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Honda’s picture-perfect Urban EV concept car aims for 2019 production

This new concept from Honda, the Urban EV, looks like something most automakers would show off as a distant vision of what cars might look like in five or ten years’ time. Honda, however, says it’s targeting a launch of the vehicle in European markets by 2019 – just two years from now.<p>The EV …

Auto Shows

Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

How your gut's circadian rhythm affects your whole body

We've known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first looked through his microscope.<p>Yogurt companies use that information in the sales pitch for their product, claiming it can help keep your gut bacteria happy.<p>The bacteria growing on our skin have also …

Microbiology

10 electric cars coming in the next 3 years

2016 was my first full-time year at <i>Electrek</i> covering clean-tech and primarily electric vehicles. It undoubtedly was a great and exciting year for EVs with several automakers announcing new upcoming vehicles, some of them even committing to volume production and governments setting more ambitious …

Electric Vehicles

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

Nutrition
Asia

This Battery Charges In Seconds, And Lasts All Week

It’s a super capacitor made with nano-materials, but all you need to know is–if it’s commercialized–your days of worrying about your battery might be over.<p>You can divide the world into two kinds of people. Those who manage to keep their phones charged, and those whose batteries always seem to be in …

The real health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Diabetes

BMW to Push Electric, Autonomous Vehicles

Electric X3 coming in 2020<p>BMW will roll out a string of plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles equipped with increasingly self-driving capacity during the next decade, a top executive said.<p>Klaus Fröhlich, BMW’s board of management head of development, said the automaker is working on system …

Electric Vehicles

You Can Buy a Car Without Leaving Home, Thanks to These Pioneering Startups | Inc.com

In the $390 billion used-car market, a string of innovative business models have built on one another's advances to create full-service online auto merchants. Here are some of the ways businesses are disrupting the traditional methods of auto sales:<p>1. No-Haggle Pricing<p><b>CarMax</b> Launched 1993<p>A …

Startups

A startup just showed why hydrogen vehicles are better than electric — but there's a catch

Nikola Motor Company unveiled its hydrogen-powered truck, the Nikola One, on Thursday evening. The truck primarily relies on hydrogen fuel cells, but also comes with a 320 kWh battery, to achieve a range of 1,200 miles.<p>To be clear, hydrogen vehicles are technically electric vehicles since they run …

Alternative Fuel

Build a small, trendy home the Kubu way!

With pre-fabricated and modular homes becoming increasingly popular in the modern world, here is a refreshing cube design in pre-fabricated houses …

Faceted Classification

A House With An Artistic Design Inspired By Waves And Feathers

The Wave House is a very special project. It’s a private residence located in Venice, California and it looks extraordinary. It was a project by …

Architecture

4 Striking Hallway Decorating Ideas Photos

Portland, Oregon–based interior designer Max Humphrey sees hallways as much more than a way to get from room to room. He approaches the in-between spaces as opportunities to express personal style, decking them out with a mix of fun patterns, eclectic artwork, and colors that pop. “Hallways are a …

President Trump's car is almost ready

On the day Donald Trump becomes president, he’ll likely be getting two sets of keys: one for the White House and one for a brand new car.<p>Although its existence hasn’t been officially confirmed, General Motors has been spotted testing what appears to be the presidential limousine that will replace …

10 countries where McDonald's is not welcome

McDonald’s is without a doubt one of the world’s most powerful, ubiquitous brands, able to offer peckish customers a Big Mac or Happy Meal beneath its golden arches in every corner of the globe.<p>But the fast-food giant does not always have such an easy time setting up shop.<p>Its latest battleground is …

Southeast Asia’s PC online and mobile game revenue to more than double to $3.3 billion by 2020

Southeast Asia’s game market is on a growth spurt. The region’s PC online and mobile game revenue is expected to grow more than double to $3.3 billion by 2020, according to a report by market researcher Niko Partners.<p>And mobile game usage and revenue are expected to overtake PC online games by …

Asia

Henrik Fisker Unveils His Bold EMotion Luxury Electric Vehicle

With Elon Musk and Tesla in his sights, Fisker’s new car will hit speeds of 161 m.p.h. and travel 400 miles between charges by utilizing a top-secret battery<p>When it comes to electric vehicles, if at first you don’t succeed, make it even faster and more luxurious. Automotive design legend Henrik …

SolarCity’s solar Gigafactory will produce up to 10 GW/year under Tesla, says Elon Musk

While discussing potential improvements in manufacturing efficiency with Tesla investor Ron Baron at his conference in New York today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that under Tesla and with the new partnership with Panasonic, SolarCity’s “solar Gigafactory” in Buffalo (pictured above) could produce up …

Tesla

19 Things You Should Know Before You Start a New Restaurant

Want to start a restaurant? John and Fallon Seymour, successful NYC restaurateurs, on not just what you want to know... but need to know.<p>Ask a room full of people how many would love to start a restaurant and at least a third are likely to raise their hands. It's a common entrepreneurial dream.<p>And …

Business Strategy

Why Tesla's solar roof better be a lot cheaper than it sounds

Tesla and its wunderkind founder and CEO, Elon Musk, unveiled a new gizmo this week: solar panel tiles that double as roof shingles.<p>Aesthetically, …

So apparently red wine brownies are a thing and we need them ASAP

For obvious reasons, we love a good brownie that crumbles in our mouth. And guess what? Today is our lucky day (and yours!), because <i>Cosmo</i> let us know …

Dessert

Drinking pickle juice may actually be very good for you

Even for the most seasoned pickle fan, glugging a glass of briny pickle juice may sound like a step too far - but you might want to think twice …

Wellness

Tesla shows off SolarCity solar roofs for homes

To Elon Musk it seems obvious: the future of energy is in solar.<p>The CEO of Tesla repeated this sentiment multiple times at a press event on Friday at Universal Studios, where he gave customers the first look at an integrated solar roofing solution that will combine Tesla and SolarCity …

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV vs. 2016 Tesla Model S 60 Comparison

Tesla Paved the Road. The Chevy Bolt is driving it. How the World’s Two Longest-Range Electric Cars Stack Up<p>The Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Model S are the only battery-electric cars in existence with more than 200 miles of range on a charge. Both the Bolt EV and Model S 60 have 60-kW-hr batteries, …

Electric Vehicles

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

The Mediterranean diet could be the fast track to a longer life — here's what to eat

A delicious diet that might help extend your lifespan? Yes, please! A recent study revealed that the Mediterranean diet could prevent 19,000 deaths …