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Tesla Kerfuffle Of The Week: Jay Leno Questions 'Attacks' (And A Brief History Of Tesla's Origins)

Jay Leno made innocuous comments about Tesla Motors this week but it was enough to get under the skin of a columnist at the Wall Street Journal.<p>Leno’s comments surfaced on CNBC’s Mad Money with Jim Cramer. “I don’t understand why people attack this car. It is made in America, by Americans. It is …

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How Kraft Used Psychology to Make Its Mac and Cheese Go Viral

Kraft Heinz recently changed its iconic mac and cheese recipe--and didn't tell anyone. Here's why that was a genius move.<p>Question: How do you change an iconic brand to which millions of Americans have an emotional attachment without causing an uproar?<p>Answer: You don't tell them it changed. (Until …

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13 Things Every Tea Drinker Needs to Know

For instance, adding milk can help keep your teeth white.<p>There's always more to learn (and love) about the world's most widely consumed beverage.

Nauto, an Autonomous Driving Startup, Launches to Bring Self-Driving Smarts to More Cars

It will be several years, if not decades, before fully autonomous vehicles roll out of production.<p>In the not-too-distant future, we may see self-driving cars everywhere. How distant depends on who you ask. Google has pledged they will be ubiquitous in five years; others say longer. Everyone working …

Driverless Cars

You can now make your Facebook profile picture a GIF

Facebook just launched a slew of new profile features, including the ability to make your profile picture a GIF or set temporary profile pictures that will change after a specified amount of time.<p>The new feature means you can shoot a short, looping clip that will play whenever someone visits your …

GIF Animations

Foursquare now lets you make OpenTable reservations without leaving the app

Foursquare has partnered with OpenTable since 2012 to make restaurant reservation times available for viewing, but today a small update will allow users to book tables straight within the app.<p>Before, when there were OpenTable options on a Foursquare listing, you were redirected to the mobile Web or …

Microsoft teaches 'absolute beginners' to code for Windows 10

Ever wanted to code an app, but have no coding experience whatsoever? Don’t worry, Microsoft has you covered.<p>The company is offering an ‘absolute beginner’ series of video lessons for anyone looking to learn how to code a Windows 10 app.<p>More specifically, it’s a series on creating Universal Windows …

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Steep Your Way to Hot Tea Perfection by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

There's a difference between nuking a teabag and brewing a real cup of tea at home—avoid these mistakes when upgrading to the real thing.<p>Picture a bag of potato chips. At the very top are fully intact, unmarred, pristine chips. They're satisfyingly crunchy, and you can't stop eating. But once you …

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Explore The Terrifying Scale Of Mount Everest In This 3.2 Billion Pixel Interactive

Here’s why you’re probably not ready to climb Everest.<p>Even as yet another eponymous movie) opens in theaters, Nepalese officials are making access to Mount Everest harder than ever to attain. If you’re wondering why, look no further than this 3.2 billion pixel interactive tour of Mount Everest by …

Mountaineering

11 Pics That Perfectly Capture The Fall Spirit

Prepare yourself for pumpkins, cappuccinos, and all things cozy.<p>Last week marked the official end to summer, and Instagrammers wasted no time posting photos of their pretty pumpkin displays and the extraordinary fall foliage. #Happyfall, indeed!<p>So stop despairing about the impending cool weather, …

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Youngest Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai adds screen star to legend

She moves in orange and saffron and gold embroidered threads. She wears no rings, no makeup. Her toenails are painted pink. She may have a crush on Roger Federer, but she is shy about such things. Her wit is sharp, her memories clear. What once was, she says, may never be again, and in this wisdom …

7 Tiny Homes With Big Style

What these homes lack in space, they certainly make up for in style.<p>Scaling back on the size of a home has, for the most part, also meant skimping on style. But these tiny houses are the exception. From the woods of Canada to the suburbs of Wisconsin, take a peek inside some of the most stylish …

Jewel on Dolly, Divorce and New Album 'Picking Up the Pieces'

"My music has never been about making myself into a star or a celebrity," says the singer-songwriter<p>When Jewel suggested to Dolly Parton that the two …

Portobello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.<p>Apple and Google just announced new tablets and smartphones touting the latest technological advances, but one thing those devices can't …

Clean Energy

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

For The Love Of Tea

Man and his perfect cuppa tea are often inseparable. The innate art of brewing tea and with a specific blend is almost like a traditional ritual in …

6 Websites That Will Instantly Cheer You Up

Had a rough day? Today, we present you with six websites that will instantly cheer you up! While there are millions upon millions of websites on the Internet, it's hard to find ones that will lift your mood. Sure, there will always be the big behemoths of the web, like Facebook and Reddit, where …

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Plastics, Chemicals Used in Cosmetics Linked to Premature Births

Exposure to phthalates, a type of chemical used in certain plastics and cosmetics, has been linked in a recent study to an elevated risk that pregnant women will deliver their babies prematurely. More from Reuters:<p>Researchers found that women who delivered babies before 37 weeks gestation had …

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

50 Things Life Is Actually About

1. Finding someone who helps you grow and challenges you, not necessarily who drives you crazy with physically and biologically-induced feelings.<p>2. …

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SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

Looking to solve the issue of a dead phone battery and no power outlet in sight, a new invention on Kickstarter says it can capture, generate, and store power within a shoe insole.<p>What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with …

Clean Energy