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Tesla Model X Gains Entry-Level 75D Variant With Larger Battery

Entry-level 75D replaces 70D<p>Tesla has added a new entry-level model, dubbed the 75D, to the Model X crossover line. This variant comes standard with a 75-kWh lithium-ion battery, replaces the old 70D base model, and comes with more range at 237 miles per charge, which is 17 miles more than the 70D. …

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4 Historic Adobe Homes for Sale in the Southwest

From Taos to Tucson<p><i>Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between roundups of historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>This week, we're leaving the northeast, with its brick and clapboard houses largely influenced by …

Dining Rooms

Porsche Design Tower Penthouse Comes With A 11-Car Garage On The 57th Floor

The 60-story Porsche Design Tower in Miami has been hitting headlines for rising as the world’s first drive-in residential skyscraper. Fitted with an …

Skyscrapers

Top 10 hotels in the Highlands, Scotland

Activities, both adventurous and relaxing, abound in the Highlands and with these hotel suggestions from a new book, Scotland the Best, great food, hospitality and a good rest are also easy to find<p>A Victorian mansion with lawns down to Loch Shiel and the Glenfinnan Monument over the water. There’s …

Scotland

After Pressure from AIA, Port Authority Revises Bus Terminal Competition Rules

Architects often find competitions — which require large amounts of work for little or no pay – exploitative<b>.</b> In fact, in a survey conducted last …

US corporations have $1.4tn hidden in tax havens, claims Oxfam report

Charity analysis of the 50 biggest US businesses claims Apple have $181bn held offshore, while General Electric has $119bn and Microsoft $108bn<p>US corporate giants such as Apple, Walmart and General Electric have stashed $1.4tn (£980bn) in tax havens, despite receiving trillions of dollars in …

With Tesla Model 3 Orders Nearing 400,000, Chevy Bolt Feels Heat Of Tesla Brand

General Motors is getting the first real taste of what its Chevy Bolt is up against: the Tesla brand.<p>After confirming 325,000 reservations for the $35,000, 215-mile-range Model 3 in a blog post last week (“The Week that Electric Vehicles Went Mainstream“), a Tesla Motors executive this week is …

Electric Vehicles

How I Flew to 13 Countries in First Class Without Buying Tickets

How to fly around the world for free with travel hacking and manufactured spend<p>In the last 2 years, I've flown to at least 13 countries in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, all in first or business class.<p>Here's the catch: I never bought tickets to any of those places.<p>So how did I manage to do this?<p>…

Ho Chi Minh City

Europe is buying more cars but abandoning Volkswagen branded vehicles

Data from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) revealed that registrations of new passenger cars rose by 8.2% between January and March to reach 3.8 million.<p>Sales rose across every major market in Europe. Britain clocked a 5.1% rise, Italy a 20.8% jump, and Germany a 4.5% …

CKK Jordanki

Poland<p>The CKK Jordanki concert hall emerges like an outcrop of weathered rock from an urban park in Toruń, in northern Poland. Its Spanish architect, …

Merkel risks bruising in crunch German votes | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Isolated in Europe, Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a big test at home on Sunday when three German states vote in elections that risk eroding her base and undermining the migrant policy on which she has staked her legacy.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Julia Kloeckner, …

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"Contemporary" Nancy Drew TV series gets pilot order from CBS

CBS has placed a pilot order for <b>Drew</b>, which is being described as a contemporary take on the iconic teen sleuth <b>Nancy Drew</b> from the long-running …

Goa Beyond the Beach: Where to Eat, Stay, and Play

The Indian state still attracts the party scene on its northern beaches, but to discover the real Goa, head inland. The reward is a rural landscape dotted with rice paddies and spice plantations, ancient Hindu temples and Roman Catholic churches, under-the-radar heritage hotels, and avant-garde …

Tales CBD Kindergarten Renovation / Spacework Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The layout of original kindergarten building is a semi-closed C shape opened to east, two rows of …

How A Race Car Gets Its Paint Job

We debate the best and worst race car liveries–the decorative schemes that make race cars look distinctive and give visibility to sponsors—to the …

Graphic Design

Sheffield's striking Diamond Building is wrapped in a cellular pattern that controls solar gain

A cellular pattern of diamond-shaped sections wrap around this university building in Sheffield, England. The diamonds don't just make for an …

Data analysis reveals that US cities are segregating the wealthy

Restrictive land use regulations in cities are associated with income segregation.<p>Today we're witnessing the rise of a new urban phenomenon: the …

1,000-Foot Ski Slope: Better Than the Elevator

Ambitious proposal in Kazakhstan would feature panoramic elevator lifts and an artificial snow surface. Continue reading →

KI Design Studio adds slide and plant-covered wall to Ukraine apartment

The two floors of this Kiev apartment are connected by a long slide, which KI Design Studio added to make being at home more fun (+ slideshow).<p>The …

Australian Farmer Combats Soil Erosion By Plowing Land into Giant Geometric Artwork

As cool as technological advancements in the agricultural world are, sometimes it is pretty awesome to see generation-old wisdom successfully implemented. After a bushfire swept through his land in south Australia, farmer Brian Fischer came up with a creative solution to combat soil erosion, …

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The boss of Saudi Arabia's $95 billion King Abdullah Economic City has 50 meetings in 4 days to rein in more investors

More than a decade later, Fahd Al-Rasheed, group CEO and managing director of King Abdullah Economic City, talked to Business Insider this week at the World Economic Forum about the $95 billion (£67 billion) supercity, which the Saudis hope will draw from both Chinese manufacturing and Western tech …