Why You Might Not Use Bitcoin at AMC

Spending bitcoin for your AMC movie theater ticket and a bucket of popcorn will be possible this year…but will you want to?

Where Are the Olympic Women?

Reflected by the rising number of female Olympic medal winners, gender equality has improved at the Olympics.

A Lesson for Rail Transit From the Eastern Shuttle

Far behind other countries, high-speed rail transit in the U.S. just needs to copy what the Eastern Shuttle long ago did for air travel.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Living Longer to March Madness

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from cigarette taxes to March Madness and medals.

Where We Will Add Some Sanity to March Madness

Because a viral video circulated during this year’s March Madness, NCAA women’s basketball will be treated more equitably in the future.

How An Olympic Medal Can Make Someone Sad

Depending on whether they won gold, silver, or bronze, Olympic medal winners might not be as happy as we would expect.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Wikipedia Women to Olympic Medals

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from supermarket shelves to soft infrastructure.

How to Look at Infrastructure

To see the need for hard and soft infrastructure, we can look back at the catastrophic Donner Party and ahead to contemporary legislation.

Why We Need More Wikipedia Women

Self-reinforcing, Wikipedia’s gender bias is evident in the number of biographies that focus on notable females.