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Nevada chosen for high-tech Tesla car battery factory

<b>The governor of the US state of Nevada has said that the Tesla electric car maker has chosen his state ahead of rivals for a $5bn battery factory.</b><p>Brian Sandoval said the California-based company will use the plant to make cheaper and more efficient batteries for future cars.<p>Correspondents say the …

Tesla

U.S. record label locates long-lost Canadian musician

TORONTO -- An American record label's search for a long-lost musician has found the enigmatic runaway hiding somewhere over the border, in …

Quebec to amend Civil Code to better protect animals from abuse

QUEBEC — Quebec’s new agriculture minister is promising to clean up the province’s bad reputation as one of the best places to be an animal …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Climbers Alex Honnold, Cedar Wright Add Solar to Sufferfest 2

Even after all the magazine covers and films, Alex Honnold still lives in his van—though now it’s hooked up with solar power. And last week Alex and fellow climber Cedar Wright departed on a solar-focused adventure for Sufferfest 2—a month of biking, camping, and climbing through the Southwest that …

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Gold market breaches 'covered up'

<b>Dubai's biggest gold refiner committed serious breaches of the rules designed to stop gold mined in conflict zones from entering the global supply chain, a whistleblower has revealed.</b><p>Amjad Rihan led an Ernst & Young team that audited Kaloti and found it was failing to carry out the proper …

Ernst & Young

Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

Central America

Core77 2013 Year in Review: Digital Fabrication, Part 4 - Research & Education

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2 · Digital …

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Core77 2013 Year in Review: Digital Fabrication, Part 2 - Materials, Processes and Business Developments

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · <i>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2</i> · Digital …

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Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2011-12: Top ten videos

Telegraph Sport compiles its list of the best ten video clips of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.<p><b>1. Surf’s up</b><p>The full exhilaration of ocean racing is felt as Visit Finland, an entry in the Clipper 2011-12 Race, surfs down a wave at 27 knots.<p>Heading toward the Race 9 finish line, the Golden …

Virgin Mobile Tester Team looking for 5 people to test the BlackBerry Q5

Virgin’s ‘Tester Team’ is back in business and this time around they’re looking for a few good members to test out to the upcoming BlackBerry Q5. …