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extra extra newspaperMan creates car that runs on liquid air
London (UPI) Mar 17, 2013 – A British man says he has converted his car to run on liquid oxygen. Peter Dearman converted the engine on his 25-year-old Vauxhall Nova to only powered only by liquid air, ABC News reported. “We’re starting to run out of fossil fuels now. We’ve got to do something,” said Dearman. “Hopefully this offers a solution.” In his engine, “the liquid air boils and creates a pressu … more

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Oil Explorers Beware: Hackers Are Eyeing What You Know
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 18, 2013 – While most would think that the risks junior oil and gas companies are taking in exploring new frontiers as far away as the remote reaches of Africa are related to government instability and conflict, another risk they face is right at home and lies right beyond their network firewalls. Cyber security breaches are becoming more common place as the ranks of junior companies swell and take o … more

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Russian dashcams digital guardian angels for drivers
Moscow (AFP) March 16, 2013 – When a bright meteor streaked across the sky over the Russian Urals last month, it was the film footage captured by hundreds of in-car cameras and hastily uploaded to YouTube by dumbfounded drivers that allowed the world to share the event. Mini video cameras – dubbed dashcams – have been growing in popularity in Russia as drivers fix them to their windshields as an insurance against errati … more

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Pope may be dragged into Falklands dispute
Buenos Aires (UPI) Mar 14, 2013 – Pope Francis, acclaimed worldwide as a powerful new champion for the world’s poor, risks becoming embroiled in Argentina’s increasingly strident rhetoric of a sovereignty claim on the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands. After The Telegraph newspaper in London republished past pronouncements on the Falklands by the former archbishop of Buenos Aires, the pope’s present pos … more