Idled Thai Taxis Go Green With Mini-Gardens On Car Roofs
Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term "rooftop garden," as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots.
Gas Power To Electric Power To... Foot Power? : The Indicator from Planet Money
Auto companies needing to lower emissions while facing car bans in some cities, are turning their focus toward a familiar, two-wheeled competitor. Today on the show, the rise of the e-bike.
U.S. Border Agents Found A Toddler And A Baby Abandoned Along The Rio Grande
The girl sat next to her baby brother, her hair neatly braided and dressed for an outing, complete with a backpack and a note — but their parents were nowhere to be found, the U.S. Border Patrol said.
3,000 Health Care Workers In France Have Been Suspended For Not Getting A COVID Shot
French law had set a Sept. 15 deadline for the country's 2.7 million health care workers to get vaccinated. The ones who didn't get a jab were suspended, the country's health minister says.
The U.N. Warns That AI Can Pose A Threat To Human Rights
A new report by the U.N. human rights office warns that artificial intelligence has the potential to facilitate "unprecedented level of surveillance across the globe by state and private actors."