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Governments around the world are trying to improve urban life by adopting digital technologies and creating Smart Cities filled with sensors. Who are these projects benefiting and how smart are they?

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Roman amphitheaters act like seismic invisibility cloaks

The discovery may explain how these buildings have survived for so long in earthquake zones.

An image of the Roman Colosseum
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Driving upside down might be easier than it seems

The idea of driving on an inverted track has attracted lots of analysis, but a previously overlooked approach could let an upside-down driver keep going safely and indefinitely.

An image of a race-car on a track, rotated to appear upside-down.
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Mapping the world in 3D will let us paint streets with augmented reality

Machines need an exact digital replica of our world if we’re going to get true, location-specific AR—or accurate robot food deliveries.

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