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Mouse Trap Triggering

July 27, 2011 11:35 am | by EEVBlog | Videos | Comments

The easiest way to electronically trigger a mouse trap.

Blind Ambition

July 27, 2011 11:27 am | by Microsoft | Videos | Comments

Team Note-Taker from ASU showcased their note-taker which helps students with low vision view the blackboard in classroom settings.

PVC and Cable Dyeing

July 27, 2011 11:22 am | by Make Magazine | Videos | Comments

With petroleum dye and clear cleaner, you can dye PVC pipe and extension cords any color you want.


Flipper Turned Rambo

July 27, 2011 11:20 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

CNN’s Kaj Larsen sees first-hand how the U.S. Navy trains dolphins to find hostile swimmers.

New Standard & Custom QuasaBrite UV LEDs from Lumex

July 27, 2011 11:16 am | by Lumex | Lumex, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Lumex announces the global expansion of the QuasarBrite UV family of LED technologies to include three new standard wavelengths and also announces the availability of custom UV LED arrays.

Dytran Instruments’ Miniature In-Line Charge Amplifier

July 27, 2011 11:00 am | by Dytran Instruments | Dytran Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Dytran Instruments, Inc. has introduced the model 4752B, a miniature in-line charge amplifier designed for use with high temperature charge mode accelerometers.

Southern Co.: nuke plant approval may come in 2012

July 27, 2011 10:50 am | by RAY HENRY - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

The head of the Southern Co. says permission to build a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia may come early next year, later than originally planned.Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning told analysts Wednesday that administrative rules could mean that federal regulators will not give the utility a...

Continental cancels 24 flights over crew issue

July 27, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Continental Airlines canceled 24 flights Wednesday, most of them out of Newark Liberty International Airport, due to "crew availability" problems.Continental operates a large hub out of Newark and has about 3,000 daily flights system-wide. It was working to get customers on alternate...


Visa, United ink extension on frequent flier cards

July 27, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Visa Inc. and United Continental Holdings Inc. on Wednesday said they extended their deal for the airline's loyalty program.The carrier said last month it would use the pre-merger Mileage Plus program from United as its single frequent flier program. Continental's One Pass program will be...

CUI Introduces 720 W Isolated DC-DC Quarter Brick

July 27, 2011 10:45 am | by CUI | Cui, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

CUI Inc. introduced the engineering release and initial customer sampling of the NQB Series isolated DC-DC quarter brick based on their patented Solus Power Topology.

Enhanced Boeing KC-46 Tanker Trailer Debuts at Rodeo 2011

July 27, 2011 10:40 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

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The Apple Store is Way Too Nice

July 27, 2011 10:21 am | Videos | Comments

The most important life lesson from this experiment: Darth Vader likes to give hugs.

Fire Breaks Out at CA Plastics Company

July 27, 2011 9:59 am | by Adam Weintraub, Associated Press | News | Comments

A six-alarm fire at a plastics company in the eastern San Francisco Bay area city of Fairfield sent black smoke billowing hundreds of feet into the air Tuesday, but no injuries were immediately reported.

Economists: Supply Chain Disruptions Easing

July 27, 2011 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

While the inability to get critical component parts in such industries as autos and electronics slowed U.S. manufacturing,  economists believe the supply chain disruptions are easing and they are looking for manufacturing to show further gains in coming months.    

AP: Feds Near Deal on Fuel Economy

July 27, 2011 9:54 am | by Dina Cappiello, Associated Press | News | Comments

Officials familiar with talks between the White House and automakers say recent changes to make it easier for light trucks to become more fuel efficient have lowered the proposal to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.


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