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Shared electric scooters aren’t the greenest way to get around

Shared electric scooters, or e-scooters, may be greener than most cars, but they can be less green than several other options, according to new...

Scientists find a better way to reduce obesity

In a new study, researchers found taxing sugar-sweetened beverages by the amount of sugar they contain, rather than by the liquid volume of these...

Here’s the most common mistake many new investors make, and how to avoid it

A new study finds that first-time investors are failing to diversify their assets, and thus putting themselves at greater financial risk. These investors may be...

Why would anyone want to sit on a plane for over 18 hours?

An economist takes the world’s longest flight. Recently Qantas announced plans to conduct test flights from New York and London to Sydney and two other...

How you spend money may show your personality

In a new study, researchers found that how you spend your money can signal aspects of your personality. The research was done by a team...

Ride-hailing services may be driving up traffic deaths

A Chicago Booth study finds motor vehicle fatalities and fatal accidents increased about 3 percent with arrival of ride-hailing services. While the era of app-based...

Why you may be prone to hiring a liar, and not even know it?

Deception is viewed as a sign of competence in certain occupations, says new study. We all say we don't like liars. But when it comes time...
How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science

How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science

Unless we act fast Uber’s business model is incredibly simple: It’s a platform that facilitates exchanges between people. And Uber’s been incredibly successful at it, almost...
How to stay healthy when you travel

How to stay healthy when you travel

Traveling can influence your health because you need to deal with many changes. You may be affected by jet lag, different weathers, dangerous virus, and...
Intense exercise may increase your job satisfaction

Intense exercise may increase your job satisfaction

In a new study, researchers found that vigorous exercise may help reduce stress in entrepreneurs while increasing their job satisfaction. The research was conducted by...