GM today accidentally released its first production photos of the 2011
Chevy Volt electric car (scroll down for slideshow). The production version varies significantly
from the concept car version we've all become familiar with (view past photos
on our in-depth Volt coverage page). GM will debut the Volt worldwide at its Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI next week. Check back with Design News for more Volt news and updates. Photo credit: TheCarConnection.com
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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