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Three Myths About Police Body Cams

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In the wake of the tragic police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, there has been much speculation and debate about what actually transpired. Lots of news commentators seem to believe that the Brown case would be resolved sooner—and there would be less civil unrest—had the officer who shot him been equipped with a body-worn camera. In fact, the Ferguson Police Department has now begun to implement this technology.

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San Francisco to Get its First Raised Bikeway Next Year

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Think of it as urban cycling with a view: San Francisco’s Mission district will soon be home to the city’s first raised bikeway as early as next year. The project will bring a whole new type of bicycle infrastructure to the city – one that’s expected to become more common in years to come. This showcase bikeway is part of the Mission/Valencia Gateway project and it will stretch southbound on Valencia Street from Cesar Chavez Street to Duncan Street.

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Common Overspending Triggers that Can Wreck Your Budget

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Common Overspending Triggers that Can Wreck Your Budget

Common Overspending Triggers that Can Wreck Your Budget

To help shield you from sabotaging your budget, we're exposing eight common overspending triggers—along with smart strategies for how to hit the spending brakes before it's too late.

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Science Graphic of the Week: Where We Should and Shouldn’t Build Roads in the Future

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Humans are going to pave over 15 million miles of new roads in the next 35 years. This map shows where those roads should and should not go.






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TED: Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world? - Martin Rees (2014)

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A post-apocalyptic Earth, emptied of humans, seems like the stuff of science fiction TV and movies. But in this short, surprising talk, Lord Martin Rees asks us to think about our real existential risks — natural and human-made threats that could wipe out humanity. As a concerned member of the human race, he asks: What’s the worst thing that could possibly happen?

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Greening our bathrooms without sacrificing the experience of our guests at yök Casa + Cultura

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At yök we do not only work hard to save energy, but also water. According to Airbnb, guests in Europe renting a home use 45% less water than when staying in a hotel. But there is more to a bathroom than saving water; materials also play an important role
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