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Posts tagged cars

March 3, 2011

 

traffic jam

Do You Know How To Drive “Eco?”

It is estimated that if you practiced eco-driving you could save $200-$400 dollars a year!

October 14, 2010

 

People get out of cars. They are stopped on a bridge because of bad traffic

Cars That Drive Themselves? Google Says, “Yes!”

Google has made cars that drive themselves... would you buy one?

July 6, 2010

 

daytona

Blind Drivers Hit the Daytona International Speedway

Find out about the new technology that is making it possible for blind drivers to get behind the wheel.

August 20, 2009

 

Road filled with potholes

Self-healing Concrete?

Have you ever been driving down a pothole filled street, thinking, "I wish the city, someone, anyone would fix the roads!"

June 1, 2009

 

Snake slithering across a road

Why Are There So Many Dead Snakes in the Road?

Ever wonder why there are so many dead snakes in the road? Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 15, 2009

 

Chunnel entrance on England's side

Ear-friendly Train Tunnels

The most famous tunnel is the thirty mile "Chunnel" between England and France. The Chunnel is actually two separate tunnels, connected by cross passages.

July 15, 2008

 

Angry man on cellphone in a car

Parkin’ and Honkin’

Ever notice how angered you get when you’re waiting for someone to leave a parking spot that you want? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

December 19, 2006

 

a small chimp at the tulsa zoo

So A Chimpanzee Comes To A Road…

It sounds like the begging of a bad joke, but what does a chimpanzee do when it needs to cross the road?

September 27, 2003

 

Driving Around with Dogs

Compared to the measly five million aroma receptors embedded in human nasal tissue, which is about the size of postage stamp, some dogs have over 200 million receptors that are embedded in a sheet of tissue that, unfolded, would be big enough to cover one-third of the dog’s surface area.

September 27, 2003

 

Does Trampling Harm the Grass?

You may be wondering how grass on football and baseball fields stays so green, especially with all that heavy traffic. Grass on athletic fields is planted over a layer of sand, which greatly reduces the problem of compaction.

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