The iconic piece of infrastructure protects the city from floods and captures freshwater. But it also offers sorely needed public space.
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A pair of physicists tackle a seemingly simple, incredibly complicated question.
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When public street art gets co-opted for corporate gain, artists have little recourse.
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But the podcar concept will live on in the form of compact driverless vehicles.