Because a fine is supposed to be a deterrent, six Israeli day-care centers were surprised when their late pickup fee had unintended consequences.
Irritated that church bells had been awakening them before 7 a.m., in 1879 a group of New Yorkers complained to the city Board of Health. They said the chimes violated Section 177 of the Sanitary Code and endangered their health.…
Still dealing with the impact of Hurricane Sandy, I keep pondering the cost of preparing for the next storm. Personally, it has been worth purchasing a generator. But, what to do about my neighbor? Located a half mile from my…
To see how much a car costs, just add up the purchase price, insurance, gas and a yearly service. Yes? According to one group of researchers, a car that is driven 100,000 miles costs $19,000 more than you might think.…
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