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2014-07-07 16:22:57

BRANSON, Mo., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic, the performance art, is dying and modern technology is killing it. Television, DVRs and the Internet make the secrets of magic readily available. Knowing the secret of an effect reduces a majestic work of art to a simple stunt and its prestige is lost. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124776 Hagerman, The Last Great Wizard, calls himself the "world's most secretive magician" because he doesn't allow his original magic to...

2014-06-30 23:14:23

Rapid implementation and advanced technology deliver simple, fast, cost-effective method to address internal fraud and issues JERSEY CITY, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Matrix-Exzac, a leading global provider of financial crime prevention and compliance solutions and services, announces the new Matrix-Exzac Employee Monitoring and Insider Fraud (EMIF) solution. Insider fraud is an increasingly serious threat for banks and financial institutions around the world, posing threats to data...

2014-06-26 16:23:46

MIAMI, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Non-native English-speaking Hispanics may be viewed as lying more often when being questioned than native-speakers, according to a study by Florida International University psychologist Jacqueline R. Evans. Findings recently published in the journal of Applied Cognitive Psychology suggest Hispanics speaking English with very low proficiency are at a disadvantage in situations where their credibility is being assessed such as...

2014-06-19 10:06:31

Association for Psychological Science A moral story that praises a character's honesty is more effective at getting young children to tell the truth than a story that emphasizes the negative repercussions of lying, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings suggest that stories such as "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and "Pinocchio" may not be effective cautionary tales when it comes to inspiring honest...

2014-06-02 23:03:16

Fraud Detection and Prevention can be segmented by Geographies, Industries, Endusers, Companies and Solutions. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/fraud-detection-and-prevention-reports-2719901801.html (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Fraud in the business world is as old as the invention of business itself. Enterprises experience fraud both internally and externally, which results in huge revenue losses. Enterprises have always been in search of new and advanced solutions to detect and...

2014-05-29 23:02:23

Reporting Percentage, Volume of Fraud-related Incidents Reach Record-high Levels Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Network, Inc., a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, and BDO Consulting, a leading provider of Financial Advisory, Business Advisory and Technology Services worldwide, announced today the fourth quarter 2013 findings of their Quarterly Corporate Fraud Index, a comprehensive examination of fraud reporting activity from almost 15 million...

2014-05-16 04:21:47

Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C., a leading tax, accounting, consulting and forensic accounting firm, shares a Fraud Prevention Checkup document created by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. WOODBURY, N.Y., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading tax, accounting, consulting and forensic accounting firm Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C. shares a Fraud Prevention Checkup document created by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. (Photo:...

2014-05-15 08:38:32

Access to Plagiarism Detection Software Is Central to Efforts to Prevent Duplication, Ensure Originality and Integrity OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like most academic institutions, the University of Manitoba is deeply concerned about misconduct and committed to maintaining the highest integrity standards for students and faculty. To ensure academic integrity and avoid plagiarism, the University of Manitoba has integrated leading plagiarism detection technology...

2014-05-13 23:10:07

Through a new book, TEDx talk, and website, Dr. Cortney S. Warren’s message is captivating audiences around the world. After resigning from a tenured position at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), her new mission is to bring psychological research and theory on self-deception to those who would most benefit—the public. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Psychology of Self-Deception "Humans are masters of self-deception. We don’t like to think of ourselves as liars;...

2014-05-05 23:02:51

Although getting tenure and then quitting is not the typical trajectory of a university professor, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., did just that during her TEDxUNLV talk, “Honest Liars: The Psychology of Self-Deception.” Using prominent psychological theories of human nature, Dr. Warren described how we lie to ourselves, the profound costs of our self-deception, and how to live a more fulfilling life by choosing to be honest with ourselves. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 05, 2014...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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