While the future (as a whole) is very much unwritten, the future of what our urban centers will look like is less uncertain. We can assume, to a degree, that they'll become more crowded and, as a result, more prone to delays as time goes on; 75% of the world's population, in fact, is expected to reside in cities by 2050, putting more stress on already overburdened urban infrastructure and public transportation systems.
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The new island began forming off the coast of Tonga last month and experts believe it will disappear back into the ocean within months. These are the first pictures of a newly-formed volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean. The new island began forming off the coast of Tonga last month, with experts believing a volcano exploded underwater before expanding into the island.
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We all know Apple AAPL -0.94% is the most valuable company in the world. But for the first time, the company has not only the largest market cap, but also the largest sales, profits, and assets among the world’s biggest technology companies.
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The jungle-choked remains of a "lost city", abandoned by a mysterious civilisation several centuries ago and long fabled for reports of its gold and "monkey children", have been uncovered in the depths of the rainforests of Honduras.
Ancient 'lost city' home to a vanished civilisation found deep in jungles of Honduras - Telegraph