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Politics

Most Voters Believe Their Own Party Will Win

A 2008 and 2016 poll of voters showed wishful thinking bias led a majority of people to believe their favored candidate was going to win.

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Economics Healthcare

How much does it cost to develop a drug?

The average cost of getting a new drug to market is $1.3 billion.

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Economics Federal Reserve Government Spending

When the government prints new money, who gets it?

The primary recipients of newly created money are currently banks and corporations who are able to borrow from the Fed almost 0% interest and loan this to the public at much higher interest rates.

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Economics Utilitarianism

A World Run By Economists

If only economists could run for office, the the compound interest on more efficient resource allocation, would have produced a utopia with flying cars by now.

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Healthcare

Depression Rates Correlate Highly with Changes in Diet and Autoimmune Disease

The increase in depression is most correlated with the increase in inflammatory autoimmune diseases and with significant changes in the western diet.

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Economics

How to Identify the Bottom of a Stock Market Correction

This chart shows when the cost of the average stock (the S&P 500) exceeds its underlying value (corporate profits after taxes).

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Economics

Long-Term Trends in Human Well-Being

For millennia, everything sucked. Then something magical happened!

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Government Spending

USPS Has Received Over $45 Billion from Taxpayers to Reduce the Cost of Junk Mail, Killing Billions of Trees

100 million trees and $178 billion worth of time could be saved every year by not subsidizing junk mail.

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Military

We Have Enough Nuclear Bombs to Kill EVERYONE 2.6 Times

A 10 kiloton nuclear weapon can kill 1.32 million people.  The 15,000 nuclear weapons globally could cause 19,500 megadeaths.

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Healthcare

Free Advanced Interpretation of Your 23andMe Raw Data

Free tools to discover important and useful clinical research about your DNA.