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The Punch List – 11/19/18

Not quite a Turkey. In fact, not quite like any bird previously recorded. A Pittsburgh-region amateur birder Lowell Burket discovered a new, hybrid species from an uncommon cross between birds from two different genera.  Burket and his bird, aptly named the Burket’s bird have been published in 27 countries. Who’s taking a piece of the […]

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Amazon’s HQ2 Makes a Compelling Case for Urban Sustainability

In early September, America’s ubiquitous e-retailer dangled an enormous carrot in front of all city governments — $5 billion in investment, 50,000 high paying jobs, and a boost to every horizontal industry needed to support the largest company in the U.S.  Amazon’s HQ2 request is unusually transparent, and their anyone-can-play narrative has cities coughing up […]

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