Airlines have a contradictory purpose: they want to fill as many seats as possible to make the operating costs of each flight as low as possible, but they also depend on ticket sales to make profit.
Food is at the center of many American holidays. And changes to the climate pattern will affect where and how food is grown.
Serious, long-term stress can have dire consequences for your brain. That's because the immune system and the brain are intimately related.
Having job authority—the ability to hire, fire, and determine salaries—relieves men of symptoms of depression while worsening those symptoms in women.
"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied, better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied," said John Stuart Mill.
While companies tend to wait until week's end to announce bad news, doing so opens them up to scrutiny.
War, smoking, and obesity are straining the world's economy, but there's concern among researchers that obesity is most on the rise. If there's not an action plan put in place, societies may be feeling the strain on more than just health-care costs.
Everyone has broken the law at one point or another. People speed, park in handicap spaces, and jaywalk. How can you make people obey these simple laws? Fines don't help, though a new incentive may be the answer.
According to one expert, a person tends to suffer from "expectation hangovers" when things don't go their way. Harnessing present disappointment and employing it as a learning tool is key to achieving future success.
Everyone loves free food and corporations have caught on. However, is the purpose of this charity to boost office morale or chain staff members to their jobs. Psychologists think it's a little bit of both.
"Frenemies" play an inevitable role in our extended social network. But our interactions with them pose real threats to our wellbeing, say researchers at the University of Utah.
A second scientific experiment, this time in America, has established that telepathy is possible.
Although the creation of the Internet is thought to mark a new era in human history, its effect on society, especially in economic terms, has proven unremarkable.
When researchers presented canines with odors of other dogs, food, and their human masters, it was the scent of humans that excited dogs the most.
Only in America do people trample each other for sales a day after being thankful for what they already have.