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Driving Australia's Most Challenging Off-Road Trail

For most of Cape York, the remote peninsula north of Cairns that runs parallel to the Great Barrier Reef, the nearest major city isn’t even in Australia, it’s in Papua New Guinea. You know, where head-hunting was a thing up until a couple of decades ago. We just drove through it on the most challenging off-road trail… » 7/20/15 5:40pm 7/20/15 5:40pm

Weatherproof TVs Tested With Kool-Aid, Dirt (But No Pee Pee)

Sound and Vision decided to take two "Weatherproof" outdoor TVs and subject them to months and months of torture in a short amount of time to see just how weather proof they really are. Both the Pantel PAN320 and Aquatic AQ-LCD17S-1 shrugged off dirt, water and fruit punch when poured or sprayed directly on them, but… » 4/14/08 8:40pm 4/14/08 8:40pm

Nanotech Coating Uses Sunlight to Banish Smelly Socks Forever

Scientists in China and Australia have developed a method of cleaning fabric using nanotechnology that avoids dunking clothes in soapy water, before scrubbing and rinsing. The titanium dioxide-based coating bonds to silk and wool and uses sunlight to automagically decompose dirt, stains and microorganisms, meaning… » 2/12/08 8:59am 2/12/08 8:59am