Venezuela just became one of the few countries in the world that does not sell Coca-Cola. Tom Standage of the Economist tells NPR’s Rachel Martin what that says about the Venezuelan economy.
A new survey finds more young adults now live at home with parents rather than with a spouse or romantic partner. Kim Parker of the Pew Research Center talks about the factors that fuel this trend.
Forget paid parental leave. Some companies offer compensation for surrogacy and adoption, or are helping traveling moms ship breast milk. The benefits are a relatively cheap way to recruit and retain.
Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel revealed he was a backer of Hulk Hogan’s successful invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker.
Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Theil revealed he was a backer of Hulk Hogan’s successful invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker. Thiel has supported libertarian causes, futuristic startups and started a foundation that funds young people who skip college to work on entrepreneurial projects.
Why stare at your smartphone screen to get directions when you can let your sneakers guide you to your destination using Bluetooth and vibrations?
Earlier this month, voters in Austin, Texas, rejected an effort to overturn the city’s rules for ride-hailing companies. Uber and Lyft tried to prevent fingerprinting of their drivers, and now both have left town. A few other ride-share companies have popped up to help fill the void. NPR explores how people are getting around town without Uber and Lyft.
Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.
The crash last week of an EgyptAir passenger plane flying from Paris to Cairo is not likely to help Egypt’s battered tourism industry.