2017 Chevy Volt will emit fewer emissions and feature smart driving technology

January 13, 2016 by  
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The second-generation Chevy Volt was all-new for the 2016 model year, but Chevy is already working on a long list of new upgrades for the 2017 Volt. According to a new report, the 2017 Chevy Volt will get new technology that will help it emit fewer emissions and adaptive cruise control to make it even easier to drive, along with smart braking and lane-keeping technology. Read the rest of 2017 Chevy Volt will emit fewer emissions and feature smart driving technology

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Is climate change causing Alaskan seabirds to starve to death?

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The shores of Alaska’s Prince William Sound are littered with the carcasses of tens of thousands of seabirds  after a mass die-off that scientists say could be caused by climate change. Federal wildlife officials say the birds, all of a species known as the common murre, starved to death. That’s a clear indication that their food supply has been disrupted, but even the experts aren’t exactly sure why. Read the rest of Is climate change causing Alaskan seabirds to starve to death?

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What looks like giant white crystals is actually a lake house in Western Massachusetts

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Polar bears are getting dosed with Prozac to keep them calm in captivity

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A visit to the zoo wouldn’t be complete without a stop by the polar bear enclosure. Seeing the majestic creatures padding about and docilely swimming up to kids as they peer through the glass may seem like a wonderful experience for a paying guest – yet these behaviors go against everything polar bears are programmed to do. Social isolation, boredom, and living in an enclosure that’s a fraction of what their normal habitat range would be in the Arctic causes bears and other captive animals to quite literally become mentally ill . So prescribing antidepressants and other medications to zoo animals has become a common practice. One that some zoos don’t want the public to know about. Read the rest of Polar bears are getting dosed with Prozac to keep them calm in captivity

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