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What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for during this holiday season? Is it your friends, family, or a shiny new toy? Share your thoughts of gratitude with us for a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gi

Why League of Women Voters calls presidential debates "frauds"

The League of Women Voters is withdrawing its sponsorship of the presidential debate scheduled for mid-October because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrat

What's on your Christmas wish list?

Finding true love? A clean credit report? A new iPhone? Share your holiday wish list with us in the comments for a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate! As a bonus, check

Share your Black Friday stories, thoughts, and strategies

What are your thoughts on Black Friday? Is it the most ridiculous shopping frenzy of the year, or a perfect time to pick up insane savings? Share your tips, stories, strategies

Norman Mailer on Democracy

Norman Mailer: Democracy is a grace. Democracy is something essentially splendid because it's not at all routine or automatic. Democracy in fact on the concept, the notion t

What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

Wise Bread bloggers share what they would do with a million bucks. Tell us what you would do and be entered into our weekly drawing for a $25 Amazon gift certificate!

The self-preservation argument against waterboarding

"Waterboarding reached the U.S. via a circuitous route. The Spanish exported the practice to the Philippines, which they colonized for centuries. It was then adapted by U.S. f

What is your greatest financial fear?

What kind of financial fears keep you up at night? Is it the relentless attack of the credit card statements? Or the gory details of healthcare costs? Share your greatest financ

What are your favorite free web services?

What are your favorite free web services? Is it a social website like Myspace, a productivity tool like Google Docs, or a randomly fun service like Pandora? Share your favorites

Spammer 1, Reddit 0

The top story on reddit right now is "VOTE UP if ouw ant GEORGE BUSH in Prison!!" It received 740 votes in 6 hours. There are several things wrong with this post:

What did your parents teach you about money?

Ask the readers: What did your parents teach you about money? Did they give you words of wisdom or did they teach you by example? How did their views affect your perception of fin

Meet our writers and help us improve!

Thanks for making Wise Bread one of the top personal finance blogs. Come meet our writers, tell us how we can improve, tell us about yourself, or just drop by and say hello. Leav

Great Moments In Geek History

This awesome reddit thread has got to rank up there as one of the greatest moments in Geek History. Ascii art of our beloved Fry on a retro-styled Web 2.0 website is perfection. I

Share your work horror stories!

Do you have a story about a crazy boss, co-worker, or customer? What is the most ridiculous moment you've ever experienced at work? Don't suffer alone, share your work horror stor

Advice to Your Younger Self: What Would You Say?

If you could go back and give your younger self some life-changing advice, what age would you pick and what would you say? Would you change careers, college majors, or perhaps eve

Best self-portrait photo ever

Above: Astronaut Clay Anderson capturing an image of his helmet visor reflecting the international space station and the Earth. August 15th. Photo by NASA. Click for larger version. I'm a big fan of NASA's Image of the Day archives. [more]

2 Free Tickets to DiCaprio's New Eco-documentary: The 11th Hour

The 11th Hour is a documentary that unflinchingly examines our devastating impact on the ecosystem. Narrated and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the film features commentary from ex

Tricks of the trade: Share an insider's tip about your profession!

Have an insider tip you normally don't tell the public about? Here is your chance to share the tricks of your trade. Whether you have a friendly tip or a soylent-green kind of

Ask the readers: What kind of content do you want to see on Wise Bread?

Your opinion means a great deal to us. We would love to know what type of stories you want to see on Wise Bread. More credit card hacks? More frugal cooking tips? More pirates? [more]

Watch NBA summer league games for free

NBA.com is providing free streaming webcasts for all the 2007 summer league games. All you need to do is to sign up for a free NBA.com account. Your local team's games might be blacked out. [more]