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How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

Our Visit To The Solomon Islands with Kids

While planning our <b>5 Week Trip to the Pacific</b>, one country that we’d be visiting seemed far different than the others.<p>The Solomon Islands is most …

You Can Travel Around the World in 18 Days for Just $1,300

Hit up Honolulu, Paris and Singapore.<p>Ready to pack your bags and hit the road? And the planes? And the boats? Well, here's a dream trip for you!<p>The flight deal site Airfare Spot has mapped out a vacation that'll cover 24,597 miles between November 14 and December 1, with six stops along the way. …

The World's First-Ever Double Airplane Beds Look Insanely Comfortable

As part of the carrier’s new business class cabin, called QSuite, Qatar is outfitting Boeing 777s with retractable 79-inch double beds that fully …

11 Reasons Singapore Needs to Be Next on Your Bucket List

I may be a little biased, as some of my fondest childhood memories are of living in Singapore, but it really is a country with so much to offer. It's often seen as a quick stopover destination on a longer journey, with the only tourist attraction being the iconic Marina Bay Sands. While I'll admit …

These Supercar Concepts Are Shattering Speed Records in the Fight for the World's Best Electric Car

These million dollar concept supercars are shattering speed records in the fight for the world’s best electric car.

Supercars

Mercedes' new all-electric concept car shows just how serious the company is about taking on Tesla

On Monday, Daimler, the automaker's parent company, said that Mercedes will sell electrified versions of all of its models by 2022. And on Tuesday, the company showcased an all-electric concept car, dubbed the Mercedes Concept EQA, that hints at what its future electric compact cars might look like.<p>…

2019 Genesis G70, 2018 Lexus LS, McLaren ditches Honda: Today’s Car News

Hyundai’s new Genesis luxury brand has revealed a small sport sedan designed to take on the BMW 3-Series and its ilk. The sedan, dubbed the G70, is a …

Lexus

See BMW's gorgeous vision for the future of all-electric vehicles

Eyes on the Future<p>For decades, the world has turned to the Frankfurt Motor Show to catch a glimpse of the latest the automotive industry has to …

Autos

Porsche Mission E Priced At $106,000 To Compete With Tesla

Volkswagen Group have confirmed that they will plunge $1billion into developing an on-sale model of the Porsche Mission E for 2019.

Volkswagen

Porsche’s Upcoming Tesla Killer Is A Lot More Affordable Than You Think

The world is now closer to receiving a real Tesla competitor with Porsche announcing the date and pricing for the production version of its Mission E …

Tesla

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

NEW DELHI - India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulfurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting …

Porsche’s highly-anticipated all-electric Mission E to start at around $86,000

Porsche’s Mission E is probably one of the most anticipated all-electric vehicles coming by the end of the decade. Its design already won awards and it expected to launch the 350 kW ultra fast-charging technology developed by the company.<p>One missing piece of the puzzle was the price and the …

Electric Vehicles

20 things you didn’t know about driverless cars - and why they really are future of motoring

Driverless cars are poised to cause a huge shake up in the motoring industry, so here's everything you need to know about autonomous vehicles.<p>1. This …

Autonomous Vehicle

World's first electric dump truck stores as much energy as 8 Tesla Model S cars

Even the construction industry can “go green.” A collection of Swiss companies is proving this to be true by developing the world’s largest electric …

5 Life-Changing Experiences in Vietnam

Visiting Vietnam is an unforgettable experience in and of itself. Throw in some breathtaking natural beauty, fascinating local culture, warm …

BMW unveils dynamic new rival to the Tesla Model S

When the first models from the electric BMW i sub-brand arrived a few years ago, fans were hopeful they would rival the Tesla Model S. Instead, the …

The future of the car is undergoing fundamental change. Here are 7 futuristic concepts.

The future of the car is undergoing fundamental change. We are witnessing the dawn of the autonomous, self-driving car that will transform the …

2018 Nissan Leaf to up range past BMW i3

Compared to its cheaper rivals, the BMW i3 has always been a bit hamstrung on range. While using a 60 Ah battery, the BMW i3 had a range of around 80 …

Electric Vehicles

Owner Sues Tesla for Model S That Wasn't Ludicrous Enough

Tesla drivers who used to drag Porsche Turbos can once again exploit their explosive acceleration, but only thanks to a Model S owner in Mesa, Arizona.<p>The man, who chooses to remain unnamed, has chronicled his frustration with Tesla since mid-May, when he posted a letter from the Arizona attorney …

We're Psyched For These $99 Flights — & New Route — From Wow Air

Great news! Budget airline Wow Air just announced a new route, from Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport to Reykjavik, Iceland. Even better news: …

Air Travel

12 most thrilling roller coasters in the USA

They don't call them "thrill rides" for nothing.<p>The screams reverberating on amusement park midways are generated by the thrills that passengers experience as they hurtle along at bone-crushing speeds on roller coasters. Today's mechanical behemoths are faster, taller, crazier – and just plain more …

The next iPhone will be in very short supply

As we have reported for a while now, Apple's biggest issue with its new high-end iPhone is likely going to be getting the device to customers quickly …

Volkswagen Wants an Electric Sports Car to Compete With Tesla by 2023

The all-electric Aero-e will arrive by 2023, with size and performance to compare to the Tesla Model S.<p>Nearly every major automaker is undertaking a big new push toward electric vehicles. Volkswagen, still reeling from the diesel emissions cheating scandal, has a particularly strong incentive to go …

Tesla battery predicted to have 80% capacity after 840,000 km (521,000 mi)

Reddit Email Comments<p>An updated battery study based on crowdsourced data from Model S and Model X owners suggests that Tesla’s battery pack will …

Tesla Model S durability: cars with 250K and 300K miles still humming along happily

The latest reports on Tesla Model S durability and reliability should likely be considered a win for the Silicon Valley automaker.<p>High-mileage cars …

Electric Vehicles

Riding an electric bike made me realize I really didn’t understand e-bikes

When I first picked up the Volt bike I tried to ride it the only way I knew, like a normal bicycle.<p>This was a mistake.<p>Turns out, I hadn't grasped the …

The Tesla Model 3 will get a new feature next year

The company will give customers the option of getting smart air suspension in about six months, CEO Elon Musk said via Twitter on Thursday.<p>Tesla began deliveries of the Model 3 in late July at a company handover event.<p>Currently, the automaker only offers a few options for customization of the Model …

Why Dean Heller Is the Senate's Most Endangered Republican

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — While a handful of Republican students from the University of Nevada, Reno discussed politics over sausages and fried lamb testicles here last weekend, a woman decked out in a patriotic red, white and blue outfit walked by. She pointed to one of the students wearing a Dean …

This Is What Happens When You Put 300,000 Miles On A Tesla Model S

If you live on the West Coast, the company Tesloop can give you a ride if you’re traveling around California. As you can expect, the company’s cars …