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38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland truck crash

At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said on Saturday.

The “Best” One-Star Yelp Reviews of National Parks

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. I’m endlessly fascinated by really, really bad reviews on sites like TripAdvisor, Yelp, etc. More specifically: undeserved one-star reviews, especially at places like The Grand Canyon and Yellowstone National Park. Show More Summary

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR (CNET On Cars, Episode 72)

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Ranger Rover Sport SVR goes down a new road. Should you buy an EV, a hybrid or neither? And new tech to remember kids left in cars.

Who Knew? Airlines Were Once Cool

I’ve heard of the “golden age” of air travel, but having not taken my first flight until 1980 (Eastern DC-9, RDU-DCA, flight 390 for those keeping score), I’m not sure I’ve ever experienced it. The closest I’ve ever come is The Pan Am...Show More Summary

Bikes were invented because a volcano killed all the horses

c. 1905 A stuntman rides a bicycle through a loop-the-loop. Image: Corbis An ever saddled horse which eats nothing. Columbia Bicycle Advertisement In 1818, Baron Karl von Drais of Baden, Germany patented the design for a two-wheeledShow More Summary

GoGo is approved & upgrading to satellite service. It cannot come fast enough.

As you read this I am returning from my vacation / mileage run to and from Alaska. I am gleaning a ton of information from this trip and really appreciating just why Alaska has not yet lost their grip on the west but more on that point later. Show More Summary

Finding Award Seats to Koh Samui, Thailand

Thai Airways has two flights and they're on Boeing 737s. Bangkok Airways - which owns the Samui airport - has up to 20 flights a day between Bangkok and Samui. Compare that to Thai Airways service to Phuket where they offer at leastShow More Summary

Four-Links – Mini dune buggy racing, vintage PIR map, haunted bridge road trip, Arnolt-Bristol love story

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars :

If Stephen Lawrenson’s Stimson Mini Bug looks rather like a bulky go-kart in the pictures he sent along to Jeroen Booij’s Maximum Mini this week, that’s because it almost was classified as such: He had to add an inch of wheelbase to actually qualify it as an automobile when racing it in the Seventies. […]

Tuesday Pricing for all Cineplex Movies

From August 31st, 2015 to September 4th, 2015, Cineplex is offering Tuesday pricing which will be applied to all movies including 3D, IMAX, VIP and D-Box. The offer is now live, so you can already purchase tickets ahead of time for showings during the promotional period. The post Tuesday Pricing for all Cineplex Movies appeared first on Pointshogger.

Dreamy Arizona Wedding at The Windmill Winery

While touring their venue, The Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona, Alicia and Andrew imagined a classic, elegant, and dreamy wedding that would flow effortlessly at the winery. Soft pastel bridesmaids gowns, rustic touches, and an outdoor ceremony, all came together to produce the magical day. Show More Summary

Inspiring Vintage Small Space Solutions

Pin it Living in little spaces isn't a new problem: Enterprising city dwellers have been living with the challenge of small apartments for a long time. Especially intriguing to me are the glimpses I get of creative small space solutions from the past. Here are six favorites. READ MORE »

Marad Celebrates Deployment of Maritime Fuel Cell Project

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today celebrated the launch of field trials for the first prototype hydrogen

TASI Acquires SignalFire Telemetry

TASI HOLDINGS INC. announced today it has completed the acquisition of all shares of SignalFire Telemetry, located in Hudson, Massachusetts.  This new acquisition

Gazprom, OMV Meet on Establishing Nord Stream JV

  At a Meeting held at the Gazprom headquarters between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV,

DP World Profit Up 22%

  Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2015,

Simple Solar From Cedar Falls Utilities — Crowdfunded Community Solar

A new community solar energy program was somewhat recently unveiled by Cedar Falls Utilities — a utility company based out of Cedar Falls, Iowa — that’ll see the company’s customers given the option to invest into the creation of a solar energy installation, and thereby receive a share of the electricity produced by the installation. Show More Summary

At least 8 hurt in separate shootings

At least eight people have been hurt in separate shootings since Friday evening across the city, police said.

Volvo Penta Debuts Marine Gas Sterndrive Engines

  Volvo Penta today unveiled its new family of next-generation 5.3L V8 gasoline engines for the marine sterndrive market in a press preview at the company’s Test Center in Suffolk, Va.

Solar Opponents Win: Palen to be Trough not Tower

According to a filing with the California Energy Commission (CEC) this week, Abengoa has apparently given up on attempting to permit what would have been California’s second concentrated solar power (CSP) project after Ivanpah to use tower technology. Show More Summary

Police arrest foreign suspect in Bangkok shrine bombing case

Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials Saturday in the investigation of the bombing of a shrine in central Bangkok that killed 20 people, officials said.

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