There’s A Booming Market For Used Yoga Pants…..WTF?

Like many obsessive collectors, Suzanne Nobles spends countless hours online scouring for treasures. The 25-year-old Arizona-based blogger isn’t tracking down rare antiques or priceless baseball cards, though. No, she’s on the lookout for Lululemon. One recent score—a pair of gray and split-pea green running shorts—cost her $95. While they initially retailed for $54, the shorts…

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I Couldn’t Possibly Cheat At Home – That Would Be Dishonest.

The inability of those employed by banks and other financial institutions to behave morally and ethically has over recent times has become interesting research fodder for those who look at human behaviour. One of the most interesting recent forays into the field of behavioural finance has come from The University of Zurich. Economists Michel Maréchal, Alain Cohn…

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Can a Stock-Trader-Turned-Convict Start a New Life?

One day in the middle of 2008, Sakhawat Khan, a Silicon Valley chip engineer, walked into a small house near the back of his two-acre property that his wife, Roomy, a stock trader, used as a home office. Roomy and Sakhawat met when they were electrical-engineering students at Columbia University. After graduating, Sakhawat started inventing,…

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