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.
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.
Why Water Is a Worry
Looking at Cape Town, South Africa and 12 U.S. cities we can see why the basic water tradeoff involves a choice between conservation and affordability.