Joe Pinsker

Joe Pinsker

Joe Pinsker is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers families and education.

Morning People Are More Likely to Lie to Their Bosses in the Afternoon

And night owls tend to be less ethical in the morning. Siestas might make everyone behave a little better.

Coming Soon: A Mattress Store With No Salespeople

It'll be like a vending machine—but for beds.

Teens Are Having a Hard Time Getting Summer Jobs

Since working over school breaks can predict future job prospects, this matters. 

One City in Pakistan Makes Nearly Half of the World's Soccer Balls

But its factories remain very inefficient, even though there are cost-saving technologies available. Why?