Reading Material: May 30

  1. Breaking news: Gasoline is not cheap these days.  People are stealing gas from other people's cars and used frying oil from other people's restaurants.  [It's a Crime]
  2. Some guy has harnessed the power of economic disincentives to quit smoking, auctioning off a contract on Ebay to pay a steep, $800 penalty for every cigarette he smokes after quitting. [Freakonomics Blog]
  3. Yes, there's such thing as an L.A. Accordion Festival, and it's happening this weekend in Eagle Rock. [Those Darn Accordions]