Technology - New Discoveries, Research, Studies And Breakthroughs

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Nissan's Gas Pedal Can Push Back

Having a heavy right foot isn't necessarily a bad thing as long as you can keep it at a reasonable speed. The real drawback is the increase in fuel consumption. Nissan decided it was time to help consumers reduce the amount of fuel wasted during "jackrabbit" starts between lights.

Wake N’ Bacon Alarm Clocks: When Ringing Won’t Do The Job

Are you one of those who simply can’t get up in the morning? Maybe all you need is a little incentive, like the smell of bacon wafting through your bedroom? Read on, but watch your cholesterol.

OnStar Could Save You Money...Or Cost You

OnStar has provided some amazing services over the past the few years. From locating a vehicle that has been stolen and slowing it down to, simply unlocking a door if you lock yourself out, many people have used General Motor's life saving technology. Now, OnStar can be used to track the mileage of your vehicle and possibly save you some money.

High Levels of Testosterone May Spread Disease

Biologists at Penn State University have discovered that high levels of testosterone may be a factor in spreading disease among mice.

Possible Cause of Endometriosis Identified

Endometriosis is a common medical problem in women and is characterized by tissue similar to the lining of the uterus also being found elsewhere in the body, most often in the abdominal cavity.

The Olympics In Detroit: Technology Helps Athletes Stay In Medal-Winning Shape

Doctors in Detroit are taking a close look at the Olympic women's soccer team... but not for the same reason sports fans are watching.

A Watch that Can Find Missing Persons

Call off the search party. Here is a device that can find those who are lost immediately. The Keruve GPS tracking device is a watch that can be worn by anyone, but was really designed for the purpose of...

Kotobukiya’s LightSaber Chopsticks: A Sight For Sore Jedis

At the recent Star Wars Celebration Japan, a huge event marking the 30th anniversary of the Japanese Star Wars premiere, a Japanese manufacturer unveiled the coolest chopsticks ever created. Read on and learn all about these utensils with seemingly magical powers!

New Uniform Designs Lack Nostalgic Look And Feel

Bringing back old logos may be a great thing to hear when you're a hockey fan, but don't be surprised if some new jerseys don't look anything like their nostalgic predecessors.

Hair a Renewable Resource Makes Oil Cleaning Mat

As we have learned in the, past human hair can be recycled and used to make many creative things such as art and even clothes, but did you know it could also be used to clean up oil spills? It's true.