29 May '11, 6pm

New Army Hybrid Shown at Indy 500 on Memorial Day Weekend: Memorial Day weekend is, of course, about honoring A...

New Army Hybrid Shown at Indy 500 on Memorial Day Weekend: Memorial Day weekend is, of course, about honoring A...

Memorial Day weekend is, of course, about honoring America’s men and women in uniform – both past and present. For gearheads and racing fans, however, Memorial Day weekend is also about the Indianapolis 500 and the amazing feats of technology and bravery that come together for that spectacle. Technology, bravery, and (let’s be realistic) a very real threat of death or injury – there are a great many parallels between Indy racing and America’s military, then, so it might be fitting that the US Army chose this year’s running of the Indianapolis 500 to showcase its latest high-speed forward-recon platform, the diesel-elctric Clandestine Extended-Range Vehicle (CERV). Although not the first advanced research vehicle to be named “CERV “, this weapons-grade diesel is the most significant. Why? Because, for the members of the US’ armed forces, fuel economy is often a matter of li...

Full article: http://gas2.org/2011/05/29/new-army-hybrid-shown-at-indy-...

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This Memorial Day, Thank a Veteran:

This Memorial Day, Thank a Veteran:

care2.com 30 May '11, 2am

I just got off the phone with my father, who is a retired Navy sailor who fought during World War II, the Korean War, and ...

Grey Goose Encourages Consumers to Drink Responsibly this Memorial Day Weekend

Grey Goose Encourages Consumers to Drink Respon...

csrwire.com 29 May '11, 1pm

In anticipation of Memorial Day Weekend, GREY GOOSE® Vodka is launching a national television commercial today titled "Str...

Good Morning! It's Memorial Day. Do You Know What That Means? || I use to march in the parade in my little hometown

Good Morning! It's Memorial Day. Do You Know Wh...

care2.com 30 May '11, 4am

my father was a "freedom fighter" during ww2... he suffered all his life with PTSD and was never treated, it was called "s...

#peakoil Memorial Day cookout will cost you 29%...

peakoil.com 29 May '11, 7pm

The total cost comes to $199, or around 29 per cent more than last year… and that’s before soda and alcohol, according to ...

Green: In Memorial Day Forays, an Economic Snap...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 28 May '11, 4am

In Memorial Day Forays, an Economic Snapshot By CLIFFORD KRAUSS Associated Press Prices at a gas station in Streetsboro, O...

Happy Memorial Day: here are lots of family out...

nwf.org 30 May '11, 12pm

A daily dose of the outdoors will improve your family's overall well-being and inspire a life-long appreciation of wildlif...

Need a plan for this weekend? Go Outside!

Need a plan for this weekend? Go Outside!

treehugger.com 29 May '11, 3pm

Click to enlarge "Go Outside" by Option-G This the latest in a series of daily cartoons on TreeHugger, exploring a variety...

Environmental Economics: Memorial Day gas deman...

env-econ.net 26 May '11, 7pm

Are you going away this Memorial Day weekend, and how far are you going to drive? A lot of economists would like to know. ...

In Memorial Day Forays, an Economic Snapshot: I...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 26 May '11, 5pm

Associated Press Prices at a gas station in Streetsboro, Ohio. Are you going away this Memorial Day weekend, and how far a...