Priceonomics

Dear nerds, here are a few of our favorite articles of late. Hope you'll enjoy reading them as much as we did.

1. In Hours, Thieves Took $45 Million in A.T.M. Scheme

The story of how some hackers and their foot soldiers stole almost $50 million by withdrawing money from ATMs. When all money becomes digital, the magnititude of electronic bank heists could be staggering. Read...

2. Depression Part Two

A wry comic-blog explaining of what it's like to be depressed. Fantastic illustrations paired with trenchant observations. Read...

3. How to (actually) eat healthily on £1 per day

A rigorous approach to creating the "minimum viable diet." Instead of just eating soylent green for nourishment, this author attempts to create well-balanced meals on an ultra-low budget. It's still a work in progress. Read...

4. The Money Shot

The story of how Instagram was born and then sold to Facebook for a boatload of money. Read...

5. The Tragedy of Cooper Union

A tale of staggering financial mismanagement that's crushing a previously proud educational institution. Read...

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