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Comment A good start - but their UK cities aer far worse (Score 1) 184

Swansea - a historic city with a massive homelessness problem (3k out of 241k population - a third of seattle), and a massive Amazon warehouse which pays poverty wages. Also in the UK, it is illegal to live in a vehicle and in swansea, illegal to feed rough sleepers. As a major local employer, they set the wage with which others must compete - and keep it LOW

Submission + - Green Goblin Flyer Realized

sycodon writes: It may not be green and William Defoe isn't riding it, but a functional device that mostly fulfills the depiction of the Green Goblin Flyer has been realized.

- Autonomous flight up to 10,000 feet
- Top speed of 150km/h (93,2 mph)
- 10 min autonomy

All joking aside, something like this would be incredible useful for search and rescue and in natural disaster situations.

Submission + - TEPCO Executives Indicted for Nuclear Disaster ( 1

mdsolar writes: Three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives were indicted on Monday for failing to take safety measures to prevent the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, a local media report said.
In accordance with Japanese law, prosecutors indicted the three on charges they failed to strengthen the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant despite foreseeing the dangers of a nuclear crisis from tsunamis, Kyodo news agency reported.

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