Why “Buy one, get one free” isn’t a great deal

Why “Buy one, get one free” isn’t a great deal

This is a coupon for Burger King’s Croissan’wich, and it’s promoting a buy one get one deal. Buy one breakfast sandwich at full price get a second. But one customer found that something was off about the deal: when she was charged two different prices …

All student debt in the US, visualized

All student debt in the US, visualized

And the US feared that they were falling behind. One of our greatest and most glaring deficiencies is the… America newsreels like this one stoked anxieties that the country was wasting its intellectual talents. So in 1958, President Eisenhower signed a bill that let college …

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire (Documentary)

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire (Documentary)

The film you are about to see was entirely self-funded, at a budget of £4000. At the twilight of the British Empire, bankers, lawyers and accountants from the City of London set up a spider’s web of offshore secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across …

‘The Five’ reacts to Trump and Pelosi trading ‘meltdown’ insults

‘The Five’ reacts to Trump and Pelosi trading ‘meltdown’ insults

The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury | TEDxCountyLineRoad

The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury | TEDxCountyLineRoad

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m about to tell you some unconventional wisdom, alright? I called my talk today “The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis.” So, I guess what I ask you to do this morning is to think about …

China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

There’s a new highway in Pakistan. And a new rail terminal in Kazakhstan. A sea port in Sri Lanka recently opened. As well as this bridge in rural Laos. What’s interesting is that they’re all part of one country’s project that spans 3 continents and …

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast The writer George Eliot cautioned us that, among all forms of mistake, prophesy is the most gratuitous. The person that we would all acknowledge as her 20th-century counterpart, Yogi Berra, agreed. He said, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially …

War in the Philippines & Google’s $2.7 Billion Fine: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

War in the Philippines & Google’s $2.7 Billion Fine: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

— Tonight: Duterte meets his match. Google fined billions. And… The end of the tanning tax. Lacking the base level of support needed to pass their health care bill, Senate Republicans delayed the vote to overturn Obamacare until after the July 4th recess. — This …

What America’s shopping mall decline means for social space

What America’s shopping mall decline means for social space

Where are you going? This outfit with this hair? Hello, bye bye, I am so at the mall. Between 1970 and 2017, the number of American malls quadrupled. Population didn’t even double in the same time frame. Malls were opening really, really fast. That growth …

War in the Philippines & Google’s $2.7 Billion Fine: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

— Tonight: Duterte meets his match. Google fined billions. And… The end of the tanning tax. Lacking the base level of support needed to pass their health care bill, Senate Republicans delayed the vote to overturn Obamacare until after the July 4th recess. — This …