EFF Says LA’s Scooter Location Data Could Unmask Individual Riders
This month, the Los Angeles Department for Transportation will enter the next phase of collecting the real-time location of scooters like Lime and Bird.
Scooter Companies Split on Giving Real-Time Location Data to Los Angeles
Uber, which is pushing back against the requests for real-time location data of its JUMP scooters, was granted a provisional, month-long permit, while other companies received a full-year license.
Rare Footage Captures Moth Slurping Tears From a Sleeping Bird’s Eyeball
A scientist's video shows a thirsty moth drinking tears from the eye of a comatose bird.
San Francisco Denies Scooter Permits to Uber, Lyft, Bird, and Others
Today’s ruling is a giant middle-finger to Uber, Lyft, Bird, and others who did not receive permits.
There's an Entire Instagram Account Devoted to Destroying Rideshare Scooters
The account Bird Graveyard features footage of the scooters getting burned, thrown off buildings, pooped on, and tossed into the ocean.
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Feral Peacocks Are Terrorizing This Canadian Neighborhood
Surrey, British Columbia, is facing a fowl crime wave.
Scooter Companies Have Two Weeks to Get Off the Streets of San Francisco
The City of San Francisco just gave scooter companies Bird, Spin, and Lime an ultimatum: Get off the street and apply for a permit, or else.
Disrupting the Commons: Dockless Bikes and Scooters Create Layers of Community Instability
San Francisco's electric scooters are disruptive to the communities where they are abandoned and, because they are constantly moving, the issues of abandonment and refuse cycle through neighborhoods.
San Francisco Is Fighting the Scooter Trend With Poop and Vandalism
After years of being a testbed for startups, San Francisco is fighting back by literally smearing shit on scooters.
'Mouthbert's New Friend,' Today's Comic by Robin Vehrs
When a bird destroys Mouthbert's painting, he takes it as a cosmic intervention from Mother Nature.
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Relax from a Stressful Day with This Video of a Crab Brutally Killing a Bird
Nature is bleak.
Thai Hospital Food Is a Delicious World of Shrimp Porridge and Bird Saliva
I had to get 60 stitches in my head in Bangkok and learned that Thai hospital food is a wonderland of delicious noodles, mushroom soups, and chicken delicacies.
Natalie B. Compton