Elio Motors Sells Surplus Equipment to Fund 3-Wheel Cars

Elio Motors, Inc., announced this past week that it will work with its manufacturing partner, Comau, to sell surplus manufacturing equipment from the former GM manufacturing facility in Shreveport, Louisiana, where the company will begin production of its enclosed, three-wheeled vehicle in 2015. The strategy allows Elio Motors to reuse the machinery it needs to… Keep Reading


Ebola Outbreak’s “Patient Zero” Located

The worst outbreak of Ebola, which activated an international public health emergency and has killed 961 people, may have started with a 2-year-old patient in a hamlet in the African country of Guinea. About eight months ago, the toddler, whom researchers consider may have been Patient Zero, experienced vomiting, black stool and temperature. Only four days… Keep Reading


RushWallet: An Easy Way to Use Bitcoin

KryptoKit, the maker of the most popular Bitcoin browser extension, today debuted RushWallet, an instant, easy-to-use Bitcoin wallet that works on all modern web browsers and mobile devices. Emerging from the need for a fast and frictionless online wallet system, RushWallet fulfills a vision that both Steve Dakh and Anthony Di Iorio, co-­founders of the… Keep Reading


Bathroom Smells Eliminated with Fresh Air Plus

Fresh Air Plus is an innovative new way to eliminate embarrassing bathroom odors. Though it looks like a normal toilet seat, it works to quickly rid bathrooms of unpleasant smells by using a fan located inside the toilet bowl to immediately push smells directly from the toilet to an outside area. The unique system is… Keep Reading


“Geek Couture” is a Hit at San Diego Comic-Con

The first-ever Her Universe Fashion Show at San Diego Comic-Con, sponsored by Her Universe, Hot Topic and Nerdist Industries, debuted last night to a packed house and great success with 36 stunning “Geek Couture” designs hitting the runway at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Harbor Ballroom. Only two designers could ultimately win the grand prize – the opportunity… Keep Reading


New York City May Place Security Cameras in Subway Cars

New York may follow Chicago’s lead by placing security cameras in all city subway cars. Although there are currently more than 4,000 surveillance cameras installed in the subway system, none have been placed in subway cars. Currently, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is studying the pros and cons of the potential installation. John Samuelsen, President of… Keep Reading

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$8 Million Grant Announced for Mesothelioma Light-Based Therapy

The National Cancer Institute is awarding scientists at the University of Pennsylvania $8 million dollars towards a clinical trial on light-based therapy for mesothelioma surgical patients. University of Pennsylvania researchers report that they will use this grant to enroll 102 pleural mesothelioma study participants over the next four years. Those patients will be given a photosensitizing… Keep Reading


SingPlay Phone App Puts Karaoke in Your Pocket

NexStreaming, a global multimedia software company specializing in multimedia software development, is pleased to announce the release of SingPlay, a brand new interactive Karaoke recording app available now on Google Play. The new app officially released June 26, 2014 and is available for all Android smartphone devices equipped with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above.… Keep Reading


Terminal Melanoma Patient Seeks Ban on UK Sunbeds

Mark Carter, who has terminal melanoma, is working with other melanoma patients, doctors and patient advocates towards a goal of forcing a ban on sunbeds in the United Kingdom. Under Carter’s guidance, a film entitled “Dying for a Tan” has been created to garner support for a complete ban on sun tanning beds. Since he… Keep Reading


Online Campaign Seeks Worldwide Animal Rescue Network

Compassion, Inc has launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of their pioneering non-profit business model. They will use donations to open or purchase hostels in underdeveloped countries and provide job training for local residents to operate these ventures. All profits are then used to operate animal rescues. They call this venture the Butterfly Fund. The… Keep Reading

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