Selected Clips

Money Magazine (

When did a Four Stars become a Bad Review?Money, 22 July 2016

Taxes are So Complicated Only Two People at Money Did Them Without Help – Money, 18 April 2016

The Case for The Big Short’s Oscar – Money, 25 February 2016

The One Time It’s Mathematically Advantageous to Play PowerballMoney, 13 January 2016

Powerball: Should You Take the Lump Sum or AnnuityMoney, 12 January 2016

New Samsung phones beat Apple in consumer reports, but still won’t hurt the iPhone – Money, 28 March 2016

Why the $299 Apple Watch is still a bad deal – Money, 21 March 2016 

The scary thing you don’t understand about Venmo – Money, 21 September 2015

The Archives

Science and Technology

Is the Samsung Galaxy S6 Good Enough to Replace Your iPhone?Supercompressor, 3 March 2015

How to Swear on an iPhone Without Ducking CorrectionsSupercompressor, 25 June 2014

Paranoid or Prudent? Should You Tape Over Your Webcam?, 11 December 2014

Don’t Worry, Saving Water Doesn’t Hurt Washer Performance –, 5 August 2013

Has Streaming Killed Physical Media Yet? – (linked on USA Today), 4 December 2012

How We Score Almost Everything: The S-Curve –, 25 July 2013

OLED Televisions Leave No Room For Improvement (Almost) –, 20 August 2013

How Dryers Destroy Clothes: We Delve Into the Research –, 8 August 2013

Don’t Ignore Your Oven Dial, Just Take It With A Grain Of Salt – Reviewed.com21 August 2012



I Rode a $10,000 Cannondale SuperbikeSupercompressor, 9 May 2014

Art Inspired by the Tour de FranceBicycling22 July 2014

Fan Apologizes for Selfie with Collapsed CyclistSI.com14 May 2014

Venezuelan Pro Cyclist Appears Comically Bad at, 28 February 2014

Ex-Gold Medalist Ben Johnson Joins Rob Ford Re-Election CampaignSI.com9 April 2014

Lance Armstrong Stars in Bizarre Instructional, 15 April 2014



The Trouble with Friends in High Places – The Billfold (linked on The Awl), 1 October 2012

Inside the Explorers Club: An Exclusive Tour of a Legendary SocietySupercompressor, 7 August 2014

Meet Alejandro Alcocer: Rolex Designer, Porche Collector, Renaissance ManSupercompressor, 8 July 2014

Harvard Confirms Their Book Is, In Fact, Made From Human SkinSupercompressor, 5 June 2014

17 Things You Didn’t Know About Red BullSupercompressor, 1 April 2014

Universal Discoveries Made By All High School Writers – Thought Catalog14 November 2012

Interview with Martin Amis (My questions begin at 22:20) – The Drum Literary Magazine7 September 2012



I Built a Bike from Scratch, and You Can Too – Supercompressor, 24 February 2015

The Stuff You Swore You’d Buy When You Grew UpSupercompressor, 2 May 2014

How Two Guys Made a Customizable Watch For Under $500Supercompressor, 3 March 2014


But wait there’s more:

Don’t Get Played by Your Own Brain: The Confirmation Bias –, 16 July 2013

This $18o dive watch puts Rolex Submariners on noticeSupercompressor, 17 February 2014

Do You Know How an LED Works? –, 24 July 2013

How Long Could a Tour de France Rider Power Your House? –, 16 July 2013

Image Stabilization Testing: How Do We Accurately Simulate Camera Shake –, 16 July 2013

Weber One-Touch: An American Icon for a Reason –, 25 April 2013

With Ovens, Do You Get What You Pay For? – (Linked on USA Today), 27 February 2013

Viking D3 Dual Fuel Review –, 15 February 2013

Thermador Pro Harmony PRG304GH Review –, 1 February 2013

Could Automation Take the Joy Out of Cooking? –, 11 January 2013

Whirlpool’s Future Kitchen – (Linked on USA Today), 9 January 2013

Herman Miller Reminds Us That Tech Isn’t Always Electronic – Today, 8 January 2013

Bosch Calls Time Out on Smart Appliances – Today, 7 January 2013

Induction Cooktops are the, 20 December 2012 Roundup: Nook HD Tablet and More – USA Today14 December 2012

9 Gadgets That Will Go Extinct Before the Office Printer – (linked on USA Today), 6 December 2012

Best TVs for Netflix – (linked on USA Today), 21 November 2012 Roundup: A futuristic fridge and more – USA Today16 November 2012 Roundup: A super superzoom camera and more – USA Today9 November 2012 Roundup: An epic new action cam and more – USA Today26 October 2012 Roundup: Sony long zoom caneras and more – USA Today19 October 2012 Roundup: best mini-fridges and more – USA Today12 October 2012 Roundup: Apple’s New EarPods and More – USA Today5 October 2012

Why Don’t We Just Burn the Money: The Electrolux $100,000 Range – Reviewed.com2 October 2012 Roundup: Sharp Elite TV and More – USA Today28 September 2012 Roundup: Report from Germany’s Photokina – USA Today21 September 2012

Best of Weekly Roundup – USA Today14 September 2012

Best of Weekly Roundup – USA Today7 Septmeber 2012

Best of Weekly Roundup – USA Today31 August 2012

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