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LiveScience.ocm

Scientists have now levitated small live animals using sounds that are, well, uplifting. 'What will happen if a living animal is put into the acoustic field?' Will it also be stably levitated?"

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East Valley Tribune

[ahhh, the stench of new restrictions coming] Arizona’s lenient child safety laws and lack of teen driver restrictions make it the worst of the 50 states when it comes to preventing traffic related injuries, according to a study to be released today.

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AP

A German entrepreneur wants to create a nostalgic smokers' haven above the clouds by starting a nicotine-friendly airline Cuban cigars, caviar, and flight attendants in designer uniforms -- as well as smoking allowed in every seat.

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Reuters

Rush hour in Washington brings the slugs out into the light. Each workday, members of a unique breed of commuters known as "slugs" line up, sometimes at regular bus stops, sometimes at special areas. Chatting quietly, they wait for stran

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Car & Driver magazine

The old method of processing photographs forced camera partnerships to raise the speed that triggers a ticket so that the processing system wouldn't be overburdened. Each location could handle about 800 tickets/day. Boost that to 6000 tickets/day

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USA Today

The nation's top legal driving speed soon could rise to a long-forbidden 80 mph as Texas moves toward increasing the limit on parts of two interstate highways. But 85% of drivers on the affected highways already drive 76-79 mph, says the TxDOT

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Associated Press

For isolated towns with crumbling streets, speeding tickets can be an important source of revenue. In Eolia, for example, a ticket for 1 mph over the limit costs $67.50 in fines and court costs. Missouri law lets cities keep all the revenue they coll

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BusinessWeek

It has been nearly 70 years since the last Duesenberg rolled off the assembly line, but the super-stylish king of American luxury automobiles is about to be resurrected. Duesenberg announced that next year it plans to unveil the Duesenberg Torpedo Co

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By Mark Gillies

The muscular Camaro concept is pure '69 updated, with the kind of subtle detailing that makes it look up-to-the-minute. The interior is very glitzy, and pays homage to the original, even down to the GM seat belt insignia and the twin instrument p

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CNN

Transport Canada system uses a GPS device installed in the car to monitor the car's speed and position. If the car begins to significantly exceed the speed limit for the road on which it's travelling the car makes it harder to depress the gas

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The Denver Post

Federal authorities on Friday turned back a bus carrying protesters who were making a highly publicized effort to gain entry into the Denver Federal Center without showing identification.

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Rocky Mountain News

Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against Deborah Davis, the 53-year-old Arvada woman who refused to show her identification to federal police officers on an RTD bus traveling through the Federal Center in Lakewood. Davis' supporters, a

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Agence France Presse

A Brazilian-made car that burns both gasoline and alcohol processed from corn had its unveiling here ahead of the first shipment of thousands of vehicles to the United States.

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Reuters

Union workers at General Motors Corp. ratified a deal to help the automaker cut billions of dollars in health-care costs, but analysts said the move was far from enough to turn things around at the struggling auto giant.

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Scottsdale Republic

Councilmen Bob Littlefield and Jim Lane said they question the $640,000 in up-front costs, whether the system will create a bigger liability for the city and whether it's Scottsdale's place to control something that belongs to the state.

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