Sports Walks

Whenever I go to a Philly’s baseball game, the walk from the car to my seat takes awhile. Located in a “stand alone” sports complex off of Route 95, the stadium is one of several and…

Lobster Economics

The year is 2008. Icelandic banks crash. Canadian lobster processors lose their financing. The result? Demand from Canadian processors for Maine’s lobster harvest decreases. Meanwhile, on the su…

A Top Selling Artist

At a Christie’s auction, a painting of a candle by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for $16.5 million. A recent documentary on this 80-year-old artist shows him painting in his studio and atte…

Our Shopping Habits

Our story starts during the 1990s. When Procter & Gamble (P&G) first advertised Febreze as a room deodorizer, they thought it would be an instant success. However, the households that most nee…

Pricey Pigeons

At the Paradise Pigeon auction in Belgium, a Dutch breeder sold a female pigeon to a Chinese shipbuilder for $328,000. Purchased to breed rather than race, Dolce Vita (the bird) will enable Hu Zhen Yu…

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