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Why are so few people born on Christmas Day, New Year’s...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Christmas and New Year’s are days of celebration in many parts of the world when people gather with family and...

Why would anyone want to sit on a plane for over...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Recently Qantas announced plans to conduct test flights from New York and London to Sydney and two other Australian cities. If...

Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University Americans own nearly half of the world’s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 U.S. residents. Gun control policies may...

How Australia can help the US make democracy harder to hack

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University and Matthew Sussex, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University In the drumbeat of reports about Russian attempts to undermine...

Warnings on US cigarette packs not as effective as those in...

Yoojin Cho, University of South Carolina Cigarette smoke contains more than 9,000 chemicals, including more than 60 carcinogens. According to the U.S. Food and Drug...

Why Trump is right, and wrong, about killing off the TPP

Elizabeth Thurbon, UNSW Australia and Linda Weiss, University of Sydney President-elect Donald Trump is right: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a damaging deal and deserves...

English football holds lessons for cricket, as elites hijack the game

David Rowe, University of Western Sydney Just as Australian cricket followers are coming to terms with the loss of the (men’s) Ashes and the impending...

We need to move beyond the medical model to address Indigenous...

Colin Tatz, Australian National University Despite efforts to prevent suicide among Indigenous Australians, especially the young, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide rate is...

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The unique strategy Netflix deployed to reach 90 million worldwide subscribers

Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan In just a decade, Netflix has grown from a video service with seven million U.S. subscribers to one...