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 |  May 31 2013, 10:01 AM


You’ve been lusting after if for two long weeks, suffering for want of that which keeps you going. The withdrawal symptoms have probably been unbearable; we’d hazard to bet you’re shaking like a James Bond martini still in the mixer. You’ve been patiently waiting and finally we’re happy to oblige your carnal yearnings… but for God’s sake leave your trousers on!

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 |  Jul 02 2012, 1:02 PM

Volkswagen is recalling 13,172 Audi Q5 crossovers built between June 21, 2011 and December 9, 2011 because the front panel sunroof can shatter in extremely cold temperatures.

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 |  Jun 12 2012, 4:15 PM

Battery manufacturer A123 Systems introduced a new technology today it calls Nanophosphate EXT, which could be a game changer in the hybrid and electric vehicle segments.

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 |  Jan 26 2012, 1:30 PM

Got a cold? Then don’t drive – turns out, it’s just as bad as getting behind the wheel drunk.

According to researchers in the UK, sneezing, runny eyes, fever and coughing are just as dangerous as a driver who has had a few drinks. It makes sense when you think about it. When you sneeze, you instinctively close your eyes for 2 to 3 seconds. Now picture sneezing constantly while zooming down the highway – basically, you’re driving blind and that’s pretty scary stuff.

As well, what’s the first thing you do when you start to feel that annoying tickle in the back of your throat? You reach for that bottle of cold medicine. Have you read the back of the bottle? Chances are, just one of the side effects is drowsiness. So now you’re drowsy, sneezing and feeling like crap – not a good combination when driving.

If you do get a cold and usually drive into work, take a sick day – you can always send this post to your boss as a sick note.

[Source: Real Age]