C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.


(Free kayaking on the Hudson River.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Hudson River Promenade, NYC

New Yorkers love it, but visitors rarely see it.


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City Council To Debate Bill Requiring Longer-Lasting Smoke Detector Batteries

City Council this spring will debate whether Philadelphia should require that battery-operated smoke detectors use batteries that last ten years.


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3 On Your Side: Prolong Cell Phone Battery Life

These days, we count on our phones to do way more than just make calls. So having a dead cell phone battery can really stop us in our tracks.