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Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, are groundbreaking books that explore "the hidden side of everything." Now there's a Freakonomics podcast, hosted by Dubner. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.

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Trying to go rustic by baking, brewing, and knitting at home can be terribly inefficient. And that's a wonderful thing.

Trying to go rustic by baking, brewing, and knitting at home can be terribly inefficient. And that's a wonderful thing.

The data show that poker is indeed a game of skill, not chance, and a Federal judge agrees. So why are players still being treated like criminals?

The data show that poker is indeed a game of skill, not chance, and a Federal judge agrees. So why are players still being treated like criminals?

What "Sleep No More" and the Stanford Prison Experiment tell us about who we really are.

What "Sleep No More" and the Stanford Prison Experiment tell us about who we really are.

Binge drinking is a big problem at college football games. Oliver Luck -- father of No. 1 NFL pick Andrew, and the athletic director at West Virginia University -- had an unusual idea to help solve it.

Binge drinking is a big problem at college football games. Oliver Luck -- father of No. 1 NFL pick Andrew, and the athletic director at West Virginia University -- had an unusual idea to help solve it.

What we know -- and don't know -- about the gazillions of dollars that never show up on anyone's books.

What we know -- and don't know -- about the gazillions of dollars that never show up on anyone's books.

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