10 automakers sued over keyless ignitions

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A lawsuit in US District Court alleges that vehicles with keyless ignitions are dangerous because people inadvertently leave their vehicles running. The owners are then at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning.

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License plate readers helped Virginia police catch the WDBJ shooter

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Virginia police tracked down the disgruntled gunman responsible for shooting two television news station employees live on-air Wednesday using a controversial piece of technology known as a license plate reader.

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License plate readers helped Virginia police catch the WDBJ shooter originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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A Glue That Only Hardens When Electrified Will Even Work Under Water

Have you ever gotten a piece of tape wet and noticed it loses its stickiness? Water and adhesives usually don’t mix, but researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have created a new type of glue that works in wet environments because it only hardens when a voltage is applied.

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Japanese Inspired Shoes You Wrap Around Your Feet

These are the Vibram Furoshiki wrap-around shoes. They were inspired by traditional Japanese Furoshiki fabrics used to wrap gifts or transport goods. They’re basically a rubber soled slipper with a long piece of fabric on each side that wrap…

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