This popular drill set is on sale for the lowest price we’ve ever seen

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Old -vs- New (Milwaukee M18 FUEL 2763) Do they lose power?

In response to multiple viewer questions that we’ve recently received, specifically asking about long-term performance and power levels of cordless impact wrenches — we decided to run the 2+ year old Milwaukee M18 FUEL 2763 Brushless 1/2″ High-Torque Impact Wrench against a brand new version of the same model. Looking at them side-by-side, the are […]

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The Trouble With Cordless Power Tools

If you grow up around a small engineering business you are likely to gain something of an appreciation for power tools. You’ll see them of all ages, sizes, manufacturers, and technologies. When thinking of the power tools constantly on hand in the workshop of a blacksmith like my dad for instance, I’m instantly seeing a […]

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P&G to spin off Duracell

Procter & Gamble is splitting off the Duracell battery business.
The company said it is acting to boost its share price and to reduce the number of shares outstanding. It hopes to give shares of a new stand-alone Duracell to its shareholders late next year, but said it will look at other options, including a possible sale of the company.

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This Cell Phone NEVER Needs to Be Plugged In to Recharge—Seriously

Ever get frustrated because your cell phone battery seems to drain super quick? Researchers are coming up with a solution for that. BY SAM BENSON SMITH  Smartphones have afforded us frills. The pocket staple of basically every person in 2017 has more computing power than a spacecraft and more space than 88,888 floppy disks (if […]

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France Plans to End Sales of Gas and Diesel Cars by 2040 

France is joining a growing movement to force the extinction of vehicles that run on fossil fuels, saying on Thursday that it would aim to end the sale of gasoline and diesel cars by 2040. The target is less ambitious than ones set by countries like Norway and India. Still, coming from a major car-producing country, France’s declaration gave additional momentum to efforts to fight climate change and urban smog by promoting the use of electric cars. The timing of the announcement was also significant, a da

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