Q&A: Tim Harford author of Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy “Very often the stuff that changes the world is not inherently remarkable. It’s just a cheap way of doing something.”  (Behavioral Scientist)

Quote of the Day

"What these large chains [like Starbucks and McDonalds] do is valuable, even if you never use them. They effectively raise what I call the ‘threshold of crappiness’ in the sectors in which they operate."

(Rory Sutherland)

Chart of the Day

More and more American adults are living alone.