Economics courses are using Seinfeld episodes to teach… Seinfeld episodes!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Friday 5 December 2014

You probably didn’t know this, but watching episodes of Seinfeld might score you a higher grade in class. Yes, the show about nothing has finally been put to good use, for something: economics. Apparently it’s the simplicity that makes Seinfeld so appropriate for econ courses. Using Seinfeld clips seems to make economics concepts come alive, ‘making them more real for students’.

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Infographic: the economics of a band’s success

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By Kenna in Cool Websites on Friday 7 December 2012

To all the bands out there wondering how you’re going to make money, tour, and have a career, here’s an accurate glimpse into the economics behind the truth. However, I wouldn’t jump to the conclusion that you should quit, or that there’s no chance for you to have success. The reality is that the music […]

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In the Wake

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Monday 30 June 2008

Whether or not the global economy collapses in our lifetime, it still seems somewhat prudent, or at least empowering, to learn how to do as much stuff off the grid as possible. You know, just in case. In the Wake is a great resource that provides instructions on how to do everything from growing and […]

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