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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

“Science fiction cyber-war is here”: Alex Gibney on “Zero Days” and Stuxnet, the secret weapon that got away

Salon talks to Oscar-winner Alex Gibney about his new film “Zero Days” and a new era of war<p>Alex Gibney has made documentaries about Enron and the Church of Scientology and pioneering gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson and Jack Abramoff, the über-lobbyist who corrupted American politics more than …

In Paris, bicycle highways are trés chic

<i>This story was originally published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Paris has inaugurated its first bike …

Bike Lanes

16 terrific Raspberry Pi project ideas

By David Nield<p>The tiny computer board known as the Raspberry Pi has been with us for more than four years now, and we've seen several upgrades in …

Mercedes home batteries are a potential rival for Tesla’s Powerwall

The batteries developed for the high demands of all-electric Mercedes-Benz cars are finding a new application as in-home energy storage units. Sound familiar? Yeah, it’s a lot like the Tesla Powerwall.<p>Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG announced that the storage units are being manufactured by …

Clean Energy

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Air France stewardesses furious over order to wear headscarves on Tehran flights

Air France stewardesses have caused an uproar over new uniform rules that will require them to wear headscarves on flights from Paris to Tehran when the airline resumes services there later this month.<p>Female flight crew members have been told to cover their hair once they disembark for the Iranian …

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

8 otherworldly landscapes on planet Earth

You don’t have to hop a flight to Mars to see out-of-this-world landscapes. From Krypton-style crystal caves to strange rock formations, Earth gives the seven other planets in our solar system a run for their money. Here are eight of the most jaw-dropping, alien-like places on Mother Earth.<p>1. Salar …

Storytelling Is the Trojan Horse of Wisdom

Most people, sometime in their life, enter into a period of seeking. The language they use to describe their quest may be different, but the intention is the same -- to tap into a higher dimension of knowing and become self-realized. The specific form their seeking takes is quite variable. Some go …

Surprise! These 15 Common Grocery Store Items Are Almost Never Recyclable

The trash from our meals is piling up. For starters, supermarket goods are hitting the shelves in increasingly elaborate packaging—think soup …

Why one of Kayak's cofounders took his Tesla and became an Uber driver

English didn't become an Uber driver because he needs extra money. A decade ago, English cofounded the flight-finding website Kayak. Priceline bought the site for around $2 billion two years ago, and since then English opened a $20 million startup incubator in Boston and has been driving for …

Meet the man who cycled the world for 50 years

A man who spent 50 years cycling 378,000 miles across 196 countries has documented his travels in a new book.<p>Heinz Stücke, now 75, left his hometown in 1962 and set out on a three-speed bike, wherever he fancied. He used a foldable Brompton bike for the last five yeas of his journey<p>Heinz, from …

Cycling

Audi just unveiled a new electric car that should worry Tesla

At its Tuesday press event at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen subsidiary finally revealed a ton of details about its all-electric concept car, the e-tron quattro, and it looks like Tesla could be getting some serious competition.<p>With its long range, fast-charging …