Three massive mergers threaten to put control of the world’s food in dangerously few hands.
The Repair Cafe movement was started in the Netherlands in 2009 to allow people to bring in their goods to be fixed by volunteers for free. There are now over 1200 Repair Cafes throughout the world. Should you...
It might surprise you that the majority of items in American supermarkets are owned by about 10 companies.
A new study broke down the pizza prices from 3,678 pizza joints throughout the United States to see if ordering a large pizza is the best deal. It is. We break down the price per square inch of pizza from three...
Video of a man being dragged off a United Airlines flight sparks widespread outrage.
United Airlines brutal ejection of a passenger to make room for their own employees crosses a line.
It’s illegal, yet usually a subconscious act. So how can we scrub bias from the hiring process?
Microchipping humans may be common in the future. The prospect of constantly being tracked and online raises some major ethical concerns. Futurist and humanist Gerd Leonhard provides insight into where we're headed.
There is one essential ingredient missing, argues historian Yuval Noah Harari.
Your Internet Service Providers are collecting and selling your browsing history. Does that bother you? If so, it may be time to setup a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to better encrypt your data and spoof your...
A new study suggests you should show "sportsmanship" instead of complaining about problems at work.
What did Nikola Tesla or Bertrand Russell think of fewer working hours? Can a good life only come from work — and if so how much of it, and what kind?
Congress has voted to repeal online privacy rules that would have given consumers greater notice and control over their data. Internet Service Providers such as AT&T and Verizon will now be able to sell your...
The 24/7 nudge economy is emerging. Once-quiet appliances that waited for you to push their buttons are now pushing yours.
Despite our focus on China, Amazon may be displacing more American workers. How do we create a human-first economy when what is beneficial to us as consumers may not align with what's best for American workers?
Bottoms ups! A Southern Calfornia brewery is taking its beer from toilet to tap. San Diego's Stone Brewing has started making Full Circle Pale Ale using treated sewage water and recently held a tasting. While Bill...
One billion people have little or no access to electricity; even more have limited access, or have service which is unreliable. Hertz Foundation Fellow Dr. Max Mankin has a plan to solve this.
This is huge news for the 285 million visually impaired people around the world.
There's an app that detects manterruptions—but we round up the research to find out which groups of people are really doing the most interrupting.
Is Alzheimer's triggered by too much sugar? We have long known that consuming too much sugar is related to obesity and diabetes. A new UK study has found a molecular "tipping point," where a crucial enzyme related...