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Working Time Needed to Buy a Big Mac

Here's Working Time Needed to Buy a Big Mac, the latest graph as part of The Economist's Big Mac Index series that "seeks to make exchange-rate theory more digestible."

Making the Common Kitchen Knife Less Useful as a Murder Weapon

Felix Light, aka Little Gordon Ramsay
One might think it would be reasonable to assume that a study on designing safer kitchen knives would have some professional application. Perhaps commissioned by an insurance corporation to study which shape of handle causes the fewest mishaps, or which style of serrated knife is least likely to go skipping [...]

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