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Obama Administration Sets Fuel Economy Standards At 54.5 MPG
2012-08-29 14:16:07

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New federal fuel economy standards, representing a victory for environmentalists and advocates of fuel conservation, were issued this week requiring automakers to nearly double the average fuel economy of new cars and trucks by 2025 to an average fuel economy of 54.5 miles per gallon for the 2025 model year. A goal of almost 55 mpg may sound excessive but engineers deem it achievable with the development of hybrid vehicles while...

Keeping Your Car's Computer Safe From Viruses
2012-08-21 08:50:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A virus on a computer can be bad enough, possibly leading to hacked accounts and even broken hardware. A virus on your car´s computer however, could be downright dangerous. As our world progresses, so too does our desire to computerize everything, and our cars have become quite advanced. Staying one step ahead, the McAfee team at Intel Corp has been working away in a very unusual office for computer programmers and...

2012-08-07 23:03:49

DuPont Materials-powered science engaged to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions to meet new regulations. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Automakers are increasing efforts to reduce vehicle weight, optimize internal combustion engines and electrify vehicles to meet proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (CAFE), according to results of the 2012 WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont. Results were released during the Center for Automotive Research´s Management...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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