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Mexico City Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>June through September is the rainy season, but don't be put off by that label; rain tends to come in dramatic bursts in the evening, …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

Tesla’s Autopilot is supposed to deliver full self-driving, so why does it feel stuck in the past?

It’s been nearly five months since the last update<p>A year ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk stunned the automotive world by announcing that henceforth, all of his company’s vehicles would be shipped with the hardware necessary for “full self-driving.” By 2019, Tesla drivers would be able to sleep in their …

These 11 Elon Musk Quotes Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

If you live in Elon Musk's world of endless possibilities and believe in something with all of your heart, anything is possible.<p>With all the tragedies happening in the world, do not fret--we still have more than a few outstanding humans left paving the way for a better future.<p>On Twitter, …

Europe's Bold Plan for a Moon Base Is Coming Together

The ESA's Director General calls it "Moon Village," and the rest of the world seems to be coming around to the idea.<p>Imagine an international research station on the moon, where astronauts and cosmonauts and taikonauts and any other-nauts from around the world conduct science experiments, gather …

Donald Trump expected to slash Nasa's climate change budget in favour of sending humans back to the moon - and beyond

US President-elect Donald Trump is set to slash Nasa's budget for monitoring climate change and instead set a goal of sending humans to the edge of the solar system by the end of the century, and possibly back to the moon.<p>Mr Trump, who has called climate change a "Chinese hoax", is believed to want …

The Real Reason I Went Back to a Sex Club After My Awkward First Time

Came for the sex, stayed for the food🍗.<p>Sometime last year, my best friend was invited to a sex club in Manhattan by someone she was sleeping with.<p>When I say sex club, I mean <i>Eyes Wide Shut</i>, but without the creepy masks and mandatory white-tie-with-a-cape attire. The type of place where you pay a …

Arya Stark Becomes a Jedi in This Awesome Game of Thrones-Star Wars Mash-Up Art

When it comes to popular franchises, <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Star Wars</i> are definitely on the top tier. If you’ve ever wondered about a potential crossover …

Game of Thrones season six was full of impossible journeys, so we mapped them

In <i>Game of Thrones</i>, movement is life. If you linger too long in the Sept of Baelor, for instance, chances are you won’t be around long enough for afternoon prayer. That’s why many of the characters in Westeros are constantly in transit, traversing from the North to the Riverlands or sailing across …

“It is happening again”: David Dayen on the epidemic of mortgage fraud and the rigged economy that sets it in motion

<b>David Dayen (The New Press/lumy010 via iStock/Salon)</b><p>David Dayen’s new book explores the criminal conspiracy that destroyed the lives of millions<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>May 19, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this week the New York Times featured a depressing story about homeless people living in the …

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

Inventions

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

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Tesla Can Hack The Tax Code To Max Out The Number Of People Who Get $7,500 Back, Here's How

If you’re one of the more than 276,000 people who put a deposit down on Tesla’s Model 3, the company’s disappointing first-quarter sales report is oddly good news for you. That’s not because you should root against Tesla, which sold 14,800 vehicles against a planned 16,000. But rather because …

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The Hedge Fund Manager From "The Big Short" Owns Apple, Bank of America, and Citigroup

If you've read the book or seen the movie <i>The Big Short</i>, then you know that Michael Burry is a pretty darn good investor. The doctor-turned-hedge-fund-manager made gobs of money during the financial crisis by betting against subprime mortgages. He closed his hedge fund in the wake of the crisis, but …

Tesla seriously underestimated Model 3 demand

Elon Musk says orders for the EV are more than twice as large as expected.<p>It won't shock you to hear that Tesla low-balled demand for the Model 3, but by how much? Er... quite a bit, actually. Elon Musk has revealed that his company expected "1/4 to 1/2" of the pre-orders it got (252,000 worldwide …

Being Pranked With a Lifelike Robot Dinosaur Must Be Terrifying

Remember jumping in your seat the first time you saw <i>Jurassic Park</i>? That was just a movie, and you were probably sitting in a comfy theater chair. …

Jurassic Park

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

​Companies Want to Replicate Your Dead Loved Ones With Robot Clones

Complete with a digital copy of the person's brain.<p>In 2003, the wife of a 55-year-old Vietnamese carpenter named Le Van died. Heartbroken, he dug up her grave, cast her body in clay and slept next to "her" for five years.<p>The story is unsettling, but there's also something universal about his …

Researchers have a radical plan to freeze rising sea water and transport it to Antarctica

A new study investigates one radical solution: 'geoengineering,' or reshaping the planet in a substantial way. In this case, by enlarging Antarctica's continental glacier via pumping ocean water onto the ice surface.<p>If it works, and the ice sheet grows thicker, it could sequester huge volumes of …

Sony's prototype projector turns any tabletop into a touch-sensitive display

A step toward holograms<p>Sony's Future Lab is a R&D group responsible for taking crazy ideas into the prototype phase, and one impressive vision shown here at SXSW in Austin this week is a projector that turns any flat surface into a screen for light to play on. The "Interactive Tabletop" concept …

Page 1 - Awesome Star Wars Fan Film 'Darth Maul: Apprentice'| Heroic...

Page 1 - We have a super cool new Star Wars fan film on our hands. It was a lot of fun watching this for sure! Darth Maul: Apprentice just hit the …

Snow artist walks 20 miles for Game of Thrones tribute

Winter doesn't have to be a bad thing<p>In 1988, The Proclaimers, well, proclaimed that they would walk 500 miles for love. While international snow artist Simon Beck didn't quite walk that far, he did trek a fair bit to showcase his love for <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>Hosted by Sky Atlantic, the British …

Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say

Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting …

38 Bismark St Portland, ME Apex Luxury Rentals

✕<p>Description<p>Stunning views of Casco Bay, the Presumpscot River and Estuary.<p>Lovingly built 2 story barn apartment with easy open concept living …

Nasa to release recordings of unexplained 'music' from the far side of the moon

The dark side of the moon has always held a mystical fascination for stargazers – so when the crew of one of the first missions to orbit it heard …

Apollo Missions

Russia's amazing moon base: Everything we know

I've been investing in real estate for 25 years, and I think buying a house is for suckers

People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for yourself, so she advises you to buy a house as the only way to get your money. You will get your home paid off when you are old. Who wants to wait until they are old to have money?<p>…

Donald Trump Is 'Not A Christian,' Says Pope Francis Over Presidential Frontrunner's Immigration Stance

Having taken on Mexicans, the Republican Party, women, Islam, Jeb Bush, Fox News and Scottish wind farms, Republican presidential candidate Donald …

Donald Trump

Scientists Have Found a Mysterious Boiling River Straight Out of Amazonian Legend

Truth really is stranger than fiction.<p>For centuries, Peruvian locals have talked about a river in the Amazon that burns so hot it can kill. According …

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