April 12, 2021

Burning down the mall because you can’t find a shopping cart joins long list of customer overreactions

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By Mary Beth Quirk  From Consumerist When you’ve been wronged by a business — or believe you have been — there are two ways you can try to resolve the situation: one, you can take a deep breath and calmly address the issue at hand by using your words; or, you can go the opposite […]

Here’s why slow-motion video could be more damaging in front of a jury

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By Nicole Orttung, Christian Science Monitor From Business Insider With the proliferation of police officers’ body cameras and popularity of citizens live-streaming run-ins with the police, it’s increasingly likely that court testimony isn’t just one memory of how events unfolded held up against another. More and more, there’s video evidence to consider as well. But […]

The power of consumerism in animal welfare and social justice

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By Praveen Varanasi From alligator Animal welfare is an issue often overlooked by a vast majority of people. When consuming animal products, individuals often don’t realize the suffering and pain that results from the industry. As a society, it is important for us to understand the origins of the products we consume and to place […]

This is exactly how the FBI convinces hedge funders trading on inside information to spill the beans on everyone else

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By Julia La Roche From Business Insider When the FBI wants to get a hedge fund portfolio manager to be a cooperating witness in an insider-trading case, they’ll literally follow that person everywhere, according to FBI Special Agent David Chaves. Basically, the FBI learns how you take your coffee, what you do in the gym, and […]