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Clowning Around: Who Had Steve Jobs' iPad?
2012-08-18 08:23:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An iPad stolen from the home of the late Steve Jobs last month has been recovered by police, who found the pilfered tablet in the possession of a real clown. According to the Associated Press (AP) the iPad was discovered in the possession of 47-year-old Kenneth Kahn, also known as "Kenny the Clown." Kahn told officers and reporters that he had received the iPad from a friend and had no idea the device had been stolen. That...

2012-07-18 22:58:27

Baylor University researchers examine restitution vs. apology People are more likely to show forgiving behavior if they receive restitution, but they are more prone to report they have forgiven if they get an apology, according to Baylor University research published in the Journal of Positive Psychology. The study underscores the importance of both restitution and apology and of using multiple measures for forgiveness, including behavior, said Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., an associate...

2011-12-12 19:30:00

Warren Gold and the doctors that were charged with operating a pain clinic without a license was dismissed early today. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Pain clinic owner Warren Gold and two doctors' charges were dropped in case #10-cm-024977 at the Hillsborough County Court today. The owner and doctors have requested an apology from the city of Tampa. âœAs we stated before in court documents, the application for a license was being processed and the city...

2011-06-08 12:51:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new media study among 1,557 self-reported Democrats, Republicans and Independents revealed that more than half indicated that Congressman Anthony Weiner's apology for sending lewd photos through Twitter was sincere. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO) The study was conducted during June 7-8 by HCD Research to obtain viewers' perceptions of a video in which Anthony Weiner apologized for Tweeting the photos to...

2011-05-16 17:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Craig Schelske heads to family court in Franklin, TN Tuesday seeking more parenting time with the children he and country music singer Sara Evans share. "I love my kids. They need me and their mom. Spending four days a month together is not enough time, for them or me," Schelske told American Coalition for Fathers and Children (ACFC) executive director Michael McCormick. Schelske recently received an apology and settlement from Evans'...

2011-01-18 06:45:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiger Woods' public apology was the best of 2010, according to an expert who spent more than two years researching how to apologize effectively. Dr. Jennifer Thomas co-authored The Five Languages of Apology with pastor and author Dr. Gary Chapman. Part of Chapman's bestselling Five Love Languages series, The Five Languages of Apology reveals how to shape the content of an apology to the particular needs of the recipient. Thomas analyzed the flood of...

2010-06-02 20:59:30

Apologies may be good for more than just the soul, according to research by a University of Illinois professor of law and of psychology. Jennifer Robbennolt says her studies show that apologies can potentially help resolve legal disputes ranging from injury cases to wrongful firings, giving wounded parties a sense of justice and satisfaction that promotes settlements and trims demands for damages. "Conventional wisdom has been to avoid apologies because they amount to an admission of guilt...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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