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Think Jaywalking Fines Were Invented to Keep You Safe? Think Again

Getting a ticket for simply crossing the road seems like an irritating, yet benign way of encouraging pedestrians to avoid being hit by a car. And yet the impetus behind these fines may surprise you.

Posted on Feb 18, 2014 READ MORE



Is American Higher Education Truly the Envy of the World?

A new study suggests U.S. colleges still have a lot of growing to do before they can be considered the best; the Texas judge who ruled on the teenage drunk driver’s “affluenza” has decided not to give him any jail time for the deadly crash; meanwhile, pedestrians may be evolving to survive in a car-plagued world. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 READ MORE


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