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After Dubner’s questioning of libraries, interviews Greg Boesel, co-founder and CEO of Swaptree, a Netflix-esque online trading site for books, DVDs, CDs, and video games — that’s also free of charge.

Via While the athletes have been busy training for the Pan Am Games in Rio De Janeiro (July 13-29), the city’s prostitutes have also been preparing for the estimated 700,000 visitors by waxing, coloring their hair, and getting in shape. Though considering the dissapointing results for German hookers during the World Cup, there’s no guarantee that business will, er, rise to the occasion.

Knowing that we are fans of the sport (yes, sport, thank you very much), reader Bennett Gordon sent us this breakdown of techniques and strategies for winning Rock Paper Scissors.