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Your In-Car Navigation System Is Already Watching You

A GAO report finds that consumers may not know all the privacy risks that come with GPS tracking.

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What Makes Urban Charter Schools Effective?

MIT economist Josh Angrist believes demographics and pedagogical approach both play a role.

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A New Policy That Incentivizes Walkable Neighborhoods

Massachusetts pushes diverse, dense zoning.

What Not to Wear in Cocoa Beach, Florida: This Week in Bans

A "wholesome" beach community outlaws saggy pants, Rome goes to war with messy eaters and other banning news.

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Death for the World's Largest Eco-Bathroom

All the bathroom news that's fit to print.

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This Week in Bans: No Sex In a British Graveyard

Also, Atlanta outlaws smoking in public parks and a Massachusetts town stops feeding the bears (after one licks a human).

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A Celebration of Steampunk

A festival transforms Waltham, Massachusetts, into a place worthy of Jules Verne's admiration.