According to a study depicted on NPR on June 20th, researchers conducted an experiment where they dropped 17,000 wallets in 40 different countries, containing varying amounts of cash, contact information and other personal effects. As it turns out, while most of us would think that the wallets would be long gone, the researchers discovered that most wallets, especially those containing cash, were handed over to the authorities. On this episode, we discuss our ideas on why people were leaning more towards honesty, have a conversation about ethical behavior, honesty and theft.
According to Blink, a company which provides motion-detection home security systems, the likelihood of having a package stolen may depend on where you live! California had a per-capita package theft rate of .62%, .19% in New York, .66% in Florida, and a whopping 26% in North Dakota! On this episode, we’ll talk about these rates and the risks associated with leaving packages on our doorsteps!