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Your best used car bet

Netflix isn't the only place where orange is the new black. Kaggle, where companies post data and data miners from around the world compete to produce the best models, found that when shopping for a used car, it's best to focus on one that's an unusual color.

We had a competition for a used car dealer to see which cars bought at second-hand auction would be good deals," said founder and CEO Anthony Goldbloom. "Somebody found that unusually colored cards were much more likely to be reliable than standard-colored cars. The intuition there is if you're the first buyer of an orange or unusually colored car, then you were probably an enthusiast and really took care of that car."

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