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Tennyson said that it is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all, but when it comes to affection towards the dearly departed Better Place battery-swapping technology, Israeli and Danish drivers of plug-in vehicles may beg to differ. Those two countries were the first markets for the company, which went out of business in May after burning through about $850 million over a five-year period. And now, drivers in those countries say the plug-in vehicle movement has been set fur

Did you know that it took the washing machine nearly 45 years to go from inception to being a part of 70 percent of the homes in the U.S.? No, well don't feel bad because neither did we. As it turns out, washing machines had a ten percent adoption rate back in 1930 and did not break 70 percent until 1975. The same can't be said for cell phones, which saw a explosion in use in just ten short years. Different devices have different adoption rates, so what in the world does this have to do with el

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