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Air pollution, sewage and smeared donuts

July 23, 2014
A motorist wearing a mask rides along a street near chimneys with rising smoke during a hazy day in Quzhou, Zhejiang province, April 1, 2014. REUTERS/William Hong

A motorist wearing a mask rides along a street near chimneys with rising smoke during a hazy day in Quzhou, Zhejiang province, April 1, 2014. REUTERS/William Hong

No coal in their stockings

Beijing shutters own coal-fired power plant in an effort to tackle rampant air pollution in China.

 

Would you like still, sparkling or sewage?

Faced with one of the worst droughts in history, a Texas town unveils a $13 million program to turn sewage into drinking water.

 

A big step up from LoJack

Cyber security experts develop a prototype to protect cars from sophisticated hacker attacks.

 

Video: Fish needs a bicycle? Nah.

Dutch designers build a motorized vehicle that fish can drive.

 

If Washington’s doing it…

Oregonians will vote in November on a measure to legalize marijuana.

 

A real who who-don-ut

Portland-area police are stumped by a weeks-long vandalism spree involving sticky sweet baked treats.

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Was in Beijing, just before the Olympics. We choked at the airport, from the stinky air. It must be much worse now.

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