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Sewer-clogging fatbergs are disgusting, but they can be useful biofuel

Canadian researchers find a new way to transform these monstrosities

Canadian researchers say they've found a better way to transform these monstrosities.

Fifth Avenue Frogger uses real NYC traffic in classic video game action

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 immer

Putting an EV1 in the Smithsonian: not then and maybe not now, either

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 survi

EV1, Sunraycer finalists for Smithsonian's American History display; Vote now!

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

Smithsonian asks public to vote on cars for American History display

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

Video describes how the Nature Conservancy feels about biofuels (hint: not keen)

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 Sebastian Blanco