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Brexit-Related Lower House Prices Won’t Make Property Affordable

We asked an economics academic about yesterday's headline on Brexit projections and falling house prices. It doesn't look good.
Corissa Hollenbeck
1.18.19
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We Asked an Expert About that Data on Right-Wing People Having Happier Sex Lives

Look, no one just wants to sit here and accept the fact that being "very right-wing" means you're having a better time with sex. We need answers.
Morgan Harries
9.11.16
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Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.
Yasmin Jeffery
8.14.16
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We Asked a Sex Therapist About the Thrills of Left-Handed Wanking

In honour of the International Left-Handers Day, we found out how much truth lies in the internet rumour virtues of non-dominant hand masturbating.
Tom Usher
8.13.16
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I Creeped Around My Local IKEA to Find Out What Couples Argued About

IKEA: come for the Swedish meatballs, stay for the fight with bae.
Yasmin Jeffery
8.3.16
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We Asked an Optometrist Why MDMA Makes Your Eyeballs Shake

As any devotee to the /r/drugs subreddit will be able to tell you, eye wiggles – or nystagmus – are a real and mysterious hassle.
Salma Haidrani
7.24.16
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What Would Actually Happen If All the Banks Went on Strike?

On the 50th anniversary of the Irish bank strikes of 1966, we spoke to en economist about what – if anything – we learned from people who lived without banks for months at a time.
David Gilmour
5.7.16
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Why Should Anyone Still Care About Hugh Hefner?

He's getting old – turning 90 today – so we asked an expert about whether Hefner and Playboy are still arguably relevant.
Tshepo Mokoena
4.9.16
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How Do Brands Come Up With their 'Hilarious' April Fools' Day Pranks?

What genius process leads to ideas like "clear Marmite", "pug boots" and "the ASOS clip-on man bun"?
Bryony Stone
4.1.16
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We Asked a Planner How to Build the Perfect Town

As the NHS announces 10 new "healthy towns" to be built around the UK, we asked an expert how we can build housing that's actually good for us.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.3.16
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We Asked an Expert if the EU's Over

If France's Prime Minister says one thing about migration at Davos, does that make it true?
Tshepo Mokoena
1.23.16
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We Asked an Expert How to Disarm Improvised Explosive Devices

We Asked an Expert How They Kill Bombs
Charlie Braithwaite
1.13.16
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