Why the Kilogram Had to Change

To become more accessible and accurate, a new kilogram has been developed that that is based on ideas rather than an object.

Why We Need to Know About Chili Pepper Heat

Whether using a Scoville Heat Scale for chili peppers or DIST for the weight of a kilogram, markets need standardized weights and measures.

When Real Peanut Butter Is Not What or Where You Expect

Required by commerce in a market system, standard weights and measures not only take us to the kilogram or second but also even peanut butter.