• July 6, 2015

    Lottery to pay off student loans proposed in New Jersey

    A New Jersey lawmaker proposes creating a new lottery game with a catch. If you win, you have to use the money to pay off student loans.
  • July 6, 2015

    For urban development that can’t attract traditional financing, crowdfunding jumps in

    Small Change will focus on urban projects with the potential to do good in their communities.
  • July 3, 2015

    Jersey Shore visitors asked to skip the plastic

    If you head to the Jersey Shore this holiday weekend, you might be seeing a guide on restaurant tables urging you to cut down on disposable plastic pr...
  • July 1, 2015

    Conference in Philadelphia showcases latest in classroom tech

    School's out for summer, but that's not stopping some 14,000 educators from gathering in Philadelphia at this year's annual Internation...
  • July 1, 2015

    SEPTA shows off Positive Train Control at test track [video]

    SEPTA showed members of Congress and the media its new automatic braking system — Positive Train Control. The safety system would most likely have pr...
  • July 1, 2015

    The experiment failed, but please publish anyway

    Not associated. No effect. Evidence against. These are not words that typically make it into the published scientific literature. But increasingly, r...
  • June 30, 2015 |

    Seven awesome projects from this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking

    The nationwide event, organized by Code for America, convened hundreds of civic hackers in cities across the country. Here are a few standout solution...
  • June 30, 2015

    Today's second amendment keeps time running smoothly

    You probably won't notice, but you have a little bit more time on your hands today. Just before the clock strikes midnight, an extra second will ...
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