit

Think of every good thing you’ve ever seen happen – in your own life, in the lives of your family and friends, or in the world around you. What do they all have in common? Chances are that they all started with the same thing: A good idea. Ideas are powerful things. They have a way of setting events in motion – for better or for worse – and transforming themselves from possibilities into probabilities, and from probabilities into realities. A groundbreaking scientific discovery, a lifesaving medical procedure, a major humanitarian initiative, a brilliant work of art – all begin from the same modest foundation: An individual or a group asking themselves “What if?”, and letting a new idea come [...]