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An Ultra-Rare, $3 Million Tucker 48 Was Discovered in an Ohio Barn

Just when you think every barn find has been uncovered, another one pops up.<p>Preston Tucker's car company was responsible for 51 cars being built. Of those, we know that 47 "Tucker '48s" have survived and we know where all of them are. Sometimes, they come up for sale and fetch millions. 15 years …

10 of the best UK camping holidays with activities on site

Acting, rafting, hiking cooking … those who prefer to keep busy will love a stay at these campsites with activities on tap for adults and children<p><b>Best for swimming</b><p><b>Barefoot Campsites, Oxfordshire</b><br>Campers can start the day with a wild swim at three small riverside sites near Oxford which are next to a …

Japanese Photographer Documents The Many Faces of Tokyo’s Stray Cats (10+ Pics)

With his pictures, Japanese photographer Masayuki Oki captures the individual personalities of the many otherwise anonymous stray cats that live in …

These Are the Most Inspiring Nature Photographs of 2016

Peter Pan and His Shadow, Fox mousing jump, Yellowstone National Park, 2015.<br>Cindy Goeddel<p>1 of 9<p>Today is the eleventh anniversary of Nature …

A $499 phone for people who hate phones

If you need a break from the constant stress of technology, you can toss your smartphone in a drawer, head to California's peaceful Mendocino coast, and admire the majestic madrone trees while picking up the occasional bits of plastic litter that wash up on the sand.<p>Or you can pay up to $499 for a …

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Unlikely Love Between a White Tiger and Lion Has Remained Strong for Over 10 Years

It’s said that opposites attract, and for Cameron the lion and Zabu the white tiger, this timeless adage rings true. The unlikely pair first met in the early 2000s while residing at a roadside zoo in New England—an unfortunate place for the two creatures—but they were both rescued in 2004 and …

Pets

'The spaciousness is breathtaking …' In praise of Britain's mountains

The beauty of the UK’s uplands, from the Highlands to the Lakes, is that you don’t have to travel far to find adventure, spectacle or solitude, says Simon Ingram<p>Why climb a mountain? Don’t say “Because it’s there.” It’s said that when the great, doomed mountaineer George Mallory used the phrase in …

The First Family of US mountaineering

If there were such a thing as a First Family of American mountaineering, it would be the Whittakers, who between them have reached the top of Mount Rainier 679 times.<p>If there were such a thing as a First Family of American mountaineering, it would be the Whittakers.<p>Twins Lou and Jim Whittaker first …

Mountaineering

Royalty at Royal Ascot: Pictures

Prince Charles

An early look at Elon Musk's Gigafactory, a building that could change the world

That's where Tesla's Gigafactory comes into play.<p>For those unfamiliar, Tesla describes its massive 5.5 million-square-foot Gigafactory as a way to "accelerate the world's transition to sustainable transportation."<p>The first Gigafactory, outside Sparks, Nevada, is an ambitious manufacturing facility …

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Jaguar buys $170M worth of classic cars

The James Hull Collection is acquired by Special Operations.<p>There are only 130 Jaguars in the 543-car collection of Dr. James Hull, but Jaguar Land Rover has bought them all. It was the largest privately-owned collection of British cars in the world, but it now belongs to the Special Operations …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

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To Sua Ocean Trench Is Your New Happy Place In Samoa

We've seen some amazing secret beaches in our day, but nothing quite blows the mind like a giant aquamarine swimming hole on a Samoan volcanic island.<p>... Right?<p>To Sua Ocean Trench -- whose name literally means "big hole" -- is a 98-foot-deep hole on the Samoan island of Upolu. Intrepid adventurers …

Will Texas Stay Texan?

As the Lone Star state continues its economic rise, will it be able to maintain its distinctive identity, or will it become more like the communities …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Ecology

How I Shoot: Making Silhouettes with @wacamera

For commercial photographer Keiko Kosaka (@wacamera) of Osaka, Japan, Instagram has been a place to enjoy, explore and evolve her unique style of …

Yiwu: The Chinese city where Christmas is made and sold

Forget Lapland. The real home of Christmas is a strange and unknown Chinese city called Yiwu. Tim Maughan visited the global epicentre of festive decorations and plastic gifts.<p>I’m a few hours away from Shanghai and I’ve not seen daylight for over three hours. I’m also hopelessly lost. I’ve been …

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New Stonehenge Discovery Hailed As 'Most Important In 60 Years'

Archaeologists studying Stonehenge and its environs say they've unearthed the remnants of an untouched, ancient encampment that dates back 6,000 years--a find that could rewrite British prehistory.<p>“This is the most important discovery at Stonehenge in over 60 years,” Professor Tim Darvill, a …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

Intent on Defying an All-Seeing Eye

What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?

Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

<i>In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country</i> …

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These Time-Lapse Maps That Show How Much The World Has Changed In The Last 30 Years Are Completely Jarring

Earth Engine brings together trillions of scientific measurements dating back over 40 years, and Google gives researchers, scientists, and nations the tools to analyze this data to detect changes and trends.<p>Using Landsat satellite imagery from 1984 to 2012, the team was able to create half a dozen …

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