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Why Don’t More Cities Have E-Bike Shares?

Why Don’t More Cities Have E-Bike Shares?

This week, Madrid became the first European city to launch a fully electric bike share system for its residents. It works just like a regular bike share, but better: an electric motor kicks in to help with pedalling, and most importantly it give you an extra push up hills. Why…

Artist Installs 150 CCTV Cameras On Side Of Building

Artist Installs 150 CCTV Cameras On Side Of Building

On the side of a building in Madrid, the Spanish artist SpY recently installed 150 CCTV cameras with, in the artist’s words, “the intention of not watching over anything.” It kind of makes us long for the days when CCTV was the most threatening symbol of the surveillance state. [SpY;…