Would you wear an invisible bike helmet? Watch the crash test video and see if the designers have really achieved the impossible.
What's a bike counter and why does that matter? Portland, OR just put in the United States first bike counter to much fanfare. Turns out they are popping up all over the world and changing the way people think about bikes and about the oft-cited phrase 'job creation'.
Here's a forecast and 118-year drought map that will give you dry mouth. We are in the worst drought in 800 years - this could make the Grapes of Wrath look like a fairytale. Perhaps Colbert said it best in this drought satire 'Folks, folks...I did not know this, an arid hellscape is not optimal for agriculture."
An exercise in visualization: What would the world look like if we all lived like Americans? We might need to supersize the galaxy.
And on to the new rust: We often hear about modern metropolises employing cutting-edge green technology, but Catherine Tumber's Small, Gritty, and Green makes the case that the Rust Belt cities could play a central role in a greener, low-carbon, relocalized future.
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