May 16, 2014 · 1,795,664 views
From Bieber to Springsteen, the booking fees of America's biggest stars may surprise you.
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March 19, 2013 · 590,997 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 · 300,846 views
Quantifying the astronomical increases in San Francisco rental prices.
April 4, 2014 · 505,075 views
UPS engineers map out routes for their drivers consisting of "a series of right-hand loops"
April 17, 2013 · 137,641 views
The most profitable band that you've never heard on the radio.
Aug. 13, 2014 · 220,278 views
An apartment in San Francisco costs how much?! Surely you jest, Priceonomics.
July 8, 2014 · 283,620 views
When Domino's Pizza debuted the "Noid" in the 80s, it was a smash success -- until one man became convinced it was him.
Dec. 15, 2014 · 281,724 views
A follow-up post, with one methodology for ranking cities by diversity.
March 4, 2014 · 183,575 views
We use data to answer the important question, what kind of music is it okay for hipsters to like?
March 4, 2014 · 204,156 views
How one inventor went from making Frisbees to one of the world's best coffeemakers.
May 30, 2014 · 165,421 views
At $8 a piece (or $325 for 50), luxury ice cubes probably cost more than whatever you're drinking.
March 21, 2014 · 158,997 views
In the 1960s, professional bowlers were the sporting world's rockstars; today, most of them struggle to get by.
March 13, 2014 · 74,066 views
A look at the elite few who make a living as professional Lego builders.
Nov. 18, 2013 · 193,297 views
How one man went from writing jokes for Roseanne to homeless, and how he fought his way back using Craigslist.
Aug. 28, 2012 · 212,828 views
Put simply, why the heck do so many bicycles get stolen?
June 25, 2013 · 103,497 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 · 31,485 views
Dogs and cats with black fur are the least likely to be adopted (and the most likely to be euthanized) at shelters. Why?
Sept. 29, 2014 · 33,499 views
His name was Simon, and he was one badass feline.
July 23, 2014 · 70,707 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 · 134,495 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 · 89,599 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.
Sept. 9, 2014 · 53,285 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.
May 9, 2014 · 78,516 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 24, 2013 · 77,093 views
True or not, there is a perception that Asians are at a disadvantage in the college admissions process.
April 3, 2014 · 91,053 views
In the early 80s, Susan Kare was a pixel art pioneer at Apple. Today, she continues to dazzle.
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