May 16, 2014 · 1,233,750 views
From Bieber to Springsteen, the booking fees of America's biggest stars may surprise you.
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March 19, 2013 · 441,159 views
Countless American dudes will attest that the societal obligation to furnish a diamond engagement ring is both stressful and expensive. This obligation was invented by De Beers.
July 18, 2013 · 294,795 views
Quantifying the astronomical increases in San Francisco rental prices.
April 17, 2013 · 107,459 views
The most profitable band that you've never heard on the radio.
April 4, 2014 · 456,786 views
UPS engineers map out routes for their drivers consisting of "a series of right-hand loops"
Aug. 13, 2014 · 183,987 views
An apartment in San Francisco costs how much?! Surely you jest, Priceonomics.
July 8, 2014 · 151,258 views
When Domino's Pizza debuted the "Noid" in the 80s, it was a smash success -- until one man became convinced it was him.
March 4, 2014 · 168,599 views
We use data to answer the important question, what kind of music is it okay for hipsters to like?
March 4, 2014 · 105,108 views
How one inventor went from making Frisbees to one of the world's best coffeemakers.
May 30, 2014 · 134,531 views
At $8 a piece (or $325 for 50), luxury ice cubes probably cost more than whatever you're drinking.
March 21, 2014 · 132,241 views
In the 1960s, professional bowlers were the sporting world's rockstars; today, most of them struggle to get by.
March 13, 2014 · 46,381 views
A look at the elite few who make a living as professional Lego builders.
Nov. 18, 2013 · 178,762 views
How one man went from writing jokes for Roseanne to homeless, and how he fought his way back using Craigslist.
Aug. 28, 2012 · 205,942 views
Put simply, why the heck do so many bicycles get stolen?
June 25, 2013 · 93,744 views
How should we understand the robust findings that suggest that the price of wine is not only uncorrelated with how much people enjoy it, but that the different tastes we describe in wine may all be in our heads?
June 3, 2014 · 26,413 views
Dogs and cats with black fur are the least likely to be adopted (and the most likely to be euthanized) at shelters. Why?
July 23, 2014 · 21,576 views
Americans nearly universally speed, and excess speed is a factor in many accidents. But what if higher speed limits made roads safer?
Oct. 3, 2014 · 70,432 views
Michael "Pirate Joe" Hallatt and his unmarked white van are Canada's number-one supplier of Trader Joe's items. And, so far, Trader Joe's hasn't been able to stop him.
May 10, 2014 · 76,114 views
In 1992, a woman sued McDonalds for millions because her coffee was too hot. It's considered a prime example of a greedy lawsuit, but the truth is much more complicated.
April 24, 2013 · 49,727 views
True or not, there is a perception that Asians are at a disadvantage in the college admissions process.
May 9, 2014 · 59,628 views
Will Vinton brought clay to life with characters like the California Raisins and the Noid -- until Nike billionaire Phil Knight stepped in and bought the business for his son.
April 3, 2014 · 81,782 views
In the early 80s, Susan Kare was a pixel art pioneer at Apple. Today, she continues to dazzle.
Sept. 9, 2014 · 50,179 views
Iron Eyes Cody rose to fame in the 1970s as the teary-eyed face of the Native American community -- but he harbored a dark secret about his heritage.
July 18, 2014 · 13,059 views
In a profession where every second counts, the fireman's pole shaves response times in half -- at the expense of injury and death.
Sept. 18, 2014 · 148,385 views
How cocaine and the War on Drugs utterly destroyed McDonald's coffee spoon.
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