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Uber bets on flying taxis after closing self-driving car site after fatal crash

The billion-dollar startup is betting self-flying taxis might be safer

20 hours ago from The Independent

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MIT’s Super-Efficient Dispatching Algorithm Minimizes a City's Taxi Fleet

An app-based algorithm could cut Manhattan's cab population by nearly a third

Wed 23 May 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Indigenous communities moving away from government utilities

Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure.

2 hours ago from

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James Bond's iconic GoldenEye Aston Martin DB5 up for sale

One of the most recognizable cars of all time will be up for auction when Bonhams features James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 at its Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on July 13, 2018. The ...

Wed 23 May 18 from Gizmag

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How greener grids can stay lit

Californians love renewable energy. In fact, California just became the first state to require solar panels on all new homes.

14 hours ago from TechXplore

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New FAA program allows companies to easily and legally pilot drones through "no-fly" zones

If you've been keeping tabs on the evolution of drone technology in the past couple of years, you're probably aware of some of the hurdles drone pilots have come across.

11 hours ago from Techspot

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How local communities can transition to sustainable energy systems

What makes for a successful transition to a low-carbon energy system? Local involvement, perceived fairness and information sharing, according to new research from Lund University in Sweden.

20 hours ago from

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Charcoal lighter fluid makes summer grilling more environmentally friendly

Whether they call it a "barbecue" or a "cookout," Americans love backyard cooking. Grilling steaks, hamburgers—even veggie burgers—on a warm summer evening has become such a part of our culture ...

20 hours ago from

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Study highlights environmental cost of tearing down Vancouver's single-family homes

Rising property values in Vancouver have resulted in the demolition of an unprecedented number of single-family homes in recent years, many of which were replaced with the same type of structure. ...

Wed 23 May 18 from

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