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Google Maps to Begin Suggesting ‘Eco-Friendly’ Routes

Google’s Maps app will soon begin directing drivers along routes calculated to generate the lowest amount of carbon emissions based on traffic, road grade, and other factors. Unless users opt-out of the program, the Masters of the Universe will suggest the most “eco-friendly” route instead of the fastest.

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IDF Readies Itself For Multi-Front War

TEL AVIV – The IDF Transport Center, the body in charge of deploying tanks, armored personnel carriers, ammunition, gas, water and food to military units around the country, is gearing up for a multi-front conflict in Israel’s north and south.

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Afghanistan: Faulty USAID GPS Data May Expose U.S.-Funded Hospitals to Attack

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided inaccurate location data for at least 22 hospitals in the Afghanistan province of Kabul, placing the health facilities at risk of suffering the same deadly fate as the Doctors Without Borders medical center, according to a watchdog agency appointed by Congress.

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GPS And The Turn-By-Turn War On Men

Can you imagine how few accidents must happen on the roads in Riyadh? Pretty much the only thing Saudi Arabia gets right is forbidding women from driving, thereby avoiding the terrible hell known colloquially as “femsteering.” Meanwhile, in the west, an

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Report: USAID Provided Faulty GPS Data for Hospitals in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided inaccurate location data for nearly two dozen health facilities in the western Afghan province of Herat, placing the hospitals at risk of suffering the same deadly fate as the Doctors Without Borders medical center, a watchdog agency appointed by Congress found.

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