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Abolishing child labor took the specter of ‘white slavery’ and the...

Betsy Wood, Hudson County Community College Today, U.S. laws and regulations bar kids under the age of 14 from working in most industries. Children under...

Retailers like Walmart are embracing robots – here’s how workers can...

Beth Humberd, University of Massachusetts Lowell and Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell Walmart recently said it plans to deploy robots to scan shelves,...

A brief history of the s’more, America’s favorite campfire snack

Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University This summer, 45 million pounds of marshmallows will be toasted over a fire in America. Many will be used as...

What the Industrial Revolution really tells us about the future of...

Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University As automation and artificial intelligence technologies improve, many people worry about the future of work. If millions of human workers...

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It’s time for a new approach to travel

Randy Malamud, Georgia State University When I overcame a flying phobia, I resolved to make up for lost time by visiting as much of the...