Cool beans? Not in America

The world loves beans — but not Americans, despite the fact that they’re cheap and nutritious.

The Hustle • May 18, 2023

Steph Curry’s offseason: Saving Under Armour and joining the billionaire’s club?

Don’t bet against Curry scoring a seat in LeBron James and Tiger Woods’ 10-digit fraternity.

Ben Berkley • May 17, 2023

Sherlocking, explained

When it comes to Apple, Sherlocking is a nail-biter for app developers.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 16, 2023
olive oil prices over time

With more pressing concerns at hand, olive oil drama stirs on LinkedIn

Climate change has hurt olive production, stranding olive oil customers at a costly pit-y party.

Jacob Cohen • May 16, 2023

Vice Media goes broke as the news continues to break

It’s been a hard year for outlets that once sat at digital media’s cool kids table.

Ben Berkley • May 16, 2023

The air ambulance industry is looking up

Improving tech and an aging population paint a rosy picture for airlift providers.

Ben Berkley • May 15, 2023

Reminder: Winning the lottery only works if, y’know, you actually claim the money

Why $2B in lottery prizes goes unclaimed in the US every year — and what happens next.

Ben Berkley • May 15, 2023

Digits: A literal testament to one’s wealth, and more newsy numbers

Plus: Mexican food is hot, employees are on cloud nine-to-five, and more.

Jacob Cohen • May 15, 2023

Is wellness the new airline miles?

Ness is a new credit card company that rewards members for health and wellness purchases.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 12, 2023
assorted rodeos' local economic impacts

It’s looking like a bull market for… the bull market

Rodeos are putting a lot of money in a lot of chaps’ pockets.

Jacob Cohen • May 12, 2023

The AI giveth and the AI taketh away

A roundup of the latest gifts and rifts surrounding AI.

Ben Berkley • May 11, 2023
shipping boxes

Kiss your free returns goodbye

Companies are ditching free returns, much to their customers’ displeasure.

Sara Friedman • May 11, 2023

A rush to save the memes of Imgur

Imgur’s impending content purge proves the impermanence of the internet.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 10, 2023

Top bosses want you back in the office — like, right now

Execs’ return-to-office push isn’t walking on eggshells anymore.

Ben Berkley • May 9, 2023

What does it mean when AI ‘hallucinates’?

Everything we know — and don’t know — about AI going rogue.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 9, 2023
Hawaii tourism by year

Planning a summer trip? Maybe skip Hawaii, says Hawaii

Lei low, spend high: Hawaii struggles to strike a delicate balance in its bid to solve overtourism.

Jacob Cohen • May 9, 2023

Houseplants get pricey as our love for them grows

Plant lovers’ spending is up — sometimes with unbelievable price points.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 8, 2023
burnout retreats

How many zeros would you shell out to feel less zeroed out?

Widespread burnout is driving the expansion of specialized clinics. Very, very expensive specialized clinics.

Ben Berkley • May 8, 2023

A new tool aims to connect Black talent, tech firms

AfroTech’s new tool connects tech companies with diverse talent pools.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 5, 2023
Chegg stock

Investors worry Chegg could be schooled by ChatGPT’s A+ homework help

Simply acknowledging the impact of AI gave edtech firms a harsh haircut.

Jacob Cohen • May 5, 2023

Stretch limos are going, going, going, gone

“The bigger the better” has given way to “the longer the wronger.”

Ben Berkley • May 4, 2023

Where business is headed in 2023: Highlights from 3 reports

Where business is headed in 2023: Highlights from 3 reports

Ben Berkley • May 4, 2023
wedding rings

Tying the… bot?

The wedding industry is the latest one to confront its union with AI.

The Hustle • May 3, 2023
talking on Zoom

What makes someone a good Zoom talker?

BetterUp analyzed 1.6k+ Zoom conversations to find out how we interact over video and what we like in a conversation partner.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 2, 2023
Tesla gross profit margin

Tesla charges ahead with lower prices, sacrificing profits and shocking rivals

Elon Musk’s profit-margin tinkering is making waves across the auto industry.

Jacob Cohen • May 2, 2023
dog and bones

Man’s best friend may be getting a new best friend — and it’s AI?

Companion is a smart device billing itself as “your dog’s automated, always-available playmate.”

Ben Berkley • May 2, 2023

Life found a way with… a PS5 controller?

Startups are looking to automate IVF, making it more affordable and reliable for aspiring parents.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 1, 2023
money wagered by year

DraftKings versus FanDuel — Who are you betting on?

Online sportsbooks are trying to move odds in their favor for their own high-stakes arms race.

Ben Berkley • May 1, 2023

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