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Chevy owners can now pay for gas from inside their cars

Teaming up with Shell this summer<p>Chevrolet is teaming up with Shell to launch a new feature that allows drivers to pay for gas from their vehicle’s infotainment screen. It’s the latest feature of General Motors’ new Marketplace service in which owners can prepurchase coffee and gas or make …

Electric Vehicles

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Thinfilm’s smart bottle tells you if your Johnnie Walker scotch has been opened before

Perhaps you have heard about smart homes and smart light bulbs. Meet the smart bottle.<p>Yes, one of our most interesting new technologies is going to ensure that we can drink a bottle of scotch with the utmost confidence that it’s authentic. It will also give the scotch maker a way to engage more …

Internet of Things

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

(*18+Photos*) Which “Real Housewife” Daughter Poses Nude For Magazine?!

It’s Yolanda Foster from The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills daughter Gigi Hadid! Check out her extra sexy photos she took for the April issue of …

This Is Director Zack Snyder's Reloaded Batmobile

<i>Update, 5/13: Zack Snyder has tweeted a second photo of the new Batmobile, along with Ben Affleck’s pecs, which partially/mostly obscure the vehicle. We’ve embedded the image below.</i><p>With every new Batman movie, conversation in our office naturally turns to discussion of what the caped hero will …

Comic Books

The Week in Spandex - Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Batman vs. Superman, The Fantastic Four, Arrow, Batman Beyond and more

<b>Our weekly round up of all the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America 3,</b> …

naturalhealthwarriors.com

First trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

We’ve finally got our first look at director Jonathan Leibesman (<b>Wrath of the Titans</b>) and producer Michael Bay’s (<b>Transformers: Age of Extinction</b>) …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Universe

Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp

A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.<p>Agricultural hemp produces strong and decay-resistant fibers, a versatile oil, and requires little in the way of herbicides, since it outcompetes weeds. Hemp oil isn't widely used for cooking, though, partially because …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: blue lava, biodegradable batteries and a self-cleaning t-shirt

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>China is facing a pollution crisis. In cities like Beijing, the smog has gotten so thick it's often difficult to see the sky - which begs the question: Does …

Automotive Design

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

How We Chose the Best of the World 2014

This month <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> announced 2014’s must-see places in the annual <b>Best of the World</b> feature. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.<p>We sat down with editor Amy …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in December

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December:</b><p>Ring in 2014 with thousands of your closest friends for <i>three days</i> at <b>Edinburgh</b>‘s <b>Hogmanay</b> (December 30-January 1). Scotland’s biggest New Year’s party features music, dancing, …

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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 …

National Parks

Visually Dramatic Series of Vertical Panoramic Shots of Churches

Richard Silver achieves the absolutely sublime in his spectacular pictures of churches that show entrance to altar all in one sweeping image. Just as …

Landscape Photography

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

Mist with the beginning sunset

Lightgazing | Japan’s best illumination spots of 2013

Illumination. It’s an odd word to hear in a sentence, made only odder as a seeming tourist destination. But In Japan, especially around this time of …

Top 10 martial arts movies

Everybody is kung-fu fighting for sure, but it takes more than that to make a great martial arts movie. The Guardian and Observer critics pick the 10 finest ever made<p>• Top 10 movie adaptations • Top 10 animated movies • Top 10 silent movies • Top 10 sports movies • Top 10 film noir • Top 10 …

Sights to make you feel small

Think you’re special? Think again. These sights – towering mountains, vast deserts, endless skies – will put you back in your place.<p>Mass Games, Pyongyang, North Korea<p>Scary and spectacular in equal measure, North Korea’s Mass Games personify the country’s totalitarian politics – and serve as a …

Nature

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

That sort of painful, sort of bittersweet, sort of wistful feeling you get looking out the window or driving at night or listening to a far-off train whistle? There's a word for that in Japanese.<p>Few of us use all--or even most--of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our …

FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?

Yes, the universe itself will eventually outpace the speed of light. Just how this will happen is a bit complicated, so let's begin at the very beginning: the big bang. Around 14 billion years ago, all matter in the universe was thrown in every direction. That first explosion is still pushing …