Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens is officially the biggest movie release of all time. let’s look back at how this film has had a monumental impact financially and culturally even before it’s release. Over the past year, five minutes and thirty seconds of footage have been released to the public so far, though trailers, clips, tv spots and teasers. That five and a half minutes accounts for just 4% of the unreleased film’s total two hours and sixteen minutes.
Running for leisure is a relatively new trend in the United States. In the United States, many claim that star athletes such as Steve Prefontaine, the Oregon track star and 1972 Olympian, and Joan Benoit, the first-ever female marathon champion, popularized the sport and brought it to the national stage. Let's examine the data behind the growth of this sport.
Tapping into what tens of millions of Americans have sitting in their pockets, coats, and purses - the cell phone - Uber has completely transformed the way people travel. After a few years in major markets, such as Boston and Chicago, it begs the question of whether or not this transformation has had a positive on these communities. There are many ways to approach this question, but a few salient indicators are city congestion and travel times, job creation and economic impact, road safety, and the market for taxi medallions.
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