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The 2017 Ford Raptor Is a Nissan GT-R for Off-Roading

Hold on, hold on. Let us explain.<p>Off-roading, in a way, is the last bastion of the un-smart car. While pavement gearheads have long embraced modern things like ABS, traction control, adaptive suspensions and computer-controlled differentials, your average off-road rig is about as digital as a …

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Watch These Electric Jeep Wranglers Put Gas And Diesel Jeeps To Shame

While we’ve all been swapping speculation over what the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will do, brainiacs in Korea have already revolutionized the current model …

Tesla Gigafactory now employs over 850 workers, 1,000 more to come in first half of 2017 with production ramp up

Earlier this week, we reported on Tesla receiving $8 million in tax credit for the Gigafactory after passing an audit for job creation and investment requirements. The audit was based on Tesla’s progress at the plant as of June 2016: 331 jobs created and $450 million in investments.<p>Even though it …

Used electric-car batteries should be recycled, not reused: report

Even after they have degraded too much for continued automotive use, the lithium-ion battery packs in electric cars still have significant useful …

18 One-Pot Chicken and Rice Dishes for an All-in-One Meal

When it comes to making dinner, you’d traditionally have a protein, a starch and vegetables all on one plate. That also means you’re going to have *loads* of dishes to do, and that’s just <i>not</i> going to fly for a regular ol’ weeknight meal. There are plenty of one-pot dishes that can be made in a cast …

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BMW said to accelerate EV plans with 3 Series, X4 and Mini

BMW plans to accelerate its electric vehicle plans, in the wake of an executive shake-up and leading into a vote planned for the end of this month. The new BMW expanded electric lineup will kindle fully battery-powered versions of the Mini, the BMW 3 Series and the X4 SUV.<p>The company has previously …

I Tried to Make a Film About North Korea and Fell Victim to Its Propaganda Machine

Director Álvaro Longoria on getting stuck in the country's information feedback loop, even with his all-access pass.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>James Franco was supposed to make Zac Efron funny, not threaten to cause a nuclear apocalypse. But that's what happened in 2014 when <i>The</i> …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Where in the world have we achieved 100% renewable power?

In a few places around the world, humans have achieved a feat that seemed impossible just a few years ago, and still seems inconceivable nearly everywhere else: They’ve stopped burning fossil fuels for electricity.<p>Throughout 2015, several nations, states and cities announced they had either managed …

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