Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why it sucks to be white collar

Why it sucks to be white collar

Author: Charlie http://charliebroadway.blogspot.sg/   The inspiration for this post came from an essay by Joshua Fields Millburn. The clincher line of that essay was this one: I sat down with …

 

Week 1 – Day 1 on Wall Street

Week 1 – Day 1 on Wall Street

Author : “A Wall Street Broker” (Anonymous) http://wallstreetbroker.wordpress.com/   Today I woke up at 5am in the morning. All trainees were to report to the building at 7:15am. …

 

Taking it to the Streets – Busking Tips From Veteran Street Performers

Taking it to the Streets – Busking Tips From Veteran Street Performers

Author: Michael Gallant http://blog.discmakers.com/2011/09/taking-it-to-the-streets/   Performing to an appreciative audience doesn’t always mean having to pitch a venue, schedule a gig, and pimp it far and wide. In …

 

A guided tour of Asia’s largest slum – Dharavi

A guided tour of Asia’s largest slum – Dharavi

Author: Revati and Charles from Mumbai, India http://different-doors.com/   Dharavi, the largest slum in Asia, home to 600,000 to one million people. Dharavi is the slum featured in …

 

Despite Cancellation Marathon Continues

Despite Cancellation Marathon Continues

Author: Anna Callaghan http://acstylebook.wordpress.com/   Thousands of people gathered around the skeleton of the New York City Marathon finish line in the middle of Central Park. The finish, …

 

Japan: Drinkommunication, when drinking alcohol is a social obligation

Japan: Drinkommunication, when drinking alcohol is a social obligation

Author : Scilla Alecci http://globalvoicesonline.org/   “In wine is truth”, said the ancients. It is true that alcohol in limited quantities helps loosen one’s inhibitions but in Japan it …

 

The First Signs of Spring

The First Signs of Spring

Author: Eric Wilson Ah, the first sunny and warm day of spring in New York. If you were out on Fifth Avenue at lunchtime, you would …

 

Columbia University’s All-Digital GSAPP Abstract Causes Architecture Students To Revolt

Columbia University’s All-Digital GSAPP Abstract Causes Architecture Students To Revolt

Author: Karen Wong http://www.architizer.com/en_us/blog/dyn/81650/columbia-university-abstract-controversy/#.UXK_sSuPhUs   Something was afoot on the Columbia University campus last Wednesday. As dusk set in, students of the Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation, and …

 

The Techno Parade

The Techno Parade

Author: Gerrit Wissink http://blogs.cornell.edu/cuagpw28/   Ah, the beloved techno parade. The biggest free outdoor musical event in the city, the parade began as a protest against the government’s repression …

 

New “Speedminton” Craze Takes Off

New “Speedminton” Craze Takes Off

Author : Louise Brown http://www.dw.de/new-speedminton-craze-takes-off/a-951494   It’s summer in Berlin, temperatures are rising and with it the desire to be out in the park and to relax in …