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Before You Go Shopping Listen To This Harvard Professor Explaining How Money Can Buy Happiness

Curious if money truly cannot buy happiness, a well-off Harvard professor went around the world to find out. What he found hit close to home, and revealed the truth: it’s not how much money you have, but how you spend it.

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The Top 10 Oscar-Winning Films With Lowest Box Office Numbers

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12 Years A Slave, Rocky, and Titanic (the one that has Leonard DiCaprio in it) one of many cinematic jewels produced by Hollywood’s greatest directors and producers that were not only great movies, but were also successful financially, earning well above their respective production budget.

That being said, just because a movie is lauded with the Best Picture Oscar award does not automatically indicate commercial success. Several movies that raked in positive praises even form the worst of critics have failed to lure in the big numbers that matter – box office earnings.

From a business standpoint, the following movies were still a commercial success, considering they were able to earn more than the total costs of production, but their box office results were vastly inadequate to their status as Oscar-winning movies. Here are the 10 Oscar-winning films with lowest box office numbers ever: Read the full story »

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