You know recession has reached a new low when two Italian plumbers from Brooklyn go to Staten Island to beat a cabbie and steal his cash. That's more or less what happened at this gas station last Halloween.
A young woman's visit to the wondrous(ly dirty) world of New York City was sullied by the loss of her iPod to a cabbie, thanks to big-city intimidation.
The BBC pitted the wits of a black cab driver against the latest GPS technology in an effort to find out whether man or gadget rules the mean streets of rush-hour London. And, in a result that will not surprise TomTom-challenged Londoners one bit, although the TomTom GO 720 won the first round, Andy the cabbie…