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British Vogue at 100: how a magazine pictured a nation in style

Few publications, however august or important, have had quite the same continuous cultural impact on British life as British Vogue. You feel it shouldn’t be so – it is a magazine devoted to chronicling the clothes women wear, after all. Yet it has always been more than simply a fashion bible: at …

David Beckham

Tesla showcases 3 self-driving features: Summon, Autopilot, and Autopark (video)

Self-driving vehicles that are at least partially autonomous are no longer science-fiction. Google has had prototypes driving around for a few years …

Tesla

Electric cars are going to be allowed to drive in some of England's bus lanes

The change comes as part of a new government scheme designed to encourage people to use electric cars. There's a host of new benefits announced for electric car owners.<p>New electric car charging stations will be installed across the country, and some cities in England will also give free parking to …

Electric Vehicles

If Tesla ever made a Super Bowl ad, this would be it

Tesla's autopilot feature has led to some Model S owners doing stupid things with their cars for YouTube videos. While Tesla still considers its self-driving car features "beta," the company is showing them off in its own YouTube video. There's no amateur footage involved with Tesla's own promo. In …

Tesla

Charging an electric car as fast as filling a tank of gas

20.01.16 - Electric cars will be competitive when they can be charged in the time it takes to fill the gas tank. EPFL researchers have found the …

Alternative Fuel

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car promises 200+ miles of range for 'around $30,000'

After introducing the Bolt EV concept last year, in all its orange-palette glory, GM has now unveiled the production version of the 2017 Chevrolet …

How public art gets lost - and saved

For fans of public art in Philadelphia, it still stings to think about that day in 1998 when word got out that an iconic wall sculpture by artist …

Strength Training for Runners: Box Jumps

Photo: Scott Draper | CompetitorBox jumps are an excellent plyometric exercise for building explosive muscular strength in the hamstrings, glutes and …

Exercise

Why Comfort Food Comforts

A new study looks at the intersection of taste, nostalgia, and loneliness.<p>When the Oxford English Dictionary added a definition for “comfort food” in 1997, it traced the term’s etymology back to a 1977 <i>Washington Post</i> magazine article about Southern cooking: “Along with grits, one of the comfort …

Psychology

20+ Recycled Pallet Wall Art Ideas for Enhancing Your Interior

Posted By MMK on Jun 25, 2015<p>An artistic wall can add a unique style to your room. So you should have distinctive stylish and attractive pieces of …

The fascinating evolution of the electric car

Traditional automakers including General Motors, Volkswagen, Daimler AG, and others are all investing heavily in electric vehicles. And Tesla, of course, has built its entire business off of battery powered cars.<p>But electric automobiles are nothing new. They actually have a rich history in the US …

Electric Vehicles

In California, Electric Vehicles are the New DeLorean in 'Back to the Future'

As any child of the ’80s knows, October 21, 2015 is “Back to the Future Day” – the day that the film’s protagonist, Marty McFly, travels to the …

Meet The Woman Entrepreneur Making Low-Cost Electric Vehicles Backed By Ratan Tata And Infosys' Co-Founder

While Tesla and Apple are working on electric car technologies, a woman entrepreneur from the southern Indian city of Coimbatore is going after a completely different segment – electric cycles, scooters and load carriers.<p>Hemalatha Annamalai, 47, makes low-cost electric vehicles out of her plant in …

Electric Vehicles
Agriculture

What is the best way to cook vegetables to maximize their nutritional value?

<b>The question</b><p>It's almost salad season, and this year I have vowed to improve my diet by eating far more vegetables in a variety of salads. But I'd like a variety of raw and roasted or otherwise cooked vegetables for a mix of textures and flavours. Are raw vegetables always healthier? Do all cooking …

Nutrition

Using Nutrition To Recover Better From Injury

Table of Contents<p>Injuries can quite literally stop a runner in his or her tracks. Recent research suggests that half of sports injuries lead to an …

Exercise
Health

Nutrition Panel Tells All: Fueling the Future

According to an article on the <i>Stanford Social Innovation Review</i>, "No single organization has the ability to solve any major social problem at scale by itself. Collective impact is a powerful new approach to cross-sector collaboration that is achieving measurable effects on major social issues." New …

New York City

Eight new nutrition rules for 2016, from an elite sport nutritionist

To boost your January quest for health and fitness, James Collins, a nutritionist at the Centre for Health and Human Performance in London’s Harley Street, reveals eight easy rules for eating healthier in 2016.<p><b>1. Don’t waste your time with crash diets</b><p>“January is the time we all make New Year’s …

The Growing Food Fight over the Government’s Nutrition Guidelines

Have you heard? The GOP is declaring war on science again.<p>In February, a government-appointed nutrition advisory panel said Americans should eat less …

Michelle Obama