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A Behavioral Economist Tries to Fix Email

A behavioural economist analysed the inefficiency of email. The problem is perhaps best exemplified by the fact that it takes on average 25 minutes to return to a task at work once disturbed, yet in a survey respondents suggested 35% of their recent emails never needed to be seen at all.

The Cartel Next Door

A murder in upscale Texas community was so rare as to be a shock in itself. But it rapidly transpired that this efficiently executed hit was out of the ordinary.