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Here's When Tesla's Newest Car Will Be Unveiled

Tesla’s newest vehicle will finally be shown to the public at the end of this month, according to reports from the Tesla Motors Club website. The …

Bizarre Landslide Wipes Out Major L.A. Commuter Road in Canyon Country

Mother Nature had a hissy fit yesterday and today, buckling Vasquez Canyon Road east of Bouquet Canyon in the countrified Los Angeles suburbs, …

Paleo Profile: Pakistan’s Butterfly-Faced Beast

In any list of weird fossil mammals, the regular set of ancient beasts are trotted out. There’s always a brontothere. <i>Uintatherium</i> often shows up. <i>Deinotherium</i> isn’t a surprise, either. And while these long lost mammals are indeed wonderful, there are plenty of critters that are just as strange. One …

Paleontology

NASA unveils new metallic look for its Orion crew vehicle

Shiny, captain!<p>On Thursday, NASA showed off a new look for its Orion crew capsule — the spacecraft that could eventually take humans into deep space and on to Mars someday. Future versions of Orion will now sport a shiny, metallic coating that will cover a large portion of the vehicle's outer …

Articles about 5 modern family houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

The 10 Least Visited Countries in Europe, and Why You Should Visit Them All

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Some dwarf in comparison to their gargantuan neighbors, others are still branded with a scarlet letter thanks to past global conflicts and none can compete with France's food scene, England's charms or Italy's gorgeous coastline, but nevertheless you …

10 Hotels With Unbelievable Views

<i>By Ayesha Khan for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(Photo: Jade Mountain)</i><p><b>Jade Mountain, St. Lucia</b><p>Architect and hotelier Nick Troubetzkoy eliminated the fourth wall from every room at this Caribbean paradise so guests can enjoy the picture-perfect views of the Petit and Gros Piton mountains, which are …

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‘Tron 3’ Might Still Have Some Life According To Garrett Hedlund, Even If It Takes 30 Years

Fans of <i>Tron</i> waited quite a while for a sequel to the groundbreaking science fiction classic from Disney and <i>Tron Legacy</i> didn’t seem to disappoint. When word of a third film started making its way around, people were excited and it seemed that much of the cast was on board and things were moving …

Walt Disney Company

NASA's Latest Image Of The International Space Station Is Breathtaking

Makes you feel small, doesn't it?<p>I spy with my little eye...<p>Continuing an epic summer of celestial photography, NASA released a stunning image of the International Space Station on Sunday. The shot, captured by agency photographer Bill Ingalls, shows the ISS flying across the face of the moon at a …

Thousands Gather for the Centuries-Old Appleby Horse Fair

For hundreds of years, members of the travelers community in the United Kingdom have gathered by the thousands in Appleby-in-Westmorland, in Northern England, to sell and trade horses and celebrate as a community. During the loosely organized event, horses are washed, displayed and run for buyers …

Horse Racing

Anti-Islam event planner going into hiding, report says

The man who organized an anti-Islam rally outside a Phoenix mosque Friday is reportedly planning to go into hiding.<p>Jon Ritzheimer, a former Marine who fought in the Iraq War, told the New York Daily News he has received numerous death threats since organizing the event through social …

NASA: Secret Space station ? – Strange Unexplained Mysteries

Have you heard the rumour that NASA have a secret space station orbiting the earth?<p>Well if its true, its likely to be this spider station.<p>Designed …

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Journalism

How Last Night’s Game of Thrones Blew a Hole in a Major Book Plot

This post contains discussion of <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5, Episode 3, “High Sparrow,” and a significant book plot that could conceivably still make it into the show. If you’re worried about reading up on either of those things, now would be the time to leave.<p>We were warned that <i>Game of Thrones</i> would …

GoFundMe shuts down crowdfunding for anti-gay bakery

Refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple has cost an Oregon bakery big bucks.<p>Sweet Cakes by Melissa shuttered its doors after a 2013 incident when the bakery's owners refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, citing their religious beliefs. The lesbian couple responded by filing a …