Daily Clicks — May 15, 2014

wu_tang_clan_topbanner• Matt Daniels is a data wonk who tested the vocabulary of history’s most popular rappers against that of Shakespeare’s to see whose lyrics would emerge as the most loquacious. Big names like Kanye, Snoop Dogg, and even 2Pac landed in the bottom 20 percent while the Wu-Tang Clan dominated the list, proving once more they ain’t ones with which to fuck. (dailydot.com)

• Water 101. Ever wonder what the difference between club soda, seltzer, and soda water was? So did Slate. (slate.com)

• America’s IPA/craft beer obsession is driving up the price of hops — nearly doubling in the last 10 years. It’s also leading to a lot more hop farms. (businessweek.com)

• AUDIO: The Old 97’s have a new album out titled Most Messed Up. It’s pretty damn good.