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George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

George Clooney

Behind The Wheel: Volkswagen XL1

It's the tree-hugging supercar.<p>In the current automotive landscape, true environmental halo cars don’t exist. The Ferrari La Ferrari employs electric …

A bottler of beloved Mexican Coke is considering shifting from cane sugar to save money

Mexico’s new soft drink tax could push the nation’s Coca-Cola makers away from the cane sugar that’s made “Mexicoke” a cult hit in the US.<p>Executives from the second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola in Latin America suggested that a shift away from cane sugar might be in the cards as a result of the …

Diabetes

A Miracle New Plastic, Made From Anything But Nasty Stuff

A material called Zeoform can be made from plants or recycling, but can be used just like plastic.<p>Plastic was once a miracle invention, but these days the wonder is wearing thin. Mounting pollution, the fact that plastic has an association with toxic substances, and its fossil fuel roots are just …

Pollution

Million-Year Data Storage Disk Unveiled - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1956, IBM introduced the world’s first commercial computer capable of storing data on a magnetic disk drive. The IBM 305 RAMAC used fifty …

Police Find 1,500 Lost Modernist Masterpieces, Confiscated by the Nazis

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Nazis <i>hated</i> Modernist art. Modernist works, like those by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Paul …