It's better to be born rich than smart
"A child's success in life is shaped less by their innate talents and more by their social standing and life circumstances from birth to early adulthood."
Half of Americans are a paycheck away from 'financial disaster'
"Missing more than one paycheck is a one-way ticket to financial hardship for nearly half of the country's workforce..."
Air pollution is a 'public health emergency'
"Air pollution may be damaging every organ and virtually every cell in the human...
Housing in San Francisco is so expensive some people live on boats
"The number of boats anchored in the waters between the Marin County cities of...
FCC wants phone companies to start blocking robocalls by default
"If the government's new plan works, the number of robocalls you receive may go...
Snakebites declared world's biggest hidden health crisis
"Scientists said research is urgently needed into the problem as they described...
How much money do you need to be wealthy in America?
"The exact amount can depend on how old you are."
U.S. births fall to lowest level since 1980s
"Number of babies born has declined in 10 of the last 11 years as fertility rate...
China cashes in on the cannabis boom
"China has made your iPhone, your Nikes and, chances are, the lights on your...
Amazon is ramping up its automation efforts
"That would amount to more than 1,300 cuts across 55 U.S. fulfillment centers...
Tesla is running out of cash
"Investors shouldn't expect much mileage out of Tesla's latest capital...
Bitcoin passes $8,000 as value more than doubles in 2019
"Theories range from institutional interest to prices being driven by speculative 'whale' traders."
Party City is facing a helium shortage, will close 45 stores
"Helium is the second-most abundant element in the galaxy, yet Party City is...
Predicting the next power disaster
"After decades of neglect, U.S. infrastructure is cracking, sagging and...
A familiar brand that dominates its many markets
"Every day of the week (even on weekends), boxes from this company are shipped...
Swatting attacks increase security concerns across Silicon Valley
"Tech companies are spending more on protecting personnel as executives are...
Back-seat passengers in Uber, Lyft, ride-hailing vehicles face germs
"Concerns about cleanliness and the dangers of sitting in the back could give you pause the next time your ride rolls up to the curb."
The average American hasn't made a new friend in five years
"Forty-five percent of adults say they find it difficult to make new friends,...
It's time to break up Facebook
"I feel a sense of anger and responsibility"...
Human lifespan could soon pass 100 years thanks to medical tech
"One of the biggest investment opportunities over the next decade will be in...
Microsoft Word is getting politically correct
"Microsoft will soon preview a version of Word that will use artificial...