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25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

1. Inca Trail<p><b>Location:</b> Peru <b><br>Distance:</b> 26 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 4 days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> May to September<p>One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail …

VW's Seat unveils the first fully electric touring-class race car

You've seen electric Formula cars, Le Mans racers and even a Pikes Peak machine, but there's still room for more firsts in EV racing. VW's Seat brand has unveiled the Cupra e-Racer, which it says is the first completely electric touring-class race car. It's built on the existing Cupra Leon TCR …

Is the U.S. Government Hiding New Proof of Alien Life?

When Project Blue Book, the infamous U.S. government program to study the possible threat of alien life, was shuttered in 1969, it signaled to most …

Paranormal

Halfords Yuasa Racing Tests New Civic Type R

The racing team unveils its Honda Civic race car ahead of the 2018 British Touring Car season.<p>Honda Europe - Halfords Yuasa Racing<p>The Halfords Yuasa …

Chip and Joanna Gaines' 1st restaurant is open — see what's on the menu

After much anticipation, and a whole lot of speculation, Magnolia Table — the very first restaurant from "Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines — …

7 Sandwich Secrets We’re Stealing from Chefs (Thanks, Chefs)

Chefs share their X-factors for making your at-home sandwich So. Much. Better.<p>The perfection of some sandwiches lies in their simplicity (say, a ham and cheese with nothing but the highest quality ham, cheese, and don’t forget the butter). Others, however, benefit from a little something extra—a …

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Ford hints Ranger Raptor coming soon to U.S., but with what engine?

"Raptors are a slam dunk" — the trick is differentiating from F-150<p>U.S. enthusiasts watching the Ford Ranger Raptor have 1.5 questions about Ford's new baby Baja truck. The matter of American launch is only half a question — almost everyone expects it here, timing being the known unknown. The chief …

Download this: Sweatcoin's app pays you to exercise

If you've ever struggled to get into better shape then you know getting motivated to start is often the hardest part. But a new app may just be able …

The Doomsday Clock Just Moved Closer to Midnight. Here's What You Need to Know

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the doomsday clock closer to midnight on Thursday morning, warning the world that it is as close to …

North Korea

VW's iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it's getting a big update

Once a symbol of American counterculture during the 1960s and '70s, Volkswagen's microbus was discontinued in 2013 due to safety concerns.<p>But in 2017, Volkswagen revealed a concept for a new, fully-electric microbus and confirmed it would go into production and reach dealerships by 2022.<p>Here's what …

Volkswagen

FCC approves first wireless 'power-at-a-distance' charging system

Charging your mobile device wirelessly is certainly less of a hassle than plugging it in, but still requires the device be in physical contact with its station to actually work. That's about to change now that the Federal Communications Commission has approved the first wireless charger that works …

You Can Place an Order for the Production-Bound Honda Urban EV Next Year

Honda announced today it will take orders for the charming electric car in early 2019—if you live in Europe, that is.<p>Our favorite economy cars of the past all seem to have one thing in common: A simple, cheerful, unfussy design. That's exactly what we love about the Honda Urban EV Concept that …

Frankfurt Motor Show

10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors

10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors<p>It’s time to get inspiration for all of the beautiful places to visit across America. From magnificent …

Hiking

The Tesla Semi is now ready to (silently) conquer the freeway

When Tesla debuts a new vehicle, the whole world watches. It happened with the Model S, it happened with the Model 3, it happened with the Model X, …

Tesla

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

This Three-Story Tiny House Fits In The Footprint Of A Parking Space

With a floor for working, another for sleeping, and a greenhouse on the top, the Tikku house is designed to replace a city’s parking spots with living space.<p>In Helsinki, like many cities, there isn’t enough housing to keep up with demand. Some people blame a lack of land to build new housing, but …

Small Spaces

The Volkswagen Microbus is officially coming back and it'll be electric

On Saturday, Volkswagen confirmed that it will put the electric I.D. BUZZ Concept car into production as the spiritual successor to the company's iconic microbus.<p>Volkswagen made the announcement during the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Monterey, California.<p>"This vehicle unites past and …

Volkswagen

4 Distractions You Must Stop Stressing Over If You Want to Succeed

You can't change the past but if you focus on the present you can change your future.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneur journey is one of the most rewarding experiences in life. However, anyone who tells you that following your passion and working four …

Profit

9 Trends That Explain Why Small Businesses Are Thriving Now More Than Ever | Inc.com

According to a recent Gallup Survey, optimism among small business owners is the highest it's been in eight years. In fact, "the percentage of small-business owners expecting company revenues to increase over the next 12 months rose from 48% to 58%."<p>What's causing this optimism? It probably has …

Small Business

Study: Man-made extreme weather has hit all over the world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by man-made global warming, new research finds.<p>In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists analyzed weather stations worldwide and calculated that in 85 percent of the cases, the record for …

Climate Change

Russia says US anti-missile defence system will spark new arms race

The Russian Defence Ministry has said the US's deployment of an anti-missile system will spark a new arms race.<p>The ministry also warned the …

North Korea

Elon Musk's new plan to save humanity from AI

Elon Musk has a new plan to protect humanity from artificial intelligence -- if you can't beat 'em, join 'em.<p>In October 2014, Musk ignited a global discussion on the perils of artificial intelligence. Humans might be doomed if we make machines that are smarter than us, Musk warned. He called …

Artificial Intelligence

North Korea's Missile Failure Won't Stop Kim Jong Un Trying to Strike U.S.

North Korea's latest attempt to test-fire a missile was a failure, with the rocket exploding seconds after launch, according to American officials monitoring the nation.<p>But experts have warned against reading too much into the misfire.<p>Scant information has been released about Wednesday's incident …

North Korea

The Easiest Weeknight Dinners Featured on The Kitchen

Ready to eat in an hour or less, The Kitchen co-hosts' go-to supper ideas are timesaving showstoppers.<p>Sunny's Easy Mushroom, Peas and Pasta with …

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North Korea

Global Warming 2017: Record Breaking Climate Change Affecting Earth, Says WMO

Increase in global warming as a result of human activities, which caused 2016 to be the hottest year ever recorded, besides breaking several other …

US anticipates new round of missile, nuclear testing by North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US intelligence community and the Defense Department are increasingly anticipating that North Korea will soon undertake a new round of testing of its missile and nuclear program, according to half a dozen US officials.<p>The officials are closely watching the regime's programs and there …

North Korea

Science says your dog is lying to you for food. Bad doggie.

When your pooch gives you those sad puppy dog eyes, don’t you want to just give them the world? But wait a second. According to new research, dogs …

Brisket 101: Do You Know the Difference Between Texas Brisket and Regular Brisket?

There's brisket, and there's Texas brisket. Read on if you're confused about the difference.

Brisket