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Musk Releases First Image of Electric Tesla Semi, Confirms Four New Gigafactories

During a wide-ranging interview at a TED event in Vancouver on Friday, Tesla (and SpaceX and Neuralink and Boring Company) CEO Elon Musk revealed the …

Tesla

Do Brits and Americans really understand each other?

Can Brits decipher common Americanisms? How about the opposite?<p>Brits and Americans. We share a common language. But are we really saying the same things—and can we understand one another?<p>Not exactly.<p>BBC Capital asked Brits and Americans in the New York City office of BBC Worldwide to have a go at …

New York City

16 Overall Favorite Books of 2016

From loneliness to love to black holes, by way of Neil Gaiman, Annie Dillard, and Mary Oliver.<p>To look back on any period of reading with the intention of selecting one’s favorite books is a curious two-way time machine — one must scoop the memory of a past and filter it through the sieve of an …

Man who ate potatoes for a year reports dramatic weight loss

A man who set out to eat nothing but potatoes for an entire year has said that in addition to shaving off more than 100 pounds, he’s come off antidepressants and his cholesterol levels have lowered. Andrew Taylor, of Melbourne, Australia, said that while he was criticized for his diet at first, it …

Goldman Sachs Says It's Time to Buy Tesla Stock

After three years of saying just wait for it, Goldman Sachs says now is the time to go in on Tesla Motors.<p>The investment banking giant upgraded its …

Tesla

A Brief History of the Hawaiian Plate Lunch

The raw Hawaiian fish dish poke is spreading to the mainland like wild fire these days, but the Aloha State's most famous native dish is arguably the Hawaiian plate lunch. If you’re not familiar with this specialty of the 50th state, you should be. If nothing else, consider it a patriotic duty: …

Barack Obama

Nutritional Drink May Help Conserve Memory in Some Alzheimer's Patients

<b>Two-year, EU-funded study reveals a medical food in the form of a daily nutritional drink can help to conserve memory, the ability to think and</b> …

Sardinia's Mediterranean diet: 10 foods that may lengthen your life

In the book "The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People," author Dan Buettner reveals what the people around the world who live the longest are more likely to eat.<p>One of the keys to longevity?<p>A plant-based diet, says Buettner and colleague Gianni Pes, a senior …

Nutrition

7 Science-Backed Ways To Get Happy Right Now

The happiness model we’re taught from a young age is actually completely backward. We think we work hard in order to achieve success and that …

Doctors wipe out cancer in 11 DAYS as experts hail 'staggering' breakthrough

MEDICS are stunned to see breast cancer disappear after they decided to try combining two drugs to tackle tumours before surgery.<p>A UNIVERSITY of …

Cancer

Saddest Study Ever Links Eating Carbs to Lung Cancer

Bad news for bread lovers.<p>It pains us to report this news: A new study has found foods with a high glycemic index like white bread and bagels could …

Cancer