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Airbnb Hit With Racial Discrimination Suit

Is Airbnb allowing hosts to discriminate against potential guests based on their race? A recently filed lawsuit alleges that it does.

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Hyperloop One Completes First Public Test

The test only lasted a few seconds before ending in a massive plume of sand. But according to Hyperloop One, this is a technology on the rise that could leave conventional means of transport such as rail in a cloud of dust.

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Low-Tech Design Can Fuel the Sustainable Development Goals

As the world continues to focus on ways to effectively eliminate global poverty and the framework that sustains it, one area to think seriously about is low-tech, human-centered design that transforms beneficiaries into local change-makers.

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Solar Power and the Future of Air Travel

Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are making their way around the world in a solar-powered plane. And while we aren’t likely to see a solar-powered commercial flight any time soon, their journey tells us a great deal about the future of air travel.

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How Technology is Fighting Climate Change

Man-made problems require man-made solutions. From mobile processors that are more energy efficient and quicker to charge to electric and alternative-fuel vehicles that help cut down of fossil fuel consumption, technology allows us to reduce our carbon footprint and lessen our environmental impact.

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4 Ways to Grow Clean-Tech Jobs in Your City

The best kept secret in America is that clean tech is a mega job-creator. Clean tech not only accounts for a large number of jobs. Importantly, it also creates local jobs. These are jobs that every state and city can have.

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Cutting Emissions: How Green Can Cars Be?

Not everyone can afford a brand new, all-electric vehicle. And all things considered, the most sustainable car is often one that’s already in use — especially if you can trick out your ride to make it more fuel-efficient. A mechanic with a passion for the environment shares his top tips.

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Fontus Water from Air Technology: The Answer to Water Insecurity?

Love those remote, out-of-the-way places but loathe the load of water you have to carry on your bike? A new startup has an answer that generates water from air in a bottle. Now, if someone could just design an apparatus to furnish drinking water to the 663 million people who don’t have it…