While the mission of the DC Cat Count is humane treatment of cats, it is also a cat census that provides a basic economic lesson.
When we look at the cost effectiveness of healthcare spending, we could conclude that it is not as excessive as the headlines indicate.
Boarding JetBlue recently, a gracious gentleman offered to let me move in front of him. Embarrassed, I refused and explained that my boarding group was “D.” And he was a “B.” When I fly on jetBlue to visit my daughter…
Cow burps were supposed to be the problem. As a substantial source of methane, cattle (and other ruminants) naturally boosted the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). From there, the story suggests Meatless Mondays. By eating less meat, we can save…
Whether we are buying Heinz ketchup from a supermarket or a coupon from a Manhattan parking garage, money and time will shape our shopping behavior.
Although boarding planes faster is a goal for the major airlines, they have had limited success because of the tradeoffs they are unwilling to make.
Involving safety, airline pilots’ decisions during takeoff, flight, and landing reflect cost and benefit tradeoffs that their passengers rarely recognize.