Features by Max Bernstein

What happens when you try to become an NYC Lyft driver

What it takes to get a pink mustache. Hint: You need a car, you can't be a felon.
Posted In: Lyft, Uber, taxi, startup

'Seinfeld' by the numbers

The "Show About Nothing" put quite a bit of something into its creators' pockets.
Posted In: Seinfeld, television, syndication

The numbers behind the Export-Import bank

The Export-Import Bank has been in the news this week. But what exactly is it?
Posted In: Kevin McCarthy, Ex-Im Bank

Don't have cable and want to watch the World Cup?

Cord-cutters who want to watch the World Cup are going to have to get creative.
Posted In: World Cup, cord cutting, WatchESPN, VPNs

Ultimatums are for children and Congress: Listeners respond to the shutdown

In response to the shutdown of the federal government, we asked for your experiences with giving others financial ultimatums.
Posted In: Congress, government shutdown 2013, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare

4 surprising changes on the American farm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has just released 76 years worth of farming data.
Posted In: farms, USDA, horses, Agriculture Department

The numbers for May 17, 2013: Bill Gates is the richest man in the world (again)

$72.7 Billion

The net worth of Bill Gates, who is once again the richest man in the world after Microsoft's stock price rose on Thursday. (LAT)


How many miles, on average, between a re-tweeter and the original tweet, says a set of visualizations. (Scientific American)

50 million

Venezuela's government has promised to import this many rolls of toilet paper to help citizens do their business after a nation-wide shortage. (The Atlantic)


The chance of winning this year's Eurovision contest for Danish pop singer Emmelie de Forest, according to Microsoft's PredictWise software. For the record, it guessed this year's Oscar winners in 19 out of 24 categories. (Bloomberg)


The price per share of Facebook stock, one year since Facebook's IPO. The social media giant debuted at $38 a share. That said, sales are up 36 percent this year. (Time)

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