Favorite Name: Robin Chase Famed for: Founder and CEO of Buzzcar and co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar About: Chase grew up in the Middle East, graduated from Wellesley College and the MIT Sloan School of Management, and won a Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She has
Favorite If you were mayor of your town, how would you encourage students to volunteer in their community?
Favorite If you could shadow any political figure, from the past or present, whom would you chose?
Favorite Uber presents a lucrative opportunity for New York taxi drivers with potential salaries of $5,000/month, and they have started to cash in. Since 2012, Uber has accumulated 15,000 drivers in New York. As a result, the number of cabs has decreased significantly. In an effort to replenish
Favorite Due to the relative economic slowdown and anti-corruption efforts of President Xi Jinping, who took office in 2012, this Chinese New Year (February 19) will be disappointing for many when compared to the celebrations of years past. Despite overtaking the US as the largest economy in
Favorite Good news for lung health this week. Since 2000, exposure to secondhand smoke in America has dropped 50%–now only 25% of American nonsmokers were exposed to secondhand smoke. This is due to smoking being banned in many bars, restaurants, offices, and public spaces in around 700
Favorite Throw like a girl? More like study like a girl. A new report from Dr. Gijsbert Stoet of the University of Glasgow in Scotland and David C. Geary of the University of Missouri found that in 2009, high school girls performed significantly better than boys on an international standardized
Favorite Ever wanted to fly to class? To look down below on your city and see people scurrying off to work? Now, that may be possible thanks to SkyTran. SkyTran consists of magnetically levitating “driverless pods, gliding above city streets using a network of elevated guideways.” Riders would
Favorite Babysitters of the world – prepare to be employed. “We haven’t seen anything like this — it’s big and it’s bold,” says Heather Boushey, executive director and chief economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, a left-leaning economic think tank of President