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Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."
Some of the best analyses lie not in the field of economics, but in books like The Giver—dystopian tales sitting on shelves marked Young Adult.
Safety has always been a huge barrier to entry for cabbies, but the ride-finding app's features seem to reduce the risk of a driver being victimized.
Surprisingly, this effect was strongest for technology-oriented projects.
Workers can look forward to coming back to an inbox exactly as they'd left it.
Netflix is 2.5X more expensive than cable TV, and movies are 6X more expensive than video games, if you look at cost-per-hour.
Public brawling can make for good publicity.
For the last six decades, presidents have treated the treasurer position as a low-risk, high-visibility job that promotes the appearance of diversity while rewarding a loyal supporter.
Making hit mobile games is the most random business in entertainment
Bees account for the majority of on-the-job deaths involving bugs.
The more people travel by air, the more greenhouse-gas emissions there will be.
When both mom and dad have jobs, the cultural default is that mom will be the one to take the day off and stay at home.
The inside scoop on a company that's too big to function.
A couple theories as to why
In the wake of the 2014 newspaper purge, there is no such thing as the news business. Instead, there are dozens of different businesses that happen to publish the news.
"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."
Toiling away for more hours diminishes productivity. Why do so many do it anyway?
The field is nearly two-thirds female. Is it because of a lack of better options—or is it, in fact, the best possible option?
A sliding-scale model plus a bit of creativity allows Open Legal Services to represent those with few other options.
No one should look to the gambling industry to revive cities, “because that’s not what casinos do.”