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Despite all odds, Hyperloop One just raised another $85 million

Hyperloop One, a three-year-old, L.A.-based company working to create near-supersonic trains that can whisk both passengers and cargo in giant pneumatic tubes at speeds of many hundreds of miles per hour, has raised $85 million in fresh funding, as first reported in Recode.<p>The round, which comes …

Hyperloop

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Core Strength Matters<p>Don Foley<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Your bulging quads and razor-cut calves are the envy of your cycling pack, and you start every ride strong. As the ride progresses, though, your hips seesaw in the saddle, your lower back aches, and you slow in corners. The …

Australia set for world-first hydrogen vehicle trial - Exclusive: Australia set for world-first hydrogen vehicle trial

Alternative Fuel

Norway could become world’s first fully electric powered country

Norway can become the world’s first fully electric-powered country with a concerted push for sustainability, according to an energy think tank.<p>Energi …

Hydroelectric Power

Here are DIY stain treatments that really work

Cleaning

Thailand’s first LEED Platinum “vertical village” to rise in Bangkok

Thailand’s wealthiest man, Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, has teamed up with architecture firm SOM to plan One Bangkok, a $3.5 billion project that will …

Thailand

How the world’s biggest cities are fighting smog

More than three million people die from the effects of air pollution every year. But some increasingly high-tech solutions may soon help us all breathe more easily.<p>For three days in March 2016, 10 London pigeons became famous. Seeing pigeons take to the sky from Primrose Hill in north London was …

Mexico City

17 mind-hacks to give your riding a boost in 2017

Getting ready for the coming season means preparing mentally as well as physically. At its most effective, this involves implementing lots of …

Dakar Rally 2017 Begins: Pictures

Pictures of the Week 12.29.16

Photos

The Christmas Holiday Quiz

A Christmas quiz with 40 questions. Some are obvious, some odd, most can’t be Googled and a few are fiendish. By all means have a go and there’s a …

Top 10 Drones for 2017: The Beginner’s List

Changing Planet<p><i>The latest in the Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series, in which Kike profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on using drones, UAVs and remotely piloted vehicles for journalism and photography.</i><p>On the market for a great first drone? This ultimate …

Apple's CEO has already invested in a startup's idea to revolutionize showers

$400 is a lot of money to drop on a shower, but the Nebia isn't just any shower.<p>The unique shower system uses atomizing technology, originally developed for jet engines, to turn water into a fine mist. The shower wets more thoroughly and in a larger area, while using 70% less water than a typical …

The 10 Best Airports In The World: 2014

Singapore's Changi Airport joyfull / Shutterstock.com Skytrax has released the results of its annual World Airport Awards and, once again, Singapore's Changi Airport has taken the top spot.<p>It's no surprise that Changi came out on top again. The international transit hub has incredible amenities, …

Pictures of the Week 10.13.16

Metropole Architects Design a Contemporary Home on the Dolphin Coast, South Africa

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

South Africa

Developments

The Roof is On Fire — Looks like February of 2016 Was 1.5 to 1.7 C Above 1880s Averages

Before we go on to explore this most recent and most extreme instance in a long string of record-shattering global temperatures, we should take a …

Pictures Of The Year: 100 Incredible Images From 2015

It's been another incredible year in news photography.<p>Getty Images have provided us with the most memorable images from the past 12 months, from …

Elections

Why Apple should be scared of Facebook's and Google's messaging apps

Companies like Facebook, Google, Atlassian, and Slack are expanding their messaging apps beyond merely sending text, video, and audio and into something a little bit more like an operating system.<p>On Tuesday, for example, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is working on a new chat app that …

New Team Sky Pinarello Dogma gets stripy

The distinctive black and blue of Team Sky once again adorns the Pinarello Dogma F8 as the team's seven-year relationship with the Italian company …

Try Your Hand at a Track Stand

Olympic cyclist Colby Pearce tells us how to perfect one of the most essential cycling skills for bike commuters<p>A solid track stand can help you stay clipped in—and take off faster—while waiting at red lights or stop signs. Perfect it with this four-step drill from Colby Pearce, a coach and former …

5 Best Apps of the Week: The App You Need for Netflix and More!

Hooray, it’s Saturday! You’re in the middle of your awesome weekend just relaxing (we hope!) and we’re back with the best apps of the week for you to d/l, check out and enjoy. In exciting web browser news, the much buzzed-about Firefox iOS app has finally dropped in the App Store. Huge deal. HUGE. …

Apps

British hydrogen fuel cell pioneer develops cars and iPhones of the future

Apple-linked Intelligent Energy poised for first major commercial deployment of technology in India<p>Intelligent Energy has the technological know-how to power your iPhone for a week without recharging. First however, it must prove it can deliver a more reliable mobile signal to rural Indians.<p>In the …

Here's why the green energy movement is red, white and blue

The Pope just took a stand on climate change. One of the fastest cars in the world is electric. China is the world’s leading market for solar. So why …

Articles about here what we can do convert rainwater useable water source on Dwell.com - Dwell

Field researcher and water-harvesting expert Ed Beaulieu analyzes our conservation options for the future.<p>Six teams of architects propose empowering new solutions for urban sprawl.<p>What happens when the stories we read share only one culture or worldview? Editor Chris Jackson shares five reasons why …