Driverless Cars Should Spare Young People Over Old in Unavoidable Accidents, Massive Survey Finds
In the Moral Machine Experiment, a survey of more than two million people from 233 countries, people preferred to save humans over animals, young over old, and more people over fewer.
You Can Hail a Public Bus Like an Uber in This City
Can on-demand buses stop Uber from cannibalizing public transit?
Researchers Had ‘No Idea’ Killer Whales Could Dive This Deep
South Atlantic killer whales have destroyed their own record for deep dives—by 1,000 feet.
Connected Car Technology Can Enable Abusers to Track Their Victims
A growing number of automakers are enabling location tracking in internet-connected cars, a technology that experts say can be misused by abusers to track their victims.
This Drone Footage Captures China’s Massive Bikeshare Graveyards
Photographer Wu Guoyong travelled around China to record these colorful mass graves.
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The Inside Story of How Domino’s Got Its Advertising on Potholes
Towns got $5,000 apiece to patch up potholes. Domino’s got a priceless amount of exposure.
A Tesla Is Not Just a Car for Elon Musk’s Superfans
As electric-vehicle rebates dry up, would-be Tesla owners are facing an existential crisis.
In Some US Cities, There Are Over Ten Times More Parking Spaces Than Households
A new report reveals Americans’ addiction to convenient parking at the expense of affordable housing.
These Indigenous Tribes in Nevada Are Embracing Bikeshare
Biking on Indigenous territory can help combat chronic illness and connect youth to the land.
Greyhound’s Cuts in Western Canada Are Going to Screw Over So Many People
The Canadian bus provider announced it’s cutting service to 400 communities. Is it time to start thinking about a nationalized bus service?
Why Don't We Have Free Public Transit?
Estonia just rolled out the largest free public transit scheme in the world. Here's why we're not following suit.
Tesla Battery Caught Fire Twice After Fatal Crash, Investigation Finds
Tesla is still using flammable high-voltage batteries in its cars