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Transportation

Could Your Car Run on Algae?

Is "green gas" an oxymoron? Not according to San Diego–based Sapphire Energy. The local company claims it can create a fuel that's green in more ways than one. Created from algae, sunlight, carbon …

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How Does Traffic Affect Our Health?

Like many of you, I dislike driving in heavy traffic. But unlike many of you, I usually don’t have to. I live and work in California’s Santa Cruz Mountains, and my job is just steps from my home. D…

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Gas Prices Haven’t Been This Expensive in 6 Years

Getting to your town's fireworks display will cost you a little more than it has in years past: As of yesterday, a gallon of unleaded gas clocked in at an average $3.67. That's the highest it's been o…

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Can the Electric Car Save Your Life?

It's been debated whether electric cars can help save the environment — but now, some experts are claiming a different benefit: your health. Released a few days ago, a new report from the Environme…

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America’s Best & Worst Bike-Friendly Cities

Bike to Work Day is May 16th this year, which may be easier for some of you than others. We dug around to uncover the the countries best and worst cities for bikers. How did yours fare? Bicycling.c…

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8 Most Common Beginner Bicycling Mistakes

Great! You've decided to start biking more (just in time for National Bike Month)! Maybe you're commuting to work. Maybe you like to stick to the trails. Regardless, biking's a great choice: it's bett…

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My Top Tips for Protecting Our Planet on Earth Day – and Beyond

The environmental issues we face globally are immense, but the good news is that there are positive, creative solutions to deal with these problems. Through a combination of scientific research and…

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Detox Your Car in 10 Simple Steps

I just bought a small, used utility truck. Months of scouring the marketplace and test-driving vehicles reminded me of just how many chemicals most people use in the maintenance and upkeep of their ve…

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10 Airplanes That Disappeared Without a Trace

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has left experts perplexed, leading to a variety of unsubstantiated theories about what might have happened. Unfortunately, if history is any judge, i…

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3 Ways to Discard Used Cooking Oil

You probably know that cooking oil doesn't belong in the drain. Even the little amounts of oil that ends up in the sink after washing an oily dish can lead to problems. Eventually, built-up oil can cl…

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I'm a dog/cat person, where does that leave me?

TY. So where does this begin? Certainly not in college. Parents need to demand realistic discussi…