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www.birminghammail.co.uk Cyclists are dying on our roads at an alarming rate - why don't we care?

One cyclist was killed and another left with serious injuries in two collisions in Birmingham this week

Cyclists are dying on our roads at an alarming rate - why don't we care?
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www.birminghammail.co.uk Cyclists are dying on our roads at an alarming rate - why don't we care?

One cyclist was killed and another left with serious injuries in two collisions in Birmingham this week

Cyclists are dying on our roads at an alarming rate - why don't we care?
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Stonehenge tunnel 'costs £250k per metre'

www.bbc.com Stonehenge tunnel 'costs £250k per metre' - £160m in total - so far

An FOI request found the scheme has cost £166,230,578 despite work on the ground starting.

Stonehenge tunnel 'costs £250k per metre' - £160m in total - so far
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www.404media.co AI Finds That AI Is Great In New Garbage Research From Tony Blair Institute

The former Prime Minister presented research claiming AI could reduce the public sector workforce. It’s largely based on a ChatGPT-4 output.

AI Finds That AI Is Great In New Garbage Research From Tony Blair Institute
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The Hidden Potential of Cycling in the Suburbs

tl;dw people in suburbs actually live close to things, and many do want to cycle, but it's too dangerous.

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Your thoughts on compacts cars like this?
  • I live somewhere that very much isn't car dependant, but there's still too many of them and it's still shitty. But I do agree that for those times that they're still necessary, the smaller the better.

  • G.M. Sold Millions of Cars That Were More Polluting Than Allowed, E.P.A. Says| The agency reached a settlement with the automaker over the sales of S.U.V.s and pickups that emitted excess CO₂

    www.nytimes.com G.M. Sold Millions of Cars That Were More Polluting Than Allowed, E.P.A. Says

    The agency reached a settlement with the automaker over the sales of S.U.V.s and pickups that emitted excess planet-warming carbon dioxide.

    G.M. Sold Millions of Cars That Were More Polluting Than Allowed, E.P.A. Says
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    The real reason suburbs were built for cars

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    Tech request: Meta data of location temperature in photos
  • It wouldn't be difficult to write this script as a darktable plugin, but I imagine you'd struggle to convince the maintainers to merge code to allow for searching or categorising based on a custom metadata tag.

    I'm less familiar with other programs, but I don't see any of the proprietary options implementing this.

  • Tech request: Meta data of location temperature in photos
  • There are multiple historic weather APIs available (example), it should be pretty trivial to write a script to read the location and time from the EXIF data of your images, call the API, and them dump the info into a list or back into the image metadata.

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    www.forbes.com Stonehenge In ‘Danger’ From U.K.’s Road Plan, Warns UNESCO

    Don't build Stonehenge tunnel in current form, UNESCO warns U.K. government

    Stonehenge In ‘Danger’ From U.K.’s Road Plan, Warns UNESCO
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    Austria to ‘Super-Speeders’: We’re Taking Your Car

    Nice to see more countries adopting this practice

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    www.desmog.com Conservative Party Received 40 Percent of its Donations from Fossil Fuel Interests in First Week of Campaign

    The Conservative Party accepted £225,000 in donations from firms and individuals with financial interests in oil and gas during the first week of the general election campaign, DeSmog and Democracy for Sale can reveal.  Rishi Sunak’s party was given £575,000 from 30 May, when Parliament was dissolve...

    Conservative Party Received 40 Percent of its Donations from Fossil Fuel Interests in First Week of Campaign
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    inews.co.uk Train passengers face price hikes and fewer seats after HS2 cancellation

    Trains could be 20% over capacity for standing and seated passengers by the time HS2 is finished

    Train passengers face price hikes and fewer seats after HS2 cancellation
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    People are dying on West Midlands streets - if we care, we have a funny way of showing it

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    leftfootforward.org Since last election, 92 percent of Reform UK’s donations have come from oil and gas investors, high polluters, and climate science deniers

    The findings about Reform’s funding come as the UN General Secretary calls for a fossil fuel advertising ban to “directly confront those in the fossil fuel industry who have shown relentless zeal for obstructing progress.”

    Since last election, 92 percent of Reform UK’s donations have come from oil and gas investors, high polluters, and climate science deniers
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    Offshore Developers Want My Local Swimming Pool

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    What's the dumbest blockbuster movie you have seen that somehow received high praise?
  • Logan

    The whole premise was that they're in danger and need to get to Canada to be safe (the bad guys don't have passports I guess 🤷), but have to wait just before they cross the border for everyone to show up seemingly for no reason.

  • nysfocus.com New York Spends Biden Cash on Highways Over Public Transit

    The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law directed billions toward public transit in New York, but the state is choosing to spend billions more on highways.

    New York Spends Biden Cash on Highways Over Public Transit
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    www.theguardian.com Leading UK cyclist out of Tour of Britain after being struck at ‘high speed’ by 4x4

    One of the UK’s leading young cyclists has been forced to pull out of this week’s Tour of Britain after being hit at ‘high speed’ by a 4x4 driver

    Leading UK cyclist out of Tour of Britain after being struck at ‘high speed’ by 4x4
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    www.theguardian.com Global sales of polluting SUVs hit record high in 2023, data shows

    Half of all new cars are now SUVs, making them a major cause of the intensifying climate crisis, say experts

    Global sales of polluting SUVs hit record high in 2023, data shows
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