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  • Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car

    Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car
    Given all the talk about electric cars, clean diesel, ethanol and more, it can be confusing to know how fuels work and their advantages and disadvantages. Here's a guide. Gasoline Atomically, the gas we pour into our tanks is a mix of hundreds of...
  • Eyedrops for CVS

    Eyedrops for CVS
    After a long day of staring at a computer at work, many people relax by staring at a different computer at home. Between spreadsheets and Facebook, our eyes are seeing more pixels than ever before. If you spend a lot of time in front of a computer,...
  • Would You Try Dracula Blood Therapy?

    Would You Try Dracula Blood Therapy?
    Dracula used to drain his victims of their blood to steal their life force, but through modern technology, doctors may have found a way to return some of that stolen vitality to their patients. We know that blood can be used to save lives, but did you...
  • Home design shifts focus to roofs, ceilings, storage

    Home design shifts focus to roofs, ceilings, storage
    Few architects and builders today are recommending trendy architectural elements to clients. Instead, house pros are mining the history of residential design to extract elements and styles that have worked and keep working, hoping to construct timeless...
  • 'The Whale' by Philip Hoare

    'The Whale' by Philip Hoare
    Philip Hoare is best known for his biography of Noel Coward, but he turns his attention to a much grimmer subject than the follies of "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" in "The Whale," an eminently readable chronicle of the tragic interaction between humans and...
  • Education Matters: Antonovich's arguments are short-sighted

    Education Matters: Antonovich's arguments are short-sighted
    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • 2008 L.A. Auto Show: Hyundai Hybrid Concept

     
    Looks like: The Hyundai Sonata sedan's innards Defining characteristics: A new hybrid powertrain and battery Ridiculous features: None Chance of being mass-produced: 100% We???re not sure why Hyundai is calling this a concept, because it???s already...
  • Brrrrr !! And colder tonight !

     
    That was bracing! Overnight lows ranged from around minus-8 degrees out in Garrett County, to about 11 degrees in Aberdeen. Here is a map with National Weather Service observer reports.We recorded a low of 10 degrees out on the WeatherDeck......
  • Hyundai Nuvis Concept at 2009 New York Auto Show

     
    Looks like: Hyundai is ripping off Mazda???s concept style Defining characteristics: Gull-wing doors, hybrid drivetrain Ridiculous features: ???Battlestar Galactica???-themed interior Chance of being mass-produced: Unlikely; we doubt even the styling will...
  • Exxon Enters Biofuels Field by Looking at Algae

     
    Behemoth oil giant Exxon Mobile has announced that it will invest $600 million in producing liquid fuel from algae. It will spend $300 million on in-house research and partner with Synthetic Genomics, a biotechnology company founded by J. Craig Venter,......
  • Young humpback whale tangled in rope off Hawaii

     
    A juvenile humpback whale entangled in hundreds of feet of heavy rope off the Hawaii coast was being tracked by marine experts Wednesday. "The entanglement is life-threatening," said Ed Lyman, marine mammal response manager for the Hawaiian Islands...