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Mysteriously Surreal Paintings of Faceless Women Overpowered by Nature and Wildlife

Amy Judd's mysterious paintings epitomize the enchanting aspects of femininity. She creates images rich with a soft sensitivity, and though each piece is able to stand alone–in terms of quality and uniqueness–all effortlessly inspire a similar sense of wonder. Drawing inspiration from the …

Congress Approves Extension of Solar Investment Tax Credit

The approval by the US Congress of a five-year extension to the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is expected to be a boon for both residential solar …

Land Rover Heritage division will keep old off-roaders on it

Land Rover has a nearly 70-year heritage of building some of the most sought-after off-roaders. Given their robust construction, it should come as no surprise than an estimated 70 percent of them are still on the road (or off it). In order to support those vehicles, the British automaker has …

Fancy a Range Rover Convertible? You're in luck

At the risk of revealing an unnatural obsession with open-air Land Rovers, allow me to direct your attention to the vehicle on this page: a 1973 Range Rover Convertible — very likely the nicest one on the planet.<p>Fresh from an eight-month, top-to-bottom restoration, the brick-red drop top will be …

1995 Range Rover Classic SWB

This 1995 Range Rover Classic is a short wheelbase version from the final year of Classic production. The seller has owned ten Classics since buying …

Rare Two Door: LHD 1980 Range Rover

This 1980 Range Rover (VIN 35860299G) is a rare two door example with very decent driver level cosmetics and the desirable 3.5 liter V8/4-speed …

The CEO of this $30 billion company gives half of his gross income to charity

Long ago, he publicly vowed to give an increasing percentage of his gross income to charity and he's now up to 50%, he tells Business Insider.<p>"I make a lot of money so I can give a lot of money away. We have a small foundation, but most of it we just give directly from our revenue and overall …

Utah boy survived night in woods by curling up in warm rocks

"It was weird not having anybody with me, but I just kept going. I knew I had to make it back or my family would be really sad," Malachi Bradley said.<p>Malachi had been learning about wild mushrooms, and he wandered deep into the woods searching for new specimens after a hike with family to a …

Train suspect had been flagged as potential risk

PARIS — The shooter boarded the packed high-speed train with enough firepower to slaughter dozens in a matter of minutes, and he was foiled not through high-tech security but because two vacationing American service members happened to be there to overpower him.<p>Now sharp questions are being asked …

Terrorism

Hero Fireman Dives and Catches Baby Thrown From a Burning Building

Off-duty Tennessee firefighter Vernon Lane caught a baby thrown from the third-floor window of a building engulfed in flames.<p>The mother threw the …

Luxury £200k 'all-terrain' Range Rover rescued by 50-year old car

Watch the moment a state-of-the-art Range Rover is pulled free by a 50-year old Land Rover on a muddy beach in Devon<p>A video captured in Devon, UK, shows the moment an iconic £200k top-of-the-line customised Range Rover had to be rescued from some mud.<p>Luckily help was nearby in a form of a 50-year …

They don't make them like they used to! Embarrassing footage captures the moment a £200,000 Range Rover is rescued from a beach by a 50-YEAR-OLD Land Rover

• <b>Customised four-wheel-drive Range Rover wallowed in quagmire in Devon</b>• <b><br>Assistant harbour master attached a winch to the car and his £2,000 model</b>• <b><br>He</b> …

The Hub

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One year later, your ALS Ice Bucket money goes to ...

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> To raise awareness for ALS, Chris Kennedy poured a bucket of ice water over his head. A year ago Wednesday, he posted the video to his social network.<p>Then his friends Jeanette Senerchia, Kevin Aylwin and Matt Dodson did it. And their friends did it. And then your friends did …

ALS

Japan Accepts American Challenge To A Giant Robot Duel

Following the challenge laid down by American robot company MegaBots at the end of June, the Japanese company Suidobashi Heavy Industry has responded and it seems that a giant robot duel between the two companies is very much on.<p>The creator of the Kuratas mecha, Kogoro Kurata, has responded in a …

One of the world's biggest banks just admitted bitcoin could destroy existing finance firms

Analyst Johann Palychata writes in the company's magazine Quintessence that bitcoin's blockchain, the software that allows the digital currency to function, "should be considered as an invention like the steam or combustion engine," that has the potential to transform the world of finance and …

Simon Pegg criticises ‘dumbing down’ of cinema

Film star Simon Pegg has criticised the “dumbing down” of cinema.<p>The actor made his name in a string of comedy films such as Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz and is co-writing the new Star Trek movie.<p>But he told Radio Times magazine that society had become “infantalised” and that challenging films …

Box Office

More American millennials are working than any other generation

Young Americans get a bad rap: they’re often considered entitled, selfish, and behind the curve academically. But apparently, one thing they have in their favor compared to other generations is they’re working. The Pew Research Center, in a report released this morning, noted that workers born …

Honda's incredible new private jet took 30 years to develop and is designed to look like a woman's shoe

After nearly 30 years of development, the HondaJet marks the company's entry into the $23 billion-a-year general aviation industry.<p>When it enters service, the $4.5 million North Carolina-produced HondaJet will compete in the very light jet segment of the market against already-established models, …

BP oil spill: Five years after 'worst environmental disaster' in US history, how bad was it really?

Healed though still scarred, the Gulf of Mexico has demonstrated a remarkable recovery since the Deepwater Horizon explosion thanks to a mix of nature's resilience and good luck<p>It was five years ago today that <b>an undersea BP oil well exploded</b>in the Gulf of Mexico 40 miles off the Louisiana …

Oil & Gas Industry

2 proud grandfathers in 2009

Lawrence J Povlacs with dnl Rachel and grandson Patrick Povlacs

Demystifying the Muse: Five Creativity Myths You Should Stop Believing

With creativity becoming a commodity that so many people trade on, it's more important than ever to have ideas constantly flowing. But are these …

Creativity

O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done,<p>The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won,<p>The port is near, the bells I hear, the …

Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

My top 10 quotes on change

Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change. A company that stands still will soon be forgotten. Trying to provoke …

The Wife of Pi -- Who likes goofy math jokes? (by "Argyle Sweater" cartoonist Scott Hilburn)

The index that timed the 2008 crash perfectly just slumped to a 3-decade low

The index measures shipping costs for dry bulk commodities (minerals and metals like coal and iron, as well as grain and other food).<p>It plunged by more than 90% in just a few months in 2008 as the global crisis unrolled. Then, it was an impressive bellwether for the global situation.<p>Shipping costs …

Microsoft May Have Just Released The Best Gmail App For The iPhone

Microsoft just released its new Outlook email app for iPhone, and the first reviews are overwhelmingly positive.<p>For iPhone users, finding an email app that works well with Gmail isn't easy, and Outlook in many ways represents Microsoft's bid to beat Google at its own game. It might just have pulled …