Tag Archives: Bird

Will E-Scooters Be a Disaster For New York City?

On Thursday, scooter startup Bird hosted a demonstration of its electric scooters in preparation for legislation that aim to make the company’s scooter-sharing service legal on the streets of New York City. While the scooters themselves are a joy to ride, I can’t help but worry New York will find a way to ruin the…

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Here’s Ten Disruptive Car-Related Business Ideas That Will Probably Make You Super Rich

Are you sick of being broke all the time? Eating sandwiches with scraps of cardboard with the word “HAM” scrawled on them? I know I am. But I’m not here to complain; I’m here to solve problems and chew gum, and my debit card got declined when I tried to buy gum. So, here, my gift to you, 10 sure-fire get-rich…

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Bird, A Company That Rents Scooters, Is Reportedly Now Valued At $2 Billion

Electric scooters have flooded the streets of several cities across the U.S., propped up by venture capitalists backing several scooter renting startups that are duking it out to become Scooter Champion. One in particular, Bird, is raising an additional $300 million in new funding, according to The New York Times,…

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I Tried San Francisco’s Electric Scooter Share And It Was A Nightmare

Someone, Bird founder Travis VanderZanden formerly of Uber, decided it was a great idea to litter the streets of San Francisco with tiny electric driven scooters. He raised $300 million dollars to put these tiny EVs on street corners. Speaking to a friend who lives in the Potrero Hill neighborhood, this was seemingly…

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This Bird At The Australian Grand Prix Just Doesn’t Care

This bird has the biggest bird-balls of all. He’s mere feet away from Formula One cars at Albert Park and can’t be bothered to stand anywhere else. He’s either got the best seat at the Australian Grand Prix, the most dangerous seat, or both. Talk about bird-nerves of steel.

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​Nothing Prepares You To Take A Bird To The Face On A 300-HP Superbike

​Nothing Prepares You To Take A Bird To The Face On A 300-HP Superbike

On an average ride you can expect to get pelted with bugs and lit cigarettes and the occasional McDonald’s wrapper. But testing a supercharged, 300-horsepower superbike brings its own risks, including taking a bird to the head at over 200 mph. [Warning: A bit gory.]

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