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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

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Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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Nuvi GPS Recall: Time for a Unit-Check

Written on August 27, 2010 by Rudfer Tyron

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Defective batteries, possible property damage, and more than a million-unit worth of recall. Kansas-based electronics manufacturer Garmin thinks some Nuvi GPSes have to be taken under control.

August 26–Garmin ordered the recall of 1.25 million Nuvi GPS units because of overly heat-inducing batteries, manufactured by an unnamed third party, where 796,000 are sold in the US.

Not all Garmin GPSes are affected, though, but only units embedded with model numbers 200W, 250W, 260W, 7xx and 7xxT. A checking site is available for users to know if their units are affected. US and Canadian owners may connect with Garmin through 866-957-1981.

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