| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 AM
FAIRFIELD — Last week, I attended the opening of the Fairfield University Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise (FAME). It's a fancy name for a 1,300-square-foot space above Fairfield University's downtown bookstore that will become a shared office for three newly hatched businesses — a "baked to order" dessert purveyor named With Love From the Cupboard, a Bluetooth-enabled powerstrip company (Watt U Control) and the green-themed Conscious Decisions, based on an idea entrepreneur Daphne Dixon — an indefatigable environmental activist around Connecticut — had when she was 10.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:55 AM
As if you needed another reason to go out and buy a paper (OK, cheap marketing plug there), here's this tidbit from The Detroit News, via Cars.com:
If researchers at Tulane University have their way, old news could be a new fuel.
The researchers have...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:52 PM
As if you needed another reason to buy newspapers (sorry, cheap marketing plug there), there's now research that suggests they can be used for biofuels.
From Cars.com, via The Detroit News:
If researchers at Tulane University have their way,...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:02 PM
The Nissan Leaf is more than the first all-electric, battery-powered vehicle offered this century by a major manufacturer. It is also a vehicular Rorschach test, with onlookers seeing whatever they wish.
For people who like the idea of...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:16 AM
Automakers will have to double their fleet-wide average fuel economy by 2025 if proposed federal rules take effect. Here’s how they’ll do it.
By Jim Gorzelany
The White House and major automakers recently signed off on a plan...