Daily Archives: January 13, 2009


Toyota Announces A New Prius With Solar Panels


Toyota announced the latest iteration of the Prius hybrid vehicle today.  They’ve increased fuel efficiency from 46MPG to 50MPG thanks to larger and more powerful 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle, four-cylinder engine that requires no belts to operate (a first in a Toyota power plant).  As previously rumored this new Prius includes solar...


CES: Mattel MindFlex Hands On (video) (update)

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The Mindflex from Mattel is one of those toys every adult wants to try. The included headset reads your brain waves and based on your conginitive power it either increases or decreases the built-in fan's output. The goal of the game? Place the ball through the hoops. ...