The co-founders who are trying to make Elon Musk’s Hyperloop vision come to life are suing each other. “And the details involve a suspiciously overpaid fiancée, an attempted coup, and a noose.”

+ Francois Hollande’s high-priced hair stylist.

+ “People did not view this as barbaric; it was part of the legal process. The presiding justice in the case attended the fight, invoked the monarch’s name, and followed a specific ritual that called for God to intervene and bring victory to whichever side was honest in its claim.” Pricenomics with a brief history of trial by combat.