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The classic video game Frogger is 30 years old, and some fans of the game think it deserves a place in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's The Art of Video Games exhibition. Frogger's age means that the public may have forgotten about the road-crossing amphibian, so Tyler DeAngelo, Renee Lee, and Ranjit Bhatnagar have pulled gameplay into the 21st century with a more immersive experience by tracking traffic along Manhattan's Fifth Avenue and using that data to generate the vehicles Frogger mus


The storied General Motors' EV1 is in the spotlight once again, thanks to the "Race to the Museum" public voting promotion at the National Museum of American History. A main subject of the 2006 film Who Killed the Electric Car?, most EV1s were destroyed in 2003. A few were made inoperable and given to universities and museums with the caveat that the vehicles may never be driven out on public roads. Earlier this month, one of the few surviving EV1s was spotted on Google's Street View, piquing t


The recently renovated National Museum of American History – Click above to cast your vote


The recently renovated National Museum of American History – Click above to cast your vote


GM's H50-1 ATD in action – Click above for high-res image gallery


You may have read about the recent reports that were highly critical of biofuels, but if you missed the earlier posts or, heck, just didn't feel like reading about them, you can now sit back and get most of the information in 90 seconds of catchy video courtesy of ViroPop. The video, put together by our buddy Damien, discusses how the Nature Conservancy and the Smithsonian have both put the word out that deforesting land to make way for biofuel crops is not the way to go. Host Jessica Williamson

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