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Optimal social networks have no more than 150 people, says study

New rules of engagement on the battlefield will require a deep understanding of networks and how they operate according to new Army research. Researchers confirmed...

Most Americans do not have enough assets to withstand 3 months without income

A new study from Oregon State University found that 77% of low- to moderate-income American households fall below the asset poverty threshold. This means that...

Will the United States have a new state?

If a state is admitted to the Union, the US flag would need to accommodate an extra star. You might have to revise your general...

How a few negative online reviews early on can hurt a restaurant

A new study shows that early online restaurant reviews can affect how many reviews -- and how high of a rating -- restaurants receive...

Ad blockers may benefit websites, users, and the market at large

Contrary to common assumptions, ad blockers may offer some benefits to companies, users, and the market at large. Millions of websites, including some of the...

Should you buy or sell a house during the pandemic

In an economy hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, impacts on the housing market aren't cut-and-dried. Demand for homes appeared to drop along with sales...

Uber, WeWork, Airbnb – how coronavirus is bursting the tech bubble

A handful of technology companies have benefited from coronavirus. Amazon has profited handsomely, as have streaming and video conferencing platforms like Netflix and Zoom. But the...

Drones could deliver packages more efficiently by hopping on the bus

One-click purchases and instant delivery have helped fuel the growth of e-commerce, but this convenience has come at the cost of increased traffic congestion,...

Facebook’s dominance is built on anti-competitive behavior

Facebook and its subsidiaries, including Instagram, account for 75% of all time spent on social media. In a new paper, Yale SOM economist Fiona...

Why did the stock market bounce back while COVID-19 cases kept rising

In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, stock prices plunged, but they have since regained much of their value. Why would stocks rise...