How BioNTech Used Cancer Research To Create Its Covid Vaccine

How BioNTech Used Cancer Research To Create Its Covid Vaccine

Over a month and a half before the World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic, BioNTech CEO Uğur Şahin met with his wife, BioNTech’s co-founder and chief medical officer Özlem Türeci, and together they agreed to redirect most of the…

Why Gas Prices In The U.S. Vary

Why Gas Prices In The U.S. Vary

As of October 4, 2021, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States reached about $3.19. A closer look at the costs of a single gallon of fuel can be even more revealing. The refinery count…

What A 25-Year-Old Making $102K Spends In A Week | What I Spend In A Week

What A 25-Year-Old Making $102K Spends In A Week | What I Spend In A Week

Mayowa Alaketu, 25, lives in New York City and earns 102,000 a year as an IT tech. Mayowa also mines cryptocurrency from his apartment. He challenged himself to spend no more than $500 in one week. Will he be able…

How Visa Became The Most Popular Card In The U.S.

How Visa Became The Most Popular Card In The U.S.

$6.7 trillion. That is how much Americans spent using their debit or credit cards in 2019. More than 60% of those purchases were made using cards from Visa, a company that has long dominated the payment card industry. As payment…

Is A $18,500 Trip To French Polynesia Worth It?

Is A $18,500 Trip To French Polynesia Worth It?

Caprica Alston is a seasoned traveler. She has been to 40 countries, and says she has a ton of great hacks for traveling on a budget. “Traveling is pretty much my everything,” Alston says. “I think I wake up in…

The Great Resignation: Why Millions Of Workers Are Quitting

The Great Resignation: Why Millions Of Workers Are Quitting

Americans are leaving their jobs in droves. In August 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs. While some people have left the workforce entirely, job security and better pay are top concerns for others. Dubbed “The Great Resignation”, the exodus of…

Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company makes 24% of all the world’s chips, and 92% of the most advanced ones found in today’s iPhones, fighter jets and supercomputers. Now TSMC is building America’s first 5-nanometer fabrication plant, hoping to reverse a decades-long…

Why Car Buyers Are Ditching Dealerships For Online Sales

Why Car Buyers Are Ditching Dealerships For Online Sales

Many car buyers are moving away from traditional dealerships in favor of the internet. A new crop of online services promises price transparency, short transactions, easy financing, vehicle delivery and even the ability to return cars if it doesn’t work…

Why rich countries are so dependent on migrant workers | CNBC Explains

Why rich countries are so dependent on migrant workers | CNBC Explains

The International Labour Organisation estimates that there are 169 million international migrant workers in the world, making up almost 5% of the global workforce. The majority work in, and are integral to the fast development of high-income countries, but at…