Crowd-funding — raising money for research directly from the public — looks set to become increasingly common. Established platforms such as Kickstarter are wooing scientists. And similar websites dedicated to connecting scientists with potential funders are being built, or have already launched. The public seems to be responding. Last year, for example, a group of scientists wanting to map water quality along the Mississippi River raised $64,000 in a trial project on an online crowd-funding platform called the Open Source Science Project (OSSP).Read more »
People always seem to say that Capitalists are greedy. This tale proves the exact opposite to me! That Capitalism, in it's truest form, allows people to compete so they can engage in charitable acts in the future. How many people would be able to donate to charities if there were no Capitalism?Read more »
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The young father stood in line at the Kmart layaway counter, wearing dirty clothes and worn-out boots. With him were three small children.
He asked to pay something on his bill because he knew he wouldn't be able to afford it all before Christmas. Then a mysterious woman stepped up to the counter.Read more »
A moving message from A Wikipedia Programmer about the value of freedom with a hint of voluntaryst views
"I don’t think there will be anything else that I do in my life as important as what I do now for Wikipedia. We’re not just building an encyclopedia, we’re working to make people free. When we have access to free knowledge, we are better people. We understand the world is bigger than us, and we become infected with tolerance and understanding."
Soul Kitchen is a new restaurant opened in Red Bank, New Jersey, by Jon Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea. The establishment offers a "pay what you can afford" payment model, and serves wholesome, gourmet food made with fresh ingredients grown in the restaurant’s garden, and other local produce.
On the website, they explain that Soul Kitchen is "A community restaurant with no prices on the menu; customers donate to pay for their meal. If you are unable to donate you may do volunteer work in exchange for your family's meal."Read more »
Only 20% Think Government Anti-Poverty Programs Really Work. This marks a steady increase in the number of those who think the programs cause more of the problem they’re supposed to solve – from 43% last September to 45% in April to 49% now.Read more »
Siete in grado di raccogliere le probabilità scientifica della manifestazione di blackjack online, e scommettere conservativamente per vincere denaro online. Le probabilità di blackjack sono favorevoli al giocatore, e la maggior parte dei casinò online hanno un dividendo payout del 99,5% per il giocatore.Read more »
I just found this on kickstarter and thought that many people here would be interested in helping this guy with his jury nullification outreach.Read more »
comps a player shall receive based upon a formula directly related to the player's average bet, the number of hours of play, and the percentage that the casino will win on the player. Comps can range in anything from free drinks during play to penthouseRead more »
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