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The concept cars that helped shape the future

Fantastical automobiles like the Norman Timbs 1947 Special pictured above may have never entered mass production but the same cannot be said of the ideas they inspired. <i>Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas</i> is an upcoming exhibition showcasing concept cars made over the last 80 years or so. …

The 40 most successful stoners of all time

TODAY, WHILE MANY ATTENDED CHURCH followed by Easter brunch, ganja smokers around the world celebrated 4/20 with the sanctity of a wake ‘n’ bake. …

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FORTUNE — Tesla Motors, the innovative electric car company, wants to be a bigtime automaker. To achieve that, it needs to produce hundreds of thousands of vehicles more than the 22,300 electric vehicles it made in 2013.<p>Which means it’s going to need a bigger battery factory. A much, much bigger …

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Boeing's New Self Destructing Phone is Ideal For Those Who Need to Keep Secrets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Boeing is set to release an smartphone that can self-destruct, but the device's security features …

Could century-old theft explain mystery of gold coins?

Chief Clerk Walter Dimmick was convicted of stealing six bags of gold coins -- worth $30,000 -- from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1901.<p>More than 100 years later, a California couple unearthed a secret stash of coins, with a combined face value of about $28,000. Most were minted in San …

Disturbing Photos Of Journalists In A Cage During Their Trial In Egypt

A total of 20 journalists have been accused of joining or aiding a terrorist organization and spreading false news in the country.

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Nearly Every Star Hosts at Least One Planet

The vast majority of stars in our Milky Way galaxy host planets, many of which may be capable of supporting life as we know it, a new study …

Poll: Obama approval at record low

President Barack Obama’s approval rating hit a new low mark in a poll out Wednesday, dipping below 40 percent for the first time.<p>Just 38 percent of those surveyed in a Fox News poll out Wednesday approved of the job Obama is doing, with 54 percent disapproving.<p>In polls taken by Fox News in January …

Six Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

Although the U.S. is one of the richest societies in history, it still lags behind other developed nations in many important indicators of human …

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Lawyer: General accused of sex crimes to plead to some of the lesser charges

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair -- once one of the U.S. Army's top commanders in Afghanistan and accused of "sodomy ... by force" and other military crimes -- is to set to plead guilty Thursday to some charges but not the most serious levied against him, his lawyer said.<p>Sinclair will plead guilty on …

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Massachusetts 'Upskirt' Ruling Clears Man Who Took Photos

Massachusetts lawmakers are expected to update state law after their highest court ruled Wednesday that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts …

Pope Confesses He Stole Priest's Cross from Casket

Pope Francis has made a confession — and it's a doozy. He stole another priest's rosary cross right from his casket.<p>The pontiff said the cross belonged to a clergyman known as "the Great Confessor" of Buenos Aires because he had heard the sins of most of the city's diocesan priests and even Pope …

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Four men whipped in Nigeria court after being convicted of gay sex

Four young men have been convicted of gay sex and whipped publicly as punishment in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria, a human rights activist said.<p>The four were among dozens caught in a wave of arrests after Nigeria strengthened its criminal penalties for homosexuality with the Same Sex …

Holocaust survivor sues Germany in claim to a work in Nazi art trove

Dismayed at how German authorities have handled a ballyhooed seizure of suspected Nazi-looted art, an 88-year-old Holocaust survivor from<p>New York Cityis suing them for the return of a painting he says was stolen in the late 1930s from his great uncle in Germany.<p>David Toren's suit in U.S. District …

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China Is Launching the Most Impressive Water Pipeline Project Ever

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>BEIJING—On a Saturday morning in late August, about a dozen university students, professors, and …

Scientists Discover Giant New Carnivorous Dinosaur in Portugal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in Portugal have discovered the fossils of a previously unknown 150 million-year-old …

Comfort Fest: Top 5 Pizzas Without Sauce

Tara Donne<p>These five sauce-less pizzas are loaded with soft, savory cheese and indulgent, meaty toppings. Even red sauce lovers will do a double take.<p>…

The Cronut genius creates a whole new way to enjoy cookies and milk

Dominique Ansel, the mad pastry scientist behind the Cronut, is unveiling a new dessert at Austin's SXSW this weekend: the Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shot. Like the Cronut, the new invention is a hybrid, but that's where the similarity ends.<p>To make the Cookie Milk Shot—a mash-up of a chocolate chip …

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far

30 Luxe Hotels for Hitting the Slopes

The best ski lodges are idyllic escapes where after a day of hitting the slopes, you come back to cozy fireplaces, gourmet food, and relaxing spa treatments. Even if you’re not a hardcore skier, these winter accessories and stylish boots will ensure you’re the cutest lodge bunny on the hill. …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.<p>But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?<p>The science geeks over at the American Chemical Society made a little video that breaks down …

Meteorite hits moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded - video

Rock travelling at 61,000 km/h punched a crater 40 metres wide and produced a flash that could be seen from Earth<p>Published: 24 Feb 2014<p>The meteorite is providing invaluable information to help protect against larger rocks that might pose a serious threat to Earth<p>Published: 30 Dec 2013<p>With …

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

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