Nick Greenlee

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How Tesla Protects The Romance Of Driving While Disrupting The Industry

Designer Franz von Holzhausen reveals the inspiration–and the latest designs–for a company leading the electric car revolution.<p>It’s one thing to design a car. It’s another to create the first vehicle for a brand founded on the goal of making electric cars sexy, mainstream, and a threat to the rest …

Tesla

China holds its breath on eve of meeting that could shape future

In a military-run hotel in west Beijing, China’s 400 most senior leaders are locked in a conclave to thrash out the country’s future. But can they come up with a plan bold enough to match the ambitions of their people?<p>As Beijing’s arid summer turned to autumn, Zhang Jianyi packed the suitcases of …

China

America's first next-gen aircraft carrier takes high tech to sea

The world's most-advanced aircraft carrier should be meeting a bottle of champagne today. Head on.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford will be christened during a ceremony in Newport News, Va., an event that will usher in the next generation of aircraft carriers. The Gerald R. Ford is the first of its class -- …

Military

This is How Facebook Ranks Your Friends

Have you ever wondered how Facebook ranks your friends for you? The company keeps a score for everyone you interact with on the social network.<p>This affects the order of results when you start typing a name into the search box, the people that appear on top in your Friends pane when someone visits …

The Trans-Fat Ban as a Model of Slow Health Policy

An imminent ban on the ingredient illustrates the importance of consumer awareness.<p>Yesterday the FDA announced plans to take trans fats off its list of GRAS, or generally recognized as safe, foods. To some, like the <i>New York Post</i> with its “FAT-WAH” cover headline, this is a vicious new outcropping …

Iranians feel sanctions at the kitchen table more than bargaining table

Crippling sanctions imposed by the west have taken Iran’s economy from gradual recession to all-out freefall, and the people are feeling it in the form of skyrocketing food prices that have all but taken meat off their tables.<p>As lawmakers and the Obama administration debate further tightening the …

Portland's Pot Vote Could Make It A Gateway City For Maine

It's been a big year in the marijuana legalization movement. Not only did Colorado and Washington voters make marijuana legal last November, but this week Coloradans approved a ballot measure to tax marijuana sales.<p>Also this week, Michigan voters in three cities removed penalties for possession. …

Iran nuclear programme deal in danger of unravelling

The diplomatic progress that brought six foreign ministers tantalisingly close to a historic agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme is in danger of unravelling before negotiators meet again this month, officials and analysts warned on Sunday.<p>In a bid to contain the danger, the lead US …