Ryan Coleman

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Lion Conservation: Does it Come Down to Cows?

Wildlife<p>I write this story from my tent in Samburu. I am looking out, watching the dry landscape in front of me. I see two warthogs coming to graze in the only place they can find some grass – outside our tents. I see the dik diks and squirrels searching for water under the buckets where we wash …

Poisoned Tusker Treated in Daring Field Operation, the Eleventh in Two Weeks

Changing Planet<p><b>TSAVO NATIONAL PARK, Kenya</b>––<b>On September 15 vets in the field successfully treated a large iconic bull elephant during a daring field operation, after the animal was found poisoned by a poacher’s arrow.</b><p>The tusker had a clearly visible wound in his back right leg when pilot Neville …

2014 BMW i8 Configurator Live: Spec Your Own Plug-In Hybrid Coupe!

Even if you can't afford a luxury car, it's sometimes fun to peruse an online configurator and "build" one to suit your tastes.<p>It's now possible to …

Spied: Next-Gen Porsche Panamera Spied Hiding

Big changes are underway for the next-gen Porsche Panamera, and spy photographers have finally given us a first look at the upcoming car. A Panamera prototype wearing a good amount of camouflage was caught on camera while it was out for a test drive.<p>Although the heavy camo is meant to throw us off, …

Volvo pranks newest valet on the Italian Riviera

Being a valet on the Italian Riviera seems like a pretty sweet gig for a young guy. Not only do you get to watch beautiful people coming and going all day and night, but there's the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a plethora of exotic sports cars. Of course, being responsible for those …

US Marshal's classic muscle car auction officially in the books

The US Marshal's so-called Blood Muscle Auction was completed earlier this month, with the prestigious nine-car field (two cars were added following <i>Autoblog</i>'s initial story, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 and a rare, mid-restoration 1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda) finding new and hopefully law-abiding …

Mustang EcoBoost meets its makers

Although the sound of a burbling V8 engine is indelibly associated with the Mustang, Ford is pitching the car’s turbocharged 2.3-litre four-cylinder engine as a power plant for the future, one that rationalises the American pony for global drivers.<p>“The new Mustang’s potential for performance is …

A Mid-Engined Corvette Is Coming: The 10 Cars that Paved the Way – Feature

Two hours into the 1957 12-hour Sebring Grand Prix, driver John Fitch dove into the pits to abandon his Corvette Super Sport. Officials were told a failed rear-suspension bushing prompted the DNF, but the real reason behind the early retirement was that Fitch couldn’t take the heat. Literally. …

Amazing Frontline Abingdon Edition Is The Singer Of MGs: Video

You’ve probably never heard of UK sports car specialist Frontline Developments, but you won’t soon forget the name. This is the MG Abingdon Edition, …

The Continental: Sorry, No Retro Volkswagen Bus On the Horizon

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i><p>While I was abroad, my colleague Matthias Knödler visited two Volkswagen …

2002 Lincoln Continental concept should've made production, headed for auction instead

It seems like the retro design aesthetic in autos might be petering out, with even a former poster child like the Ford Mustang taking a step in a more modern direction. Sometimes those updates of old-school models really worked well, though. Just take a look above at the Lincoln Continental concept …

LaFerrari, McLaren P1 And Porsche 918 Spyder Compared: Video

The new generation of hybrid hypercars, the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder, have been with us for almost a year but we’re yet …

Jim Glickenhaus acquires the Ferrari Modulo from Pininfarina

Design icon will join the party at the Glickenhaus garage.<p>The late '60s and early '70s were an important period for exotic-car design. Four cars defined the era and set the stage for the wedge-shaped supercars that would later symbolize the '80s. Those show cars were the Alfa Romeo Carabo, the …

World Rhino Day Pictures: African, Asian Species in Crisis

All five species of rhinoceros are threatened by poaching—but efforts like World Rhino Day are trying to bring attention to their plight.

Live @NatGeoTravel Photo Workshop: October 2

Travel photography is, on the surface, a very simple endeavor. Go to a faraway place, stand in front of something you can’t see at home, and take a picture. What’s so hard about that? Well, that may well be the recipe for generations of boring family (or Facebook) albums.<p>Travel provides …

OPINION: Elephants Are Not Widgets

Changing Planet<p>The ivory trade does not follow a neat economic model, and calls for a regulated legal market are naïve and misguided.<p><b>By Grace Ge Gabriel</b><p><b>I began working on ivory trade issues the year CITES approved the first so-called “one-off” ivory sale to Japan in 1997.</b><p>I have gone undercover to …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

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Light Meter Google Glass App Allows You to Measure Light Simply by Looking Around

Here’s a new reason you might want to consider picking up a Google Glass if you’re a photographer: it can be used as a light meter.<p>A new app called …

8 Things You Should Know if You are Dating a Street Photographer

Let’s face it, photographers are a breed of their own. Street photographers may belong to an even more extreme category… so here are eight things you …

Meet the Footloose, an e-bike that breaks the chain

The Mando Footloose is a beautiful bicycle, a clean arc of aluminium stretched between two wheels. Everything extraneous seems to have been removed – including, surprisingly, the chain.<p>The Footloose is an electric bike, but rather than using a motor to provide assist when pedaling, the only direct …

Watch: Idiot (Hero?) Drives Off Tow Truck to Escape Parking Ticket

Parking violations are expensive, annoying, and when your car gets towed, a superset of both. But when you're car's already on the flatbed, it's best to just concede, and not be like this guy in London.<p>We have all gotten parking tickets at some time or another. If you live in an urban area, where …

You can own Cord, the great American car brand

Do you fancy yourself an entrepreneur just looking for the chance to hop into the auto industry? Well, there might be a prime opportunity to buy a fabled car brand, though one dead for decades. The trademark, license and manufacturing rights for Cord Automobile are currently on sale from Leake …

Silvermine 11SR track car takes shape

If it seems to you like every country in the Western Hemisphere is making its own track car these days, that's because they probably are. And now we have another on our hands in the form of the Silvermine 11SR.<p>Previewed earlier this year, the Silvermine 11SR hails from the Netherlands. It's the …

2015 Mustang-based Saleen S302 to boast as much as 640 hp

The Ford Mustang is obviously a famous performance vehicle in its own right, but it often works even better as a platform for the aftermarket to upgrade. With the all-new 2015 model just now hitting the scene, the famous tuners at Saleen are getting their improvements for the new pony car ready for …

Leno shows some style with a '67 Lancia Fulvia 1.3 Zagato

Given the number of cars in Jay Leno's collection, plus the ones he just gets to drive, it seems like the number of classics that he hasn't been behind the wheel of could be listed on a Post-It note. However, <i>Jay Leno's Garage</i> viewers are in luck this week because they get to watch Jay experience a …

Your walls are barren without this AMG Red Pig print

The car that started the Affalterbach legend.<p>The story of the Red Pig is one of those automotive legends that deserves its own feature film, for those unfamiliar with the story it goes something like this:<p><i>In 1969 a small local automotive tuning company in Germany called "AMG" got their hands on a</i> …

Volkswagen Tristar Concept: A Van Turned Pickup That's All Awesome

Volkswagen is an auto company after our van-loving hearts; sure, typical, everyday vans aren’t the coolest things in the world, but VW has been churning out a steady stream of awesome hauler variants—conceptual or otherwise—that really get us going. Now, the automaker has unveiled its latest …