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This 1980s General Motors Touchscreen Was Decades Ahead Of Its Time

For most drivers, the idea of a touchscreen that controls all of a car's functions is sci-fi that only recently became reality.<p>However, in 1989 General Motors equipped its Oldsmobile Toronado Trofeo with a touchscreen system that was decades ahead of its time. Called the Visual Information Center …

General Motors

Japanese company plans to have working space elevator by 2050

Who does want to go to space? No less, in an elevator. While NASA's been working hard for years trying to find the necessary tools to do just that, other firms are doing the same across different parts of the world. Japanese construction company Obayashi, for instance, is one of those, and today it …

Tim Duncan dares to play supporting role in Spurs' march towards title

San Antonio star passes NBA Finals records held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson – but all he wants is a fifth title<p>• LeBron feels heat as Miami fans hold feet to flames • San Antonio 107-86 Miami – as it happened<p>All in all, Tim Duncan had a pretty good night on Thursday.<p>In Game 4 of the …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

Apple fined $670k by Taiwan Fair Trade Commission over iPhone plan pricing

The Wall Street Journal reports that Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has fined Apple approximately US$670,000 for its attempts to influence phone pricing set by distributors and service providers in the region. According to a statement from the commission, Apple was forcing at least three carriers …

This concept car uses its own reconnaissance drone to spot traffic jams

The idea of receiving traffic updates on your sat nav may suddenly seem tawdry next to this more futuristic alternative dreamed up by Renault: If you're driving along in its "KWID" concept car and you're worried about jams up ahead, you simply launch a quadrocopter drone from the car's roof, send …

Syria to attend Geneva peace talks as aid agreed for besieged Homs

Ambulances ready for evacuees after 'humanitarian pause' deal and have already transported one patient for treatment<p>The Syrian government will participate in the second round of peace talks in Geneva, its foreign minister has announced, as aid operations were due to begin in besieged areas of …

Let the Games Begin! Sochi Sets Stage for Power and Glory

SOCHI, Russia — The Winter Olympics about to start in this coastal resort city are unlike any in recent memory — promising the glow of international harmony and fierce competition but opening in the shadow of terrorism, politics and uncertainty.<p>Almost 3,000 athletes from a record 88 countries will …

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NFL

Obama on CVS: 'Powerful message'

President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark’s decision to take tobacco products off the shelves, saying it will save lives and reduce health care costs.<p>“As one of the largest retailers and pharmacies in America, CVS Caremark sets a powerful example,” he said in a statement early Wednesday …

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