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Forest House

The Forest House is a spectacular family retreat in Northern California. Nestled among tall trees in a forested hill area, the unique house features …

Architecture

Porsche 911 Safari

Meet the jacked-up Porsche 911 rally car of your dreams! This 1978 Porsche 911 has recently been modified into a tribute of the car its builder Erik …

Autos

New Map Reveals Ships Buried Below San Francisco

Dozens of vessels that brought gold-crazed prospectors to the city in the 19th century still lie beneath the streets.<p>Every day thousands of passengers on underground streetcars in San Francisco pass through the hull of a 19th-century ship without knowing it. Likewise, thousands of pedestrians walk …

San Francisco

Here’s What It Would Feel Like to Pet a T. Rex

In a surprise win for Jurassic World fans, fossil skin samples suggest that several tyrannosaurs were scaly rather than feathered.<p>What would it feel like to reach out and touch a <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>? Would the beast be covered in hard armor like an alligator or smooth feathers like an ostrich? Or …

Dinosaurs

Americans Don't Use Their Vacation. How Does Your State Rank?

You'll be surprised.<p>Are you taking enough vacation? According to science, probably not.<p>A new reportby Project Time Off found Americans took an average of 16.8 vacation days in 2016 (up from only 16 days in 2014). Although we’re on an upward trajectory, we have a long way to go: <b>54 percent of</b> …

Time Management

Why This Island Is at the Center of the Search for Amelia Earhart

Nikumaroro Island, Phoenix Island Protected Area, Kiribati<p>Forensic dogs are sniffing for bones at a campsite where the pioneering pilot may have died 80 years ago.<p>An expedition bringing bone-sniffing dogs to search for traces of Amelia Earhart has arrived on this remote, uninhabited outpost after a …

Aviation

We Could Resurrect the Woolly Mammoth. Here's How.

It's now possible to actually write DNA, which could bring an iconic Ice Age herbivore back to life.<p>Jurassic Park imagined a future in which it was possible to bring dinosaurs back to life. Now, that fiction may become reality as geneticists seek to resurrect the woolly mammoth.<p>These Ice Age …

Paleontology

Overland Experts (OEX)

This Is How You Send a Cold Email

<i>This article originally appeared on Uncubed.</i><p>Allison Esposito gets a lot of cold emails—between five and ten every day, she estimates. People want to …

Networking

This Just Became the World’s Cheapest Form of Electricity Out of Nowhere

Solar power is becoming the world's cheapest form of new electricity generation, data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) suggests.<p>According to …

Renewable Energy

Here's your guide to all 22 versions of the Porsche 911

There are few vehicles in the automotive universe more iconic than the Porsche 911.<p>Over the years, the rear-engine sports car has gotten bigger, faster, and more technologically advanced. But its spirited driving dynamics and on-track capabilities have continued to make it a favorite among …

Autos

A $7 Trillion Passenger Economy Market? Intel Thinks So -- The Motley Fool

Big changes are coming down the pike for trucking, traffic safety, commuting, and the culture of car ownership, Intel asserts.<p><b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ:INTC) …

Transportation

Electric BMW iM2 Concept Imagined as the Fun EV of the Future

It’s no secret by now that the 2 Series and the BMW M2 are regarded as the most fun cars you can get in BMW’s line-up these days. The BMW M240i and …

Autos

chairless chair supports factory workers with an exo-skeleton structure

<b>swiss studio sapetti’s ‘chairless chair’ is a flexible exo-skeleton that allows people to take a seat wherever, and whenever, they wish.</b> users can …

Air Jordans

Autocar drives the ALPINA B5 Touring

BMW hasn’t made an M5 Touring since the E60-generation, something us fans enjoy bemoaning. While BMW doesn’t feel such a car’s demand warrants …

Autos

Photo Gallery: Rolls-Royce at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed took place this weekend and the crème de la crème of the automotive industry was present, including a quite generous …

Luxury

2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hill-Climb in Photos!

Horse Racing

NVIDIA will power self-driving cars in China

NVIDIA has already forged self-driving alliances with big car manufacturers like Audi, Toyota and Volvo, but its latest is a particularly big deal -- at least if you live in China. The chip designer has unveiled a partnership with Chinese internet giant Baidu that will see the two work together to …

Will Power

Real Numbers: Can Solar Power Pay Off?

Aside from the obvious benefit of helping the planet, solar power can be pretty enticing to homeowners who are tired of paying an arm and a leg for …

Renewable Energy

5 Ways Apple AR Is Going To Change Everything

The release of Apple (NASDQ: APPL) ARKit developer tools gives us all a taste of the iPhone 8 to come. It should be no surprise that venture activity is up. There are core apps, like marker makers and readers, which have implications for all the other apps. As with today’s iPhone, Apple will only …

Augmented Reality

How Bill Gates Accurately Predicted the Future 18 Years Ago

Here are 15 bold predictions that have become a reality today.<p>In 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book titled "Business @ the Speed of Thought."<p>In it, Gates made 15 bold predictions that at the time might have sounded outrageous.<p>But as Markus Kirjonen, a business student, said on his blog, Gates' forecasts …

Bill Gates

How To Restore a Rusty Cast Iron Skillet

The method to cleaning cast iron is something of tradition passed down to generations along with the cookware itself. Some cooks and cast iron …

This BMW 3 Series Wagon With A Turbo Swap Is Selling For A Shockingly Good Price

The BMW E91 was the last wagon that BMW offered with both a manual and rear-wheel drive for the U.S. market. It was a wonderful car, except for the …

Autos

How Pentagram Brands Itself

The Pentagram Papers have been published since the ’70s and are the firm’s only promotional material.<p>If you’re one of the lucky few, you’ll open your mailbox about once a year to find a slim black volume with the words “Pentagram Papers” in block lettering at the top.<p>These little black books are …

Graphic Design

The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Puts 700 Ponies To Work

Home » Cars & Bikes » The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Puts 700 Ponies To Work<p>Everyone should sit back, relax, and feast their eyes on the incredible <b>2018</b> …

Autos

Missing Billionaire’s Financial Empire Puts Investments Up for Sale

(HONG KONG) — The financial empire of missing Chinese-born tycoon Xiao Jianhua has put billions of dollars of investments up for sale, including …

China

The Reflective Level of Emotional Design

“Few products become iconic in people's lives in the way that, say, the Sony® Walkman® did. The iPod is quickly ascending to that status. Clearly …

Interaction Design

How Subaru's AWD Systems Actually Work

Subaru uses four different all-wheel-drive systems on its cars. Here's how they all compare.<p>Over the years, Subaru's cars have been made famous in the northern parts of the U.S. thanks to their fantastic all-weather abilities. The company's all-wheel-drive is standard on every new car (except the …

Autos

Frank Lloyd Wright architecture school grad built this beautiful desert shelter for $2K

Students at The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Taliesin West have erected small sleeping shelters on the school’s Arizona desert property …

Rare Video Shows Mysterious, Worm-Like Legless Lizard

This strange reptile spends most of its time underground, but researchers got lucky and caught it on camera.<p>It’s not a snake. It’s not a worm. And as far as legless lizards go, the Mexican mole lizard is a strange one.<p>Hours after setting up a pitfall trap that is designed to catch any animal that …

Biological Species