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  • Gas Busters

    No matter what kind of vehicle you own, the best way to minimize pain at the pump is to maximize your car's fuel efficiency.
  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

    Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says. "Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...

    #Iftheygunnedmedown: Social media with a message

    #Iftheygunnedmedown: Social media with a message
    In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before Alexis...

    At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable

    At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable
    Each morning, Brad Zupp puts on noise-canceling headphones and a pair of goggles, the lenses blacked out except for tiny peepholes that keep each eye focused downward. He sits at his desk, shuffles a deck of playing cards and gives himself 70 seconds to...

    Letters: Doubts about the frackologist

    Re “Patt Morrison Asks: Mark Zoback, frackologist,” April 23 I was surprised to read Mark Zoback's position on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” He states that we need to make sure “industry follows best practices,...