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Cities fighting climate woes hasten “green gentrification”

Enlarge (credit: Michael Lee | Getty Images) Boston’s plans to harden its waterfront against the perils of climate change—storm surge, flooding, and sea-level rise—seem like an all-around win. The only way to keep a higher, more turbulent Atlantic out of South Boston and Charlestown is to build parks, bike paths, gardens, and landscaped berms with …

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Hawaiian Airlines named most punctual airline in U.S. for 16th straight year

Airline travelers were a bit more likely to be delayed, and more often for longer spells, when flying around the U.S. last year, according to a government report issued Wednesday. Canceled flights were up, and so were the number of passengers bumped off overcrowded flights. But travelers apparently are learning to take it all in …

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Investors shouldn’t underestimate election volatility, warns UBS

UBS says investors are still too confident that a Trump re-election is a given. The majority of investors at UBS’s Investor Forum events have a “high level of confidence” in a Trump re-election, per a UBS report Thursday. But according to UBS Global Wealth Management’s chief investment officer Mark Haefele, recent national polls “portend a close …

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5G will transform smartphones—but it won’t stop there

Though the coronavirus outbreak forced the cancelation of Mobile World Congress, one of the technology industry’s biggest annual events, in Barcelona next week, mobile innovation marches onward. Today we stand on the cusp of 5G, the new generation of mobile broadband rolling out globally. 5G smartphones will allow consumers to download a movie in less …

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The best restaurant at Orlando’s Walt Disney World isn’t inside the park

Walt Disney World, while one of the most popular vacation destinations in the country, isn’t known for the strength of its culinary offerings. Sure, a frosty pineapple Dole Whip is a welcome break from braving epic lines in Orlando’s characteristically swampy heat, but mostly the food is fast, fried, and regrettable—Frisbee-size waffles cemented with thick …

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