When is Tuna not Tuna, Bread not Bread, and a Footlong Not 12″?

For its chicken, tuna, bread, and footlong, Subway has been in court defending the sandwich names that some say are misleading.

Where Thursday Could Become the New Friday

Asking about the 4-day workweek, we can look at the answers from a recent study in Iceland and also at Sweden, Germany, and Italy.

Why Runners Are Like Economists

Because of sneaker technology, the seconds that runners have sliced off the records will continue during this month’s Olympic trials.

The New Meaning of A Weight At the Airport

Taking a look at our expanding waistlines, the FAA said airlines had to declare how they calculate changing airplane weight.

Learn With Elaine: Impulse Buying

Staying at home during the pandemic, we have shifted our impulse buying from the supermarket to our online shopping cart.

Where Mount Everest Economics Take Us

Whether looking at its newfound height, the traffic jams, or the role of Nepal, Mount Everest always takes us to the margin.

The Sticky Side of Sports Viewership

Although everyone expected a spike in sports viewership when games resumed, they were surprised by the fans’ response.

Why a Free Race Like the Tour de France is Really Expensive

Although spectators watch the Tour de France for free along its route, the race is able to generate huge revenue for its owners.

Why a Paper Towel Is Like a Toyota

Pre-coronavirus manufacturing efficiencies were beneficial until a pandemic spike in demand led to paper towel shortages.

Where Competitive Eating is About More Than Food

The men and the women gobbled a record number of hot dogs and buns during the competitive eating at Nathan’s July 4th contest.