April 21, 2021

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels

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By Danny Crichton FromTechCrunch Never ask a wireless engineer working on the NYC subway system “What can go wrong?” Flooding, ice, brake dust, and power outages relentlessly attack the network components. Rats — many, many rats — can eat power and fiber optic cables and bring down the whole system. Humans are no different, as […]

This dog’s heartwarming rescue from a New York subway tunnel will bring you happy tears

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BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable One lucky pup found compassiom in a most unlikely place: The New York City subway. Dakota, aka Loppy the dog, was playing with her dog walker at a park in Brooklyn on Friday when the pooch managed to escape. Frightened, the poor pup ran to a place that she knew […]

NY City subway

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Here’s why the New York City subway is always delayed By Graham Rapier From Business Insider From the looks of straphangers during rush hour, with their headphones, smartphones, and e-readers, it would be easy to miss how old the New York City subway system is. But every day, hundreds of trains run through the largest […]

Medical Tourism Association® forges roadmap to Caribbean — certifies first hospital in Dominican Republic

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Looking to show the world that the Dominican Republic is more than a beach paradise in the Caribbean, Hospital General de la Plaza de la Salud has achieved International Patient Services Certification® (IPSC) – the first healthcare provider in the nation to do so — the […]