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Elon Musk has discovered a new passion in life — and it could be Tesla's best product yet

But what are supercar-fast electric vehicles and low-Earth orbits in the face of ... roofing.<p>Against all odds, Musk has become perhaps the biggest booster in the history of the roofing business, thanks to a new Tesla product, the Solar Roof, that officially went on sale Wednesday.<p>It's the first …

Forget golfing, Portugal's real gems – and bargains – are in its cities

For the bulk of British buyers in Portugal, a holiday home means the golden dunes and golfing greens of the Algarve. But Lisbon’s large-scale regeneration in recent years and the growing appeal of Porto as a weekend destination, thanks to cheap flights, is encouraging buyers to contemplate city …

Discovering Portugal’s wild side

For unspoilt countryside, top camping, hiking, wild swimming, plus great local food and wine – and all doable in a weekend from the three main airports – try one of these itineraries from Edwina Pitcher’s Wild Guide Portugal<p>Away from the busy coastal resorts, Portugal is a timeless and magical …

Grandmother, 71, sent to top security jail after refusing council's demands over care

A 71-year-old grandmother has been sent to a maximum security prison for six months by the secretive Court of Protection after she defied a council’s demands over care arrangements for an elderly man.<p>The 81-year-old, who lived in England for 50 years, is in a care home on the Algarve where his …

10 Easy Tricks to Help You Stop Procrastinating And Get Back to Work

Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven’t gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a …

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Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Step 1<p>Dry/wet Ingredients<p>Preheat the oven to 375 F. In a bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking powder. In a separate bowl, cream together the …

Investors who 'couldn't care less' about clean energy are giving money to a solar finance fund promising big returns

• <b>Wunder Capital connects investors with commercial solar projects that need financing.</b>• <b><br>The commercial solar market is growing, and is primed to continue.</b>• <b><br>The company says many investors don't necessarily care about the environment — they just see solar as a smart investment.</b><p>A common perception of …

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10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

The Economic Problems With Bernie Sanders' Progressive Agenda: Even When He's Right He's Wrong

My own personal preference would be for Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton: but that’s something driven by emotion rather than careful consideration of the issues. And what we’re about here is the consideration of exactly those issues, the economics of public policy. At which point Bernie becomes …

23 reasons why Lisbon should be your next city break

Lisbon, which tonight hosts the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, rose 10 places to 16th in the World’s Best Cities category at last year's Telegraph Travel Awards, voted for by more than 90,000 readers. Here's why it's been proving so popular.<p>1. There's fine dining by the bowlful<p>In 2015, Lisbon had …

13 cycling trips that will take you further

Accelerate through the Andes in Peru<p><i>Fitness level: Moderate to hard – lots of off-road cycling at high altitude</i><p>Pedal through colonial Cusco, the …

Is Smoking Pot the New Disneyland for the Family?

It was getting late last Thanksgiving, all of us wine-dulled and wilting in our chairs, when my mom started in on one of her stories. “I was a …