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To avoid accidents and conserve fuel, UPS trucks sometimes take circuitous routes on their deliveries, avoiding left turns.
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February 15, 2017, 2pm PST
The care that goes into each Little Free Library makes each example special and unique. A little architectural expertise can't hurt either.
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February 12, 2017, 9am PST
This start-up uses an AI to comb through Google Street View images, matching users with cities that fit their "lifestyle preferences."
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January 18, 2017, 6am PST
Paris's most tourist-friendly neighborhoods are getting less dense: falling fertility rates, rising costs, and home sharing are all suspected as possible culprits.
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January 11, 2017, 1pm PST
Tony Hsieh laid out a grand ambition two create a more dynamic downtown in Las Vegas that would change cities all over the world. Now, after a series of setbacks and with dwindling funds, that vision seems unlikely to be realized.
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January 4, 2017, 7am PST
European cities have taken a proactive role in regulating Airbnb.
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December 2, 2016, 1pm PST
Services like Amazon Prime and other quick delivery online retailers are creating more demand for short trip delivery, the result is streets jammed with vans. Bikes may offer an alternative.
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October 26, 2016, 11am PDT
A new study has found that just a handful of people are responsible for the majority of noise complaints directed toward airports.
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September 22, 2016, 8am PDT
On-demand laundry service Washio is only the most recent "Uber-for-X" startup to shut down.
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September 19, 2016, 5am PDT
Recycled metals, plastics, glass, and other materials are more economical than ever. Welcome to a new era of waste management.
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September 14, 2016, 9am PDT
The new exam is required nationwide for commercial use of drones.
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August 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Discrimination has always been a threat as landlords consider new tenants, but now there's new technology to potentially exacerbate the problem.
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August 19, 2016, 12pm PDT
Planning for the first human occupied martian cities is taking its next big step with three 3D-printed test colonies planned to be erected in the Mojave Desert.
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August 16, 2016, 8am PDT
Confronting a problem that affects roughly 75 percent of the world's population, a new system will give every place on Earth an address based on three words.
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May 26, 2016, 8am PDT
Recent data from Trulia reveals that the number of homes worth at least million dollars doubled in the past four years. Some places have a veritable monopoly on ritzy domiciles.
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May 24, 2016, 7am PDT
The Downtown Project was envisioned as a five-year plan to develop a hub of start-ups, small businesses, and cultural attractions in Downtown Las Vegas, but things haven't gone according to schedule.
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April 14, 2016, 2pm PDT
A Quartz article describes the recent announcement of the Model 3, and the subsequent response by the market, as a "slow-motion disruption of the global auto industry."
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April 6, 2016, 2pm PDT
An article in Quartz laments the underwhelming results of a generation of gadgets intended to make houses technologically enabled.
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February 11, 2016, 7am PST
Breaking news came in a pair this week for Google's self-driving car technology.
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February 10, 2016, 8am PST
Sarasota County, Florida, has approved a plan to pave over forested wetlands and build parking for a Whole Foods Market. To compensate, the developer is donating another plot of wetlands to the public.
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