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It's only taken about a million years, but someone has finally decided that improvements are possible in automobile braking lights. Students from Virginia Tech have developed a new system that can show not just whether you're stopping, but if you're slowing down, when you're about to stop, and how...

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That's right baseball fans, after cutting back the number of HD broadcasts last year, every single game on Fox this season will be in sweet, sweet 720p, including the All-Star Game. The network's MLB broadcasts start April 5 with either Mets/Braves, White Sox/Tigers or Padres/Dodgers coming your way...

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Zenkoku Dekotora Matsuri is a Japanese Wii game dedicated to pimping out Japanese Dekotora (i.e., "decoration trucks). While that concept may or may not impress you, the customization options in this game look almost limitless. The developers really thought of every inch of the truck when i...

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As a one-time fan of Sega's 18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker on the Dreamcast, it saddens this writer that Zenkoku Dekotora Matsuri is such an unlikely candidate for localization. Jaleco's first Wii game allows players to pimp giant trucks with various lights, symbols and insignia (the literal tr...

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Just in case you were worried, even for just a second, that the paltry ingame Death Knight video we got at BlizzCon was supposed to be the official trailer for the next expansion, worry not-- Nethaera has confirmed, just to be sure, that the best is yet to come. You may think it's silly, but I hav...

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This profoundly limited-edition copy of Excite Truck was spotted on the shelf at GameStop. Evidently, an employee drew this charmingly quaint alternate boxart instead of using the default GameStop display box for loose games. You can see from the little motion lines that the truck is clearly excited...

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Mitsubishi is taking the rear-view mirror into the 21st century, with its new CM-7200 7-inch screen. The screen displays the rear-mounted camera in your truck, which according to Mitsubishi's press release, have been available in Japan since 1970. The CM-7200 ships on November 1 for ¥65,100 ($5...

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