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This is the most popular way to find your significant other

September 3rd, 2019 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

Where did you find your last boyfriend or girlfriend, and the one behind that? Did they catch your eye while strolling through a park? Or did you find them perched on the edge of a barstool, sipping a Manhattan? Were you introduced through friends? Or was it a meet-cute situation? Yeah, right. You know you […]



Dutch city cuts ribbon on World’s largest bike garage

September 2nd, 2019 at 3:30 am » Comments Off

The world’s largest bicycle parking facility in Utrecht, the Netherlands. (Photo via CU2030/City of Utrecht) UTRECHT, Netherlands (CN) – When your country has more bikes than people, you need somewhere to park them all. On Monday, the Dutch city of Utrecht opened the world’s largest bicycle parking facility. The Netherlands has a population of 18 […]



The rise of the virtual restaurant

August 26th, 2019 at 11:25 am » Comments Off

Ricky Lopez owns four restaurants: Top Round Roast Beef in San Francisco and three that exist only within the Uber Eats delivery app.CreditCreditCayce Clifford for The New York Times  Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don’t need a dining room or waiters. […]



The new servant class

August 25th, 2019 at 10:52 am » Comments Off

“Wealth work” is one of America’s fastest-growing industries. That’s not entirely a good thing. In an age of persistently high inequality, work in high-cost metros catering to the whims of the wealthy—grooming them, stretching them, feeding them, driving them—has become one of the fastest-growing industries. The MIT economist David Autor calls it “wealth work.” Low-skill, […]



The rural America death spiral

August 25th, 2019 at 10:47 am » Comments Off

  Many of the nation’s current pathologies are taking a heavy toll on the majority-white population living in rural America, which was severely impacted by the opioid crisis and has dealt with falling populations, job losses and rising suicide rates. Why it matters: The malaise and discontent that President Trump has tapped into goes beyond […]



31 ways AI will affect the future of entertainment