"...The sellers wouldn’t tell me exactly how much profit they make on penny books. Shipping costs vary depending on the kinds of deals you can cut with delivery services."
“There’s a limit to how many copies of Jurassic Park I can sell,” [Mike Ward, owner of Thrift Books] explains. “If I already have a thousand in inventory and I think I’m only going to sell 500 in the next three months, I don’t want any more.”
When "buy American" means "buy prison labor at $1 per hour"
Will you risk skin cancer to save coral reefs? (Spoiler: You don't have to. Just use zinc oxide sunscreen.)
Monkeys are trained to pick coconuts.
Some drug dogs would rather please their handlers than accurately detect drugs (which leads to Fourth Amendment violations and civil asset forfeitures)
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit gave its okay to a dog with a success rate of 43 percent, or less accurate than a coin flip....a 2011 Chicago Tribune investigation of suburban Chicago police dogs...found a success rate of just 44 percent. That review also found that with Latino drivers, the accuracy rate plunged to just 27 percent.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2015/08/04/federal-appeals-court-drug-dog-thats-barely-more-accurate-than-a-coin-flip-is-good-enough/
Help the environment, become an invasivore
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