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Today’s Solutions: June 24, 2024

Despite bad weather, Italian c

Despite bad weather, Italian cherry claims world record

Italy’s streak of bad weather this year has been horrible for Italian cherry farmers, but much to everyone’s surprise, that hasn’t prevented Alberto and Giuseppe Rosso, cherry farmers from Pecetto Torinese, from earning themselves a Guinness World Record for growing the world’s largest Read More...

The inefficient pleasure of ch

The inefficient pleasure of cherries

What to do with all those cherries? Make a pie! Elbrich Fennema | May 2009 issue When an economist looks at a cherry tree, he or she sees inefficiency. The excess of flowers will yield an excess of cherries, each with its own fertile pit, all of which can’t possibly grow into cherry trees. What a Read More...