Posts filed under “Travel”

Apollo 11 Retrospective: ‘One We Intend To Win’


Source: Space

Category: Science, Technology, Travel

Data Visualization: What Does a NYC Taxi’s Day Look Like?

This is an absolutely fascinating — hypnotic even — depiction of what the daily metrics of a New York City Taxi looks like, overlaid on top of a map. You can track passengers, distance traveled, revenue, even tips. Bravo! I wish we could make the data from our business (Financial planning/asset management) look this compelling!…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Travel

Volkswagen Public Service Announcement:

VW demonstrates why you shouldn’t text and drive.     Volkswagen – Eyes on the road 25 million views and counting

Category: Film, Travel

Start Up Idea: Disneyland (Prospectus)

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Source: boingboing

 

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Category: Digital Media, Travel, Venture Capital

Very cool way to track public transit in real time

Source: Travic     Continues here

Category: Digital Media, Travel, Web/Tech

The Best Airports in the World 2014

Hmmm, nothing in the United States? Go figure . . .   Source: World Airport Awards, Award Categories, Top 100     The Best Airports in the World 2014 1 Singapore Changi Airport 2 Incheon International Airport 3 Munich Airport 4 Hong Kong International Airport 5 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 6 Tokyo International Airport Haneda 7…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Travel

Government Space Programs

Source: Economist

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Science, Taxes and Policy, Technology, Travel

Follow the Money: The Booming Business of Global Warming

Last month, I wrote about global warming in the context of investment opportunities. As part of that discussion, I mentioned McKenzie Funk’s new book, “Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming.” I thought framing the financial opportunities of this might bypass the usual agnotology and political foolishness. To quote: “This debate is no longer about…Read More

Category: Investing, Travel, UnScience

50 Incredible Natural Phenomenons

Source: Cheap Flights

Category: Science, Travel

What’s Zero Gravity Feel Like?

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has teamed up with the Zero G corporation to give anyone who has already purchased a $250,000 ticket a chance to get acclimated to the experience of zero gravity. Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson traveled down to Cape Canaveral to try it out and break down the business of weightlessness.


Source: Bloomberg Feb. 10 2014

Category: Science, Travel, Video