As we face unprecedented hurdles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's time to re-embrace our oldest allies on this planet, including history's most useful plant.
With the rise of spreadsheets and PCs, the ages-old trading industry and “stock market” dove head first into brand-new realms of monetary activity.
Amid safety concerns and ongoing flak from drivers and labor groups, the heads of Uber and Airbnb have been personally asking federal officials to help bail their suppliers out.
Children and their parents routinely face separation and punishment because of legal and medical policies around prenatal cannabis exposure and supposed developmental risks, but a review of research to date suggests there's no evidence that cannabis harms unborn kids.
Many forms of so-called digital money aren’t actually so new or innovative—nor actual ‘money,’ in most cases—and often have much in common. Ways in which they differ could indicate which systems are likely to survive, or end up worthless.
In 1990, artist and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg’s future was bright, but he also foresaw a very dark future in light of then-new projections and warnings about our environment.
For weeks, lawmakers in Texas, Ohio, and other states have taken political extra steps that threaten all residents, and are frankly hard to write about it.
This spring, hundreds of striking Charter Spectrum technicians will hit the three-year mark just as NYC lawmakers consider 10 more years of the telecom-giant subsidiary.
While D.C. ponders cuts affecting millions, here's a 15-minute read on what I've learned in 15 years about our country's real drug problem.
Inspired by her years in a 'fast fashion' sweatshop and in Lexington's high arts scene, the woman behind Future of Fashion 2020 imagines a vividly more sustainable industry using hemp, a crop Kentucky is also eager to sow.
With their IPOs at hand, ride-hail leaders Uber and Lyft pushed out fresh details on their long-term plans, but big questions remain about the ever-growing and data-filled yet unprofitable firms as to their ability to make money. First and foremost: What are you?