Alcohol-Free Bars Caught on in the U.S. and U.K. But Can They Go Global?

New World Order

Source: Fortune In the United States, there’s the salad bar. In Italy, you take your espresso at the bar. In Japan, standing sushi bars are popular destinations. Cafés and restaurants—institutions at the core of human interaction—take divergent shapes within different cultures. A bar provides patrons with a universally accepted environment: Walk in, sit down, and …

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Michelin Introduce Puncture Proof Airless Tire

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Source: Cars Overview Michelin’s new Unique Puncture-Proof Tire System (Uptis) does away with one of the defining aspects of tires as we’ve known them for more than 100 years: the air inside. Unlike past attempts at airless tires, Uptis functions the way other modern tires do and, Michelin claims, will provide a similar driving experience. …

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The Surreal End of an American College

State of the Nation

Source: The Atlantic Small schools across the United States are facing budget shortfalls and low enrollment—leading some to shut down in the middle of students’ higher-education experience. Like most other colleges across the country, Newbury College, a small, private liberal-arts school in Brookline, Massachusetts, held classes through the end of this past spring semester and …

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