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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.

Light Could Bring Music to Deaf People

Scientists have accidentally discovered that infrared light can stimulate neurons in the inner ear like sound waves do.

Gadget In The Works: The Link Child Locator

The Link Child Locator is a conceptual design for a much needed gadget that enables you to find lost children or other members of your group when separated in a large or crowded space.

Wear Those Braces or Else: Dictatorship Within Democracy

Patent #4,764,111 is a device for reminding kids to wear their braces, which involves implanting an alarm in their mouths with a timer. Perhaps well intentioned, this absurd patent is a subtle reminder of how individual rights can be taken away a little bit at a time, especially for kids. Read on, no matter how you may feel about a free society.

Russian Joint Research Program on Stem Cells: Expected Next Year

Russian and Belarussian scientists have united in the name of stem cell research in a joint project slated to last for three years. The necessary documents will be ready early in 2009. Read all about this major scientific breakthrough.

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.

Businesses of Convenience: 2008's Most Weird and Wacky Vending Machines

Vending machines offer the consumers the convenience of finding products and services at hand wherever they go. Many companies are profiting on this growing business trend, and are branching out beyond the typical candy and soda vending to provide some very unique and wacky services. Learn about the top 5 vending machines that exist in 2008!


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.

YachtPlus Designs New Super Yacht

Designing a vehicle, whether it is for land, air or sea, comes with many challenges. Thankfully, many wonderful ideas are born from these challenges and can be applied to other fields. A perfect example of this is the new 40 "Signature Series" Super Yacht.