Syd Stone | Chicago Sun-Times | Retweeted by Jennifer Huddleston
In over 100 cities, Google Maps users on Androids can find Lime scooters, directions to the scooter, price estimates, and more.
Erika Hayasaki | MIT Technology Review | Retweeted by Adam Thierer
One scientist is experimenting with “reprogramming” genes in rats, and the practice could one day be used to extend the human lifespan.
Tom Murray | Business Insider | Shared by Tyler Cowen
Small Italian towns are offering homes for as little as one euro, but the work needed to restore them would be much more expensive.
Valerie Richardson | The Washington Times | Retweeted by Brent Skorup
Since the 1970’s, dishwashers have become slower and less effective. The Trump administration is looking for a way to reform regulations to make dishwashers more efficient.
Ken White | The Atlantic | Tweeted by Veronique de Rugy
These 32 short stories about in-custody deaths or near-deaths give you an inside look at the worst parts of America’s prison system.
Michael Munger | American Institute for Economic Research | Shared by Donald Boudreaux
While recycling may be somewhat cheaper or create new jobs, for most things it’s worse for the environment than putting garbage in landfills.
Andrea Durkin | TradeVistas | Tweeted by Christine McDaniel
One in every three bites of food we take would be nonexistent without pollination, as would billions in agricultural exports.
Joresa Blount | Forbes | Tweeted by Alex Tabarrok
Blockchain is no longer just for cryptocurrency; the next generation of developers is using the technology to create applications outside of big tech.