The four major American sports leagues like to boast that women make up about 40-45% of their fanbases. Yet when it comes to participating in sports conversation on Twitter, women form a minuscule percentage of followers.
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Many folks try to fix a dwindling credit score by signing up for a credit card in order to demonstrate financial responsibility. If you want to avoid the risks associated with plastic, there's always the alternatives.
Two years from now, Americans will be two months away from inaugurating a new president. Who will it be? A bunch of Republican and Democratic names (no, Hillary’s isn’t the only one) are being bandied about as potential candidates. But the identity of the contenders may not matter a whit if ...
The wage gap between women has reduced in Britain, but Minister Nicky Morgan wants to see more changes. She may very well see change coming with the minds of the next generation.
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Coffee and chocolate are at risk because of the climate shift. By as early as 2050, you may look back on Starbuck's coffee prices and think they were a deal.
The next step in Comcast's uphill battle toward regaining customer trust is to make visits from technicians a less stressful experience.
We should know that we can't know it all. Yet the results of using the opposite idea, of "unbounded rationality,” are widely influential (usually farcically mixed with asymmetrically applied “unintended consequences”). Here's why neither sports nor markets need "less regulation":
Life-altering decisions aren't just for people about to hit 40, according to a recent study people approaching 30 tend to make some big changes as well. What brings on this intense swing in character? Realizing your own mortality.
Swiss researchers conducted an experiment gauging how bankers fared against other professions in a test in which cheating was easy and incentivized. Unsurprisingly, bankers -- particularly those who had just prior been asked questions related to banking -- were more likely to lie for financial gain.
You may find that the word "organic" is a broad term (for those of you who know what it means). So why do people buy "organic"? Marketers think it's all about idealism.
Scientists have yet to determine exactly how emotions happen, let alone how we differentiate between our experiences of them. University of Connecticut professor Ross Buck, expert in emotion and nonverbal communication, explains that at the biological level neurochemical systems contribute to ...