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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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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 […]

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Auction

07/28/14 2:07 pm

Dodge are set to auction off the first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. The auction will take place during Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas and all the cash raised will go towards Opportunity Village. The Hellcat features special badging, Viper-exclusive Stryker Red paint, the VIN0001 and other associated memorabilia. The auctioneers are waiving all fees so everything […]

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 […]

21 Genius Cockney Rhyming Slang Phrases

07/19/14 8:14 am

Can you Adam and Eve it? Cockney Rhyming slang is without doubt one of the most beautiful and hilarious expressions of the English language anywhere in the world. Both poetic and utterly bizarre, it sees a combination of odd phrases used to replace simple every-day words. Used since the mid-19th century by tough working class types in the East […]

15 Of The Best Pics From Lamborghini’s Instagram Account

07/19/14 4:59 am

Instagram has opened up a whole new world for car fans looking for pics of the cars they idolize in action. The Lamborghini instagram account isn’t the most active, but the pics are well worth a look just because, well, they’re all of Lamborghinis. But to save you the hassle we’ve put together some of […]

2015 Dodge Challenger Prices And Specs

07/17/14 5:47 am

The 2015 Dodge Challenger will have a starting price of $26,995 for the basic SXT model. The R/T V8 has an MSRP in the US of $31,495, while the R/T Scat Pack and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker models are priced from $38,495. The more powerful SRT 392 costs from $45,995, while the top-of-the-line 2015 Dodge […]

10 Best Things To Do In Seattle

07/17/14 2:38 am

Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific North West region of the USA and is a busy seaport. But it is also a great tourist destination, with a whole host of things to do for all the family. Here are our ten must-see attractions to visit. 1 Seattle Space Needle If you are not afraid of […]

The 10 Least Stressful Jobs

07/16/14 12:38 pm

While some jobs are extremely stressful — there are many where stress relatively unheard of. So if you’re fed-up of stress in your job, or are looking for a relaxing career, check out the jobs below — the ten least-stressful jobs of all, according to research by jobs website careercast.com. They were rated on things including how far […]

10 Free Car Games

07/16/14 9:48 am

Free Car Games Worth Playing Sometimes you just want to go to a website and play a few distracting car games without having to sign up for anything or downloading some app. Here is a list of some really cool free car games that you can play online for nothing. The games are mostly pretty quick […]

The 5 Greatest Astronomers Of All Time

07/15/14 5:16 pm

Mankind has had a fascination with astronomy since before the time when the word “astronomy” first existed. Celestial bodies that could be seen from Earth were among the first forms of keeping time and dreaming of other worlds. As such, there may have been great astronomers that had no words or means of describing any […]

Nissan creates ‘self-cleaning’ car

07/11/14 3:32 am

Nissan has built a version of its LEAF electric vehicle which the firm claims has ‘self-cleaning’ paint. The paint is ‘superhydrophobic’ and ‘oleophobic’ (yes, we didn’t know what those words mean either) so repels mud, rain and everyday dirt. It’s known as Ultra-Ever Dry and works by creating an ‘umbrella’ of air on the outside the […]

Corvette: Six Reasons to Buy Your Dream ‘Vette Now

07/10/14 2:47 pm

Corvettes hold a mythical place in the car world. For more than a half-century, these legendary machines have inspired dreams and outright lust in millions of people. Unfortunately for many automotive enthusiasts, Corvettes remain just a dream and nothing more. Indeed, such verve and excitement in any item costs more than common, practical goods, and […]

Car Games Update July 9th

07/09/14 6:06 am

This last week we’ve added quite a few titles to the car games section of Autosaur. Circus Biker looks fairly interesting but the game does not live up to the idea with it being a pretty bog standard obstacle game with no real challenge, maybe try if you’re tired of life! Urban Moto Trial is […]

Volvo promises ‘world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV’

07/09/14 5:39 am

Volvo claims their new XC90 will be the world’s cleanest and most powerful SUV ever made. The Swedish firm say they hope the car will make drivers feel like they can own an SUV “guilt-free”. The seven-seater XC90 will pump out 400hp and 472lb/ft of torque, but will have emissions of just 60g/km — which […]

Land Rover Marks 25th Anniversary of The Great Divide Expedition

07/08/14 6:31 am

Back in 1989 Land Rover traversed the hardest part of the Continental Divide in Colorado, USA. This was done to launch the 1990 Range Rover and the adventure was completed using stock models. To commemorate the trip Land Rover is taking a caravan of stock 2014 Range Rovers over 1000 miles along the route, with […]

MG SVW RANGE

07/07/14 7:17 am

The sweeping lines of vintage sports cars have captured the public’s imagination for decades — and here we look at the offerings of one of the world’s best vintage sports car manufactures, MG. The car maker was well-known for making small sports cars but its SVW range were larger vehicles. Of the three models that make […]

McLaren 650S GT3 Unveiled (PICTURES)

06/30/14 5:49 am

McLaren have unveiled their next generation 650S GT3 at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. It has better handling and engine cooling than the road-going model, with a more aggressive front-end and updated carbon fiber bodywork. It is also safer than its racing predecessor the 12C GT3, with an enhanced carbon fiber MonoCall chassis and […]

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