Should newspaper Web sites really be free?
Do magicians “own” their tricks?
The obscure game-theory problem that explains why rich countries are rich.
How to eliminate the black market in stolen antiquities.
There’s finally proof that boys do ruin schools for girls.
How physics can explain why some countries are rich and others are poor.
Is heroin addiction economically rational?
Why most terrorists are so incompetent.
Can the political betting markets be rigged?
What do fish markets teach us about the economy?
What the history of the electric dynamo teaches about the future of the computer.
Are eBay auctions rational or irrational?
Solving the mystery of the 5-cent Coca-Cola.
Whose life is worth more, a drug dealer’s or a prostitute’s?
Taxing the middle-aged, and other bold new ideas for making the IRS more efficient and more fair.
Why home ownership causes unemployment.
Does beauty make you smarter?
The bizarre economics of the hotel minibar.
If telecommuting is so easy, why do we travel for work more than ever?