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Our look is the result of reader comments, our own experimentation, and feedback from distribution channels. Distinctive covers complement our distinctive approach to technical topics, breathing personality and life into potentially dry subjects.

The items on the cover of Online Investing Hacks are darts. A dart is a small missile with a pointed shaft at one end and feathers at the other, and is used to play the popular game of the same name.

The game of darts is thought to have originated in England during the Middle Ages. Between periods of battle, soldiers would ward off boredom by hurling arrows at the upturned covers of wine barrels, aiming for the cork bung. As this pastime grew in popularity, the soldiers replaced the wine barrel cover with a tree’s cross-section, because the natural growth-rings provided a built-in means to determine whose dart landed closest to the center.


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