December, 2012

Sweet Cabbie…

Sweet Cabbie…

Now that’s one sweet ride. Taxi driver Mansoor Khalid is on a one-man mission to cheer up New Yorkers with a daily dose of candy. “The New York life is not the easy life,” Khalid, 36, told the Daily News. “People are depressed. I see a lot of people stressed sitting back there.” Khalid is no stranger to stress. He dubbed his taxi the NYC Candy Cab after his 2-year-old son died in...

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Noor Siddiqui gets $100k Thiel Fellowship to pursue entrepreneurial dream

Noor Siddiqui gets $100k Thiel Fellowship to pursue entrepreneurial dream

VIRGINIA (USA): 18-year-old Noor Siddiqui, daughter of first-generation immigrants from Pakistan, was accepted to her dream schools: The University of Virginia, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and The University of Chicago. But her dream is to get more than just a degree. Siddiqui wants to change the world. “What I care about is empowering the bottom billion. So I care about...

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