The iPhone: What We Didn’t Know We Wanted

Discussing the impact of the iPhone on its 15th anniversary, its developers say there was a slew of unexpected results.

The Colorful Side of Giant Panda Economics

Looking closely at giant panda economists, we see that zoos have undertaken an immense expense that might not be worth it.

One Giant Leek For Mankind

At a giant vegetable competition, Paul Rochester’ won the world record with his 21 pound 8 ounce leek. It did not work out as well for a giant potato. Giant Vegetables Dug Sadly, scientists recently concluded that a giant potato…

How a Cheap Airline Can Be Expensive

Reflecting an unbundled ticket, a list of discount airline fees indicates the extras we can pay for when we fly cheaply.

The Mystery of the Missing Raisinets

Consumers have been filing multi-million dollar class action suits for the slack fill that makes candy and chip packaging misleading.

The Mystery of the Missing Tuna

After a court battle over the length of its footlong, Subway was again in court trying to prove that its tuna sub has tuna.

When a Big Bin Makes a Difference

The story of the overhead baggage bin is about more than a suitcase. It is also about revenue and seat selection: Overhead Baggage During May 2008, American Airlines was the first legacy carrier to impose the “checked-bag fee.” Because they…

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.