Monthly Archives: November 2015

Uber Launches Car Sharing in London

Read the press release below.

Source: Psst, London! There’s a cheaper way to ride arriving Friday

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Gradifi: An App Aiming to Reduce Student Debt

Gradifi is a Boston based firm that offers students the ability to reduce their student debt.

Once a student has submitted his loan details, companies join a Student Loan Paydown Plan. This is a form of employer benefits that is much more attractive to young adults than 401k.

Presumably this is a win-win for both students and employers. The former can get out of debt sooner while the latter can attract, recruit and retain employees who have taken out student loans.

The gradifi.com website offers a calculator that allows students to see how much time and money they can save. (Click on image to link to the calculator).

Gradifi-student loan calculator

Top 100 TV Series by Average Rating

Download the top 100 series by average rating according to IMDB.

Click on the picture to download

IMDB-Top Series by rating – IMDB-Top Series by rating

Frequency of Selected Words in English Language Books

Frequency of selected terms in books scanned under Google’s Ngram programme.
“Trick or treat”

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“Game changer”

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“Quinoa”, around for surprisingly long.

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“Cancer” versus “Diabetes”

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