Here's the story of why the spinning jenny was invented and how the spinning mule usurped it.
Egg-flation is real, and it might be a minute before it gets better.
Thanks to rising inflation costs, there are now five fewer chips in a bag of Doritos than there used to be.
From surgical equipment to gasoline, this map shows the top import and export in each country around the world.
In part because Dollar Tree stock prices have plummeted recently, the stores are pivoting to a “sometimes-more-than-a-dollar” business plan.
Why are used cars so expensive right now? A classic case of low supply, high demand—and it’s affecting the Mountain States the worst.
The reason your refrigerator light doesn’t have a friend in the freezer comes down to cost-benefit analysis.
According to a new survey, the very middle of America is chock-full of workaholics, from North Dakota to Texas.
Printing its own wooden currency is a way for Tenino, Washington, to support residents while keeping cash within its local economy.
During the Great Depression, 50 percent of Chicago's workforce was out of a job. Al Capone, the city's bloodthirstiest gangster, stepped in feed the hungry.
Two U.S. cities made The Economist Intelligence Unit's list of the world's most expensive cities. Can you guess which ones?
More Americans than ever are taking vacations to Iceland, and many are returning home with sticker shock.
It's hard to pick a favorite from these off-the-wall studies exploring topics like whether cats can be both solid and liquid, the physics of walking backwards with coffee, and the brain activity of people who are grossed out by cheese.
Is your risk level "doomed" or "totally safe"?
Chocolate lovers definitely mind the gap.