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New life on freedom fighter Harriet Tubman's Maryland trail

PRESTON, Md. (AP) — Beside a quiet stream on Maryland's Eastern Shore, a 19th century brick house that once served as a way station on the …

Black History

7 Tips For Creating Your Own Home Meditation Zone

With all the benefits that come with meditation, it makes sense to set aside a place in your home for this life-enhancing practice, even if it's a space that's technically made for something else.<p>Research has shown that regular meditation offers a host of health and psychological advantages. …

Meditation

29 garden ideas to beautify your home entrance

The first impression of the home comes from its front yard. A small front area could be used as an opportunity to develop it into a small low …

Landscaping

Garth Brooks goes all-in on Amazon Music Unlimited

Call it a Christmas miracle? Garth Brooks' entire catalog of music will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon's Spotify rival, Music Unlimited, beginning at midnight ET Saturday, the company said Wednesday.<p>Brooks, one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, had already opened up …

Apple now sets out the new launch of Apple iCar

What happens out when the new launch of the phone is converted to a car? Well, it seems like the gizmo manufacturers have just come up with an …

BMW i8 facelift coming next year with more power

Extended range is also possible thanks to a new battery pack.<p>The futuristic BMW i8 has been on the market for more than three years and is going to …

Rap and Hip-Hop Bring Folk Music to a New Audience | Smithsonian Folkways Magazine

In their 1981 yearbook, students at Charles Evans Hughes High School in New York City included a photograph of me—their teacher—sitting on the front …

Americana, Folk, Country, College, A3

Bill specializes in national promotion for Americana, Country, Folk and Roots acts. With over 30 years of experience in the music/promotion business, …

Woodford Folk Festival goes 'cashless'

"People will be able to use the cashless RFID system at the general store to buy ice, tarpaulins, tent pegs, milk, coffee, aeroguard, deodorant, all …

Folk Festival

Top 10 Favourite Festival Sets of 2016

The 2016 festival year began and ended in an indoors setting with a major overseas event being the showpiece of the summer. The line up for two days …

Kentucky

New Theory of Gravity Doesn’t Need Dark Matter

Erik Verlinde’s controversial theory of gravity was able to accurately predict the gravity distribution of 33,000 galaxies.<p>In early 2010, a string theorist at the University of Amsterdam named Erik Verlinde first published his alternative theory of gravity. In this theory, gravity isn't a …

Solar power becoming world's cheapest form of electricity production, analysts say

Solar power is becoming the cheapest way to generate electricity, according to leading analysts.<p>Data produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) …

10 prefabricated homes you'll die for

Prefabricated homes are a popular trend worldwide because of the short time with which they can be completed as well as the practicality of their …

Prefab Homes

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Mercedes’ next vehicle is a 20-foot luxury electric Maybach that you’ll “want to drive yourself”

The future of luxury cars isn’t all about flashy vehicles that drive themselves, at least that’s what Mercedes and Maybach want the super-rich to believe.<p>The Daimler-owned company unveiled a new electric car concept, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, on Aug. 19. The “6” actually represents how many …

Maybach

Is Daimler's Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept the Greatest Electric Car Yet?

The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 suggests a path for ultra-luxury cars in the not-too-distant future. Image source: Mercedes-Benz.<p>Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, the stunning coupe you see above, at a private event in California on Thursday. It's a concept car that will be …

Electric Big Rig Startup Now Says Its Trucks Will Run on Hydrogen

Nikola Motor says it has abandoned compressed natural gas in favor of hydrogen to generate power for its electric trucks.<p>Trucking startup Nikola Motor got a lot of attention a few months ago when it announced its plan to build a 2000-horsepower turbine-electric hybrid big rig. Its next big …

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10 of the most expensive electric cars in the world

Electric cars can slash our fuel bills to pennies and cut the cost of car ownership. For most of us that’s a good thing, but some people want to pay …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Pickup Truck Price Concept Review Specs Renderings

Tesla is a pretty new car company when compared to others, but somehow they managed to get things right as their Model S and X are the best-selling …

There's a Reason Models and Designers Are All Going to Capri

Giovanna Battaglia may have done Capri best — her blowout wedding to Oscar Engelbert touched down on the small Italian island in early June — but she's not the only fashion-adjacent jet setter descending on the island this summer. Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana staged their Spring …

Italy

I bought a Costco vacation — here's why the retailer has completely changed how I book travel

"You can buy a vacation through Costco?" I was asked at least a dozen times in recent months.<p>My answer: Yes, and it's incredible.<p>I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>I was amazed …

Air Travel

13 Overlooked European Cities Not Enough Americans Visit

Let's say you had a friend from Denmark coming to visit the United States, first time ever, who asked you where she ought to go. Would you say New …