What we're reading: 75 worst commutes

Summary:America's 75 worst commutes; women grow wealthier; LORAN dies, GPS survives; Canada's World Expo embarrassment; U.S. wind power.

1.) The U.S. government is pulling the plug on the LORAN maritime navigation system in favor of GPS.

2.) Could wind power 20 percent of the eastern United States? Quite possibly.

3.) Is your morning drive on the list of America's 75 worst commutes?

4.) Women are growing wealthier, according to a Pew study.

5.) Canada's $28 million pavilion at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai is a "bowl of architectural gruel," a critic writes.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

Topics: Innovation


Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. He is also the former editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation. He writes about business, technology and design now but used to cover finance, fashion and culture. He was an intern at Money, Men's Vogue, Popular Mechanics and the New York Daily Ne... Full Bio

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