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Elon Musk Confirms Tesla Minibus Built on Model X Chassis, Unveiling Next Year

Partly in response to a speculative article at Jalopnik, Elon Musk has confirmed that the planned “high passenger-density urban transport” vehicle …

Diana Henry: How to cook perfect steak

Mine is a steak-eating family. My mum thought it was one of the healthiest things you could consume – all that iron – and the best ‘husband food’ available.<p>Memories of family holidays now make me wince when I think that all four children often ordered steak in restaurants. My father would sometimes …

Sirloin steak with anchovies and shallots

This, which I used to have when I worked in Bordeaux for a while, is one of my favourite things to eat. It is also an incredibly quick meal.<p>If the notion of raw shallots and anchovies doesn’t appeal you can sauté them – in unsalted butter – until the shallots are soft and the anchovies are almost …

Researchers Have Finally Found a Way to Make People Smarter, But It's Not Pleasant

You're not going to like this.<p>As we learn more and more about the brain, we're getting better at figuring out how to supercharge it.<p>One of the most …

Apollo astronaut deaths raise serious concerns about deep space travel

Humanity is preparing to send astronauts on longer and deeper missions into space: Mars being the target of both national and private missions. And …

Space Exploration

There's No Controversy: Let's Stop Failing Our Children On Evolution

Watching the <i>NBC Nightly News</i> broadcast on a Friday earlier this month, I gaped as the last segment aired.<p>Kevin Tibbles was reporting from the site of Kentucky's Ark Encounter, constructed by Christian fundamentalist, young-Earth creationist and Answers in Genesis president Ken Ham. At the time, Ark …

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This 15-year-old won $25,000 for devising a genius way to harvest energy from the ocean

The 15-year-old from Boca Raton, Florida, won this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for designing a probe to generate power and fresh water for developing countries by harvesting it from ocean currents.<p>She was awarded $25,000 and the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" …

Hot-Air Ballooning in France

Lonely Planet’s Destination Spain

• <b>Author:</b> Lonely Planet<p><i>Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher*</i><p>Get inspired with <b>Lonely Planet’s Destination Spain</b>. Whether you’ve just bought your plane tickets or are still daydreaming about while savoring a Valencian paella amid orange-scented breezes, witnessing the fiery passion …

The world's best coral reefs

The flutter of a fan and a the flicker of a mauve finger. The gaping of a tubular chasm and the wiggle of a beady eye.<p>These aren’t the actions of aliens, but the movements of coral, some of the most fascinating living organisms on the planet. These marine invertebrates live in colonies made up of …

Video: Beautiful Iceland in Timelapse

We'll close out the week with this amazing three-minute short film that captures the spectacular landscapes of Iceland in timelapse. The settings …

Time-lapse Photography

Pictographs in Big Bend National Park (Black White)

#RoysPeak, #NewZealand. This week's #lpfanphoto was shot by #travel blogger @wingsofafeather. Check out her feed for more travel inspiration!

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>4.</b>Police seized the possessions, including boxes and a computer, belonging to the 28-year-old co-pilot who is believed to have crashed the Gemanwings plane into the French alps on purpose.<p><b>5.</b> The Russian military is drastically cutting its planned fleet of fifth-generation fighter jets for 2020 due …

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Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

Drone Captures Jaw-Dropping Footage Inside Hang Son Doong, The World's Largest Cave

Hang Son Doong from Ryan Deboodt on Vimeo.<p>Hang Son Doong in Vietnam is the largest cave in the world. It's more than 5.5 miles long, comes complete with its own jungle and river and is so gargantuan that it could apparently hold an entire block of 40-story skyscrapers within its walls.<p>In this …

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Drone Captures Stunning Footage Inside World's Largest Cave

By Carl Engelking | March 16, 2015 4:40 pm<p>A drone helped photographer Ryan Deboodt capture this shot within Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam (yes, …

A second minor planet may possess Saturn-like rings: Features around Chiron may signal rings, jets, or a shell of dust

There are only five bodies in our solar system that are known to bear rings. The most obvious is the planet Saturn; to a lesser extent, rings of gas …

Astronomy

Amateur Photographer Captures Breathtaking Image Of Meteor Streaking Over Loch Ness

It was a “beautiful night,” says Scotland-based tour guide John Alasdair Macdonald. So he went outside with his camera to snap some photographs of the stars.<p>That’s when Macdonald, who runs the tour company The Hebridean Explorer, says he enjoyed a stroke of “sheer dumb luck,” and captured a …

Researchers rethink how our feathered friends evolved

A recently published global genome study that used the data-intensive Gordon supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer at the University of …

Looking for Life in All the Wrong Places? - Out There

By Corey S. Powell | March 15, 2015 2:56 pm<p>Europa, seen orbiting in front of Jupiter, emits plumes of water (visualized in blue). Beneath its icy …

Foster to build Toronto tower with what looks like the largest living wall in North America

Mies Van der Rohe is famous for his phrase "less is more", but really these days, in cities like New York and Toronto, everybody is channelling …

Slip Sliding Away

When a family from the Midwest looked up satellite images of the house at 23267 Midgetts Mobile Court in Rodanthe, North Carolina, they saw that it …

Outer Banks

218: The world's fastest production motorcycle

The minute I saw the Lightning LS-218, I knew I had to ride it. It wasn't just the looks of the thing – although it sure is a beauty. It was the fact …

Articles about almost perfect on Dwell.com - Dwell

Inspired by tansu chests and raw materials that show patina, a pair of Sydney-based architects renovated their own home—slowly.<p>The Seattle Art Museum presents a retrospective of Yves Saint Laurent.<p>Situated in the heart of the River North Art District, Davis Partnership blurs the line between …