May 16, 2014 · 1,228,605 views
From Bieber to Springsteen, the booking fees of America's biggest stars may surprise you.
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March 19, 2013 · 440,088 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 · 289,269 views
Quantifying the astronomical increases in San Francisco rental prices.
April 4, 2014 · 454,660 views
UPS engineers map out routes for their drivers consisting of "a series of right-hand loops"
April 17, 2013 · 106,478 views
The most profitable band that you've never heard on the radio.
July 8, 2014 · 149,051 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 · 166,781 views
We use data to answer the important question, what kind of music is it okay for hipsters to like?
March 4, 2014 · 102,990 views
How one inventor went from making Frisbees to one of the world's best coffeemakers.
May 30, 2014 · 132,582 views
At $8 a piece (or $325 for 50), luxury ice cubes probably cost more than whatever you're drinking.
March 13, 2014 · 45,098 views
A look at the elite few who make a living as professional Lego builders.
Nov. 18, 2013 · 176,826 views
How one man went from writing jokes for Roseanne to homeless, and how he fought his way back using Craigslist.
March 21, 2014 · 130,852 views
In the 1960s, professional bowlers were the sporting world's rockstars; today, most of them struggle to get by.
Aug. 28, 2012 · 196,141 views
Put simply, why the heck do so many bicycles get stolen?
June 25, 2013 · 91,888 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 · 25,024 views
Dogs and cats with black fur are the least likely to be adopted (and the most likely to be euthanized) at shelters. Why?
May 10, 2014 · 74,567 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 · 48,813 views
True or not, there is a perception that Asians are at a disadvantage in the college admissions process.
April 3, 2014 · 80,459 views
In the early 80s, Susan Kare was a pixel art pioneer at Apple. Today, she continues to dazzle.
May 9, 2014 · 58,317 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.
June 5, 2014 · 25,772 views
Residents of a small, Canadian town were dealt an unfortunate name -- and they owned it.
July 18, 2014 · 10,584 views
In a profession where every second counts, the fireman's pole shaves response times in half -- at the expense of injury and death.
Jan. 13, 2014 · 53,751 views
The data behind why napping is considered good for your productivity.
July 23, 2014 · 17,931 views
Americans nearly universally speed, and excess speed is a factor in many accidents. But what if higher speed limits made roads safer?
May 26, 2014 · 77,299 views
Edsel routinely cussed out patrons, sexually accosted female diners, and unapologetically spilled soup on laps -- and his customers came back for more.
July 26, 2013 · 51,636 views
Legalized weed is putting California's drug dealers out of business, as well as its hippies.
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