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The Danger of Incentives

We all learned from mom the importance of washing hands after a visit to the restroom, but it seems some people have forgotten mom’s words of wisdom. A 2010 study by the American Society for Microbiology found that 85 percent of adults washed their hands in public...

Let’s Cheer for Entrepreneurship

Americans love a good competition—look no further than your local sports bar on NFL Sunday. Fans are deeply invested in the relatively meaningless success or failure of the team that they cheer for. Fair-weather fans everywhere get excited and boast of their team’s...

The Future of Work

In 1918 as World War I was coming to a close, my grandfather, Jack Snow, was born on a farm outside of Jasper, Alabama. Life on the farm was incredibly labor intensive for the entire family and young Jack pitched in as best as he could, even learning how to plow the...