Adam Zamora

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Do hybrid cars save money?

There are some questions that mankind has puzzled over since the beginning of time: Why are we here? What happens after we die? Why do men have nipples? Is a hybrid car worth it?<p>That last question isn’t as old as the rest. Since Honda introduced the first mass-produced hybrid with the Insight in …

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gets modest styling, powertrain enhancements

Mitsubishi sales continue to show progress in 2014. In fact, sales were up 54.17 percent in the US in May compared to last year. In hopes of keeping those numbers in the black, the Japanese automaker is introducing some mechanical upgrades to the Outlander Sport, its best-selling model, for the …

Ford Explorer gets appearance pack for 2015

Remember when Ford launched the totally new Explorer in late 2010, and people were skeptical about how the now-crossover would fare, after ditching its traditional SUV roots? Well, we're several years in, and I think we can assuredly say that Ford made the right decision. Sales are better than ever …

2011-2013 Kia Sorento Stalling Will Get Factory Fix

Kia has issued a service bulletin to fix Sorento crossovers with a stalling problem.<p>Kia has found that some 2011-2013 Sorento crossovers manufactured …

Customer Service

Mazda Recall, Jeep Extended Warranty, Nissan Concept 2020: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Mazda will recall some 2014-2015 Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 sedans for an issue with some new fuel-saving technology.<p>Chrysler has extended the warranty on …

Autos

The Week In Drones: Walking Dogs, Watching Sea Life, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>The Sands Of New Mexico</b><p>Ever wanted to see an alien planet through a drone's eyes? Well, you can't do that yet …

Bats Use Mini Muscles to Tweak Their Wings In Flight, And Drones Could Too

When a bird or a bat takes flight, there's much more going on than a simple flapping motion. This is part of the reason why it took humans such an incredibly long time to fly like one of them (you can read more about that here). The physical motion is incredibly complex, with a slight curvature at …

Muscle

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

The World's Most Unforgettable Bathroom View is in this Luxury Ecolodge

By Aimee Millwood<p>At first, the Black Sheep Inn ecolodge -- with comforts including a yoga studio; sun deck perched at a breathtaking 10,500 feet; wood stove heated sauna; and solar-powered Native American-style soaking tub -- seems out of place in a rural village of 7,000 people. I first stumbled …

The World’s Happiest Countries – Do You Agree? – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

1<p>Since we’re on the subject of happiness, I’d like to share this interesting list of the happiest countries around the world compiled by the World …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Columbia River

Exotic Silhouette Photos to Inspire Your Travels

Scenes in silhouette are shrouded in drama and mystery, and more than a drop or two of romance.<p>I love them for what I don't see as much as for what I do.<p>( <i>A golden sunset falls on the ancient temples of Bagan, Myanmar</i> )<p>Sure you can see more when it's light, but perhaps it's the darkness that …

How Will Drones Change Sports?

Popular Science sat down with drone company Arch Aerial to chat about how drones are changing the way some sports are filmed.<p>A couple years ago, Ryan Baker founded Arch Aerial, a Houston-based drone manufacturer. An archaeologist by training, Baker worked on shooting excavations for clients, and …

High School Football

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

National Parks

A Roadtrip from Scottsdale to the Grand Canyon

When my son's run at a national tennis tournament in December ended prematurely, we decided to assuage our flagging spirits by taking a short vacation since we were, after all, in Scottsdale, Arizona, a city that was driving distance to some of the most spectacular vistas in America.<p>We began with a …

Hiking

Your life goals don’t have an expiration date [infographic]

ALL OF MY FRIENDS managed to graduate college and land cushy jobs the year before the recession of 2008 hit. I wasn’t so lucky. I graduated right …

Snow in the Canyon

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Meet Taranis, The UK's Shiny New Stealth Drone

The future of warfare is another smooth, gray, v-shaped flying robot.<p>BAE Systems, a British defense and aerospace company, revealed last week that its stealth drone Taranis successfully flew in tests over the Australian desert in August. Named after a Celtic god of thunder, Taranis is a technology …

BAE Systems

The Week In Drones: A Military Transformer, An App For Aerial Photos, And More

Welcome to the drone age! Six U.S. states are now testing drones for the FAA, and there are new developments in unmanned aerial vehicle technology daily. Here's a round-up of the week's best drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Travel<p>Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram</i> …

Cameras

12 Ways To Actually Save Enough For Your Dream Trip

It's fun to dream about traveling the world, but actually saving enough money to go is just <i>not</i> gonna happen at this point. Right?<p>Not if you're committed. Make some small changes now, and 2015 could easily be the year you finally embark on the trip of your dreams.<p><b>1. Switch to a travel rewards credit</b> …

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain

<b>1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise</b><p>Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe. That most get over 300 days of sun a year doesn't hurt either. (Photo by Naxos).<p>See more photos of beaches in Spain<p><b>2.) ...and the mountains are just around</b> …

Island Paradise: The Best of Bequia

Goats roam freely among the headstones in a small cemetery. The owner relies on them to trim the grass.<p>Nearby, at the Fig Tree, an informal, harbor-front restaurant, “Miss J,” the proprietor, can be found trimming the hedges, warmly greeting passing schoolchildren, or leading a weekend reading club …

A Drinking Travel Guide For The Holiday Season

Let's be honest. The holiday season means two things to most people: vacation and boozing.<p>Winter get-aways, fireside nightcaps, holiday parties and, of course, New Year's Eve, all make for a rather drunken end to December, which is why we decided to let spirits guide our travels this holiday season.<p>…