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One Owner: 36K Mile 2000 Honda S2000

This 2000 Honda S2000 is a claimed one owner, 36k mile car that’s said to have always been well-maintained and garaged. A good-looking example of our …

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What Obama's Drilling Bans Mean for Alaska and the Arctic

With state revenues declining, Alaska wants more oil. Obama is pushing back—a little.<p>President Barack Obama has effectively banned oil exploration, at least for the time being, on some 22 million acres of federal land and waters in Alaska: 12 million acres on land in the Arctic National Wildlife …

Department Of Transportation Says The Future Of Transit Looks Pretty Bleak

But maybe you have some ideas to fix it?<p>This week, the Department of Transportation released Beyond Traffic, a report the agency describes as a 'draft framework' for the future of transportation here in the United States. And as it stands, our future looks pretty bleak.<p>In the forward to the report, …

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E-cigarette vapor damages the immune system of mice, study finds

E-cigarettes are being pitched as potentially safer alternatives to traditional tobacco cigarettes, but it's starting to look like they may share some of the same deleterious effects. A new study out of Johns Hopkins University looks at e-cigarettes' effects on mice, and it finds that exposure to …

'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

Houston, we have a ringer<p>The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competition. In a paper that was recently accepted for publication in <i>Astrophysical Journal</i>, scientists from Leiden Observatory in …

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic fibrosis?<p>Astrophysicist Karel …

How To Build A Cannon That Shoots Wiffle Balls At 50MPH [Video]

Repurpose your leaf blower into a pitching machine<p>Chances are, your leaf blower is collecting dust in a garage right now--and it will until this fall. So rescue that yard-clearing device for a far nobler purpose: blasting lightweight projectiles at top speed.<p>Channeling the air from the leaf blower …