Posts filed under “Travel”

Volkswagen Public Service Announcement:

VW demonstrates why you shouldn’t text and drive.

 

 

Volkswagen – Eyes on the road

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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

Baumgartner’s 24 Mile Freefall in HiDef

October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner ascended more than 24 miles above Earth’s surface to the edge of space in a stratospheric balloon. Millions across the globe watched as he opened the door of the capsule, stepped off the platform, and broke the speed of sound while free falling safely back to Earth. Felix set three…Read More

Category: Travel, Weekend

Winnipeg: 45 Below 0°F

Exactly one year ago today, I thought it might be fun to speak at a CFA conference in Winnipeg. In January. In the least hospitable major city in North America that is not in Alaska. Read this: 27 Below 0°F; 45 Below 0°F Wind Chill See also: A bull-and-bear naturalist (Winnipeg Free Press) An investor’s…Read More

Category: Travel