West Virginia frat boy, hippie expatriate, big-time drug dealer, prison escapee, millionaire mortgage broker—Jim Sargent was many things before he arrived in the idyllic Hawaiian town of Hawi and established himself as a civic leader. But it was only a matter of time before his troubled past would catch up with him.
Netflix is two-and-a-half times more expensive than cable TV, and movies are six times 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 story of 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.”
Cigarettes, gramophones, even guard dogs. There was nothing that the Great War didn't provide a good excuse to buy.
Just adding that one punctuation mark and three letters used to send stock prices up, on average, 74 percent.
For many years of practice, physicians earn barely more than minimum wage.
A new study shows experts are split on whether artificial intelligence will boost—or decimate—the economy.