Friday I gave you a free sports-predicting app that pays you if you’re right.
Today, the rather fascinating history of political betting. (Hint: more accurate than Gallup.) Which may lead you to bet real money at PredictIt — see the current odds on Trump, Cruz, Bernie, and Hillary — and/or at the Iowa Electronic Markets.
I give you today, also, this unusual bit of anthropology. As the photo caption explains, “I spent 30 minutes talking to them to learn more about their culture until . . . ”
Well, click to find out. (Thanks, Brian!)
Quote of the Day
On the day of the 1983 economic summit, James A. Baker 3rd, then chief of staff, realized Mr. Reagan had not read his briefing book. When Mr. Baker asked why, Mr. Reagan responded, 'Well, Jim, The Sound of Music was on last night.'~Professor Herbert S. Parmet reviewing President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime
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