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Why shutting Uber down is poor regulation by India's central bank

When you finish a taxi ride, between two to ten minutes are wasted in dealing with the payment. You could pay cash, he might fumble on change, you could swipe a credit card, after an interminable delay the device does not work, and so on. 2,418 more words

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How to Read Moby-Dick

by Bethany Taylor

While out walking my dog very early one morning I ran into a frantic woman, beseeching directions to Starbucks.

My reflexive internal response was, “I’m sorry to tell you this, ma’am, but he went down aboard the Pequod,” but I kept the joke to myself, stifled my giggles, and directed the woman towards the coffee shop. 1,271 more words

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an ode to new york city

I find myself wandering down the Chelsea Highline as the sun falls over the Hudson, turning the city a peculiar shade of orange.

Maybe it isn’t the sunset that’s particularly eerie tonight, though.  1,175 more words

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The story of Elon Musk and GM's race to build the first mass-market electric car

One of the hottest clashes in technology pits two pathmakers in the new era of electric cars—Tesla and General Motors. Both are developing pure electrics that cost roughly $35,000, travel 200 miles on a single charge, and appeal to the mass luxury market. 1,888 more words

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'Masters of Sex' Season 2 Episode 7 Recap: "Asterion"

In 1970, the real-life Masters and Johnson were on the cover of TIME Magazine. Last week’s episode of Masters of Sex took place in 1958. 698 more words

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"Street Fighting Man" (The Rolling Stones)

Ev’rywhere I hear the sound
Of marching charging feet, boy
‘Cause summer’s here and the time is right
For fighting in the street, boy

Well, what can a poor boy do… 139 more words

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