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New DARPA program aims to improve weight and safety of military vehicles


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's new Ground X-Vehicle Technology Program is exploring ways to improve the mobility and safety of military vehicles. DARPA expects to award initial contra… Read More

Ohio city council might allow urban chickens


  • Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

The Broadview Heights, Ohio, City Council is poised to consider an ordinance that would allow as many as six chickens on property that is at least 1 acre. The land would have to be fenced, and chicken… Read More