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WATCH: Tesla Roadster’s acceleration is like nothing you’ve ever seen

<b>By Miles Downard</b>A short while back Elon Musk announced the introduction of a surprise model in Tesla’s line up, the Roadster. Yes it comes at an …

Tesla Roadster

5 better, healthier bowls of ramen to make tonight

Ramen is quickly becoming one of America's favorite comfort foods, and probably even one of yours. But before you give yourself a healthy pat on the back for trading in your economy-sized box of instant ramen noodles for the real deal, consider this: Those steaming, delicious bowls of fresh …

Eating

10 Reasons Echinacea Should Grow In Every Garden

Commonly known as coneflower, echinacea is a delightful addition to any garden in USDA zones 3-8. The common name comes from the cone-shaped central …

Gardening

Appeals court keeps uranium mining ban around Grand Canyon but allows nearby mine

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on Tuesday upheld a 20-year ban on uranium mining around Grand Canyon National Park but ruled in a …

Environment

The Cheerful Curb Appeal Idea That's Trending on Pinterest

Nothing says "welcome home" like a smart exterior. Though if your curb appeal could use some punching up, there's a relatively simple and effective …

Houses

Social care funding crisis means 1,400 to spend Christmas in hospital needlessly

A social care funding crisis means at least 1,400 vulnerable people will spend Christmas in hospital despite being well enough to go home, according …

Health Care

8 Ideas for a Modern Desert Garden

Desert modern<p>This chic low-water oasis complete with a hanging macramé chair, tiled outdoor shower, and dozens of potted cacti feels like the perfect …

Landscaping

First-Ever Built 1931 Bugatti Type 55 Roadster Is up for Auction

Bidding starts at $4 million USD.<p>The 1931 Bugatti Type 55 Roadster is one of the most sought-after classic sports cars of all time. Only 38 of the world-class model were ever designed by Jean Bugatti as he blurred the boundaries between road and race car. The Type 55 incorporated the same chassis …

Sports Cars

Wednesday briefing: PayPal and Facebook found vulnerable to 19-year-old cyberattack

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, an encryption vulnerability from the 90s has been found in the web's most popular sites, Arctic warming isn't going …

Social Media

dwg`s Night Garden creates a space for dreaming

Night gardens are spaces for dreaming. The design team at dwg. transformed a stretch of Austin’s urban creek into a dream about that creek’s …

Landscape Architecture

Mentally ill, drug-addicted homeless pose challenge for city

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless.<p>It takes teams of outreach workers — building relationships with men and women struggling with addiction or untreated mental illness, prodding them to …

Poverty

Active Management: Why Challenge The Index?

While the active vs. passive debate has raged for decades, the current bull market has many convinced that all passive portfolios can declare …

Investing

12 Reasons Everyone Should Start Growing Lemon Balm

The list of reasons to love lemon balm is practically endless. In fact, it was once even named “Herb of the Year” by the International Herb …

Herbs

Nigeria, 149 Others Get U.S.$4.5 Billion to Tackle Climate Change

Paris — The World Bank disclosed yesterday that it is partnering with the Global Covenant of Mayors to lend $4.5 billion to ensure Nigeria and 149 …

Climate

Massachusetts Democrat charged in bribery, kickback schemes

A former state senator from Massachusetts was charged last week with collecting about $1 million in bribes and kickbacks that he allegedly laundered through his company.<p>Brian A. Joyce, 55, a Democrat who served from 1998 until January of this year, also accepted hundreds of pounds of free coffee …

Corruption

English rivers polluted by powerful insecticides, first tests reveal

Neonicotinoids, banned on flowering crops, were found in nearly all rivers tested, increasing concerns over their impact on fish and birds<p>Rivers in England are contaminated with powerful insecticides, new testing has revealed, increasing concerns over the impact of the toxic chemicals on fish and …

Environment

Fingerprint sensors under the display are going to be a real thing in 2018

Synaptics announces mass production of optical in-display fingerprint sensors<p>Synaptics, the company responsible for handling the touch input on millions of laptop trackpads and smartphone screens, has announced this week that it’s entered mass production with its first optical in-display …

Samsung

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

WASHINGTON – On the day when Janet Yellen will hold her final news conference as Federal Reserve chair, the Fed has left little doubt what it plans to do Wednesday: Raise its benchmark interest rate for the third time this year.<p>The increase would be in line with the series of incremental rate hikes …

Economy

8 Winter Garden Greens to Grow Now

The cool-weather salad bar is open.<p>Fresh-cut greens might not seem synonymous with midwinter but mâche, pea shoots, fava bean leaves, and mustard can …

Gardening

6 Chicago Restaurants You Should Know About Now

After decades of taking a back seat to New York and Los Angeles, Chicago has emerged the belle of the restaurant ball with dozens of Michelin Stars and James Beard Awards to its name, not to mention accolades from top publications recognizing the Third Coast as the most exciting dining city in …

Restaurants

Tycoons battle over kids’ $37K a month child support payments

A California investor on Tuesday lost a bid to lower support payments to his ex-wife after she claimed she needed $37,500 a month to pay rent to her …

Divorce

Best Ever Espresso Chocolate Mousse Layer Cake

<b>Make the Coffee Chocolate Mousse:</b><p>Sprinkle gelatin in a small bowl. Add cold water and espresso powder. Stir briefly. Let stand until the gelatin has …

Baking

The Dow Jones and Warren Buffett

It is hard to decide which segment of Warren Buffett’s appearance at the Forbes 100 Party was the highlight:<p>A) Was it his duet with Stevie Wonder? …

Finance

What is Chain Migration?

Report by Spencer Raley | November 9, 2017 | View the Full Report (PDF)<p>Chain Migration: When an immigrant to the United States sponsors other family …

Immigration

The Cost of Illegal Immigration to US Taxpayers | FAIR

Report by Matt O'Brien and Spencer Raley | September 27, 2017 | View the Full Report (PDF)<p>Introduction<p>A continually growing population of illegal …

Immigration

NFIB Small Business Survey: Index Near All-Time High

<i>By Jill Mislinski</i><p>The latest issue of the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends came out yesterday morning. The headline number for November came in at …

Economy

We Finally Know What Elements Are Contained in an Exploded Supernova

Incredible.<p>NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has been taking a long, hard look at one of the Milky Way's most famous and studied objects - the remnant …

Universe

Where I would invest $10,000 in the share market today

With many economists predicting that interest rates will remain on hold at the record low of 1.5% for the next 12 months, I think investors should …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Can I plant my Christmas tree outside after the holidays?

I would like to try using a live evergreen tree for Christmas this year and then plant it in my garden. Will this work, and if so, what is the best way to proceed?<p><i>— Bob Jackson, Highwood</i><p>It is possible to use a living evergreen tree for your indoor Christmas display and then install it in your …

Gardening

The Pinterest Plant Trend That's Anything But Boring

If 2017 was the year of the plant lady, then 2018 shows no signs of that trend slowing down. Though, as our thumbs get greener, our desire to branch …

Plants