Why North Korea Should Produce Giant Statues

The building in our featured image is affectionately called the Coffee Pot. Commemorating Namibia’s independence from South Africa, the structure was neither designed nor built by a Namibian. Let’s see why. North Korean Monuments Created by North Korea, the Coffee…

Why a Latte for the Loo Could Be a Problem

With the NYC debating a bill to increase the city’s public bathrooms, we can see that the issue is about a lot more than the loo.

Why a Heat Wave Name Would Help

With temperatures rising to new heights during an increasing numbers of days, some cities have appointed officers to oversee heat waves.

The Mystery of the Disappearing Coupon

Because of disappearing coupons, the people that spent the time to save the money no longer enjoy price discrimination.

Why the French Have a Great Lunch Break

Moving beyond the “Great French Lunch Break,” we can look back and globally to see how our work hours vary.

Why AV Programmers Have Life and Death Dilemmas

Several months ago, Tesla agreed to recall 53,822 self-driving vehicles that were programmed to roll through a stop sign. The company decided that vehicles moving at less than 5.6 miles an hour need not stop if the car detected no…

How a Flamingo and a Bear Have the Same Problem

The conservation or development tradeoff for flamingos and bears shows us the complexities of environmental decisions.

Student Loan Debate Dilemmas

Misleading when we just look at $50,000 or $10,000, the student loan debate takes us to a long and complicated cost and benefit list.

The Cost of a Weather Warning

Knowing that it is possible minimize the impact of weather and climate disasters, researchers are trying to figure out the best way.

Why Changing to Standard Time Is Tough

Ranging from Amtrak train schedules to our health, changing to Standard Time and then back to Daylight Saving create a slew of consequences.