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Bogota, Colombia is growing "like a pancake," as Rodrigo Nino, real-estate pioneer, says in the video below. Like other cities around the world, as the population quickly expands, Bogota is expanding outward. All that sprawl leads to traffic congestion (the average commute can take up to 90 minutes) and pollution. A more liveable, walkable city would require building upward, with skyscrapers, but it's hard and slow to get city or bank funding. Nino's solution? Crowdfunding.

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The Prototype Electric DeLorean Gets a Test Drive

And by next year, these could be on the market. Cue bad "Back to the Future" reference.

The original DeLorean Motor Company went bankrupt in 1982, but Stephen Wynne, the English mechanic who bought the company's inventory, wants to bring the classic DeLorean DMC-12 back as an electric car. He's made a prototype, which you can see in action in the 9-minute video below featuring car guy Matt Farah (skip to 3:35 for the test drive).

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Moving On Up to the Northeast Side: Where Can You Climb the Income Ladder?

It’s time to ask yourself if your career’s in the right place—not figuratively, but physically.


If you aim to climb the income ladder in the United States, your best bet might be to move north and east—and definitely stay out of the south.

A new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts Economic Mobility Project—check out the group's nice interactive map—compares the ability of people to increase their average earnings over time in all 50 states and regions across the country.

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