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Ekranoyacht: Rebirth of the Ekranoplan

January 26, 2011 / No Comments

Jaron Dickson, an Australian designer and student at Monash University in Australia, has come with a hydrogen-powered flying yacht concept. It is called the Ekranoyacht after the famous Soviet Union super vehicle the Ekranoplan on whose grounds it is designed.

Urban Traffic Causes People to Fill an Extra 3.9 Gallons of Fuel

January 25, 2011 / No Comments

Post-recession, many people have chosen not to take their vehicles out on the street due to increasing fuel prices and economic turmoil. But the situation is vastly changing and now as the financial crisis is being solved more and more motorists are appearing on the road. This was revealed by a study conducted by Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M ...

Audi Type C e-tron to Arrive for International Toy Fair

January 21, 2011 / No Comments

Audi, making its second appearance in Nuremberg at the 62nd International Toy Fair, brought the Auto Union Type C e-tron study along with a bunch of other innovations. Though the vehicle has a 1.5 hp electric motor that turns the rear wheels and is named e-tron, it is more of a toy than a car.

Rihanna’s New Fragrance Reb’l Fleur Earns PETA Approval

January 18, 2011 / 1 Comment

The star singer Rihanna, who tops the hit list of PETA, as the “Worst Dressed” celebs in terms of cruelty to animals, seems to be on the track of a change. And the most notable fact in this regard is, PETA is also endorsing her new venture.

Scientists Developing Energy Generating Clothes

January 17, 2011 / No Comments

Scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas are engaged in developing an innovative product. To be precise, they are spinning yarn out of powder-infused carbon nanotubes.  These may help in creating textiles that can power the electronic mobile gadgets.

South Korea Launches New Eco Credits Policy Plan

January 14, 2011 / No Comments

South Korea, with an objective to implement and promote sustainable development and green movement in the country, has announced a new policy plan. The Ministry of Environment’s new initiative is based on an Eco-credits program that enables the citizens to earn cash by switching on to green lifestyle.

Eat Green for a Healthy Skin

January 14, 2011 / No Comments

Latest research done by Dr Ian Stephen, psychology professor at the University of Nottingham, reveals that eating carrots and tomatoes could give you a glowing skin. The professor was inspired by Charles Darwin’s Descent of Man, which highlights why people have different coloring.

Costa Rican Green Hotels Get Travelocity Eco-friendly Designation

January 13, 2011 / 1 Comment

The green hotels of Costa Rica have been conferred with eco friendly designation from Travelocity Website. It features hotels that had received the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) from the Costa Rica Tourism Board. The CST program is a product of the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) which analyses the tourism sector in the country based on their achievements regarding ...

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport’s ‘Meet & Be Green’ Program Adds Green Hue to Meetings

January 13, 2011 / No Comments

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport has ushered in a new “Meet and Be Green” program, in an effort to encourage guests and planners to have green choices for their meetings.

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell to Go into Production (Video)

January 12, 2011 / No Comments

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell will be soon into production as the company has confirmed their official plans. The proposed model is said to mimic the leaked, teased and test-driven prototype model that was tested by David Coulthard.