UPS engineers found that left-hand turns were a major drag on efficiency. Turning against traffic resulted in long waits in left-hand turn lanes that wasted time and fuel, and it also led to a disproportionate number of accidents. By mapping out routes that involved “a series of right-hand loops,” UPS improved profits and safety while touting their catchy, environmentally friendly policy. As of 2012, the right turn rule combined with other improvements — for the wow factor, UPS doesn’t separate them out — saved around 10 million gallons of gas and reduced emissions by the equivalent of taking 5,300 cars of the road for a year.

i am not a fan of left turns onto busy streets either. i avoid them.

Why UPS Trucks Don’t Turn Left (via justin-singer)

Hate them lefties

The Pirate says to the Captain

The Pirate says to the Captain

Official Tumblr Dance

Official Tumblr Dance

Betashop: 90 Things I've Learned From Founding 4 Technology Companies

betashop:

On October 27, 2010 I wrote a blog post about the “57 Things I Learned Founding 3 Tech Companies.”

It has been awesome, flattering, and humbling to see that post went viral and has been seen by so many thousands of people — mainly aspiring entrepreneurs — and has been translated into many…

Borahm Cho: Branding of Peer to Peer Marketplaces

borahm:

When you hear branding than you think of big corporations like Red Bull, Nike and Coca-Cola. They transport their set of values by utilizing, controlling and branding opinion leaders, athletes and film stars with company logos to create expectations, passion and desire for their products.

Reign Man posterizing

Kobe Bryant on “All That” Nickelodeon show (by denniedoll)

Old Penny Hardaway and Jason Kidd Posters - Imgur

Old Penny Hardaway and Jason Kidd Posters - Imgur

#1 overall pick of the 1990’s. Joe Smith is my bestie.

90sjam:

A night of hopes and questionable fashion choices