Sir Alec Guinness

Sir Alec Guinness

April 2, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of  Sir Alec Guinness (1914-2000). In his career of more than 50 years, this British actor appeared in a wide range of roles in plays, films and TV shows, including star turns in drama, comedy, spy stories and more. We have many of Guinness’ movies […]

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Everyday Economics, for Those Who Dislike Math

Why is a cup of coffee, a good idea, viewing a TV show, life-saving surgery or clean air actually worth? The answer is, “It depends.” According to Eduardo Porter’s The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why we Pay What we Do, prices are everywhere, and how much we pay is determined by the […]

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