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2013-06-26 20:43:32

The citizens of Gothenburg, Sweden will vote soon on whether to continue the already up-and-running congestion charge. New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that congestion charges are indeed a better way to reduce traffic and improve air quality. The doctoral thesis from the School of Business, Economics and Law shows that in Bogota, Colombia drastic driving restrictions have not been effective, while congestion charges besides cutting traffic, as it has happened...

Driving As Stressful As Skydiving
2013-06-11 13:33:04

[ Watch The Video Audi´s Road Frustration Index Test ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Driving in traffic can be stressful, and even more so depending on where you live. German car maker Audi and researchers from MIT teamed up to discover just how stressful driving is and came up with some surprising results. According to their data, driving can be more stressful than eating breakfast, attending a lecture at MIT or, in some instances, almost as...

2013-05-29 23:16:35

Vehicle Occupancy Detection Company, a company based in San Rafael, California, has announced the launch of a proprietary short-wave infrared device which can be used for the purpose of counting occupants in a moving vehicle. Entering the $52 billion a year market for intelligent transportation systems, Vehicle Occupancy Detection Company´s system is bringing a new, unique product to the market and spoke directly to Interlinked TV. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 At the recent...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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