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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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2015 Mini Paceman Pictures

04/23/14 5:49 am

Mini have released pictures of their 2015 Mini Paceman after it was unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show. The 2015 Pacemen has a fresher look than its predecessor, as well as an updated interior. A string of different paint finishes are also available including Jungle Green and Midnight Grey, and the addition of alloy wheel rims […]

Best Superhero Movies

04/23/14 2:33 am

We count down the top 10 best superhero movies In this list we count down a selection of what we consider to be the ten best superhero movies released to date. The superhero genre over the past 15 years has exploded, with superhero movies regularly dominating yearly highest-grossing film lists. Our appetite for stories of […]

Dodge Wisdom video goes viral

04/22/14 8:00 am

Dodge’s ‘Wisdom’ video, that the company created to celebrate their 100th anniversary, has become quite a big viral hit. The company says the video, which features centenarians,  had more than 4 million views in the first 24 hours (3.5 on YouTube at the time of writing). The clip was released as part of the promotion for […]

Beijing Auto Show Pictures

04/22/14 8:00 am

The 2014 Beijing Auto Show kicked off this week with all the major brands looking to show off their latest models. The Chinese market has grown quickly along with their middle class. China is also targeted heavily by luxury brands with the likes of Bentley and Maserati all looking to get some market share. Below […]

New York Auto Show Pictures Part 2

04/22/14 7:30 am

As the 2014 New York Auto Show is in full swing we bring you some more great pictures from the event. Some of the cars featured include the BMW 435i Gran Coupe, the Dodge Challenger R/T,  the VW e-Golf and Porsche 911 Targa 4. Check out the pictures below. What do you think of the […]

Audi TT offroad concept at Beijing

04/22/14 7:25 am

Audi has been showing off their all-wheel drive TT offroad concept at the Beijing Auto Show. The company says the car gives a glimpse at how a new model in the TT range might look. The TT offroad concept is a plug-in hybrid with a 2.0 litre petrol engine (292bhp) and two electric motors. It […]

BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept

04/22/14 4:19 am

BMW have released some stunning pictures of their Vision Future Luxury concept car.  It gives a glimpse of the direction BMW hopes to head in the future with its luxury models. The German firm says the car has an extremely light-weight body, a newly designed user interface, improved technology and an innovative interior that ‘caters optimally […]

How To Get Clear Skin

04/22/14 3:13 am

The Top Ten Tips for Good Skin Have you ever wondered how some people seem to have flawless skin day in and day out regardless of age? True, genetics play a role, but for those of us who were not blessed with naturally radiant skin, cosmetic surgery or expensive skin care products are not the only […]

Frozen Pictures

04/21/14 7:59 pm

Some Cool, pardon the pun, Frozen Pictures Disney’s animated musical Frozen was a huge hit over the 2013 holiday season. With some great characters and catchy tunes together with some magical animation it did very well at the box office. We have added some great stills from the movie, to go along with our associated […]

New York Auto Show Special Edition Pictures

04/21/14 2:57 pm

This year’s New York Auto Show has seen the launch of several limited edition models. Car-makers bring these out to mark anniversaries or special event and the models are often enhanced or have some additional modelling. Below are some pictures of a few special editions on display including the SRT Time Attack Carbon Special Edition Viper […]

New York Auto Show Concept Car Pictures

04/21/14 2:46 pm

At nearly every auto show car manufacturers like to present some of the their new ideas via their concept cars. Sometimes these concept cars are flights of fancy or just a vehicle to showcase some new technology but sometimes they make it, more or less intact, to the production line. Below are few of the […]

London Hosts Real Racing 3 with Hyundai Veloster for Charity

04/21/14 11:20 am

Fans of Electronic Arts’ mobile game Real Racing 3 can compete live in London to help raise money for charity, as well as win some cool prizes. Hyundai are offering players the chance to take control of a Veloster Turbo on a massive screen in the city’s iconic Piccadilly Circus. During the competition players will […]

Chevrolet Shows off new Transformers

04/21/14 10:55 am

US car-maker Chevrolet will once again have its cars on the big screen in the forthcoming Michael Bay movie Transformers: Age of Extinction. The new film will feature two Camaros with one being a modified vintage 1967 Camaro SS and the other a concept version with the ever-popular Bumblebee in action. There will also be […]

Three Common Myths From History That Most People Believe

04/21/14 5:50 am

Common Myths About History We may not all be experts and professors, but when it comes to history some things are just common knowledge. After all, humans have been around for thousands of years. That’s a lot of history behind us, and some of it has got to filter through to people today. Yes, there […]

Australia Pictures

04/20/14 1:46 pm

Some Diverse Pictures of Australia We have added some pictures of Australia from our Archive. The country appears on several of our lists including largest and happiest countries as well as being home to many of the most deadly snakes and spiders, oh and one of the fastest land animals as well. This flattest of […]

Bhutan Pictures

04/20/14 7:18 am

Some Precarious Pictures of Himalayan Kingdom Bhutan We have added a set of pictures featuring the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, which we listed on our world flag article. With much of the country nested in the mountains this small kingdom has some stunning scenery with spectacular buildings contrasted against the often harsh environment. Bhutan is landlocked and surrounded […]

Poker Strategy Basics

04/20/14 1:45 am

Three basic tips for good poker strategy Navigating your way through a poker tournament is like working your way through a maze or playing a chess match. It requires specific strategies and a bit of luck. Of course, you can’t control your luck. However, you can choose your strategies. Which strategies you employ depend on […]

Garage Sale Tips To Make Some Cash

04/19/14 2:38 am

Having a yard sale? Make sure to follow these tips Winter has finally crawled away and signs of spring are everywhere. It’s garage sale season! Time to clear out your junk and make a little cash. Let these tips guide you in organizing a lucrative garage sale. 12 Do it on a Saturday Saturday is […]

52 Great Cheap Date Ideas

04/18/14 2:36 am

Some great ideas for cheap dates When you don’t have a lot of money to spend but want to have a fun first date or date night, what do you do? Fear not! Here is a list of great budget-friendly ideas: 52 Picnic in the Park You can enjoy a great evening outdoors by packing […]

Ten Best Football Movies Of All Time

04/17/14 1:38 am

Over the last 25 years, football movies have been among the greatest cinematic success stories coming out of Hollywood. The natural drama, and open-ended storylines make football movies a natural draw for a large majority of movie watchers. Whether they are strictly about football, or infused with love stories and comedy, football movies have certainly […]

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