South of Berlin, a giant airplane hangar on a former Soviet airbase has been transformed into a sunny, sandy resort. Known as the Tropical Islands, the space is 1,181 feet long, 689 feet wide, and 351 feet tall.
Morgan Stanley's Gerard Minack calls outperformance of U.S. stocks versus global stocks "the most obvious feature of global equities over the past two years." What's been driving U.S. outperformance? Earnings.
Mike Busarello's Digital Textbooks's insight:
This chart would have been but a pipe dream 3 years ago!
How Google Maps Change Pedestrian Behavior The Atlantic Cities Earlier this week BBC News published an interesting feature on the ways Street View in particular, and Google Maps in general, impacts how pedestrians navigate a city.
Maps Show 'Class Divide' in Somerville, Boston Patch.com Back to Somerville, the map shows the Winter Hill, East Somerville, Ten Hills and Magoun Square areas as places dominated by the service class, representing people who engage in "low-wage,...
A whopping 71 percent Americans believe undocumented immigrants currently residing in the United States should legally be allowed to remain, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center. The support transcends race and — for the most part...