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Lexus Stokes Electric vs. Hybrid Car Debate with New Ads

Toyota, which was the first manufacturer to mainstream hybrids with the introduction with its Prius, has consistently backed hydrogen over lithium ion...
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The Sunday Times Compared Fat Content of Salmon and Pizza and the Results Might Shock You

They say that salmon is one of the healthiest things you can eat. They’re packed with Omega-3 fatty acids and they’re a leaner option than...
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“Rollin’ Coal” Is the Coolest New Way to Kill the Earth

In small towns all over the United States, people are “rollin’ coal,” the hot new way to kill the environment. Dropping hundreds or ...
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After Helping Automaker Out of Bankruptcy, Saab’s New Owner Faces a Bankruptcy of its Own

On Tuesday, August 12, a supplier of Swedish car maker and Saab owner National Electric Vehicle of Sweden (Nevs) filed a petition in bankruptcy cour...
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North Carolina Turns DOT Trucks into Moving Billboards

Businesses in North Carolina will soon have a new way to advertise, and it’s coming straight from the Department of Transportation. A new spons...
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Forklift-Related Worker Death to Cost New Zealand Company $130,000

A concrete company based in Christchurch, New Zealand will soon be paying $130,000 in fines and damages after the forklift-related death of one of its...
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Povertees Sews Lives Together

The idea is as simple as their name. Povertees is a not-for-profit organization that creates and sells stylish t-shirts, putting their proceeds toward...
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Norristown Went Without a Street Sweeper for 19 Days This Summer

In Norristown, PA, residents may have noticed that the streets were a little less clean this past June. That is because one of the area’s street swe...
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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Strain Lives on Many Household Items, Research Shows

It isn’t exactly surprising anymore when studies are released showing that the most common household items tend to carry the most bacteria ̵...
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Shop Classes Putting Students on the Path for Comfortable Middle-Class Living

In the U.S. schooling system, shop classes often have a reputation for being the “slacker classes” — the easy A’s that student...