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New Molecule Discovered That May Suppress Hunger

As the holidays quickly approach, many weight-loss resolutions are made in order to start the new year fresh. However, new discoveries may help with the battle of the bulge.

International Space Station: A Ten-Year Anniversary

Exactly a decade ago on November 20, 1998, a Russian Proton rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, initiating the world’s most ambitious space project, which is due for completion in 2011. Read all about its amazing history.

Sterling Engine Works Wonders in Th!nk City Car

Sterling engines have been around for almost 200 years, although their use has been somewhat limited. They are usually reserved for high power applications that don't require much speed, but after some reengineering, Dean Kamen managed to install a sterling engine into a Th!nk City Car.

Russian Bellona Project: Technology to Capture and Store Carbon Dioxide

Russian scientists have developed a new technology that will capture and store carbon dioxide as a solution for climate change. Researchers claim their method is the only effective way to reduce carbon dioxide content in the atmosphere, thus stabilizing Earth’s volatile climatic changes. Read on for details, but bring along both mittens and sunscreen, just in case.

Eco-friendly Pasta Pot's Hourglass Figure Makes Less Waste, More Taste!

This eco-friendly pasta pot has an hourglass figure that cooks long pasta in less time, uses less water, and allows less CO2 to escape into the environment. Less waste, more taste!

London's Double Deck Buses Go Green

Among other things, London is very well known for its double-decker busses. The have been in operation for many years and thanks to improving technology, it looks like they will be around for many more. This confidence comes as a result of the delivery of the first hybrid version of the iconic bus, with more to follow.

New Device Gets Rid of Pain and Speeds Healing Process

PainShield™ MD is a pocket-sized device that is used to stop pain and speed the healing process.

Incredible Russian Design Innovation: Asadov Floating Aerohotel

Russian architect, Alexander Asadov, is an anomaly in many ways. Well-known in his homeland for his controversial designs, which defy traditional structure and form, he ventures literally into unknown waters with his new and daring concept, the Aerohotel.

Terracycle: Education and Environment Written All Over its Garbage

When I think about good companies that have education, people and the environment in mind, one of the companies I think about first is Terracycle.

400HP 80MPG V8 Mustang Is Official

Doug Pelmear and his 1987 Ford Mustang created quite a bit of buzz throughout both the media and the internet when he made claims of over 100mpg while producing 400 horsepower. Needless to say there were more than a handful of "B.S." flags raised within minutes. To prove the skeptics wrong, Mr. Pelmear decided to take his Mustang on a little road trip, that ended at this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.

Ford Releases More Information about SmartGauge System

Ford's new Fusion Hybrid has been very well put together and features some of the newest technology available on the market. One such piece of equipment is the new SmartGauge Instrument Panel that can be customized to the wants / needs of the driver.

Study Finds Hairspray May Cause Genital Birth Defect

A new study has shown that women exposed to hairspray while pregnant may double their risk of having a son born with the genital birth defect hypospadias.

Electric Vehicles Could Help Lower Your Power Bill

By now we all understand that Hybrid vehicles are very capable of reducing the amount of fuel a person uses day to day and serve equally as well as keeping the amount of harmful emissions at a minimum. What most people don't know is that Hybrids can also be used to help larger cities keep the amount of power stable during certain times.

VW Designs A Blend of Performance and Economy

Trying to choose between performance and economy is often times a very hard decision and usually there has to be a compromise between the two. Volkswagen, however, has given us a solution to this dilemma in the form of a performance sedan that has 3 driving modes depending on your preferences.

Babies Born in Fall Have Higher Risk of Developing Asthma

Are you concerned about having a baby with asthma? Well, you may want to hold off on when to conceive. A new study has shown that children born about four months before the height of the cold and flu season are at a higher risk of developing asthma.