Remember those great college days when you padded around your dorm in your socks making friends left and right? A couple of entrepreneurs in Syracuse, N.Y., are hatching a plan to give single adults a refresher course in co-living with a new living space design they call “Commonspace.” When construction is complete, Commonspace residents will live in microapartments designed around common living areas to help residents make friends. Read the article.
Listen to a recent presidential debate and you’re likely to hear a discussion on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Timothy Lee from Vox explains that modern trade agreements like the TPP are significant because they upend the rules of the global economy.
The TPP, which would reduce trade barriers for certain products among countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, also has far-reaching implications for labor rules, legal protections for drug companies, and copyright protections. Read the article here.
Most air travelers are pretty much resigned to the fact that flying is likely to be an uncomfortable, stressful, and largely unsatisfying experience. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are three radical ideas that can turn things around by disrupting air travel (in a good way).