Uber launches electric bike-sharing serving in Germany

Move is part of firms efforts to patch up its relationship with European governments Uber has launched an electric bike-sharing service in Germany as part of efforts to repair its relationship with European governments. The controversial ride-hailing app has been prohibited from operating some of its services in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Belgium, after […]

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America’s road trip: will the US ever kick the car habit?

Motor City Detroit built the automobiles, oil capital Houston fuelled them and Los Angeles was carved up by freeways in their honor. Yet now all three cities are pushing walking, cycling and the use of public transport. So does this mean Americas love affair with the car is eventually waning? Cities is supported by About […]

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Rosa Barba examines the everyday chaos of Sao Paulo’s ‘giant earthworm’ highway

Shes explored cities around the world, and now the Italian artist has cast her eye on the Minhoco, a controversial insignium of a splendidly untidy megalopolis In the center of the largest city in Latin America, amid a wood of closely packed towers, snakes an elevated freeway of more than three kilometers, slicing from east […]

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Detroit plays Aretha Franklin’s reaches and recollects its hometown queen

Detroiters recollect a singer who changed the course of music but always espoused her often beleaguered hometown Detroiters continue to celebrate Aretha Franklin, their homegrown’ queen of soul ‘, with events, gatherings and tributes that show no signs of slowing down. The singer died from pancreatic cancer on Thursday, at her home in the city. […]

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How cycling is maintaining the fight for women’s rights moving in Saudi Arabia

Baraah Luhaid is determined to cycle freely, and she is enouraging other women to join Spokes Hub, her gender-inclusive cycling community Saudi Arabia remains one of the world’s most repressive countries for women, where a man’s permission is obligatory for women to access human rights, and feminist activists risk arrest. Some changes are sneaking in: […]

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Brexit worries from the Irish border- a photo essay

Amid the growing tensions over Brexit and the border, photojournalist Charles McQuillan gratified people whose run takes them across the frontier. Many expressed fears about the future and the possible return of old divisions In June 2016, Britain voted to leave the EU by 52% to 48%, but Northern Ireland voted by 56% to remain. […]

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Brexit frets from the Irish border- a photo essay

Researchers at the University of Florida( UF) are boldly running where no one has gone before- figuratively speaking, that is. In a study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, astronomers with the Dharma Planet Survey, a project be concentrated on low-mass planets around bright stars, have pinpointed Star Trek’s famous planet […]

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Amsterdam’s solution to the obesity crisis: no fruit juice and enough sleep

The city is successfully fighting fat by promoting tap water in its schools, along with healthy cooking classes and a ban on fast food sponsorship The city of Amsterdam is resulting the world in ending the obesity epidemic, thanks to a radical and wide-reaching programme which is getting outcomes even among the poorest communities that […]

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Soil carbon storage not the climate change fixing it was thought, research discoveries

Soils potential to soak up planet-warning carbon dioxide emissions has been overestimated by as much as 40%, say scientists Hopes that large amounts of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions is likely to be buried in soils appear to be grossly misplaced, with new research finding that the ground will soak up far less carbon over the […]

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