What Your Name Could Say About Your Politics

In a list of the many ways that we communicate our political preferences, baby names could be near the top.

Where Inconspicuous Consumption Is Rather Obvious

Although the number of gigayachts is multiplying, they represent the inconspicuous consumption that makes more wealth less obvious.

What Lawn History Says About Status

Throughout history, in the United States and around the world, lawn history shows us why we want greener grass.

Why Some Wine Drinkers Are Drinking Less (And Others Are Not)

While wine consumption is down among some of us, we can look at conspicuous consumption for the reason why expensive wine is more popular.