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Financial Proof that Uber is Destroying Taxi's

The scariest part — for taxi companies — is the bottom part of the chart where the blue bars indicate sales coming from foreclosures.

Medallions used to confer on companies a type of monopoly or cartel — you could not operate a taxi in New York without one. 71 more words


Major Chords

An Iranian harpsichordist and an Israeli mandolinist, Mahan Esfahani and Avi Avital, show the world what is important. The greatest minds are more interested in whether to create in a “major or a minor chord”, says one of them, than in dredging historic hatreds. 20 more words


Animals Mud Wrestling

Cameron: Alright Alex, I’ve wanted to talk about this for some time. In all honesty it’s really been in the back of my mind ever since you said it. 2,227 more words


Event Recap - In Conversation with Helaine Becker

Thanks to those who were able to come to our skype conversation with Helaine Becker this afternoon!

This event was co-hosted with Librarians Without Borders. LWB’s chair, Angela, led the conversation in which Helaine told us about her experiences as a writer, her career in publishing, visiting schools and their libraries, and her work advocating for literacy all over the world. 171 more words

I Don't Like Big Books

Big books terrify me. I know that they intimidate a lot of people other than me but so many people seem to love reading them once they actually get around to it and I just… don’t. 558 more words


Engineering FYI, February 2015

Today, February 26, is national Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day. You can learn more about this “Girl Day” campaign with activities, involvement opportunities, and videos on the… 120 more words

Engineering FYI

Aubree Turned 20 (Japan Week 41)

We had transfer calls on Saturday and I am transferring. I am going to Kasugai. I’m really going to miss the people of Gokiso! They are all so nice :) I also have loved being with my companions, Sister Nakamura and Sister Konno, they are way awesome. 486 more words

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