Chinese City of Guangzhou To Limit New Car Ownership Via Lottery System

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Photo via Shutterstock The idea that China’s roads are mostly populated by bicycles is unfortunately a fading concept. In many major Chinese cities , traffic congestion is a massive problem, and cities like Shanghai and Beijing suffering heavy air pollution as a result. However, the Chinese city of Guangzhou has decided to take action by limiting car registrations through a license plate lottery . While it will likely cut down on air pollution, the move has also raised concerns about fairness. Read the rest of Chinese City of Guangzhou To Limit New Car Ownership Via Lottery System Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags:

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400 Trees Cut Down to Make Way For Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Los Angeles Arrival

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Ever since the Space Shuttle fleet was retired last year , several spacecraft have gone to new homes for the public to enjoy. Their journeys have often been spectacular, such as the Enterprise flying over New York and Discovery soaring above Washington D.C . However it seems that Endeavour’s final 12-mile journey to its new home at the California Science Center is causing controversy – as over 400 trees are being cut down to make way for the spacecraft as it travels through the streets of Los Angeles. Read the rest of 400 Trees Cut Down to Make Way For Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Los Angeles Arrival Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: california science center , discovery , enterprise , hubble telescope , la , Los Angeles , magolia trees , space shuttle , space shuttle endeavour , spacecraft , Trees

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Claire Lomas Becomes the First Person to Take a ReWalk Bionic Exoskeleton Home for Daily Use

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The ReWalk is a revolutionary exoskeleton that enables paraplegics to stand, walk, and even climb stairs. Designed by Argo Medical Technologies , the bionic suit enhances simple body movements in order to produce life-changing results. We have covered the ReWalk exoskeleton before , but this week Argo Medical Technologies and Cyclone Technologies announced that Claire Lomas has become the first person to take home an exoskeleton system for personal use! Read the rest of Claire Lomas Becomes the First Person to Take a ReWalk Bionic Exoskeleton Home for Daily Use Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Argo Medical Technologies , Claire Lomas , Cyclone Mobility , exoskeleton , International Spinal Cord Society , London Marathon , Paralympics , ReWalk , ReWalk Exoskeleton

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