Carl Hilstock

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Test ride the Mercedes F 015 - CNN Style

Written by John Mcilroy, CNN<p>John McIlroy is Deputy Editor of Auto Express and Carbuyer.<p>We're all used to seeing "concept cars" -- those bits of automotive frippery that manufacturers trot out at motor shows every few months. Generally, they're either design tinsel that will never see the light of …

Carbon Fiber

The 10 countries you should visit first to be a true traveller

Everyone has bucket lists of exotic and unlikely destinations and experiences that they would one day like to tick off, there are also certain …

Texas hunters could soon be allowed to shoot wild boar from hot air balloons - but it's no joke

Hunters in Texas could soon be allowed to shoot wild boar from the skies using hot air balloons in a bid to stop the rampant animals uprooting lawns and destroying grave stones.<p>Furious Texans say the beasts cause up to $50 million (£39m) in damages each year and have been at their wits' end since …

Shake Shack sinks after same-store sales whiff

Comparable sales for the quarter saw a 2.5% contraction, missing consensus forecasts of 0.2% growth. The fast-casual chain also said full-year 2017 same-store sales will be flat, trimming previous guidance for 2-3% growth.<p>"We are clearly dissatisfied with our comp result in Q1," CEO Randy Garutti …

Ashley Graham’s incredible naked photoshoot for V magazine

And the model discusses the important lesson her mum taught her about cellulite<p>Ashley Graham is one of the most beautiful women in the world right now. But much more than that, she’s an amazing advocate for self-love and body positivity.<p>And her latest shoot and interview for <i>V magazine</i> proves that …

Chicago police department struggles with officer suicide

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Rookie Chicago police officer Scott Tracz sat in a black sports car outside his girlfriend’s suburban house late last year, put his gun to his head and fatally shot himself.<p>Ark Maciaszek poses with a photo of his cousin, former Chicago police officer and suicide victim Scott …

Mental Health

Public Land For Sale! Here Are Some of the 3.3 Million Acres Being Eyed for “Disposal”

Back in 1997, then Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt was required by Congress to "examine their holdings" — basically to rank public lands that the …

Vatican condom row: pope prevails as Knights of Malta chief resigns

Catholic order’s British leader, Matthew Festing, had been in conflict with liberalising pontiff over charity project<p>The head of the Knights of Malta, an ancient Catholic order, has resigned over a dispute with the Vatican about free condoms that has become a battle of wills between the heads of …

Christianity

9 amazing barbecue grills!

Banish those thoughts if you're thinking we shouldn't be talking about outdoor grills because it's only January. We think winter is the perfect time …

BBQ

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Recipe

<i>When sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if all it takes is brown sugar, spice, and an oven to</i> …

Assaulting an airport gate agent can now lead to major prison time

As airlines report increased violent incidents caused by unruly passengers, the federal government has ruled that anyone who assaults an airport ticket agent will face the same fines and prison time as if they had attacked a Transportation Security Administration agent or other law enforcement …

Flying

Green and gold collards

Collard greens and black-eyed peas served on New Year's Day are a Southern tradition believed to bring good fortune for the coming year.<p>Greens on New …

thelightmedia.com

A Flight to Cuba Costs Less Than $60 Right Now

Round trips from U.S. go for a little over $100.<p>A few short months after a mad rush by airlines to blanket Cuba with flights from the U.S., the …

Cuba

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

9 natural detox foods your body will love you for after Thanksgiving weekend

Thanksgiving week may be over, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need to detox from all the Thanksgiving food we’ve consumed. Hopefully you’re at the …

Siren Care makes a “smart” sock to track diabetic health

Diabetic health tracking startup Siren Care has created smart socks that use temperature sensors to detect inflammation — and therefore injury — in realtime for diabetics.<p>Co-founder Ran Ma was working on growing biomass to grow back skin that had been damaged while at Northwestern University when …

Northwestern University

Cheap! $300 Fares To Europe And $200 Fares To Iceland. 500 Free Points From Virgin America

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn't have time to …

Shipping Container House Breaks The Boundaries Between Indoor And Outdoor

Houses built out of repurposed shipping containers are quite controversial. Some love them and some hate them and there are some valid points on each …

11 Unreal National Parks to Visit in Your Lifetime

Your End of Summer Vacation Is Right Here<p>Have you ever seen a more tranquil setting? This view of Wilde Goose Island in Glacier National Park in …

Tips For Moving Abroad

Moving from the U.S. to another country? Fantastique! Magnífico! You are beginning a great adventure. But of course, first you need to get there with all of your belongings. Whether you are single, or moving a family and pets here are key factors and to-dos to manage when moving abroad.<p>First, I am …