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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

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Study: Birds Evolved Shorter Wings To Avoid Cars

Researchers at the University of Tulsa recently discovered that birds have, over the course of time, evolved into having shorter wings in order to avoid being hit by cars.

03/20/2013

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U.S. Roads Are In Terrible Shape: Can Taxes Fix Them?

Many roads in the U.S. are in desperate need of repairs or upgrades. Current taxation probably isn’t enough.

10/17/2012

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