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Our pipe dream: Why Nevada is perfect for the Hyperloop

Imagine a world where you can go from the ski slopes of Squaw to dinner on the Las Vegas strip in the same day. Imagine what Nevada’s tourism industry would look like with the ability to have dinner overlooking Lake Tahoe and then still catch a show in Vegas that same night. Read more

The greenest buildings

A relatively famous mantra of the green building movement was coined by architect Carl Elefante: “The greenest building is the one already standing.” It’s a lovely sentiment, but when you think about old structures with shoddy wiring, old windows, coal chutes, and the like, it’s a bit hard to believe. A new study shows that it’s not only true, in some circumstances it’s shocking.

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