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Honda May Be Building A Hybrid Motorcycle

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Hybrid and electric cars are slowly gaining in popularity, but Honda may have its sites set on another market as well: motorcycles.

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Smart Tank

For the eco-friendly warmongers out there, here’s the perfect way to stay green while bringing the pain.

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Tiny Lasers Could Make Gas Powered Cars More Efficient

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Who needs sparks when we have freakin' lasers? Continue reading Tiny Lasers Could Make Gas Powered Cars More Efficient

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The Observable Universe

What you see is what you get. Luckily, we get to see a lot thanks to science.

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The Observable Universe

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The Sony Tablet: Another Entrant in the iPad War

Sony Tablet

With no current strong competitors to the iPad, Sony has tossed their name into the hat. With their new, self-proclaimed “optimally designed” tablet, Sony will go head-to-head with other Android tablets as well as the iPad with a pair of tablets dubbed S1 and S2. They will feature the Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS and are intended to hit the market in fall of 2011.

The S1 is the a standard tablet design with a 9.4″ screen, but the S2 is the innovative one of the duo with folding 5.5″ dual screens. They can operate as a single screen or display independently.

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Rising Temperatures Causing Oceans To Release CO2

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The oceans are supposed to help absorb CO2. Apparently, that's not the case right now.

Rising temperatures are causing a reverse in CO2 absorption according to a report by GoodCleanTech. In the report, the estimates for cataclysm are still a couple of centuries away, but this is only one factor. If things don't change, we're closer to the end than we think. Continue reading Rising Temperatures Causing Oceans To Release CO2

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Dodge Takes on Technology in New Charger Ad

Dodge Charger Ad

Whether it was intentional or not is up for debate, but Dodge put a very compelling spotlight on a potential future that is both appealing and scary at the same time with their most recent Dodge Charger ad. Humans are depicted as having nearly everything done for them from selecting food portions to putting on clothes.

It is used as a metaphor for today’s world and positions the Charger as a resistant force to this change, but is it actually close to being realistic? Are we heading towards a world where choices are no longer made by us, where we are protected by our own bad decisions? Movies such as iRobot explored the topic in the past with a certain degree of success, but this particular video may have a more accurate view of our future.

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Three Mile Island vs Chernobyl vs Fukushima

Fukushima Cleanup

Nuclear disasters are rare, but when they happen, they suck. This graphic by LiveScience compares the three big ones over the years and the effects (and potential effects) that each had on both the environment and the people close to them.

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