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Original 1968 Ford Bullitt Mustang gets parked on National Mall in D.C.

The iconic green fastback will go on display under glass in D.C. to celebrate its induction into the National Historic Vehicle Register.<p>If you missed out on seeing the original Bullitt Mustang at the Detroit Auto Show in January, don't fret because it will be on display in Washington D.C. in the …

Sports Cars

Buick unveils a stunning new all-electric 370 mile SUV concept w/ 4 second 0-60

I know that Electrek readers are tired of concept electric vehicles that have little chances of ever getting to production, but I thought this one was too stunning not to share.<p>Buick unveiled a beautiful new all-electric SUV concept with “up to 370 miles” of range. Sure, why not 1 million miles as …

Buick

11 of the Coolest Ford Mustangs Ever Made

As chosen by the Motor Trend staff<p>Originally introduced back in 1964, the Ford Mustang officially turned 54 this month. To celebrate that milestone and National Mustang Day, the <i>Motor Trend</i> staff put together a list of our favorite Mustang models, in no particular order. Read on to see which ones we …

Sports Cars

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

DIY Li-ion battery building kit opens door for homemade ebikes, powerwalls and even EVs

For DIY enthusiasts in the green energy community, homemade lithium-ion battery packs have long been a holy grail. For everything from home solar energy storage to garage-built electric bicycles, go-karts and full-size EVs, lithium-ion batteries were once one of the most limiting factors for …

Clean Energy

The 100 Most Influential Pages in Comic Book History

The origin story of comic books isn’t flashy. No radioactive spider bite, atomic explosion, or shadowy experiment granted the medium the sort of …

Graphic Novels

Expertise: How to write a joke

Zhubin Parang, BS’03 (foreground, left), and his writing staff discuss the day’s script with Trevor Noah (seated) on the set of The Daily Show with …

Comedy

‘As if’: 40 comedies from the past 40 years that changed the way we talk

<i>[This story has been optimized for offline reading on our apps. For a richer experience, you can find the full version of this story here. An Internet connection is required.]</i><p>Some movies have a way of infiltrating our everyday conversations. “Clueless,” for example, influenced the way an entire …

Comedy

The Syrian War Is Actually Many Wars

President Donald Trump is ordering U.S. strikes against government targets in Syria after a suspected chemical attack.<p>The Middle East is a “troubled place,” President Donald Trump said Friday night as he described his decision to use America’s “righteous power” in a retaliatory attack against …

Middle East

How 50 Famous Female Characters Were Described in Their Screenplays

How do you create a memorable female character? It helps if you get it right from the very beginning, as Joseph L. Mankiewicz did in his screenplay …

Short Hair

Your Spring Travel Guide To Atlanta

Okay, Atlanta, we think the coast is finally clear for you to come out now. We know a winter with historic snowfall and random days with 30-degree swings might cause pause, but the weatherman has assured us that there’s a steady stream of clear, comfortable days approaching.<p>One thing we’ve noticed …

Travel

The best way to travel: Set out on a secret mission

<i>Subscribe to the Quartzy newsletter to receive this in your inbox each Friday.</i><p>Happy Friday!<p>Last week, a work trip brought me to Milan, where I had just one free afternoon. Perhaps I should have gazed awestruck at the Duomo’s cathedral, or wandered the galleries of the Pinacoteca di Brera. Instead, …

Princeton University

Innovation "Gurus" Love To Talk About These 4 Myths -- None Of Them Are True

What worked for Steve Jobs or Elon Musk Might not work for you<p>Go to any conference these days and innovation is almost sure to come up. When it does, you can be just as sure you will see something Steve Jobs said, something Elon Musk did (or plans to do) and some doomsday scenario about how robots …

Innovation

Gasoline range anxiety 100 years ago made electric-car charging seem easy

Electric cars have the great advantage that their batteries can be recharged anywhere there's electricity.<p>It may not be particularly fast, though …

Electric Vehicles

Listen, it’s the Law of Vibration—not Attraction.

I watched “The Secret,” and as many millions of viewers did, I went back home and started to visualise what I wanted in my life. And I didn’t want …

Spirituality

How to Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Job

LinkedIn is an incredible tool for job seekers.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>If you're in transition and looking for a new job or you're contemplating changing jobs, there's nothing more powerful than learning how to be efficient and effective on LinkedIn. Being listed on …

Employment

The dark web and how to access it

In 2015, the founder of a website called the Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison. The billion-dollar black market site was once the premiere …

Dark Web

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

Linux

Tesla battery degradation at less than 10% after over 160,000 miles, according to latest data

Battery degradation is one of the biggest concerns for electric car owners and potential buyers, but data from Tesla battery packs have been very reassuring so far.<p>Now the latest data shows less than 10% degradation of the energy capacity after over 160,000 miles on Tesla’s battery packs.<p>A group of …

Electric Vehicles

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950’s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial …

Abandoned Buildings

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

You Probably Didn't Watch SCTV, But It Shaped the Comedy You Love Today

Netflix is reuniting its famous cast for a Martin Scorsese-directed documentary.<p>At the height of the comedy boom in the 1970s, two television programs emerged to represent the new wave of weird, progressive comedy that was shrieking from the bunkers of dingy blackbox theaters and anti-establishment …

Comedy

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon

This battery advance could make electric vehicles far cheaper - MIT Technology Review

For the last seven years, a startup based in Alameda, California, has quietly worked on a novel anode material that promises to significantly boost …

Clean Energy

Carroll Shelby's Private Collection of Automobiles Heads to Auction

Nearly a century of automotive history is represented through Carroll Shelby's 20 personal vehicles.<p>Jerry PerezView Jerry Perez's …

Classic Cars

Researchers are using VR to help teachers understand autism

Researchers are using VR as an empathy tool to help neurotypical teachers understand their students with autism.<p>There have already been attempts to use VR to help autistic children and adults find new ways of coping. Autism Speaks, for example, funds a virtual reality training program designed to …

Autism

My 5 Step Plan on How To Write Every Day

I have a confession.I have a very hard time staying consistent with my writing. I know the importance of being consistent, of showing up every day so …

Creative Writing

How to Bounce Back After Hitting Rock Bottom In Your Career, According to Walt Disney and Steve Jobs

These three lessons from those who have been there can show you the best way out.<p>Like most people, I relish the feel-good stories of successful people who overcame setbacks to make it to the top. But what about when you have a complete career breakdown? I mean a time when you hit rock bottom and …

Motivation

Garage Cabinets and Other Storage Tips For The Best Garage Ever

When you look at a photo of a clean home, you might think that they only belong in magazines and you could never achieve that yourself. But a clean …

Lawn Mowing