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Is illegal downloading responsible for the music industry’s woes? Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Koleman Strumpf say nope.

The I.R.S. will give you a pile of money if you help them catch a big tax cheat. Too bad they weren’t this generous with John Szilagyi, who was one of their own.

These three guys look pretty thrilled to have produced the first three-way tie in Jeopardy‘s history. This A.P. report says that the show “contacted a mathematician who calculated the odds of such a three-way tie — one in 25 million.” Does this seem high to anyone else?

(Hat tip on Jeopardy: Matt Hertz)