Latest Betting Stories

2012-05-24 23:02:03

BetBomb.com, a free sports wagering website, is taking the nation by storm. Not a gambling site, BetBomb.com allows players to make picks against real spreads, lines and totals for all major league sports and some college sports as well (MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, NCAA included) using points as opposed to money. Players accrue and win additional points when wagering on games and can dedicate those points to enter weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and seasonal tournaments and promotional contests. Winners...

2012-04-25 11:51:24

In a study with implications for businesspeople in a global economy, researchers at the University of Chicago have found that people make more rational decisions when they think through a problem in a non-native tongue. People are more likely to take favorable risks if they think in a foreign language, the new study showed. "We know from previous research that because people are naturally loss-averse, they often forgo attractive opportunities," said UChicago psychologist Boaz Keysar, a...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'