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The Hydrogen Car Is Back—Again

Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota are rolling out new hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles for 2014. So are we finally at the dawn of the hydrogen age? Not so fast.<p><b>The basic principle behind hydrogen fuel</b> cells is fairly simple: Hydrogen atoms are stripped of their electrons to generate electricity and then …

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The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

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The Quiet Closing of Washington

Conservative Republicans in our nation's capital have managed to accomplish something they only dreamed of when Tea Partiers streamed into Congress at the start of 2011: They've basically shut Congress down. Their refusal to compromise is working just as they hoped: No jobs agenda. No budget. No …

Wow. Just Wow

In case you haven’t seen it, there’s been a dramatic new turn in the NSA/PRISM disclosures story. Working with Glenn Greenwald and the Guardian the …

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …