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posted in August 2008

Samsung Makes 'Eco' Mobile Phone Out Of Corn

8/18/2008
We Americans love our corn. The documentary film King Corn shows just how much, by tracking the grain in our pork, beef, bread, soda, chicken, french fries, even spaghetti sauce. Some day, even our pockets may be full of kernals, now that Samsung has developed an "eco-phone" made from a corn-based bio-plastic.

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Retailers Opt To Roll Their Own Power

8/12/2008
Cutting back on electricity use can trim a company's power bills only to a point. To really make a dent, businesses are beginning to generate their own juice to supplement what they buy off the grid.

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3 Ways To Turn A Prius Into A Plug-In

8/7/2008
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are the darlings of auto shows, forward-thinking consumers, bloggers, and the gang at Google. Unfortunately, you can't stroll into Crazy Larry's PHEV Hut and drive one off the lot today. The quickest way to plug in is to order a Prius conversion kit from an after-market supplier.

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Inside Two Electric Cars

8/6/2008
GM's Chevy Volt is a plug-in hybrid concept car. Tesla Motors' Roadster is an all-electric vehicle in production. We peek under the hoods of both.

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