When Shoppers Have Too Many Choices

When supermarkets multiplied the number of shoppers’ choices, they wound up with a product explosion and a paradox.

India’s AC Tradeoffs

When we combine a record breaking heat wave in India with an increasingly affluent population, we wind up with AC dilemmas.

Student Loan Debate Dilemmas

Misleading when we just look at $50,000 or $10,000, the student loan debate takes us to a long and complicated cost and benefit list.

How a Sedative Helped an Elephant in Kyiv

Looking at wartime zoos, we see how animals are comforted, supplies are stocked, and staff fights the war by remaining.

The Mystery of the Missing Wrap

Although soft plastic recycling was supermarket chain Tesco’s goal, it did not quite work out as they planned.

From Development or Conservation to Fat Bears and Big Trees

Thinking of Alaska’s development or conservation tradeoff, we can just imagine fat bears and 180 foot trees.

The Cost of a Weather Warning

Knowing that it is possible minimize the impact of weather and climate disasters, researchers are trying to figure out the best way.

How Covid Caused a Bagels and Cream Cheese Crisis

Covid’s impact on factory labor, truck drivers, and packaging supplies has resulted in a New York City cream cheese shortage.

The Impact of High Marijuana Taxes

Federally legalizing marijuana involves complexities that range from decriminalization to the impact of new taxes on businesses and states.

The Chips We Love and Hate

As supply chain problems continue, we will see fewer chips from Doritos and also from the auto manufacturers that need chips for car options.