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Self-Tweeting Potholes Troll City Officials, Urge Them To Fix Roads

Across Panama City, potholes have begun tweeting at the Department of Public Works in order to shame them into action.

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Panama City has a pothole problem. Its roads are full of cracks, pockmarks, and craters, all of which turn a simple drive into an automotive obstacle course. Drivers are forced to dangerously swerve around the offending holes, or risk serious damage to their car’s suspension system. But while potholes represent a serious detriment to public safety (to say nothing of municipal beautification and civic pride), they’re often towards the bottom of the totem pole when it comes to a city’s allocation of funds and resources. They become, in many cases, simply an unpleasant fact of life.

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GOOD Readers Tweet Us Something They Made Using Trash

We asked our Twitter followers to tweet us a picture of something made out of trash for our 30 Days of GOOD July Challenge. Check out our top three.

Things are easier said than done, or so the old adage goes, and we couldn't agree more. That's why we do The GOOD 30-Day Challenge (#30DaysofGOOD), a monthly attempt to live better. Our challenge for July­ Waste less.

Yesterday, as part of our #30DaysofGOOD Challenge to waste less, we asked our Twitter followers to send us something they created out of trash. We received some fantastic submissions! It was tough, but we narrowed it down to our three favorites.

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