With nearly half of Americans now living in states where weed is legal, holiday sales are going to be lit

More retail dispensaries open this 4/20 should mean more sales. (Photo by Damian Barczak on Unsplash)


After the Trump Slump, top U.S. schools are seeing a rebound in applications from abroad—with one very big exception

Photo: Getty Images


The surprising resilience of the digital nomad and the coming work-from-abroad boom

Digital nomads offline at Outsite Costa Rica. Photo: Outsite


The history of America’s St. Patrick’s Day dinner staple

Corned beef and cabbage at Junior’s in Brooklyn. Photo: Adam Bluestein


After years of buildup, will the pandemic finally put an end to Big Test?

Photo: Wadi Lissa/Unsplash


Why are massive brands and startups selling Tesla shorts, McDonald’s chicken nugget pillows, and Stouffer’s hoodies?

Illustration by James Clapham for Marker


From Gap to Vistaprint, companies are betting on masks to save them. But what happens when the bubble pops?

Illustration: Bráulio Amado


Photo Illustration: Dora Godfrey | Photos: Drew Anthony Smith

What the hottest boomtown off the coasts will look like on the other side


Startups need to brace for fewer seed rounds, harsher terms and more earthly valuations

A $100 US dollar bill against a black background.
A $100 US dollar bill against a black background.
Photo: Mike Kemp/Getty Images


Illustration: Lorenzo Gritti

It only took a pandemic for us to live in Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson’s remote work fantasy

Adam Bluestein

I write about business, science, and things that people do for fun. Work published in Fast Company, Inc., Men’s Journal, Proto, Marker. Vermonter by choice.

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