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What do you get when you put an almost 4-foot high backpack on someone that's barely 5'2"?
A lot of screaming, balancing and wobbling.
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So it wasn't the most graceful when I tried on Google's Street View Trekker, one of several pieces of equipment the company uses to capture its Street View imagery.
The 3'9" foot high (1.2m) Trekker consists of 15 cameras in a ball-like shape, mounted on a pole, powered by a computer backpack.
Road cleaners in China are being measured by a new and unusual method.
City inspectors have started weighing dirt found on the street, in order to determine how good a job the cleaners are doing.
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The exercise started on Wednesday in Xi'an, the capital of the Shaanxi province.
Three years ago, the city of Flint, Michigan, in search of a cheaper water supply, connected its system to the nearby Flint River. The switch was meant to be temporary; as such, officials neglected to treat the water flowing into the pipes to ensure it wouldn’t cause corrosion. Almost immediately, residents, 40% of whom live in poverty, took note of the strange taste and color of the water, but their complaints fell on deaf ears.
WLS-TVUnited plans overhaul of customer policies after dragging incidentWLS-TVUnited Airlines announced several changes on Thursday to its policies and the way it handles passengers after a doctor was dragged off a flight to make room for a crew member. Among the "substantial changes" announced are increased customer and more »