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Why is Google trying to get into the hitchhiking business?
For years, 1,200 people an hour have been seeing this six-block stretch of street in secret. But finally, New York City is bringing these back-alley relationships into the light, and giving them the official municipal seal of approval. Now the …
A report this week from the New York Times indicates that bee swarms are increasing in the city. While a debatable point, having more bees would almost certainly be a good thing.
Back in 2011, a tragedy of epic proportions struck the East Village: Starbucks moved in. And not only did it move in, it kicked a beloved local coffee shop, The Bean, out of its flagship location. Even non-coffee drinking elementary …
In the Netherlands, there are more than 30 “Repair Cafes” — groups that meet once or twice a month to repair clothes and gizmos and tools that might otherwise be discarded.
What’s to be done with that neglected, burnt-out shell of a house that’s creating an eyesore in the neighborhood? Josh Ente of New Orleans apparently takes his inspiration from Chuck E. Cheese’s.
Big Tobacco agreed way back in 1998 to stop marketing cigarettes to kids. Turns out cigarette companies are still up to their old tricks — they’re just being slightly more stealth about it.