9 Jun
TED: Gary Lauder's "Take Turns" Sign

In this short 3-minute TED video, venture capitalist Gary Lauder proposes a new street sign that could save us (theoretically) $2 billion a year. While the math may be a little fuzzy, the idea certainly isn’t. How many times have you pulled up to a stop sign in the middle of nowhere and wondered, Why in hell is there a stop sign here?! Well so have we all, and those signs annually cost us billions in pollution, fuel and time wasted. Sure the stops are necessary in certain places, but there should be a sign somewhere below a stop that incorporates common sense. And that’s the idea worth spreading…

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