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Beers Americans No Longer Drink

December 22, 2014 11:48 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

The past five years have seen a dramatic change in the beer industry and what Americans reach for when they want a cold one.                                    

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Engineering Newswire: Musk Unveils Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship

December 19, 2014 10:29 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos

This Engineering Newswire looks at bringing sports car sounds to the minivan, landing drones on an autonomous spaceport ship, and sculpting the world’s smallest human … in the nude.                   


You Can Drink This Car's Exhaust

December 18, 2014 1:15 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos

The Toyota Mirai is a Hydrogen fuel cell powered car that emits 100 percent pure high quality H20.                                           


High Tech Bracelet To Turns Your Arm Into A Screen

December 18, 2014 11:41 am | by Buzz60 | Videos

A French company is looking to produce the Cicret, a smart device that you wear. This device is like Google Glass, in that you wear it, but the projection is on your arm.                       


Google Finds There's Power In Color

December 18, 2014 11:34 am | by The Associated Press | Videos

Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding. With more competition than ever for time and attention, color is a silent salesperson.   


3D Printed Cookies Just In Time For Christmas

December 18, 2014 11:27 am | by Reuters | Videos

A Spanish company has combined technology with cuisine to develop the 'Foodini', a 3D printer designed to print the perfect cookie for Santa.                               


Cheap, Clean, Fusion Power One Step Closer To Reality

December 17, 2014 1:44 pm | by Reuters | Videos

Researchers at the University of Washington are developing a new type of fusion reactor that could generate eco-friendly power for less money than fossil fuels.                         


Ford Introduces Sync 3

December 17, 2014 1:38 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos

Ford CTO Raj Nair discusses the company’s innovation strategy and roll out of the new 2015 F-150 pickup truck.                                        


Digital Knitwear Puts New Spin On Customized Fashion

December 16, 2014 12:59 pm | by Reuters | Videos

London-based design studio KNYTTAN has developed a system to let shoppers design their own unique woolen sweaters and scarves. The team hopes to give the traditionally tacky Christmas sweater a sartorial boost.           


How Phones Became Our Everything

December 16, 2014 12:54 pm | by CBS News | Videos

Phones are, in many ways, the defining technology of our time. They are our increasingly personalized keycards to an interconnected world and it's a trend experts say will only continue in the future. But how did we get here, and where is the technology going?


Ford's 'Futurist' Predicts Upcoming Trends

December 15, 2014 12:29 pm | by CBS News | Videos

Sheryl Connelly is Ford's manager of global consumer trends and "futuring." While she works for the auto giant, her job has little to do with cars. Connelly discusses the trends that will influence our lives in the future.        


A 21st Century Bike

December 15, 2014 12:22 pm | by CNN | Videos

Richard Quest tries out a bike with springs in its wheels — the Loopwheels.                                                  


Ford CEO: New F-150 Will Change Auto Industry

December 12, 2014 11:06 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos

Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Co., talks about the automaker's new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup truck, the outlook for Detroit's economy and the impact of declining oil prices on the auto industry.               


Engineering Newswire: Electric Scooter Unfolds In A Second

December 12, 2014 10:34 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at searching the sea with robotic ocean gliders, unfolding an electric scooter in a single second, and shielding eyes from blinding headlights.                     


GM Victim: I Was Robbed Of A Part Of My Life

December 12, 2014 10:31 am | by CNNMoney | Videos

10 years after her car crashed, killing her boyfriend, a Texas court clears Candice Anderson of the felony charge. GM admits its car may have contributed to the accident.                       


Manufacturers Seek Women For Hard-To-Fill Jobs

December 11, 2014 11:08 am | by The Associated Press | Videos

Manufacturers struggling to find welders, machinists see women as potential labor pool.                                               


Build-It-Yourself Computer For $150

December 11, 2014 11:02 am | by CNNMoney | Videos

It's kind of like Legos, but for computers. Kano is a kit that offers the basics of building hardware and coding software.                                     


App Automatically Changes Passwords

December 11, 2014 10:53 am | by USA TODAY | Videos

Dashlane, the password manager app, introduces a new feature to keep you safer by automatically changing your passwords.                                     


F-35 Fighter Jet Has Another Problem

December 11, 2014 10:44 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos

Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet has had lots of problems since its first flight in 2006. Now as the planes start to arrive at Air Force bases around the country, another issue has come to light.                 


Women Having Big Impact On Whiskey Industry

December 10, 2014 12:27 pm | by CBS News | Videos

Some of the most well-known whiskeys today were either founded, owned, managed or saved by women. As Michelle Miller reports, there are even clubs to experience and learn about different whiskeys and whiskey cocktails.         


Macarons Go Mainstream: A Small Maker's Story

December 10, 2014 12:21 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos

Looka Patisserie, a small maker of desserts, had to quickly ramp up production when Walmart came knocking.                                         



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