How you feeling today? Need an ibuprofen? We asked Google to send us the rates that different metros searched for “hangover” on New Year’s Day from 2014 to 2018. Louisville, Kentucky isn’t feeling super good right about now. Good morning! New Year’s Eve is a time when many people consume more alcohol than they are otherwise accustomed to, and so it follows that New Year’s Day is a day when many people experience a hangover more severe than they are otherwise accustomed to. We reached out to the Trends team at Google News Lab to get the full figures for searches for the phrase “hangover” on January 1 in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. We recieved data on how many searches there were for “hangover” in over 200 metropolitan areas. We then looked at the largest metros – the 63 where there were more than 500,000 inhabitants – to determine which were the least and the most hungover based on Google’s metrics. … [Read more...] about The most hungover places in America on New Year’s Day
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By The Washington Post | PUBLISHED: November 23, 2018 at 2:48 pm | UPDATED: November 23, 2018 at 2:48 pm By Hamza Shaban | Washington Post Working from home could become even more rewarding. Tulsa is aiming to attract people by offering those who work remotely and entrepreneurs $10,000 to move there. If they agree to stay for at least one year, the workers will receive cash that includes rent subsidies and stipends. The initiative in Tulsa is the latest effort to convince people to move to smaller cities. The programs dangle thousands of dollars in perks and incentives, hoping to draw in workers who might otherwise settle in major metropolitan areas. Since the financial crisis, the country’s most prosperous cities have become more economically dominant. According to a Brookings Institution report on economic inequality, the rise of information technology has rewarded areas that are already densely developed. Dubbed Tulsa Remote, the program is sponsored by the George Kaiser … [Read more...] about Would you move to Tulsa? Would you do it for $10K?
Kate Taylor, provided by Published 9:25 pm CST, Monday, November 5, 2018 Fred Greaves/Reuters Amazon is closing in on deals to develop its second headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, The New York Times reported on Monday evening. While state and cities have been fighting to win Amazon's HQ2, many people are less than pleased with the reported decision. Critics say Amazon's decision to split the headquarters make the drawn-out process seem like a PR stunt. Meanwhile, many New Yorkers are unhappy with the idea of Amazon opening HQ2 in the city, despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo's efforts to win over the company. Amazon is reportedly finalizing its HQ2 plans. And, people aren't happy. After months of deliberations and dramatics — without many official communications from Amazon — the company is finalizing plans to split its second headquarters between two … [Read more...] about People are furious about Amazon’s reported decision to split its HQ2 between New York City and Virginia after months of deliberation (AMZN)
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Dave Epstein Globe Correspondent October 23, 2018 Hurricane Willa will move into Mexico Tuesday evening, and once it’s over land it will quickly lose its tropical characteristics. However, this is not the end of the storm. Weather knows no country boundaries, and this particular storm will move into the United States on Wednesday and then along the Gulf Coast before making the turn toward the Northeast late this week.An active jetstream will capture what’s left of Willa and reform it into a fall nor’easter. Meteorologically, it’s quite interesting that the storm will take this track and will end up affecting Canada as well.Since we haven’t had a nor’easter in several months, it’s worth reminding folks that the term doesn’t necessarily mean snow. It just means that a storm will move up the coastline and provide … [Read more...] about After Hurricane Willa hits Mexico, it’ll come to New England as a nor’easter
Sunderland City Council’s deputy leader has called for more clarity from transport bosses on their “priorities” for expanding Metro services in future. On Friday, the North East Combined Authority (NECA) transport committee discussed a new report stating the system already contributes £437m to the regional economy every year.The external report – commissioned by Nexus – found there was a case for expanding the network to parts of Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland and Northumberland.It added every commuter, shopper or tourist riding on the Metro adds an average of £8.50 to the economy for every journey they make.Under the ‘Metro Futures’ programme, any service expansion would include weighing up economic benefits and a full business case.Deputy leader of Sunderland City Council, Michael Mordey, speaking at Newcastle Civic Centre meeting, called for clarity on the potential expansions, including the prospect of a new Washington … [Read more...] about Sunderland council chief wants clarity on ‘priorities’ for Metro expansion