Self-Driving Taxis Hit the Streets of Singapore — Fortune

NuTonomy might not have the name recognition of Google, Ford, General Motors, or Uber. But at only three years old, the autonomous vehicle software startup and MIT spinoff has managed to beat them all to market. The software startup launched a self-driving taxi service in Singapore on Thursday that the public–not just test engineers–can use.…

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See Breathtaking Views of the National Parks From Space on Their 100th Birthday — TIME

America’s National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday on Aug. 25. From Aug. 25 to Aug. 28, parks across the country will be offering free entry, along with everything from solar-powered vehicle races to classical music performances to outdoor naturalization ceremonies. Famously called “the best idea we ever had” by writer Wallace Stegner, the…

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How One Town in Indiana Became the Circus Capital of the World — TIME

Summertime in most American cities evokes visions of ice cream trucks, swimming pools, and summer camps. But in one small Indiana town, summertime is the season of the circus. Peru, Ind., known as the Circus Capital of the World, has been home to the Peru Amateur Circus since 1960. Each summer, for eight days in…

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How to interview yourself – WORD Christchurch — Christchurch City Libraries Blog

If, like me, there is a strong possibility that you will get through life without ever being interviewed, why not do it yourself? Here’s my interview with myself on WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival – now a mere nine sleeps away. What is it with you and festivals Roberta? I know there should be […]

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