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Evacuated Tube Transport: Sustainable High Speed Transportation of the Future?
Offbeat  (tags: technology, transportation, environment, humans )

Cher
- 638 days ago - greenerideal.com
Can you imagine travelling from New York to LA in under an hour? How about from Washington D.C. to Beijing in just 2 hours?
Puppy Love: Man Travels to Greece to Rescue Dog, Brings Back Two
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Britt
- 807 days ago - nugget.ca
KINGSTON -- In the middle of his 8,000-kilo-metre plane ride from Toronto to Greece to try to find the injured dog he had been forced to leave behind, Ted Davidson wondered if he wasn't just a little bit crazy
Heavy Rain, Mudslides Threaten Homes Across Western Japan
Offbeat  (tags: rain, mudslide, damage, Japan, Kyushu, floods, death, danger, evacuation, transportation )

Naoko
- 1372 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A seasonal rain front brought torrential rain into western Japan beginning in the early hours of July 14, setting records for rainfall around the region. Floods and mudslides have damaged homes and disrupted transportation services, and the Meteorogical
How Vermont's Animals Cross the Road
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Simone
- 1472 days ago - blog.peta.org
It's spring! The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the dueling robins I saw on my way to work this morning are a sign that it's mating season. With animals across the country looking for love, a $150,000 grant awarded by the Vermont Transport
A Smile, Good Attitude Go A Long Way For Disabled Construction Firm Worker
Offbeat  (tags: good news, disabilities, smile, transportation, memory, reliability, employment, earnest )

Naoko
- 1527 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Shigeru Motojima has intellectual, hearing and speach disabilities. But the 31-year-old also has ability to quickly find his way around Tokyo's complicated railway network and has the trains mapped out in his mind. And now, in his seventh year as a sales
Whatcom County, Tribe Reach Deal on Lummi Island Ferry
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Lone
- 1530 days ago - bellinghamherald.com
Lummi Nation and Whatcom County officials have announced an apparent breakthrough on a new long-term lease for the Gooseberry Point ferry dock, which could end the threat of major disruption of ferry service to Lummi Island
One Dead in Miley Cyrus Tour Bus Crash
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Lone
- 1609 days ago - people.com
tour bus transporting Miley Cyrus's crew was involved in a deadly crash outside Richmond, Va., on Friday.
New, All Pet Airline Services Takes to the Skies
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Susan
- 1737 days ago - news.yahoo.com
On Tuesday, the first flight for the husband-and-wife team's Pet Airways, the first-ever all-pet airline, took off from Republic Airport in Farmingdale, N.Y.
Railway Traffic in Pakistan
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Milos
- 1987 days ago - completeall.com
Overcrowded trains in Pakistan.Talk about transport safety! Look at this!
Hyannis Leaders Want Help on Homeless Problem
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James
- 1994 days ago - capecodonline.com
HYANNIS -- Ongoing concern among Main Street business owners over loiterers and problematic "street people" has opened up discussion about whether Hyannis shoulders a disproportionate share of the Cape's homelessness burdens. Boycott Hyannis Cape Cod Ma
Masters of Cargo and Transportation
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Milos
- 2026 days ago - completeall.com
Masters of cargo and transportation If you want to carry something non-standard or volume - refer to these people. They will help you!Safe, cheap and confortable
Castrate Taxi Drivers, Says Miniskirt Protest
Offbeat  (tags: women, society, world, activists, freedoms, government, news, transportation, interesting, bizarre )

Michael
- 2235 days ago - int.iol.co.za
The protesters wore T-shirts saying "Pissed off women" and chanted songs while holding placards reading "We love our minis", "We aren't road signs, you need to respect us", and "There are no shortcuts to women's rights".
Subway Ad in China Angers Passengers
Offbeat  (tags: transportation, China, auto, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, culture, environment )

Sunny
- 2248 days ago - reuters.com
An advertisement on Beijing's subway proclaiming "Squeezed in?! Go and buy a car then!" angered passengers who said it encourages traffic jams. "Isn't this out of tune with environmental protection?"
7 Unusual Public Transit Wonders You Should Try In Your Lifetime
Offbeat  (tags: funny, off-beat, interesting, transportation, public transit, public transportation, bizarre, humor, society, world, unusual, technology, humans, environment, culture )

Gavin
- 2256 days ago - ecoworldly.com
We searched the world for the funniest and most unusual public transportation. This is what we found. (See the pictures and descriptions.)
Turtle Swims From Indonesia to Oregon - EarthLink - Strange News
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, performance, transportation, unusual, world, off-beat, technology, turtles, leatherbacks )

Thunderr
- 2260 days ago - my.earthlink.net
A leatherback turtle has been tracked swimming from the coast of the Papua province in Indonesia to Oregon,researchers said, in what may be the longest trip for marine vertebrae between breeding and feeding sites.The 12,774-mile journey took 647 days,
 

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