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An analysis of the viewing habits of 2,500 Netflix users gives us one of the first looks inside viewership of the streaming service’s original programming. According to Luth Research, 10.7 percent of observed subscribers watched one or more episodes of “Daredevil” in the show’s first 11 days. [Quartz]
40 bags per year
70 percent accuracy
That’s how accurate an algorithm is at predicting Supreme Court rulings using only the words spoken in oral argument. Impressive, except if you just picked the petitioner to win every time you’d get it right 68 percent of the time. [FiveThirtyEight]
120 resident offenders
On Wednesday the Supreme Court will hear a case about Oklahoma’s ability to execute inmates using midazolam for lethal injection. One of Oklahoma’s expert witnesses did not exactly inspire confidence when he included 150 printed pages from Drugs.com as part of his testimony. [Digg]
Lake Michigan is — for now — crystal clear, meaning that eagle-eyed observers can see shipwrecks accumulated over centuries of sail. About 6,000 vessels are estimated to be on the bottom of the Great Lakes, with about a quarter of those in Michigan waters. [Smithsonian Magazine]
7,990 square kilometers
The National Football League is dropping its inane non-profit tax exempt status. The cost to the NFL in foregone tax breaks is estimated to be roughly $109 million over the next 10 years. [Bloomberg]
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