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Lease-to-own agreements are blowing up

The model offers an alternative to traditional homeownership, but it has some downsides.

Mia Sullivan • 12 hours ago

Inflation is coming for your cookout

The cost of a Fourth of July cookout is up 17% YoY.

Rob Litterst • 12 hours ago

The ‘little things’ that impede inclusivity

Creating an inclusive workplace for women means taking a look at the little things that pile up over time.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • 2 days ago

Bed Bath & Beyond… bad

A roundup of what’s happening with the retail giant.

Jacob Cohen • 2 days ago

Khaby Lame is the king of TikTok

How a laid-off factory worker snagged the TikTok crown from Charli D’Amelio.

Rob Litterst • 3 days ago

What you should know about geofencing

Geofence and keyboard warrants are useful for law enforcement, but they’re highly controversial.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 28, 2022

F1’s insane growth highlighted in new deal

Despite its smaller broadcast package, F1’s digital reach nearly rivals the NFL and MLB.

Jacob Cohen • June 28, 2022

RIP to an eyewear legend

Eyewear tycoon Leonardo Del Vecchio passed away at the age of 87.

Rob Litterst • June 28, 2022

Latin music is taking over the world

“Despacito” helped bring Latin music to a wider audience, and new artists are taking the genre to new heights.

Rob Litterst • June 27, 2022

Have Meta’s election priorities shifted?

Meta seems less interested in stopping IRL election misinformation and more into the metaverse.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 27, 2022

Digits: The CIA’s gym, anonymous donors, and more

Plus: Bitcoin’s energy dip, and an X-wing Fighter model purchase.

Jacob Cohen • June 27, 2022

Will a recession get people back in the office?

Will a recession lead to a return to the office? Or will WFH reign supreme?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 24, 2022

Teens are going back to work

After dropping during the early pandemic, the number of teens with summer jobs is back on the rise.

Rob Litterst • June 24, 2022

Americans are really struggling with medical debt

Over 100m Americans carry some form of medical debt, hurting their ability to save, reach life goals, or get needed care.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 23, 2022

The news around gas prices, explained

How we got here, and what’s being done to fix it.

Jacob Cohen • June 23, 2022

Markets tanked, but tech is just getting started

Why there's a reason to remain optimistic about technology, even when stocks crater.

Codie Sanchez • June 23, 2022

Where are all the public restrooms?

Public toilets have been disappearing for years.

Rob Litterst • June 22, 2022

What happens to swag from failed companies?

Where does swag go when the company dies?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 22, 2022

Amazon’s unique hiring problem, explained

Why the company is running out of workers.

Rob Litterst • June 21, 2022

Uh, what is peecycling?

A surprisingly sustainable solution to synthetic fertilizer is… human urine?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 21, 2022

The NYT’s next era isn’t about news

As digital consumption rises, The New York Times is evolving into a product company.

Rob Litterst • June 15, 2022

Bear and bull markets, explained

Bulls are good, bears are bad — but why do we use those animals to refer to markets?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 15, 2022

The wild evolution of the water bottle industry

We’ve entered a golden age of creativity in water bottle businesses.

Jacob Cohen • June 14, 2022

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