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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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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 […]

Suzuki to Unveil New Vitara at Paris Motor Show

08/28/14 9:17 am

Suzuki has announced today that the all-new Vitara will be revealed at the Paris Motor Show. The company says this latest version of the SUV is based on the iV-4 concept models that was shown at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. They say the new Vitara will combine ALLGRIP 4-wheel drive with some advanced technology […]

New Volvo XC90 Videos

08/27/14 8:19 am

We have added some video of the new 2014 Volvo Xc90. The much anticipated SUV has finally been fully revealed by the Swedish car maker with bolder looks and new safety features. You can watch the world premiere lauch of the XC90, some running footage and crash test video below: 2014 Volvo XC90 World Premiere […]

2014 Volvo XC90 Details

08/27/14 7:39 am

Volvo have unveiled the much anticipated new version of their SUV the Volvo XC90. Popular with families throughout Europe and the USA, with its ability to carry 7 and the dogs, the XC90 has been long due a makeover. Volvo said they were not just launching a new car but starting a new chapter in […]

2014 Volvo XC90 Pictures

08/27/14 7:06 am

We have added some great pictures of the all-new Volvo XC90. Volvo have finally launched the much anticipated new model of the popular family SUV. With bolder looks, new safety technology and a new engine options the 2014 Volvo XC90 is bound to popular with consumers looking for 7 seats and safety. Check out the […]

Stephane Roncada Joins MX vs. ATV Supercross Team

08/26/14 8:46 am

Former Kawasaki factory rider and 250cc East champion Stephane Roncada has joined the team developing MX vs. ATV Supercross. Roncada started working in video games around 15 years ago and did some work on the original MX vs. ATV games. Nordic Games made the announcement this week and said they were very excited ‘Ron Ron’ […]

2015 VW Jetta Prices

08/26/14 3:58 am

Volkswagen have released  pricing for their 2015 Jetta model. The German manufacturer has announced that prices for the new VW Jetta will start at $16,215 for the base level 2.0L. The new Jetta is available with several powertrains including a 2.0 liter petrol, a 1.4 liter turbocharged hydrid and a brand new 2.0 liter turbocharged […]

2015 e-Golf Pictures

08/26/14 3:18 am

We have added a set of pictures of the 2015 e-Golf from Volkswagen. The first all electric car the company has produced for the American market, the e-Golf has a range of up to 90 miles and can be charged to 80% in 30 minutes. Further details and pricing on the e-Golf. What do you […]

2015 e-Golf Prices

08/26/14 3:12 am

Volkswagen has released the pricing for their 2015 e-Golf. The German car maker says prices start at $35,445 for the SEL Premium model. The e-Golf is the first totally electric car Volkswagen have produced for the US market. With zero tailpipe emissions the car runs on a 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. The electric motor develops […]

Bear Grylls Teams with Land Rover

08/25/14 5:57 am

British adventurer and all-round manly dude Bear Grylls has announced he is now a global ambassador for Land Rover. The star of TV shows Man Vs Wild, Born Survivor and more recently Running Wild joins explorers like Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Ben Saunders in being associated with the company. Grylls love of adventure started early when his father taught him […]

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible Pictures

08/25/14 5:22 am

We have added a set of 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible pictures. The 2015 Corvette has a 6.2 V8 and puts out 650 horsepower and 650 kb-ft of torque. Pricing starts at just over $80,000, further details on options and pricing can be found here. All 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible pictures are courtesy Chevrolet. Be sure […]

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 […]

10 Real Life Human Cannibals

07/21/14 10:16 am

A twisted nurse was this week found guilty of sexually grooming and planning to eat a 14-year-old girl. Dale Bolinger, 58, from Kent, England, told the Mexican girl, called Eva, in an online chat: “The idea of us making love and then eating you is a VERY great turn on! I have been called a very generous lover […]

10 Celebs Still Earning Megabucks Despite Being Dead

07/19/14 3:30 pm

Just because you’re dead doesn’t mean you have to stop earning money — and in the case of some celebrities that can mean huge sums of cash. According to financial website Forbes, the highest earning living celebrity is Madonna, who earned $125 million from June 2012 and June 2013. But that was dwarfed by the highest […]

10 Hollywood Couples Who Starred In Movies Together

07/19/14 9:32 am

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are set to star together for a second time in new film By the Sea. The Hollywood couple, who will also co-produce the drama, first appeared in a movie together in 2005′s Mr and Mrs Smith — the film on which their relationship blossomed. But the pair are not the only […]

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