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Berlin attempts (and fails) to ban Uber

Berlin attempts (and fails) to ban Uber

August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Berlin Senate is trying to kick Uber out, reports the BBC. The city’s department of civil and regulatory affairs announced a ban on the car-sharing app in a statement last Wednesday, citing safety concerns for passengers traveling in unlicensed cars driven by drivers without licenses, as well as protection for the taxi business. “The […]

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Glow-in-the-dark roads debut in Netherlands

Glow-in-the-dark roads debut in Netherlands

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A 500 meter (approximately .3 miles) section of a highway in the Netherlands is getting its glow on. Glow in the dark road markings — made with a photoluminescent powder incorporated into road paint that charges in the light and radiates green in the dark for up to eight hours — have been painted on […]

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