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Electric Cars May Not Be So Great For Environment, Study ShowsPeople who bought an electric car, thinking they were saving the environment, might be doing more harm than they think.
Tree Rings Reveal Most Severe California Drought In 1,200 YearsA new study that counted tree rings shows California's drought is the worst in 1,200 years. While offering historical perspective, one interpretation says it will take more than one year's rainfall to repair the damage done.
ConsumerWatch: Student Tries To Barter His Way Through SemesterA University of Minnesota sophomore is living on an extreme budget, and chronicling it online.
Daily Madden: Vikings Fans In The ColdJohn Madden discusses the change in venue for this weekend's Vikings-Bears game due to the Metrodome roof collapse, and the effects of the cold weather in the outdoor stadium on the players and the fans.