A recent study calculated the environmental costs of a 50-cent fast food hamburger to be 400 times its price at the register.

Question: If consumers felt the real costs that go into making a Happy Meal, would they change the way they eat?

Jonathan Safran Foer: Well,  It’s not a hypothetical, it’s not an imaginary number—that’s what it actually costs.

With its constant commotion, unnecessary meetings, and infuriating wastes of time, the modern workplace makes us all work longer, less focused hours. Jason Fried explains how we can change all of this.

Ohanian’s new company raises money for the developing world by marketing products aimed at “geek” culture. The company’s first high-profile project has generated enough revenue to open a new school in Laos.