High demand coupled with poor yields have top chocolate companies raising wholesale prices. The future of the industry is bleak as social, economic, and environmental factors could cause cocoa bean production to crash. Although this isn't exactly an economical depression, that's the emotion most chocoholics are feeling right now.
If you're checking Facebook instead of ordering food, posting on Instagram as your meal gets cold, or haranguing a bartender into letting you charge your phone... you may just be the bane of a restaurant owner's existence.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranked Germany first and Mexico last in a rating of major economies and energy efficiency.
The world's population is expected to hit 10 billion this century. Future widespread hunger is a palpable fear. New research shows that it need not be.
The town council at the center of the recent Greece vs. Galloway Supreme Court ruling hosted its first atheist invocation this week. Dan Courtney's speech quoted Immanuel Kant and warned of the government turning a deaf ear to its citizens.
Borat Who? The oil-rich former Soviet country is becoming a major player in the world energy sector, building ties with both Russia and the United States.
The rebirth of bicycle ridership has been a triumph for some, a curse for others. While bicycle infrastructure has been found to save cities money, not all urban dwellers appreciate what it means for the state of civic transit.
Syracuse is adding itself to a growing list of cities that want to remove highways running through urban centers. Cities such as Milwaukee and San Francisco successfully tore down highways and ushered in an age of urban development and renewal.
The dire results of Senator Claire McCaskill's survey pave the way for new legislation aimed at protecting victims of sexual assault on college campuses.
After six long years of crawling, the post-recession economy is finally picking up a runner's pace. Here's why you should feel confident about the now thriving recovery.
As Americans prepare to shoot off fireworks on July 4, let's take a look at how other nations celebrate their holiday equivalents.
Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank says the legislators of the Baby Boom generation are to blame for the current state of dysfunction in Washington. Is that a fair assessment? If it is, what's the solution?
Tomorrow, June 28, 2014, marks the 100-year anniversary of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination in Sarajevo, the monumental event that led to the outbreak of World War I. Ferdinand's 19-year-old assassin, the Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip, is remembered today as both hero and villain.
John B. Judis of New Republic argues that the United States is powerless to combat the breaking down of nonsensical Middle East borders drawn nearly a hundred years ago by colonial powers.
Timothy J. Burger has penned a fascinating article for Politico highlighting several gay men who worked in George W. Bush's administration, most of them in the closet the entire time. The piece provides a glimpse into their lives and their allegiance to a president they couldn't help but support.