Wes Bailey

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Tesla’s newest promises break the laws of batteries

Elon Musk knows how to make promises. Even by his own standards, the promises made last week while introducing two new Tesla vehicles—the heavy-duty …

The firm where new mums - and dads - get fully funded parental leave

<b>The UK's largest insurer will allow all new parents the same amount of paid leave after the arrival of a child.</b><p>Aviva will offer its 16,000 employees 26 weeks leave on full basic pay, regardless of their gender or sexual orientation.<p>The policy applies to parents who have given birth, adopted or …

Who's Winning the Fight for the Best In-Car Technology?

There was a time when buyers measured the appeal of a vehicle based on such things as styling, performance or the availability of features like power windows and leather seats. But these days, shoppers are seeking out the vehicles that offer the most seamless and powerful digital technologies.<p>Next …

Car Tech

How the World's Smallest Birds Survive the Winter

"Little Arnold Schwarzeneggers," hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.<p>As the smallest birds on Earth, hummingbirds may seem frail—so it's not surprising Donovan Nixon asked Weird Animal Question of the Week how they cope with winter.<p>Turns out these …

2016 wasn't all bad! 16 positive things that happened over the past 12 months

2016 hasn't been kind to many people, as far as years go – celebrity deaths, controversial elections, and natural disasters have left a bitter taste …

Solar Impulse

‘He Was Surprised as Anyone'

The most powerful office in the world is about to be handed to the relentless, instinctive Donald Trump. How will he handle it? Politico Magazine reconvened his biographers to assess a man who continues to surprise them.<p>There’s a tiny handful of people who know the story of Donald J. Trump better …

Missing EgyptAir Plane: What We Know So Far About Flight 804

More than 24 hours after an EgyptAir jet disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people aboard, the cause of the apparent crash and location of the plane was still unknown Thursday.<p>The Airbus A320 traveling from Paris to Cairo had exited Greek airspace and entered Egyptian airspace when it …

Gas tanker truck fire kills more than 100 people in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A gas tanker truck ignited an inferno at a crowded industrial gas plant in Nigeria on Thursday, killing more than 100 people …

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Why Am I Seeing This?<p>A 404 error means that the requested file cannot be found. This can be due to an incorrect URL, a misnamed file, an improper …

Do You Have a Prime Lens in Your Camera Bag?

Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can …

How to Organize a Successful Photowalk

Photowalks are nothing new, anyone remotely interested in photography and with access to the internet has probably heard about one taking place …

How to Photograph Lightning, From Start to Finish

Now that storm season for North America is either already here (or coming soon), I thought it would be a good time to write a tutorial on how to …

9 photography accessories you never knew you needed

We probably don't need to tell you to buy a tripod, but here are a few clever gadgets and accessories you might not have thought about...<p>1. Bluetrack …

10 Reasons I'm Too Old for Camping

I just returned from a weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains. My family and I tubed the Shenandoah River and, along with a bunch of other families, …

Could century-old theft explain mystery of gold coins?

Chief Clerk Walter Dimmick was convicted of stealing six bags of gold coins -- worth $30,000 -- from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1901.<p>More than 100 years later, a California couple unearthed a secret stash of coins, with a combined face value of about $28,000. Most were minted in San …