The Trouble That Is Brewing for Tea Drinkers

A small innovation that made a big difference, the teabag has remained pretty much the same for more than a century.

The One Way That Apple and Pizza Hut Are Alike

Propelled by Apple and Pizza Hut, new pizza box design could bring us takeout pizza whose taste and temperature weather a journey.

The New Food Technology That Could Change What We Eat

Whether about cows or chicken nuggets, sometimes seemingly insignificant new food technology can have an unexpectedly massive impact.

McDonald’s Soggy French Fries Problem

Because of their new delivery partnership with UberEats, McDonald’s has a soggy French fries problem that they need to solve.

How the Movies Became Cool

An August release, The Shape of Water could be in theaters during hot summer weather because of the invention of air conditioning.

What It Means to be Cool

As a technological innovation, air conditioning led to a ripple of positive externalities. Affecting how we live and work, it had private and social return.

College Tuition and Your “Business Friendly” Major

Should a state subsidized college charge less tuition for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses? For individuals and for society, we could say that college is all about ROI–a return on an investment. Pay to go, sacrifice what you…

The Impact of the Vammas

What is 68 feet long, has a giant blade in front for plowing, massive sweeper brushes in the middle, and a 452 MPH wind blowing capacity in the rear? A Vammas. Imported from Finland, the Vammas is used by Logan…