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Airline Seating Follows Airline Food... Bye Bye!

Interior designers in the airline industry are clearly charged to create seating designs that work... for the airlines.  Pack 'em in must be the industry's motto now, as designers create drawings of face to face seating (a là city bus), stand-up seating (a là torture chamber), and stacked seating (a là someone sits in the luggage rack).

Handycooler Personal Air Conditioner

Who hasn't wanted to take their air conditioner everywhere they go when the hot, relentless sun is beating down? Traditionally, that hasn't been possible, but this Handycooler goes anywhere you want to take it.

Full Hybrid Auris Concept Ready for Market...Could be Priced Lower then Prius

Since introducing the Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) system on the Prius, Toyota has been promising to expand the technology to other platforms. The first vehicle in the sights for the next generation HSD powerplant is the upcoming Auris.

Prius 6-Door Limo Goes To Great Lengths For Hybrid Efficiency

Coming after the innovative yet outrageous Prius Hearse, the Prius Limo stretches the concept of hybrid efficiency to new heights... or should we say, lengths.

Be On The Alert For Highly Contagious H3N8 Dog Flu Virus

Tissue box suddenly empty? It just could be that your dog has been blowing her nose in those tissues and stashing them somewhere. After all, she doesn't want you to alter her lifestyle just because she has the dog flu...

BMW Releases More Information about the Upcoming EfficientDynamics Concept

For the past few weeks or so BMW has been teasing a new hybrid concept sports car dubbed the Vision EfficientDynamics. Now, BMW has finally unveiled the concept and offered the public some highly desired information regarding the new hybrid sports coupe.

Department of Energy Announces $1 Million Prize for New Method to Store Hydrogen

Even the most die-hard fans of hydrogen powered vehicles have a hard time finding a solution to the problem of storage for their fuel. Currently, it requires a high pressure tank and a maze of fittings and lines to ensure the proper delivery in the proper amount at the proper time. However, the Department of Energy (DOE) has just challenged the general public to find a new way to store hydrogen and offered a six digit prize to anyone who can meet this goal.

Garmin Edge 500 Cycling Computer Is Friendly On The Wallet

Garmin's new Edge 500 is the latest addition to its cycling line. The GPS computer offers a host of performance tracking while bringing an entry level price tag.

Mercedes Begins Leasing New Fuel Cell Sedan

Earlier this year, Mercedes Benz released information regarding their development of a new Fuel Cell vehicle called the F-Cell. Since then, they have been refining the project and now believe it is ready for small scale production.

GM Presents Bare Necessities Concepts……Could Become Part of Future Lineup

Recently, General Motors held a press conference to introduce some of the vehicles thy plan on debuting by the 2012 model year.  While there were several all electric vehicles and hybrids throughout the presentation, the upcoming concepts that got the most attention were a pair of vehicles listed as “Bare Necessities.”

Rocket Tent: A New Level Of Ultralight Four-Season Tent

The Brooks Range Rocket Tent redefines lightweight for winter-ready tents. Consider this one for your next backcountry skiing or mountaineering adventure.

Volkswagen to Bring 71MPG BlueMotion Polo to US....May Hurt Prius Sales

Since first being introduced, the Volkswagen Polo has been one of the most fuel efficient vehicles on the road. Years of diesel development and improvements to powertrain design have improved the overall efficiency ever more. Now, VW is offering a BlueMotion version of the Polo and promising even more miles for every gallon.

Carry Your Cargo With Bullitt

Looking like a scooter retro-fitted onto a commuter bike, the Bullitt offers generous storage space for all your gear and cargo.

Kilobike Expandable Bike

Tired of buying a bike for your child every year or two? Kilobike expands to properly fit growing children.

Burning Man Bike Camper

This sweet bicycle-pulled trailer was hand-built for self-sufficiency and then put to use at Burning Man. Nearly everything you need rolled into into a clean, portable package.