Archive: 01/10/2009

In search of wildlife-friendly biofuels

When society jumps on a bandwagon, even for a good cause, there may be unintended consequences. The unintended consequence of crop-based biofuels may be the loss of wildlife habitat, particularly that of the birds who call ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Ecology
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Microsoft video gets a little too much attention

(AP) -- You almost have to feel bad for Microsoft. The software maker isn't known for hip marketing tactics, and now that a Windows 7 video has hit it big online, people are laughing at the company, not with it.

dateOct 01, 2009 in Other
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EPA moves to regulate smokestack greenhouse gases

(AP) -- Proposed regulations would require power plants, factories and refineries to reduce greenhouse gases by installing the best available technology and improving energy efficiency whenever a facility is significantly ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Environment
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LA Times, Washington Post breaking up news service

(AP) -- The Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post are breaking up their news service after 47 years, making it the latest casualty of the media upheaval driven by the array of alternative information and entertainment ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Business
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Stop sign ahead for texting while driving?

(AP) -- Targeting text messaging behind the wheel, the Obama administration plans to offer recommendations to address the growing traffic safety risk of distracted driving and the use of mobile devices by multitasking drivers.

dateOct 01, 2009 in Other
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