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August 11, 2017
A new smartphone app is designed to help blind people experience the Aug. 21 total eclipse. Also, a young South African woman who was born HIV-positive but now calls herself an "H-I-Victor." Plus, a T-shirt that can get you arrested in Turkey.
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Business, Economics and Jobs
Seattle had bike sharing, but the system didn’t work out. But the new system — dockless bike sharing — is already off to a hot start.
Science, Tech & Environment
We asked you to send us your plans for the eclipse, and you delivered! You wrote and called in to tell us that you’re traveling from Alaska to Illinois, hiking mountains in Idaho and paddling kayaks in South Carolina to catch the Great American Eclipse.
Lifestyle & Belief
“We love vanilla, chocolate ... but you still have that memory of what you ate back home,” says Smita Vasant, who left her corporate job to open Saffron Spot in Los Angeles.