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How Mazda, Improbably, Is Leading The Field In Fuel Economy With Cars That Are Actually Fun

For automotive purists, fuel economy is a buzz kill. That goes doubly for manufacturers, who are trying to satisfy consumers traditionally wowed by horsepower and speed, and at the same time appease environmental regulators whose raison d’etre seems to be stripping the fun that is performance …

Autos

The first Muslims in England

<b>Sixteenth-century Elizabethan England has always had a special place in the nation's understanding of itself. But few realise that it was also the first time that Muslims began openly living, working and practising their faith in England, writes Jerry Brotton.</b><p>From as far away as North Africa, the …

Oxford University

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Middle Ages

It is one of the most fascinating periods in history, popularised by Magna Carta, the Black Death, and the Hundred Years War. But how much do you …

Tesla's Model 3 Will Go To These People First

The first Tesla Model 3 owners will likely live in California and already own one of the automaker’s other all-electric cars, the Model S and the …

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Summer Fun - Selects #15

We know we’ve technically got a few more weeks until the season has officially arrived, but with all the gorgeous summery shots we received for our …

Loop Portraits:Romain Laurent Reveals His Tricks

When we see a photo that just makes us say, “How in the world?!” we just have to stop talking out loud to our computer screen, hunt down the genius …

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Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

Visit the Honda race car museum on Google maps

A virtual visit to a great collection.<p>Ayrton Senna's Mclaren MP4/4, Nelson Piquet's Williams FW11, and Keke Rosberg's FW09 are just a few of the priceless cars you can now see from the comfort of home thanks to Google Mpas. That means you no longer have to travel to Montegi, Japan to oogle some of …

Maps

The New $10,000 Vespa 946: Perfect For A Two-Wheeled Fling

Vespa has been excruciatingly tight-fisted with its new model, the 946 throwback lookalike due in the U.S. this fall. (It debuted in Europe last May.)<p>It’s the sign of a brand making careful moves: In the first half of this year Vespa global sales hit 105,500 shipments—nearly 31 percent more than …

How Software Will Make Computer Shopping Obsolete

Soon, you'll wirelessly pack your new system onto your old one.<p>Every new computer comes with one guarantee: There will be a faster, shinier, newer model in short order—and you will fawn over it. It's hard not to. Processors double in power every 18 months, and other parts turn over even more …

Is rye bread really healthier than white?

<b>The question:</b> Is rye bread healthier than white bread?<p><b>The answer:</b> It's easy to assume that dark-coloured rye bread is more nutritious than white bread. But if you look at the ingredient list on many brands of rye bread, you'll be surprised to see that unbleached flour (a.k.a. refined flour) is the …

Nutrition

Six Foods You'll Find in Taylor Swift's Fridge

"Diet Coke. Because it understands me." Also: eggs, O.J., and "binge food."<p>If Taylor Swift's Twitter feed is to be believed, she's as skilled at chowing down as she is at writing hit songs: Think late-night doughnut runs, cheeseburger-fueled songwriting sessions, and candy-bar binges. She's not too …

New Albums

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Applesauce

From adding some spice to switching up your sweetener, here are 6 ways to upgrade your applesauce.<p>Remember when you went apple picking last week? We do—and we’re reminded of it every day when're encountered by mounds of the fruit taking over our pantries. We’ve made all sorts of apple treats—for …

Food Preservation

8 Foods That Could Kill You (If You Eat Enough of Them)

Eat enough of these toxic fruits and vegetables, and you'll suffer the consequences.<p>We're not trying to say that the world is out to get you, but at times you might want to exercise caution. Each of these eight otherwise delicious and healthy fruits and vegetables have naturally occurring toxins …

Cyanide

35 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Right Up

Autumn weather calls for serious comfort food.<p>These autumn dishes check off every box. They're filling, easy to make and perfect for a chilly fall day.

Ferruccio Lamborghini's twin-twelve Riva speedboat restored [w/video]

Everyone knows that Lamborghini makes exotic sportscars, but true aficionados are also well versed in the other types of machinery that has worn the Raging Bull emblem. There are the tractors, of course, with which founder Ferruccio got his start, but the company has also marinized its high-revving …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Google Earth

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Prince Charles

Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation

Newton's equation first appeared in the <i>Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i>, July 1687. It describes why that apple fell from that tree in that orchard in Lincolnshire. Whether or not that apple actually landed on Isaac Newton's head, as some stories would have it, this equation describes …

21 Smoothie Recipes That Are Actually Good

With ingredients like kale, apples, parsley, spinach, kiwi, and avocado, these 21 smoothie recipes are the quickest, easiest way to get in your fruits and veggies.<p><b>Ready in under ten minutes</b> and packed with fruits and veggies, these creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast (or snack). …

Healthy Eating

5 Kitchen Tools You Cannot Break (Trust Us, We Tried)

Some kitchen tools don't last. Others are the kind of immortal implements even the Hulk couldn't smash—here's 5 that have our undying love<p>A kitchen, by default, is a pretty dangerous place, and the <i>Bon Appétit</i> test kitchen is no exception. The atmosphere may not be quite as intense as a professional …

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