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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is backing a bill that limits the number of Uber cars that will be allowed in New York City.

De Blasio is pushing Uber's buttons

Jul 16, 2015
A new app option simulates wait time if NYC mayor's plan to cap cars goes through.
Posted In: Uber, Bill de Blasio, New York City
Patti LuPone gives a curtain speech following the night she took away a cell phone from a patron who was texting during her performance in the off-Broadway show "Shows for Days."

It's been a tough week for Broadway

Jul 15, 2015
Plus, the first high definition pictures of Pluto.
Posted In: broadway, pluto, cell phone etiquette, cell phones

One last moment from our trip to Athens

Jul 14, 2015
"Don't forget, [Greece is] more than 4,000 years old."
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek

How do you pronounce Greece's favorite food?

Jul 13, 2015
It's not quite as contentious as "gif."
Posted In: Food, Greek, Greece, greekcrisis
The organic food section at a California supermarket.

Reusable bags: A license for junk food?

Jul 10, 2015
Study says shoppers who brought their own totes bought more treats and organics.
Posted In: organic food, shopping, bags
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble arrives for a weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

German finance minister offers Greece for Puerto Rico

Jul 9, 2015
Both countries are struggling with billion-dollar debts.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Germany, Greek, Greece, Puerto Rico

Greece crowdfunding campaign fails to reach goal

Jul 7, 2015
The campaign didn't quite hit its €1.6 billion target.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, crowdfunding
Original Oreos.

Oreos are slimming down

Jul 6, 2015
The sandwich cookie will now come in a thinner variety.
Posted In: cookies, Oreos, Food

Now you can authorize mobile payments with a selfie

Jul 3, 2015
Buy some coffee, take a selfie. Buy a shirt, take a selfie. Buy some ice cream...
Posted In: mobile payment, selfie, mastercard



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