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Tigers, leopards and weird nature scenes take over entire Moscow subway car interiors

Tigers, leopards and weird nature scenes take over entire Moscow subway car interiors

Our experts call it a "claustrophobic" "disco forest." What do you think of the Russian transportation department's campaign to raise awareness of endangered species?

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Could sitting in coach get even worse?

Could sitting in coach get even worse?

Zodiac Seats, the largest manufacturer of airplane seats in the world, has decided to remove any dignity left for people flying in coach with their new design: “Economy Class Cabin Hexagon”.

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Russian airline bans chewing gum because it costs too much to remove

Russian airline bans chewing gum because it costs too much to remove

A budget Russian airline has banned chewing gum. Passengers are no longer allowed to chew gum on board because it costs too much money to scrape dried chewing gum off of the plane's interiors.

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Florida will have ferries to Cuba

Florida will have ferries to Cuba

The service will be especially useful for people traveling to Cuba to bring supplies to family members, as the ferries will allow more luggage and offer cheaper ticket prices than do airlines.

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'Subway Agony Index' uses Emoji to tell you how much your NYC commute will suck

'Subway Agony Index' uses Emoji to tell you how much your NYC commute will suck

The G train still remains a mystery.

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Uber France executives taken into custody for running an "illegal taxi operation"

Uber France executives taken into custody for running an "illegal taxi operation"

Uber France CEO Thibaud Simphal and Uber Europe GM Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty were taken into custody in Paris today after police began investigating Uber in November 2014.

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Sci-fi Hyperloop is becoming real-er

Sci-fi Hyperloop is becoming real-er

Elon Musk's Hyperloop is set to break ground next year in California.

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TSA failed to detect 95% of mock explosives smuggled through airport checkpoints in investigation

TSA failed to detect 95% of mock explosives smuggled through airport checkpoints in investigation

Undercover investigators smuggled mock explosives and banned weapons through 95% of airport checkpoints without getting caught, exposing TSA security failures.

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Man spreading arrests raise concerns of broken windows policing in NYC

Man spreading arrests raise concerns of broken windows policing in NYC

Two men have been arrested for "man spreading" on the New York City subway and it's symptomatic of an ever intensified police state.

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Self driving cars crash too, not too badly

Self driving cars crash too, not too badly

Since September, when self-driving cars were allowed to operate on California roads, four of the 48 autonomous vehicles have been in minor accidents.

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Self-driving trucks are driving around Nevada

Self-driving trucks are driving around Nevada

The first self-driving truck has been cleared to drive on US roads.

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World’s worst rush hours, by city

World’s worst rush hours, by city

And you thought the Holland Tunnel was rough.

  • Transportation

How do you say “Kosciuszko?”
Updating the MTA announcements

How do you say “Kosciuszko?”
Updating the MTA announcements

We asked international consulate offices to help us re-record disputed pronunciations of New York subway station names.

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The first full-size Hyperloop track is planned for next year

The first full-size Hyperloop track is planned for next year

The crowd-funded startup HTT says it is planning the first full-scale Hyperloop for a town in California.