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Bubbly water from public fountains?

by Adelaide Z  |  September 22, 2010

Paris is experimenting with a uniquely Italian idea to provide both flat and sparkling water from its public water fountains. They city hopes to wean Parisians from their plastic water-bottle habit and promote tap water since the country invests so much in maintaining the high quality. The... read more

Epic traffic jam?

by Adelaide Z  |  August 25, 2010 Epic traffic jam?

I just cannot fathom being stuck in a 10-day long traffic jam and the prospect of sitting in it until the middle of next month! A 10-minute traffic jam makes me, well, unhappy and can cause some roadrage-esque sentiments. Right now, across the world in China motorists are just coming out of... read more