On this week’s show, Darren examines recent stories about people who put a baby bison in their car in Yellowstone National Park. Next, Cristina does the math on how much Uber drivers really make. Last, Adam fact checks headlines claiming that a Quebec teenager found a lost Mayan city.
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Helping Or Hurting Wildlife?
Is Uber A Scam?
Forbes: Uber Data Show How Wildly Driver Pay Can Vary
Metro: If you think you’ll get rich driving UberX in Toronto, think again
Huff Post: What Do Uber Drivers Earn? $4.60 An Hour, Montreal Experiment Concludes
Huff Post: Toronto Uber Drivers On Average Made $3,125 In First Year
Annual Cost to Own and Operate a Vehicle Falls to $8,698, Finds AAA
Uber Driver Invite – Includes Graph from YouTube video
Observer: Search… Observer BUSINESS & TECH Uber Drivers Plan Boycott After Fare Cuts Slash Their Earnings to Below Minimum Wage
Slate: In Search of Uber’s Unicorn
Did A Teen Find A Lost Mayan City?
Un adolescent dÈcouvre une citÈ maya – Le Journal de Montreal
“Forgotten Mayan city ‘discovered’ in Central America by 15-year-old” – Independent
Quebec teen uses stars to locate possible lost Mayan city in Mexican jungle – CBC
Quebec teen discovers ancient Mayan ruins by studying the stars – Yahoo
Orion correlation theory – Wikipedia
Experts question possible discovery of Mayan city by Quebec teenager – The Globe and Mail
Quebec teen, backed by Canadian Space Agency, thinks he found lost Mayan city. Scholar not so sure – National Post
Some time ago, I was driving through Algonquin Park and saw several cars parked by the side of the road. I stopped to take a look. Lo and behold, on the other side of the shallow draining ditch were a couple of unattended bear cubs,. Cute.
Scary: some parents were posing their young kids standing by the road with the cubs a mere 10 meters away in the background.
Can you get a Darwin Award for getting your children mauled by a an angry Mama bear?
I enjoyed the use of interstitial music.