Posts filed under “Travel”

What Happens to Your Checked Luggage at the Airport

Category: Travel, Video

Economists, Money Managers Gather in Maine for Camp Kotok


Source: The Street

Category: Travel, Video

Subway Symphony

  Hat tip Daily Dot

Category: Music, Travel, Weekend

Most RECOGNIZABLE VOICE IN NEW YORK

THE MOST RECOGNIZABLE VOICE IN NEW YORK
Meet the man behind New York City’s subway announcements.


Source: New Yorker

Category: Travel, Video

Timeline of the Far Future

Mark your calendars. Source: BBC

Category: Digital Media, Science, Travel

Best Way to Find Airfare Online

Source: WSJ

Category: Technology, Travel

The Not So Friendly Skies

@TBPInvictus I’m excited about skiplagged.com, the website that is currently being sued by United Airlines and Orbitz for enabling “hidden city ticketing” (which you should read up on before continuing). I needed to travel to Cincinnati last spring. During a period in which my plans were tentative, round-trip fares were in the mid-$300 range or…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Current Affairs, Really, really bad calls, Travel, Web/Tech

Fueling Road Spending with Federal Stimulus

Fueling Road Spending with Federal Stimulus Sylvain Leduc and Dan Wilson FRBSF Economic Letter 2014-25 August 25, 2014         Highway spending in the United States between 2008 and 2011 was flat, despite the serious need for improvements and the big boost to state highway funds from the Recovery Act of 2009. A…Read More

Category: Taxes and Policy, Think Tank, 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