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Whatever Happened to the 15-Hour Workweek?

Where are the benefits from all that hard work? Shutterstock In 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technological change and productivity improvements would eventually lead to a 15-hour workweek. But, despite significant productivity […]

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Polite Words Boost Online Sales In Japan

(Credit: Getty Images) Polite language that invokes culture or authority helps products sell, according to research on online products in Japan. The same research method could reveal top-selling words in English, Chinese, and other languages. […]