Sometimes the next big thing isn’t easy to spot—even when its the iPhone, which celebrated its 10th anniversary today. Steve Ballmer, founder of Microsoft, infamously said that Apple’s new invention was a waste of money. “Five hundred dollars? Fully subsidized? With a plan? I said that is the most expensive phone in the world,” Ballmer reportedly […]

Scott Santens Scott Santens. People on all sides of the political spectrum are beginning to talk about the idea of basic income —  the idea of paying, without conditions and independent of all other earned income, a monthly stipend just large enough for the meeting of every citizen’s basic needs, like food and shelter. Talking […]

Delta Delta One ravioli. Although in-flight meals have largely disappeared on domestic flights, they are still alive and well on board international flights. And to be honest, airplane food has not always had the best reputation. There’s a good reason for that. Fresh ingredients are cooked, packaged, transported to the plane, and then reconstituted mid-flight […]

Jack Sommer The Brooklyn Bridge celebrated its 134th birthday on Wednesday.  The bridge opened to the public on May 24, 1883 and to mark the occasion the city put on an extravagant firework show between Manhattan and Brooklyn.  Needless to say, the bridge has a long, rich history. Here’s a look at some of the lesser […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images “Just keep your head down and do a good job, and that will speak for itself.” How often have you heard that before? If this was ever true, it certainly isn’t enough in today’s workplace, says Keishi Hotsuki, Morgan Stanley’s Chief Risk Officer. Business communication skills are essential. “When you first start […]

Heathrow Airport The Airports Council International (ACI) recently released its list of the busiest airports in the world. Once again, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) took the top spot, with more than 104 million passengers in 2016. According to the ACI, this represents an increase in traffic of over 2.6% over 2015. The trade group […]

Carl Court/GettyImages Here they are: The darlings of hedge fund stock pickers.  S&P Global Intelligence has released its Hedge Fund Tracker, which takes a look at the holdings of the ten largest pure play hedge funds. Such firms focus on stock picking, have less than 100 positions, and are more activist in their nature than other hedge funds. […]

Business Insider/Hollis Johnson The Genesis GV80 hydrogen concept. Automakers are lining up to invest in hydrogen-powered vehicles, even though the big bucks are still being spent on battery-powered cars. From an infrastructure standpoint, purely electric vehicles make more sense. There are 15,959 electric charging stations in the United States, but only 35 hydrogen stations in the […]