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Cheap, Clean, Fusion Power One Step Closer to Reality

December 16, 2014 | by Reuters | Comments

Researchers at the University of Washington are developing a new type of fusion reactor that could generate eco-friendly power for less money than fossil fuels.                         

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Macarons Go Mainstream: A Small Maker's Story

December 17, 2014 2:01 pm | by Bloomberg News

Looka Patisserie, a small maker of desserts, had to quickly ramp up production when Walmart came knocking for the holiday season.                                   

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5 Stunning Stats About Tesla

December 17, 2014 1:28 pm | by CNNMoney

CNNMoney reports on 5 amazing facts about Tesla that sets the company apart from other car manufacturers.                                         

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Ford's "Futurist" Predicts Upcoming Trends

December 16, 2014 2:51 pm | by CBS News

Sheryl Connelly is Ford's manager of global consumer trends and "futuring." While she works for the auto giant, her job has little to do with cars. Connelly joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the trends that will influence our lives in the future.

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Build-it-Yourself Computer for $150

December 15, 2014 2:17 pm | by CNNMoney

It's kind of like Legos, but for computers. Kano is a kit that offers kids the basics of building hardware and coding software.                                   

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GM Victim: I Was Robbed of a Part of my Life

December 12, 2014 12:56 pm | by CNNMoney

10 years after her car crashed, killing her boyfriend, a Texas court clears Candice Anderson of the felony charge. GM admits its car may have contributed to the accident.                       

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Ford CEO: New F-150 Will Change Auto Industry

December 12, 2014 12:52 pm | by Bloomberg News

Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Co., talks about the automaker's new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup truck, the outlook for Detroit's economy and the impact of declining oil prices on the auto industry.               

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Engineering Newswire: 10 Worst Toys Pass Test

December 12, 2014 11:36 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production

Today on Engineering Newswire, the World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., released its 42nd annual 10 Worst Toys report … So we bought them …                             

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Thought Leaders: Tips on Using Your Supplier for an Improved Safety Program

December 11, 2014 1:58 pm | by IMPO

IMPO sits down with Nino Granatiero, Vice President, Safety and Marketing for Grainger, to discuss some of the safety issues Grainger sees with its manufacturing customers, and how it looks to help streamline some of these critical efforts within a manufacturing environment.

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Elon Musk's Big Bet on Battery Technology

December 10, 2014 2:37 pm | by Bloomberg News

Cory Johnson discusses how Tesla CEO Elon Musk is disrupting utilities.                                                   

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Could Cheap Oil Stick it to Elon Musk and Tesla Stock?

December 9, 2014 1:24 pm | by USA TODAY

Tesla shares have taken a beating over the last three months, and it coincides with U.S. automakers' posting better-than-expected SUV sales. With oil getting hit and gas prices falling, electric car maker Tesla has had a tough three months.   

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Record Breaking Printer Creates Super-Size Glass Designs

December 8, 2014 10:25 am | by Reuters

An Israeli-based company sets a world record for the largest digital glass printer.                                               

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Pay Going Up for U.S. Workers

December 8, 2014 10:21 am | by USA TODAY

The latest jobs report showed wages are finally going up, as employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in November.                                

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Orion Launches New Era of Space Exploration

December 5, 2014 2:09 pm | by USA TODAY

On the second attempt day, NASA successfully launched Orion from Cape Canaveral Friday morning. A future phase of the mission is to take astronauts first to an asteroid and eventually to Mars, possibly in the 2030s.          

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Meet Amazon’s New Robot Army

December 4, 2014 2:18 pm | by Bloomberg News

Amazon Senior Vice President Worldwide Operations Dave Clark discusses the company’s army of Kiva robots that help box and ship products.                                 

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Germany Might Not Keep its Promise of a Million Electric Cars on Road by 2020

December 3, 2014 2:28 pm | by USA TODAY

Germany is set to fail in its ambitious plan to put a million electric cars on the road by 2020. An expert panel has warned that only half the target number will be achieved unless the government spends millions to make electric cars more attractive.

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'Smart Guns' To Bring Transparency to Police Shootings

December 3, 2014 2:22 pm | by CBS News

Law enforcement in California is testing smart pistols equipped with technology that alerts police dispatchers whenever their gun is unholstered or fired. The experimental technology is meant to protect police and provide detailed insight into officer involved shootings.

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The Supersonic Jets of Tomorrow

December 2, 2014 3:00 pm | by CNNMoney

Companies are working on building supersonic jets that can fly twice as fast as today's commercial planes.                                         

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Gun Manufacturers are Targeting a New Demographic

December 2, 2014 2:53 pm | by CNNMoney

At the Shot Show in Las Vegas, a new trend in gun manufacturing was made clear: gun sales for women and by women are on the rise. As a result, the industry is beginning to make guns that are more aesthetically appealing to women and are better suited for women's specific needs. 

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Bolivian Recycling Changes the Manufacturing of School Furniture

December 1, 2014 2:49 pm | by Reuters

Innovative recycling project in La Paz separates city waste and converts plastic garbage into school furniture made from 'plastiwood'.                                 

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A Super Jumbo A380 Gutted in Two Minutes

December 1, 2014 2:44 pm | by Bloomberg News

Emirates performs a heavy maintenance check on the world's largest passenger plane, the A380. The process took 55 days to complete. Here it is in under two minutes.                         

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