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By Felix Salmon
October 5, 2010
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On the evolution of Las Vegas-Los Angeles U-Haul rates — MR

Why are people happy to pay more for the e-book than for the hardback? You ever try reading a 1,008-page hardback? — NYT

The Speed Camera Lottery — YouTube

Phone-hacking scandal: Andy Coulson ‘listened to intercepted messages’ — Guardian

Official Fourteen Point Manifesto on Natural Wine — Dressner

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The speed camera lottery seemed like a good idea for a moment, except that it would encourage extra driving. Why take the bus when you might win the slow driving lotto? This problem could be avoided by making it a bus ticket lottery (supported by downtown parking rates or something), but I have a feeling that Volkswagen wouldn’t have been such a fan of that idea.

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