When a Tap Told the Time

Undergoing structural change, the 19th century British economy had the problem of factory workers that could not afford alarm clocks.

How Chargers and Railroad Tracks are Similar

If the European Union mandates common charger standardization, consumers might applaud but Apple says there is a hidden downside.

The Health-Care Job Spurt

With health care becoming a job engine, we could have more physicians, nurses, and assistants twith job-related names like Payne, Butcher, and Burns.