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YSK scrap prices are continuing to fall and the people that live off it are struggling to survive.

YSK scrap prices are continuing to fall and the people that live off it are struggling to survive. <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>At one point in time people&#39;s entire income consisted off of scrap. People turned to collecting(sometimes stealing) scrap steel

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If the price of gas is so low, why haven’t airline prices budged?

If the price of gas is so low, why haven’t airline prices budged? <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>I posted this on ELI5 and was told to post here instead. (?) Anyway, my questions is this:</p> <p>When the price of oil kept

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What happens when gas prices change at the pump while you are filling your car up?

What happens when gas prices change at the pump while you are filling your car up? Do you get charged for the price per gallon when you started the transaction, does it calculate the difference from when it changed, or

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TIL Residents of the US, particularly those living near the Mexican border, now routinely cross the border into Mexico for medical care. Mexican dentists often charge 20 to 25 percent of U.S. prices, while other procedures typically cost a third what they would cost in the US

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TIL Residents of the US, particularly those living near the Mexican border, now routinely cross the border into Mexico for medical care. Mexican dentists often charge 20 to 25 percent of U.S. prices, while other procedures typically cost a third

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TIL that WinCo, a grocery store in the western U.S. not only undercuts Walmart on prices, but is employee owned, offers health benefits, and a pension plan for their employees.

TIL that WinCo, a grocery store in the western U.S. not only undercuts Walmart on prices, but is employee owned, offers health benefits, and a pension plan for their employees. submitted by Squidssential [link] [3526 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL Best Buy used to have a fake internal website that looked exactly like their actual internet website, but with marked up prices, so they could price gouge in-store customers.

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TIL Best Buy used to have a fake internal website that looked exactly like their actual internet website, but with marked up prices, so they could price gouge in-store customers. submitted by PremiumSaltine [link] [1967 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL about Blockbusting, a method used during the “white flight” era, where real-estate agents would fake a black person moving into a white neighborhood to scare the rest of the residents into hastily selling their houses at a loss. They then charged high prices selling the houses to black families

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TIL about Blockbusting, a method used during the “white flight” era, where real-estate agents would fake a black person moving into a white neighborhood to scare the rest of the residents into hastily selling their houses at a loss. They

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YSK about Checkaflip.com, a website that compares ebay items at the prices they sell at to the prices they are listed for.

YSK about Checkaflip.com, a website that compares ebay items at the prices they sell at to the prices they are listed for. If you are a person who likes to shop on Ebay, this will be a very handy website

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TIL that tapes revealed that Enron shut down a power station in California and created an artificial power shortage, deliberately aggravating the 2001 California Energy Crisis, so they could raise prices and cost residents billions in surcharges.

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TIL that tapes revealed that Enron shut down a power station in California and created an artificial power shortage, deliberately aggravating the 2001 California Energy Crisis, so they could raise prices and cost residents billions in surcharges. submitted by boneyarsebogman

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How does the subscription based pornography business model remain profitable with such high prices and so many free alternatives?

How does the subscription based pornography business model remain profitable with such high prices and so many free alternatives? Mini background: I went to an old porn site I used to like 8 or so years ago, just to see

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