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Sep 06

How Memorizing "$19.05" Can Help You Outsmart the MTA -

iquantny:

We’ve all been there. The train is coming into the station, and you grab your MetroCard and quickly try and swipe it at a turnstile.

"Please Swipe Again". "Please Swipe Again". "Insufficient Fare".

The last two words are killer. You think to yourself “I swear I had a balance on this card”….

Love this

Aug 06

Proud to be a BigApps Finalist -

renthackr:

We’ve got more big news to share about RentHackr—news we’ve had to keep quiet until today. BigApps — the annual competition for the best ideas that revolutionize how people live, work, learn, and play in NYC and around the world — has named RentHackr as a finalist!

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If you don’t…

Jul 29

arig:

"Post No Selfie." Spotted at a construction site on Vanderbilt Avenue.

arig:

"Post No Selfie." Spotted at a construction site on Vanderbilt Avenue.

Rolling Out Better Tools for Renters -

renthackr:

The word is out about RentHackr and we’re growing fast: over 15,000 users and climbing! We’ve demo’d far and wide from NYC BigApps to the Queens Tech Meetup, and we’re even pitching at Fenway Park on August 6th with WeWork.

Behind the scenes, we’re hard at work making…

guardian:

Flooding from summer storms that brought parts of Britain to a halt over the weekend is gradually subsiding and forecasters say much of the country will enjoy dry weather on Monday and over the coming week. 
• Lightning strikes the UK - in pictures
Lightning illuminates Brighton pier, East Sussex. Photo: Max Langran/Apex

guardian:

Flooding from summer storms that brought parts of Britain to a halt over the weekend is gradually subsiding and forecasters say much of the country will enjoy dry weather on Monday and over the coming week. 

• Lightning strikes the UK - in pictures

Lightning illuminates Brighton pier, East Sussex. Photo: Max Langran/Apex

(Source: theguardian.com)

Jul 17

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May 30

jamescobo:

me arriving at the party

jamescobo:

me arriving at the party

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May 19

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The FCC Open Internet Vote -

nickgrossman:

Yesterday, the FCC met to vote on its notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the Open Internet. As was generally expected, the commission voted, along partisan lines, to move forward with their plan for Open Internet rules — a plan that, as currently designed, would allow for fast lanes and…

May 16

booooooom:

new fav image on the entire Internet

booooooom:

new fav image on the entire Internet

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May 15

Five Questions with Maz McWilliams -

stellerstories:

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Today we are excited to kick off a new weekly blog series that aims to dig a little deeper into some of Steller’s most compelling stories. Each week we will ask an author to answer five questions related to his/her Steller story. This week we are focusing on Maz McWilliams, author of…

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