According to the 2019 World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country in the world, followed by Denmark and Norway. The US dropped from 18th place to 19th this year.
We didn't fully understand what "runaway inflation" meant until we saw what happened in Bolivia in 1984.
The extension the center fielder is reportedly close to finalizing with the Angels will shatter records, but it doesn't come close to compensating him appropriately for his on-field performance.
Trump overwhelmingly won in small towns and rural areas. Here's why that might be changing.
Businesses from American Airlines to American Apparel have filed for Chapter 11. Why haven't they closed?
Economists are trying to understand the steady decline of non-college-educated men in the labor market.
Logging and sightseeing transportation were hit hard, but professional design services and computer manufacturing are up.
A growing body of research in psychology and neuroscience suggests that believing in meritocracy makes people more selfish, less self-critical and even more prone to acting in discriminatory ways
A new study finds that suburban neighborhoods outperform urban ones across the board.
In 2080, less than a generation from now, the world is on track to hit a crucial geological milestone: the largest metal reserves will no longer be below ground.
Protect yourself (and your wallet) from the retail giants.
It wasn't long ago that GM's Hamtramck plant was being hailed as a Detroit comeback story. Now it's closing, and the town around it faces the end of its manufacturing era.
Are you living in a state where the population is more mobile or are you in one where people rarely cross the state lines?
The number of Forbes billionaires has grown nearly fourfold from 2001 to 2019, but where has most of the growth been coming from?
The only way for humanity to solve its environmental problems may be to abandon our quest for continual economic expansion. It's time to study what a future of degrowth might look like, some researchers say.
Nationwide, municipalities are facing higher costs and being forced to find stopgap solutions, from incinerators to landfills, for recyclables that have nowhere else to go.
Nuclear power might be part of a Green New Deal, but it can't meet all US energy needs.
The express arrival of any object missing from your life with a minimum of effort could make it increasingly possible to live as though you already own everything.
In our current era — particularly during the Presidency of Donald Trump — knowledge, once a way of representing the world, has become a way to control it.
Far from the stereotype of total economic isolation, the black market has brought a surprising degree of modernity and consumerism — for some.
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