Personal Metro

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What should you do when you retire? Why not try building your own subway system? Since he retired in 1984, Leonid Murlyanchik, now 69,…

Vegetable Oil Car

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Are there more environmentally friendly alternatives to oil-powered transport? Many put their faith in the electric car, yet 41 percent…

Electric Wheelchair

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For the 165,000 Palestinians in Hebron, a city in the West Bank, getting around is a major issue. The landscape is peppered with Israeli…

Revolutionary Trucks

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As Libya’s armed forces, under the command of Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi and his sons, showed they were prepared to shoot against their…

Junkyard Flying Machines

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In 2010, 36.8 million flights crossed the world’s skies carrying 2.4 billion passengers. But these International Air Transport…

Plastic Bottle Boat

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For over a thousand years, the port of Lamu, Kenya, traded with the world. Merchant ships would arrive, dock near the city’s minarets and…