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Google's Larry Page is secretly developing a flying car

Remember all of those dystopian futures where our skies are filled with grimy flying cars spewing smog across the land? The co-founder of Google is hoping to make that future a reality, at least according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. It's published a report claiming that Larry Page has been secretly bankrolling …

The Tiny Scottish Village That Spawned Trump

He doesn’t talk much about his mother’s ancestral home, but people here still talk about him.<p>The village of Tong, on the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis, has a calm, unhurried air. On a blustery weekday afternoon, a pair of men in gum boots herd sheep off the grass verges by the side of a narrow …

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Bernie Sanders wins West Virginia primary, keeping up pressure on Clinton

Sanders’ victory does little to narrow Clinton’s large delegate lead, while presumptive Republican nominee claims wins in West Virginia and Nebraska<p>West Virginia and Nebraska primaries: five things we learned Trump sending white nationalist delegate to convention after list debacle<p>A defiant Bernie …

This photographer managed to make China — a country with nearly 1.4 billion people — look completely empty

Over a period of six months, photographer Bence Bakonyi ventured from his home in Hungary and traveled throughout China by himself, documenting the cities and landscapes he saw along the way.<p>While China's population exceeds 1 billion, you would never guess that just by looking at Bakonyi's …

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Obama to make historic Hiroshima visit, highlight nuclear security

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U.S. Sails Warship Near Disputed Island, Challenging China’s Claims

No vacancies: life in Mozambique's abandoned Grande Hotel – in pictures

When it opened in 1955, the Grande Hotel in the Indian Ocean city of Beira was one of the most luxurious in Africa. Photojournalist Fellipe Abreu documents the lives of the 3,500 people who now fill this long-closed hotel to capacity

Mark Hamill Reveals The Truth About The Original ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Opening

Almost a year and a half before <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> graced moviegoers with its presence in 2015, an allegedly confirmed report revealed details about the first 20 minutes of the movie. Chief among the report’s nuggets of information was a description of the film’s opening sequence. Aside …

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2016 National Geographic travel photographer of the year

National Geographic is inviting entries to its annual travel photographer of the year award. You can find details of how to enter here and the competition closes on 27 May 2016. Here is a small selection of photographs already submitted.

7 Fake Drawers Your Home Needs Immediately

Even though they look like normal, they're far from it.<p>Your kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room are about to become way more storage savvy.

You're Not Prepared for This Video Exposing Everything Wrong With Star Wars: The Force Awakens

They have some good points...<p>The men and women who made the above 19-minute video ripping apart <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> are some truly brave individuals. Maybe they know exactly what they're getting into and are just trolling the legions of fans prepared to take up arms against many of these …

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Why millennials are forcing a shift in the auto industry

Auto makers believe a surge in ownership is coming from the younger demographic groups.<p>While millennial urbanites and members of the Gen-Y group have been reluctant to dive into the market, several motives will drive demand, said leaders of the Canadian divisions of major automotive companies at …

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BBC Put Pressure On Foreign Office To Help Get "Top Gear" Cars Out Of Argentina

Newly released emails reveal that the debacle went all the way to the director general after the BBC was forced to abandon three "star cars" in South America in 2014, risking a security bond of £1 million.<p>The crew had to abandon the cars driven by the presenters after being pelted by stones because …