Review: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB isn’t compact in size or luxury

When people think of three-row vehicles, they tend to think of SUVs with huge exteriors to match their big interiors. But smaller crossovers with three rows of seating are sometimes a better fit. The 2020 GLB balances roominess and luxury very well.

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Study concludes that electric cars don’t affect pacemakers

Although it doesn't happen often, it is possible for electromagnetic fields (EMFs) to affect the performance of cardiac implants such as pacemakers. Fortunately, though, a new study indicates that EMFs produced by electric cars pose no such danger.

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“Smart” sticker would let shoppers know if food hasn’t been kept cold

If you're buying food that should have been kept cold at all times, it would certainly be good to know if it had actually reached room temperature at some point. A new sticker could help, as it's designed to tell you if that happened.

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Another possible use for coffee grounds: biodegradable plastic

We've been hearing more and more about biodegradable plastics, made from cellulose nanofibers. Although those fibers are typically harvested from wood waste, new research shows that they could also be obtained from mega-plentiful used coffee grounds.

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Swedish retro designer turns MIDI percussion into boxy art

Created as a visual element for stage performances, the latest project from Love Hultén is an audiovisual sculpture called Slagwerk-101 – a set of percussion instruments driven by MIDI-controlled solenoids.

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The Influence of Insulation Materials on Corrosion Under Insulation

This study is an attempt to move beyond the simple categories of wetting and non-wetting materials, and identify quantifiable metrics that can be useful to the insulation system designer.

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