Nissan Adds ‘Beautiful’ Noise to Make Silent Electric Cars Safe
October 8, 2009 – 4:37 pm | No Comment

With little noise from the engine, electric cars may be a danger to blind pedestrians who cannot hear them approaching. To address those safety concerns, transportation agencies in the U.S. and Japan may mandate artificial sounds for the vehicles. The authors check in with Nissan engineer Toshiyuki Tabata, who is working on recreating engine noise for a new generation of quiet cars.

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Happy Hallow-Green!
October 8, 2009 – 3:43 pm

By Jordan, A 12 Year old Blogger
From National Geographic, October 31, 2008
The National Geographic Kids website has lots of fun green things for kids to do and read about.  This includes kids blogging about …

Keep America Beautiful: Tips Just For Kids!
October 8, 2009 – 12:44 pm

From Keep America
Drop in on the Kid’s Zone at the ‘Trashiest Place on the Web’ to see what you can do to help clean up your neighborhood!  Learn how you can set a great …

Go Green Challenge
October 8, 2009 – 11:12 am

From PBS
Join Arthur and his friends in the tree house for some green games!