September 2013 Archive

Why are Americans giving up their citizenship?

9/28 (BBC) – The number of Americans giving up their citizenship has rocketed this year – partly, it’s thought, because of a new tax law ...

NBC Launches Week of Programming to ‘Help’ Obamacare Succeed

9/28 (Weekly Standard) – NBC announced today that it would be launching a week of programming to help Obamacare get off its feet.

United pilot suffers heart attack during flight

9/28 (AP) – A United Airlines pilot died after suffering a major heart attack while flying from Houston to Seattle.

What Undercover Boss and The Jetsons Tell Us About the Future of Jobs

9/28 (Slate) – …Frey and Osborne estimate that 47 percent of U.S. jobs are “at risk” of being automated in the next 20 years.

How Music Makes Us Feel Better

9/28 (New Yorker) – For six days, researchers observed the patients to see how the different types of background sound would affect their recovery.

San Francisco locals disturbed as Google, Facebook, Apple and eBay professionals move in

9/28 (Independent) – As Google staff flock to the city, a battle is raging at the heart of San Francisco’s middle class.

A mysterious fire transformed North America’s greatest city in 1170

9/27 (io9) – One thousand years ago, in the place where St. Louis, Missouri now stands, there was once a great civilization …

20 Signs You’re A Creative Person

9/27 (Lifehack) – Creative types don’t always get along well with management because they would rather march to the beat of their own drum.

125 Years of ‘National Geographic’ in 10 Incredible Photos

9/27 (Mashable) – Despite the never-ending supply of candid images, manipulated pictures and amateur cellphone shots, the art of photography still thrives…

Why Friday’s cloture vote will embolden cast-iron conservatives, in four easy steps

9/27 (WaPo) – All was not lost on Friday for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and his conservative cohort.

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