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“The Adventures of Captain Underpants” App released for Apple iPad

Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:29:34 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - The popular children book series published by Scholastic has now been released as an app for the Apple iPad tablet. “The Adventures of Captain Underpants,” is available exclusively on the Apple App Store. This week, author Dav Pilkey also published his tenth book in the series -- Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers.

The popular Captain Underpants book series has been around for over 15 years. Since the first book, which was published in September 1997, over 50 million books in the series have been printed for distribution in North America. The Captain Underpants series feature silly illustrations, which add to the superhero’s antics that saves the day.

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Lower GPAs and Higher Graduation rates when Parents help pay for College

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:05:00 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Researchers found that students who got financial help from their parents when attending college were more likely to graduate, but with lower grade point averages (GPAs). The study results will be published in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

Laura T. Hamilton, a sociology professor at the University of California, Merced, studied what impact financial assistance from parents had on students’ grades and graduation rates. The good news is that parents who supported their child financially in college were best at avoiding serious academic trouble. However, at the same time earning good grades also diminished.

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Ford unveils Atlas Concept Pickup Truck at Detroit Auto Show

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 05:40:00 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) showed off the Ford Atlas Concept pickup truck today at the Detroit Auto Show.

The Ford Atlas Concept came about after their designers listened to customers. The broad stance, elevated wheel arches, and outstanding grille add to the image of the company’s Built Ford Tough motto. The design features address the professional and personal use of the pickup truck.

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John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle recalled for repair

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 06:42:39 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall of John Deere Gator™ RSX850i Base, Sport, and Trail model utility vehicles because the fuel line could come apart and become a potential fire danger. John Deere dealers will be offering a free inspection and repair to remedy this problem.

Around 4,650 of the John Deere Gator Utility vehicles are involved in the recall. Deere and Company (NYSE:DE) received three reports of the fuel line separating, with no injuries involved. The vehicles were sold between August 2012 and October 2012 by John Deere dealers at a cost between $12,900 and $15,500.

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Actress Kaley Cuoco to debut in Toyota Super Bowl Ad

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 05:43:02 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. announced today that actress Kaley Cuoco will debut in a Toyota commercial, which will air during Super Bowl XLVII. Toyota is also offering a chance for the public to appear in the commercial by posting a photo of themselves on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #wishgranted. The photo could be chosen to appear in this year’s Super Bowl within the Toyota advertisement.

Kaley Cuoco stars in the award-winning CBS TV show, “The Big Bang Theory.” Toyota is not giving out details or specifics about the commercial, but they hint that Cuoco’s comedic abilities make her ideal for the role in this commercial.



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San Bernardino Public Library brings Civil War History to Life

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 07:15:25 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - The San Bernardino Public Library will be hosting a Civil War re-enactment celebrating 150 years since Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The library will have free “living history” programs throughout the month of January to bring history alive.

On January 12, 2013, between 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., the Feldheym Central Library (located at 555 W. 6th Street in San Bernardino) will have American Civil War Society members dressed up as Confederate Soldiers, Union Soldiers, and Civilian Corps from the Civil War era. The American Civil War Society is one of the largest nonprofit groups to reenact this particular historical period in California. The group will also have re-enactors portraying Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, General and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, and General Robert E. Lee. This is a family friendly event and is intended to educate students about Civil War history.

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Chevy introduces TuneIn Radio App for MyLink

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 05:19:02 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) – The Chevrolet Spark and Sonic cars with MyLink will now have TuneIn Radio support, which has over 70,000 stations available to listen to. The TuneIn Radio app will be demonstrated at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week by General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). TuneIn and two other apps are being added to MyLink to enhance the entertainment and connectivity options.

A 2014 Spark EV vehicle will be on display at CES and Chevrolet reps will be on scene to demonstrate the new features. TuneIn radio works with a smartphone app on a mobile device and connects with the MyLink Radio via Bluetooth. The 2013 Spark LT, 2013 Sonic RS, and 2013 Sonic LTZ models come standard with the MyLink Radio. The 2014 Spark EV, which is expected to be available this summer, will also have MyLink as a standard feature.

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More than Two Million Ford branded Vehicles sold in 2012

Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:09:39 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) announced today that they project 2.2 million vehicles will be sold under the Ford brand in 2012. This is the second year-in-a-row Ford will have sold over 2 million vehicles. The Ford Motor Company is the only U.S. manufacturer to exceed 2 million units since 2007.

In the global market, Ford's bestselling vehicle remains the Focus. Using information gathered through September 2012, the automotive data and marketing company, POLK, said the F-Series ranked fourth and the Fiesta was at number 5 in their global top-10 ranking. Focus was the number one best selling car in the world, according to POLK.

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Hyundai Sonata broke Yearly Sales Record in 2012

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 03:21:35 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Hyundai announced today that their mid-size Sonata car broke the all-time record for yearly sales. This week, the Hyundai sold 225,961 units. Hyundai also saw record setting sales for their Elantra, Veloster, Genesis, and Equus models this year.

John Krafcik, president and CEO Hyundai Motor America, explained that the Sonata was redesigned in early 2010. The revisions included improved fuel-efficiency, roominess, safety, and durability. Krafcik said that the Sonata December 2012 retail sales are in third place behind Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord.

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Honda FourTrax ATV recall announced for Repair

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 02:32:00 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall of American Honda’s FourTrax All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV). The recall was announced to repair a weld that could come apart on the ATV’s front right and left upper suspension arms. If the weld separates, the driver could lose control of the ATV and potentially crash.

American Honda knows of 10 reports of the ATVs’ suspension arm weld breaking. One report caused the rider to sprain their wrist.

Around 19,500 of the American Honda FourTrax All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) are involved in the recall. This is an expanded recall, which includes ATVs that were previously recalled in February 2012. The recalled units were sold at Honda ATV dealers nationwide between September 2011 and November 2012. They retailed between $5,100 and $7,600.

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NORAD Santa Tracker 2012 - Many Ways to Track Santa's Christmas Present Deliveries

Mon, 24 Dec 2012 06:46:17 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is prepared to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. The annual tracking will be supported on mobile devices and will provide children a chance to get a sneak peek at Santa.

Children and adults can visit noradsanta.org to get a view of Santa and to participate in interactive holiday activities. Their website supports English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Chinese; people around the world can now enjoy the website.

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Two Free eBooks about NASA’s Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes available

Mon, 24 Dec 2012 05:27:05 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) – The Space Telescope Science Institute released two free eBooks which discuss the NASA Hubble Space Telescope and the NASA James Webb Space Telescope. The free eBooks can be read with an Apple iPad or through the free iBooks app. There is also a downloadable PDF version available for those people who are not set up with a reader.

The new eBooks are written at a high-school reading level and give a thorough explanation of the telescope’s functions and the images that were captured along the way. Scientific minded individuals will be fascinated to learn more about the history of telescopes and of the deep-space discoveries. The photos captured by the telescopes are astounding and beautiful to look at from an artistic perspective.

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Honda and Acura vehicle recall announced for Ignition Switch Repair

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 03:51:05 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the recall of around 807,161 Honda and Acura vehicles. The recalled vehicles could roll away if the driver does not put the automatic-transmission car in park when the key is removed from the ignition.

Certain 2003-2006 models of the Acura MDX, 2003-2004 model years of the Honda Odyssey, and 2003-2004 model years of the Honda Pilot are involved in this recall. The passenger vehicles were manufactured between November 26, 2001 and August 30, 2006.

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Scientists investigate using Purpurin Plant Based Dye for making Lithium Ion Batteries

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 06:06:34 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Scientists from The City College of New York and Rice University used purpurin, a dye extracted from the rose madder root, to power an environmentally friendly battery. The goal is to develop a non-toxic and sustainable lithium-ion battery. On December 11, 2012, the researchers reported their results in Nature's online and open access publication, Scientific Reports.

The madder plant roots have been used as a natural fabric dye for over 3,500 years in Asia and in the Middle East. The plant dye was used to color fabrics a bright orange, red, and pink.

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KODAK collaborates with On Demand Books

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 04:27:04 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Eastman Kodak Company announced in September, a new collaboration with On Demand Books and ReaderLink. The partnership will have in-store On Demand Books’ Espresso Book Machine deployed at retail locations that have the KODAK Picture Kiosks. The combination of services will offer consumers a full-service digital-to-print media. With the partnership, consumers will be able to get photo books and custom/local self-published titles, educational supplements, and more at retail locations.

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Twitter support for Instagram Photos Vaporizes

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 05:19:05 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - Instagram fans were shocked to not be able to share their filtered photos on Twitter today. Facebook, who purchased Instagram this year, ended support for Twitter cards. This meant that Twitter users that used the Instagram photo-sharing app will now be inconvenienced.

Today, Twitter users are tweeting their shock; Instagram photos are no longer being displayed on the website. Twitter announced the status change on their website this afternoon. They wrote:

"Instagram has disabled photo integration with Twitter. As a result, photos are no longer appearing in Tweets or user photo galleries.

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Chevrolet Volt Car Owners drove over 100 Million Miles on Electricity

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 03:43:34 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - All the Chevrolet Volt cars on the road have been driven over 100 million electric-powered miles, according to the General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). The cars can use both electricity and gas, but Volt owners use electricity to power their vehicles in over 65 percent of their trips. The on-board gas-powered generator is used for the longer road trips.

The Chevrolet Volt cars started becoming available on the market in December 2010. In this short time, General Motors estimates that around 5 million gallons of gas have been saved by using electricity to power these cars. Additionally, around $1,370 is saved in fuel expenditures per year for each Chevrolet Volt owner.

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Ford recalls certain 2013 Escape and Fusion Vehicles for Overheating Engine

Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:05:51 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the recall of certain 2013 Ford Escape and Fusion vehicles because the engines could overheat. This problem could lead to fluid leaking, which could cause a fire if it comes in contact with an ignition source, such as a hot exhaust system.

Around 80,057 vehicles are involved in the recall. The 2013 Ford Escape cars with 1.6L engines were manufactured between October 5, 2011 and November 26, 2012. The 2013 Ford Fusion cars with 1.6L engines were manufactured between February 3, 2012 and November 29, 2012.

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GM aims for up to 500,000 Electric and eAssist Vehicles by 2017

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 04:31:02 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - General Motors (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) plans to have up to 500,000 vehicles on the roads with some form of electric power by 2017. The announcement came from GM’s top product development executive this Wednesday.

“The plug-in offers a unique opportunity to change the way people commute. Plug-based solutions will play a significant role in our technology portfolio going forward,” said Mary Barra, senior vice president of Global Product Development. She made her comments at the GM Electrification Experience in San Francisco,

Lessons learned from the Chevrolet Volt - which was introduced in 2010 – helped GM develop their Chevrolet Spark EV. The Chevrolet Spark will become available next year in certain US and South Korea markets, with more markets to be announced soon.

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Drivers with Glaucoma at an increased risk for Car Accidents

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 06:32:38 +0000

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(Best Syndication News) - A study conducted in Japan found that people with glaucoma had around twice as many accidents compared to a person with normal vision when using a driving simulator. The study results were presented today at the 116th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, which this year has been joined with the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology.

Around 2.7 million Americans over the age 40 have glaucoma. Many people may not be aware that they have the disease because the vision loss is gradual and painless. Left untreated, the person can become blind. First they lose peripheral vision, but eventually the optic nerve can become damaged.

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