Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the July Harper's Index
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From the July Harper’s Index:

Average amount those adults spend annually on purchases made while drunk: $736

Estimated value of drunk shopping to the U.S. economy each year: $39,400,000,000

Number of U.S. retail stores that closed last year: 5,854

That closed through the first four months of this year: 6,105

Portion of high school athletes who receive college athletic scholarships: 1/50

Of high school athletes’ parents who think their child will receive one: ½

Number of economic...

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