Amanda Metzger

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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 …

The cars we’ll be driving in the world of 2050

What will the cars of 2050 look like? What will power them? Will they even have a steering wheel? Sven Beiker peers under the bonnet of tomorrow’s autos.<p>Car companies have recently been telling us what the car of 2020 will be like: autonomous is one word used, electric is another, and it will be …

Fuel Cell

Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

A new book collects satellite images of places around the earth, giving a breathtaking look at the extraordinary planet on which we live our ordinary …

INSANE Domino Tricks! (Hevesh5 & MillionenDollarBoy)


Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Spice Up Your Soiree with these Fall Cider Recipes

Cheers to all the delectable delights of Autumn — kettle corn, pumpkin pie, and apple cider, to name but a few! <b>When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage.</b><p>Next time you pass a roadside farm stand, why not pick up a gallon of locally made …

Darwinian Tourism: Honey Hunting in the Caucasus

Honey tasting in the Caucasus is Darwinian tourism at its best.<p>There are no signs, guides, routes, regulations, and only a handful of English speakers who know a whit about bees or honey. Needless to say, this endeavor is not to be undertaken lightly, and could even prove life-threatening.<p>One …


National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Meet the People’s Choice Traveler of the Year

It would take a giant trunk to carry the parade of votes that piled up for <b>Katherine Connor</b> in our People’s Choice contest.<p>Her tale of turning youthful wanderlust into animal-saving action as the founder of Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary> (BLES) in northern Thailand topped our rankings this year. …


On Flood and Thirst: How Communities Are Adapting to the Age of Unpredictable Water

<b>Text and photos by</b> <b>Kirsten Howard and Allie Goldstein</b><p>In Keene, New Hampshire, Duncan Watson looks out the window with trepidation as rain pounds the glass of his office at the Public Works Department; in 2005, a flood in his hometown killed seven people. And across the country in Santa Fe, New …

Ann Arbor

Family-Friendly Fun in San Francisco

Catch the scenic ferry ride from Pier 33 to <b>Alcatraz Island</b>, or “the Rock.” The fearsome federal penitentiary on the island housed America’s most notorious criminals from 1934 to 1963, including Al Capone and “Machine Gun” Kelly.<p>The two-and-a-half-hour tour includes the five-by-nine-foot cells in …

San Francisco Bay Area

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Science Fiction