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Japan Scandalized by the Nipple Geezer

Almost half of the women in Japan have experienced sexual harassment or groping in public, usually on trains. Kyoto Police are trying especially hard …

Brexit could have terrible consequences for the future of the planet

Britain's vote to leave the European Union (EU) — called the "Brexit" — is rattling the international community at a time when global efforts to slow climate change are more important than ever.<p>The most immediate problem is that financial markets are tanking all over the world, which translates to …

Customers Are Furious Over Costco's Major New Change

Some of them are threatening to go to Sam's Club instead.<p>Twelve million Costco customers across the country will deal with a big change when shopping there from now on. On Monday, Costco officially ended its 16-year deal with American Express. Customers with a Costco-branded credit card were …

This Entrepreneur Created a Global Café Franchise as an 'F You' to Starbucks

6 min read<p>Maria De La Croix has a fine arts degree and an advertising background, and she lives in Stockholm, Sweden -- unlikely characteristics for a Silicon Valley-backed founder. But she does embody the region's status-quo-disrupting ethos.<p>Two years ago, the 27 year old applied for a barista job …

The Arts

Why Should We Pay for ‘Happy Birthday’?

The famous birthday song—more than a century old and still protected by copyright—shows how copyright law has become a corporate welfare program.<p>The …

Beautifully Engineered: 26 Phenomenal Photos of Bridges

Photo by John Cunniff<p>Photo by Roman Boed<p>Photo by Nelson L.<p>Photo by Arno Hoyer<p>Photo by Frank Schulenburg<p>Photo by Esin Üstün<p>Photo by Luke Ma<p>Photo by …

Delta Ends Interline Agreement With American, Leaving Passengers in the Lurch

Two of the world’s three largest airlines, American and Delta, will no longer exchange passengers to help them reach their destinations in bad …