Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books
We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple
The eccentric investor is not like anyone else in tech. Okay, I will just say what pretty much everyone in tech thinks, even if they never seem to be able to say it out loud: Peter Thiel is a very odd
If you're a minimalist, of course. When it comes to minimalism, this hotel takes the cake: It has no walls, no roof and no bathroom either (don't worry: there's one 10 miles down the road). But what The
Second, backpacking was typically far less planned than traditional suitcase travel. Especially with the rise of the Internet, you can know your exact destination many months before you get there. So a
'Bjork Digital' is at once a retrospective, VR project and a taste of the future. Bjork Digital is almost Bjork: The Theme Park. The installation, which opened in Tokyo earlier this week, includes a movie
• 2,500 animals will be moved to nature reserves in Argentina, mayor said • Zoo will become educational ecopark and refuge for trafficked animals Buenos Aires has announced plans to close down its 140-year-old
If you have a few days off this summer, one of the best things you can do with your time is fix your sleeping habits. Just let yourself sleep naturally during those days and see how much you really need.
Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver. While I'm definitely into
It’s not quite farm to table, but one Berlin supermarket is trying to make urban farming mainstream with a high-tech vertical garden in its produce aisle. A pilot project between wholesale supermarket
Exclusive: Laser technology reveals cities concealed under the earth which would have made up the world’s largest empire in 12th century Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented
Radical action is needed to combat increasing rate of environmental damage to water sources, land, biodiversity and marine life, report shows Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is outpacing
If you consider yourself to be ambitious, this has happened to you. Your alarm goes off, and you’re ambushed by thoughts of the grind ahead; finding that needle in a haystack; denting the universe; the
The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information?
In this week's installment of First-Person Shooter, a member of an Oregon-based sustainable community photographed a dozen or so residents who live off-the-grid and survive together using only materials
Spectacular star views may be difficult to find in some parts of the country but one photographer managed to catch the perfect shot of first light on the Isle of Wight. Chad Powell, a 24-year-old snapper
Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets. We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's
There's no denying that self-driving cars are the future of travel. Elon Musk's Tesla Model 3, unveiled in March and not set to roll out until late 2017, already has nearly 400,000 orders and counting.
Thanks to your ever present smartphone, these days you don't have to be alone even when there's no one else around. When we have a moment to ourselves, our first instinct is often to log on to Facebook,