Category Archives: Shopping

Penny Pinching at the Grocery Store

When I’m at the grocery store, I almost always compare the prices of different sized packages.  How much less per oz does it cost when I buy twice as much?  Sometimes the price is notably different.  Usually the cost gets … Continue reading

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Boston Home Prices by T stop

How much does living one T stop further save you in Boston? Would you travel 5 minutes more each way to save more than $100 per square foot? That could easily be more than $10,000 for the total price of your home. Continue reading

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Starbucks Math – How much do the rewards reward you?

Starbucks is more of a Sheriff of Nottingham than a Robin Hood. Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Bubbles?

Cupertino, CA vs Minneapolis, MN. Two viable options for a Data Scientist. But, if you want to buy a house, California coastline comes with a cost. Continue reading

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Dangerous Animal Meat

CNBC wants you to know that ground beef is going to kill you. Are you sure, CNBC? Last month, CNBC posted an article which stated that “ground beef is riskier when it comes to containing bacteria that can cause food poisoning.” … Continue reading

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Why do Hipsters look alike?

It was a hot day as I stepped into the air conditioned mall. It is 1995 or maybe 1996; my mall has slightly opaque sky lights so you could still see the bright midsummer sunlight outside. I would have preferred darkness. I … Continue reading

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Why do we play video games for so long?

I gathered data from 56 gamers about their Top 5 video games based on played time. In total, more than 86 different titles were mentioned. When Gamers get addicted to games, they still have diverse tastes for game play, genre, player quantity and … Continue reading

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