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In Photos: Philips' green alternative to 60-watt incandescent bulbs

22. Apr 2012, 17:00

In Photos: Philips' green alternative to 60-watt incandescent bulbs

Given the attention that Dutch electronics giant Philips has earned for their Earth Day launch of a green alternative to the 60-watt incandescent bulb - with a limited use lifespan of nearly two decades - The Tech Herald has obtained some photos taken during testing for those who are curious. ... more

Philips planning several green alternatives to costly incandescent bulbs

22. Apr 2012, 17:00

Philips planning several green alternatives to costly incandescent bulbs

Over the weekend Dutch electronics giant Philips earned a massive amount of attention for their Earth Day launch of a green alternative to the 60-watt incandescent bulb. The blub itself comes with a limited use lifespan of nearly two decades, and will retail for about $50, but could go as low as $25 in some areas. At the same time, there is far more to Philips’ green LED roadmap than a simple bulb. ... more

Gas prices fall for the first time this year Lundberg survey says

22. Apr 2012, 16:30

Gas prices fall for the first time this year Lundberg survey says

For the first time since December 2011, prices at pumps across the nation have fallen nearly five cents. These findings come from the Lundberg Survey, which used data collected during a two-week period ending April 20 from 2,500 gas stations. ... more

Quake in Indonesia triggers tsunami warnings

11. Apr 2012, 14:11

Quake in Indonesia triggers tsunami warnings

An 8.7 magnitude earthquake off the west coast of northern Sumatra has led to a Tsunami warning across the entire Indian Ocean region. ... more

Rising fuel prices to impact travel plans

28. Mar 2012, 11:30

Rising fuel prices to impact travel plans

The rising cost of fuel is likely going to force some families to change their summer travel plans, and they’ve certainly had an impact for travel during spring break. According to Mark Brown, the executive vice president for AAA, consumers are saving money on fuel by traveling closer to home. ... more

Teen makes scientific calculator in Minecraft (Video)

26. Mar 2012, 11:00

Teen makes scientific calculator in Minecraft (Video)

Minecraft is rather popular with the creative set, but it can take some time and effort in order to craft something that is both truly unique and impressive. With that said, here’s a video demonstrating what such an accomplishment looks like. ... more

VIDEO: New Challenger footage surfaces after 30 years

12. Mar 2012, 14:15

VIDEO: New Challenger footage surfaces after 30 years

NASA officials say they will examine a video of the Challenger explosion that has recently resurfaced after being nearly 30 years ago. The amateur footage, potentially clearest of its kind to surface since the horrific disaster, could offer additional details that were previously unknown. ... more

Researchers from Purdue and UNSW take a step towards quantum computing

21. Feb 2012, 00:10

Researchers from Purdue and UNSW take a step towards quantum computing

In what is being called a remarkable feat in micro-engineering, researchers from Purdue University and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have created a working transistor that consists of a single atom on silicon crystal. ... more

Space Shuttles heading to major U.S. museums

25. Jan 2012, 12:36

Space Shuttles heading to major U.S. museums

Case in point, the famed Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is currently preparing to beef up its tourist appeal by adding the space shuttle Discovery to its vast display of iconic vehicles. ... more

Giant solar flare threatens global communications

24. Jan 2012, 12:01

Giant solar flare threatens global communications

Global communications could experience suffer severe disruptions this week after an enormous solar flare eruption on the surface of the sun sent a huge plume of radiation racing towards Earth. ... more

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Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition Pictures

09/18/14 5:45 am

Aston Martin have revealed some properly moody pictures of their new black and white Vanquish Carbon Edition models — and boy are they DARK. The black one features Batman-esque black alloys, wheel surrounds and black interior detailing. The white doesn’t look quite as mean but is just as Eye-catching. Both feature a carbon fiber roof […]

10 Goofs And Inconsistencies In The Golden Girls

09/16/14 6:24 am

We all watch TV shows and notice that there are aspects of the story that don’t quite match up to the way they were laid down in previous episodes.  For example, sometimes the ages of certain people change throughout the serie. Or people will have one sibling in one episode and a different one in […]

10 Reasons The Hunger Games Is Better Than Twilight

09/15/14 12:42 pm

The Hunger Games and Twilight are completely different types of books/movies, and they are both incredibly popular. But the big question is — which is better. Are you ‘Team Gale and Peeta”, or “Team Edward and Jacob”? It’s time to put the Hunger Games versus Twilight debate to rest once and for all… The Top 10 […]

Nissan GT-R NISMO Available in Gran Turismo 6

09/12/14 12:11 pm

Nissan and Sony have added the new Nissan GT-R NISMO to the in-game dealerships in  Gran Turismo 6. The road version of the real car is available now in Japan and due to go on sale in the USA and Europe on October this year. Players will be able to buy the NISMO in-game but […]

2015 Kia Soul EV Prices

09/12/14 10:34 am

Kia have announced prices for their all-new Kia Soul EV. The company says this is their first all-electric, zero emission car and will sit in the middle of their Clean Mobility range. The electric Soul will be available in two trims with Base and Plus (+). The base 2015 Soul EV will be $33,700 and […]

Celebrity Photographer Uli Weber Lauches New Goodwood Revival Book

09/11/14 5:48 am

Celebrity and fashion photographer Uli Weber is to launch a new book at this year’s Goodwood Revival celebrating the historic racing event. Weber, who has photographed many of the most famous people in the world during his illustrious career, turned his hand to the nostalgia and glamour of Goodwood after first visiting the legendary event […]

10 Bizarre Things People Have Flushed Down Toilets

09/11/14 4:23 am

Ever found a blocked loo and wondered how on earth people manage to clog their pipes so easily? While a common culprit might be too much toilet paper, it turns out there are plenty of other bizarre things people flush down the John that don’t quite fit in the pipes. We caught drift of this after […]

The Gorgeous Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato (PICS)

09/10/14 2:24 pm

World-famous Italian car design firm Zagato have revealed pics of their new one-off Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake. The coachbuilder created the unique car for a private European client, and unveiled it at the Chantilly Art & Elegance event in France. Zagato said the Shooting Brake Vantage borrowed inspiration from the V8 Vantage and Volante […]

2015 Lincoln Navigator Pictures

09/09/14 11:11 pm

We have added some pictures of the 2015 Lincoln Navigator. The new model features a 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged engine that develops 380 horsepower via a 6-speed auto box. Both a 4×2 and 4×4 configuration will be offered. The new Navigator will be available later this year with a starting price of $62,475 including delivery charges. What do you think of […]

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Pictures

09/09/14 10:53 pm

We have added some great pictures of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT. The new sports coupe from Mercedes comes with a 4.0 liter V8 that will take it to nearly 190 mph and 0-60 in under 4 seconds. Further details can be found here. What do you think of the AMG GT?

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Reveal

09/09/14 10:49 pm

  Mercedes have finally revealed their latest sports coupe in the shape of the the Mercedes-AMG GT. The SLS AMG replacement comes in two models both with an AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine but with different output. The GT with 456 horsepower and the GT S with 503 horsepower. Each is built in Affalterbach following […]

Aeromobil collapsible flying car (PICS)

09/09/14 1:19 pm

It’s the flying car that could revolutionise the way we travel. A pre-prototype of the Aeromobil has already successfully completed a series of take-offs and landings. Development of the latest itineration of the vehicle, model 3.0, is currently under way. Its co-creator, designer Štefan Klein, hopes to have it ready for display at air shows next […]

Jaguar XE Launched in London

09/08/14 3:15 pm

Jaguar show off the Jaguar XE Jaguar have been showing off the Jaguar XE at an event in London. The sports saloon is aimed firmly at the likes of the Audi A4 and the BMW 3-Series. The XE models will have the new Ingenium engines, the company say these are fuel efficient and combine performance […]

3 Of The Strangest Cases Of Internet Impersonation

08/30/14 1:59 am

In the early 1990s, The New Yorker published a famous phrase: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” As the Net has grown older and gained more users, this phrase has become increasingly relevant. Aided by the anonymity of communicating online, people have continually misrepresented themselves to others. This has ranged from lying about […]

The 20 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

08/19/14 9:30 am

Celebrities have been queuing up to take part in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for degenerative disease ALS — with hilarious results. Everyone from Britney Spears to Bill Gates has been getting in on the act, helping raise millions for the ALS Association. Here we look at 20 of the best celebrity ice […]

Fastest Animals In The World

08/19/14 6:43 am

Running scientists have found that man is more adapted, evolutionarily, to running long distances than almost every other animal. Things that help are our lack of hair, our ability to shed water through sweating and the fact we are able to keep from storing heat by breathing and panting. We are also built with springy […]

10 Weird Phobias

08/04/14 7:19 am

We look at some truly weird phobias We’re all scared of something or other — but while most of us are able to deal with it people with serious phobias are totally unable to get to terms with their fears. And while lots of people are scared of things like failure or spiders, some phobias […]

Ebola Symptoms And How It Liquefies Your Organs

07/31/14 3:12 am

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus which started in Guinea in February has so far killed nearly 700 people — and is rapidly spreading. If you haven’t heard of Ebola, it’s a pretty nasty piece of work. Actually, if truth be told, it’s the stuff of nightmares. The virus is believed to originally be […]

10 Amazing Open Letters That Caught The Public’s Imagination

07/30/14 2:09 am

A Dutch dad’s heartbreaking open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin following the death of his daughter Elsemiek de Borst on Flight MH17 went viral after touching the hearts of people around the world. Hans de Borst wrote the letter, below, after Elsemiek was killed with 297 others when the Malaysian Airlines jet was blown […]

10 Things We Didn’t Know This Time Last Week

07/24/14 4:04 am

It’s been a busy week around the world — the aftermath of flight MH17 being shot down over Ukraine, and the Gaza/Israel conflict escalating. There’s also been lots of interesting revelations. Here we look at ten things we didn’t know this time last week. 10 A man has built the biggest ever fart machine in […]

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