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    The real reason for traffic jams: us!
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    Finally, there's an explanation for those wasted hours we spent on the MassPike today asking no one in particular "what the (dirty word) is this (dirty word)?" A team of mathemeticians from the Universities of Exeter, Bristol and Budapest developed a mathematical model revealing that traffic jams ...

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    President Putin fixes Russia's traffic congestion, for about an hour
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    Here's one way to clear traffic jams – become the Russian President. The above picture shows you how a typical Moscow street looks at pretty much any time of day. It's bumper-to-bumper traffic as far as the eye can see. But to paraphrase Mel Brooks in History of the World, Part I, "It's good ...

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    Jam Session: Automotive Orchestra
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    One of the curses I've faced as a recording engineer is that the symphony of every day life drills itself through my skull. It can be quite distracting. People try to converse with you, and all you can focus on is the groovy rhythm coming from a rattly interior bit. Avant-garde musicians and ...

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    Nissan continues to build a better traffic light
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    Nissan is about to begin a new phase in its ongoing intelligent transportation system (ITS) project. The idea is that traffic signals can incorporate new technology to help reduce traffic congestion and pedestrian accidents. Using a section of roadway at the company's Kanagawa campus show above, ...

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    Survey triggers ironic UK traffic jam
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    From the department of "It Seemed Like a Good Idea At the Time," UK officials in Poole, Dorset conducting surveys waved morning commuters over with their clipboards in order to get participants to answer their questionnaires. The all-too-predictable result? A two-mile long rush-hour traffic ...

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