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From WSJ: You too can own a Warhol or a Renoir—if you’re okay with postage-size art and napkins:

Small items—overlooked gems, dashed-off scribbles, even scraps artists may have assumed were headed for the garbage—are increasingly being auctioned off to an eager and growing audience.

In the last year, a Florida couple successfully bid on their first work of art—a postage-stamp sized sketch by Pierre-Auguste Renoir—for $6,250. At another auction, a signed napkin Andy Warhol covered with squiggly lines fetched $1,395. For less than $4,000 each, collectors nabbed a Pablo Picasso ceramic bowl emblazoned with a bullfighter and letters Henri Matisse adorned with fanciful doodles.

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Julie Ann Horvath was the first female developer at GitHub, a hosting service for software development projects, and she recently quit over allegations of being harassed at work. At the Daily Dot, Aja Romano writes about "How to Suppress Women's Coding".

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I am not the person to ask about credit cards, because I only use them sparingly and don't do things like play the airline miles game, but perhaps y'all can talk about what has worked for you below.

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According to Quartz, 71 million people watched other people play video games last year, and many of them paid good money to do it at a live event.

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Today in "Markets in Everything": Spaghetti-flavored popsicles.

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According to a Gallup poll, North Dakota residents have the highest "well-being" in the country while West Virginia is at the very bottom. North Dakota has benefited from an oil boom in the last few years, and now has the one of the highest rents in the country.

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Two years ago, Mac McClelland wrote a piece for Mother Jones about her time working as a "picker" in an Ohio warehouse. Many people don't realize that when they order products from a website, the order is often filled by third-party logistics contractors. Radiolab revisited the story this week along with additional commentary from Brad Stone, a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek and the author of The Everything Store, a book about Jeff Bezos and Amazon. (Warning: There is some profanity and many mentions of dildos, which I felt compelled to mention here since Radiolab has been getting some guff about it).

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Carl Richards, Sketch Guy columnist for The New York Times and the Director of Investor Education for The BAM Alliance tosses little nuggets of wisdom regularly from his Twitter account.

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Have you read Roz Chast's cartoon about caring for her parents at the end of their lives? It is lovely, and you can read it here. (The Getty photo above is Chast with Sally Field at an event.)

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In Reuters, Anya Schiffrin talks about what happened when her father was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer and traded being treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering, a leading cancer treatment hospital, to being treated in Paris, where he was born. Schiffrin recalls spending entire days waiting around while her father got treated at Sloan Kettering, and how different it was after he moved to Paris to receive treatment under the French health care system

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Gregory M. Owens is a partner at a law firm who lists "his current monthly income as $31,500, or $375,000 a year." He recently filed for personal bankruptcy noting in his petition that he "had $400 in his checking account and $400 in savings" and $900 worth of clothing and a broken watch. How did this come to be?