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Scientists prove what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

Scientists at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management have established a causal relationship between failure and future success, proving German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's adage...

Even short-lived solar panels can be economically viable, MIT study shows

Research shows that, contrary to accepted rule of thumb, a 10- or 15-year lifetime can be good enough. A new study shows that, contrary to...

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...

Elon Musk says that his next starship could be twice as big

The past week has been pretty eventful for SpaceX. On Tuesday (Aug. 27th) at 05:00 PM local time (03:00 PST; 06:00 EST), the company conducted...

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...

This smart electric scooter is more intelligent

Startups racing to deploy rentable electric scooters around the world seem to be following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s famous motto for disruption: Move fast...

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...