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Vaccine Trackers

January 15, 2021

The delivery truck snaked its way over Northern California’s highways. Analysts watched every detail of its trip. They saw the stops the driver took. They knew the weather. Most important, they knew the status of its precious cargo: thousands of…

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Technology

Car Takes Flight

September 3, 2020

Flying cars are no longer a dream of the future. SkyDrive Inc., in Japan, announced on August 28 that a pilot had successfully flown one of its cars. There are more than 100 flying-car projects in the world, according to…

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Bike Boom

June 18, 2020

It was March when much of the world began to lock down to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The pandemic forced gyms to close. It made people fearful of public transit. And it left families cooped up at home…

Business

GM Strike Ends

November 1, 2019

General Motors (GM) workers approved a new contract with the company on October 26. This ended a 40-day autoworker strike. When employees have a dispute with their employer, they may go on strike. They protest by refusing to work. The…

Technology

Charging Ahead

April 10, 2019

Do you ride a school bus? If not, you might know someone who does. There are more than 480,000 school buses on the road every day in the United States. Most of them run on diesel fuel. Diesel is made…

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Eyes on the Road

September 26, 2017

Austin Russell hops on a motorized cart. He speeds through a huge building in California. He passes a mannequin, a tire, and a coworker on a bicycle. They are all part of a demonstration. He wants to show how well…

Technology

Sky Rides

March 24, 2017

Flying cars have long been a symbol of the future. They could be zipping around soon! You missed the school bus, so your call a car service. Soon, a flying vehicle appears. It lands in front of your home and…

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Fast Forward

September 30, 2016

A big idea called the Hyperloop could someday change how people travel. But the technology still has a long way to go. Three years ago, technology billionaire Elon Musk shared a big idea. He proposed a new kind of transportation…

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