What Portuguese Aqueducts, Google Fiber and Kansas City have in Common

I love Airbnb.  Look at this view from the apartment I booked in Lisbon!  Not only was it far cheaper than the business class hotels in Lisbon, it was in a location and with a view that no hotel could beat. Plus, what hotel would provide you with a historic, clanging elevator that rumbled all night next to your bed?

While I stood out on the terrace appreciating the view, I thought to research the aqueduct below my apartment.  What I learned is that the aqueduct has things in common with Google, mobile applications, Texas A&M and Kansas City, MO.  Here is what I learned: