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The Competitive World of Rock Paper Scissors

http://priceonomics.com/the-world-of-competitive-rock-paper-scissors/
Competitive Rock Paper Scissors is a parody of sports culture. It is also a serious pursuit that draws hundreds of perhaps-not-sober players to competitions around the world.
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Alexis de Tocqueville's Anti-Buzzfeed Rant of 1835

http://priceonomics.com/alexis-de-tocquevilles-anti-buzzfeed-rant-of-1835/
In 1835, a French aristocrat analyzed the trivial, decentralized, and diminished nature of America's newspapers. But he was really complaining about blogs.
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What Happens When You Enter the Witness Protection Program?

http://priceonomics.com/what-happens-when-you-enter-the-witness-protection/
The history of the Witness Protection Program is full of Hollywood-worthy intrigue. It also challenges our assumptions about crime and identity.
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Americans nearly universally speed, and excess speed is a factor in many accidents. But what if higher speed limits made roads safer?
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The Wu-Tang Clan and The World's Most Exclusive Album

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Irked by people undervaluing music, the Wu-Tang Clan plans to turn its newest album into a one of a kind, $5 million luxury product.
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Hiring someone to do nothing but recommend $20 bottles of water seems ridiculous. Laughable even. But the joke is on us.
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Why Don’t Restaurants Charge for Reservations?

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From an economic perspective, restaurants with impossible-to-get reservations should charge for them and raise prices as long as people keep paying.
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The story of how a photo of Kim Kardashian buying coffee became a valuable commodity. And why it matters.
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Truffles are the world's most expensive food. Truffle oil sells for around $10 a bottle. For years, both received rock star treatment in the culinary world.
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For his valor during World War II, Juan Pujol Garcia received awards from both Adolph Hitler and King George VI.
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Do you want to squeeze this kitten? You're probably normal.
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What the 10,000 hour rule has to say about futbol styles and the fate of American soccer.
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