I've never loved a phone as much as my old RAZR, but a lot of that had to do with its indestructibility. You could drop the phone on the ground, put it in your back pocket while sitting, and close it with a forceful snap. An aesthetically similar version that's more expensive and less durable... it's gonna be a no for me.
We've moved on from a knowledge gap to a solutions gap: 80% of survey respondents said they are aware of the adverse environmental impact of plastic, for example, but only 27% were always able to find substitutes.
Have the words “nadir” and “Dirty Grandpa” ever appeared in the same sentence before Adam referred to the 2016 comedy as the nadir of Robert DeNiro’s decline? I suspect not, but that’s just the kind of highbrow insight you can expect from QZ dot com.
The average Indian spends up to 7% of their life in transit, and in major cities more than half of Indians are using public transit. Buses and trains are the perfect place to consume short-form videos—especially if you, like me, can't listen to podcasts without wondering what to do with your eyes.
Citing a McKinsey report claiming white-collar professionals spend nearly 20% of their work week “looking for international information or tracking down colleagues who can help,” Microsoft is pitching Bing to power private internal search results for companies. Never underestimate the importance of a good intranet.
A yellow room can be punishing for people whose sensitivity to sensory stimulation is already enhanced, while painting walls orange can make workers agitated or even hungry (!).
Between 2010 and 2019, the United States saw a 12% decrease in the number of full-service bank branches, and 23 US counties lost more than 50 branches. ....How many US counties gained more than 50 frozen-yogurt shops in that timeframe? Unfortunately the FDIC does not track this data.
Shuttle service Tesloop has seven of the highest-mileage Teslas in the world: A few are nearing the 500,000-mile mark and still going strong. This is an eye-opening look at how EVs could upend the economics of the car market.
Nigeria is the only African nation to win the World English Scrabble Players Association Championship, a victory it has claimed three times in the past four years. Sure, English is the official language of Nigeria, but it’s also one of 200 languages and 400 dialects spoken in the country. So why the
Nigeria is the only African nation to win the World English Scrabble Players Association Championship, a victory it has claimed three times in the past four years. Sure, English is the official language of Nigeria, but it’s also one of 200 languages and 400 dialects spoken in the country. So why the Scrabble success? In the early 1990s, Nigeria’s central government recognized the game as a sport, and some schools today even include in their curriculum.
You might have forgotten the 2006 E. coli outbreak linked to spinach, but US consumers haven't. According to the USDA, annual per capita spinach consumption before the outbreak was about 2.3 pounds. After 2006, it tumbled to about 1.6 pounds, and hasn't recovered since.