If Apple Paid Its Back Taxes, There Would Be No Need For Water Charges Or Property Taxes.
The European Commission has been investigating how Apple got away with paying a tax rate of just 2 percent on massive profits. 388 more words
It wasn’t until after I had finished Paris-Brest-Paris that I learned the term “full-value rider”, for someone who purposely takes as much of the 90-hour time limit as possible to finish, but this had been my plan all along. 3,554 more words
I landed in Paris at the tail end of a massive heat wave that was sweeping across Europe. As I wobbled out of Roissypôle on my hastily deplaned and ill-adjusted bike, sweat immediately started to soak the back of my shirt beneath the backpack that held all of my non-cycling clothes and other travel necessities. 2,639 more words
The start time I had selected when registering was 17:45 (5:45 pm), and my group started by 17:50. This was unlike past PBPs I’d read about, where riders were assigned start times at check in and ended up waiting for hours in corrals before they finally started. 2,396 more words