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Demand for hemp will 'slingshot past production' as farmers look forward to high returns

ABC Science - Thu 15 Aug 19

As the Northern Territory becomes the final Australian jurisdiction to legalise hemp cultivation, one American farmer spruiks the plant's uses as a grain, fibre, ...

Retro-rageous Land Cruiser pickup rolls the Outback complete with fuzzy dice

Gizmag - Thu 15 Aug 19

As capable as it is, the all-new Patriot X1-N camping trailer is not capable of transporting itself to camp. It still needs a tow partner, and Patriot figures not just any old truck or ...

Cosmos article wins journalist another award

Cosmos Magazine - Tue 13 Aug 19

Winning entry reflects her commitment to promoting food security.

Tesla on Autopilot bursts into flames after slamming into tow truck in Moscow, reports say

The Washington Post - Mon 12 Aug 19

A Tesla using an advanced-driver assistance system slammed into the back of a tow truck while traveling on a Moscow highway over the weekend.

Color-changing road signs could catch drivers' eyes

Gizmag - Mon 12 Aug 19

Even though road signs already tend to be highly reflective, some night-time drivers still don't notice the things. New technology could help, as it causes signs to reflect in an attention-getting ...

Volkswagen's barnstorming I.D. R to tackle China's most spectacular mountain road

Gizmag - Mon 12 Aug 19

Volkswagen's barnstorming electric race car already holds records for Pikes Peak, Goodwood and the Nurburgring, and now it's headed to China, where it will tear up the famous 99 turns ...

The all-electric Frauscher Mirage Air: A $240,000 Grand Tourer for the water

Gizmag - Fri 9 Aug 19

Frauscher Bootswerft was one of the first upmarket boat builders to offer a high performance electric cruiser in 2015 when it released the 740 Mirage Air. The Austrian company is now ...

A Short Hike is one part Animal Crossing and one part Breath of the Wild

The Verge - Sun 18 Aug 19

Adam Robinson-Yu It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video ...

Hit the dirt, but not too hard, in the Ford Ranger FX2 off-road package - Roadshow

CNET - Thu 15 Aug 19

It's not as comprehensive as the FX4 upgrade, but it gives 2WD owners a solid amount of value.

TransferWise’s debit card launches in Australia and New Zealand, with Singapore to follow

TechCrunch - Wed 14 Aug 19

International money transfer startup TransferWise’s debit card is now available in Australia and New Zealand, with a Singapore launch expected by the end of this year as the company expands ...

Ford Ranger FX2 Package adds off-road kit and looks for 2WD models - Roadshow

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 14 Aug 19

It costs $595, which feels like a bargain.

2020 Toyota Avalon TRD injects some sport for $43,295 - Roadshow

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 13 Aug 19

Toyota's largest sedan lets its hair down, but doesn't get too wild.

Another Tesla Model 3 crashes into a truck, reportedly while on Autopilot

USA today - Mon 12 Aug 19

Tesla's Autopilot has evolved in recent years, giving cars more advanced self-driving capabilities that are touted as safe. Still, accidents abound.       

Tesla EV Catches Fire After Colliding With Tow Truck in Moscow - Mon 12 Aug 19

Model 3 luxury sedan (via Tesla) A Tesla electric vehicle on Saturday caught fire after crashing into a tow truck on a Moscow motorway. In a video posted ...

Tesla in Moscow crashes into tow truck while on Autopilot

Engadget - Sun 11 Aug 19

Another Tesla crash might serve as a reminder that Autopilot isn't flawless. Driver Alexi Tretyakov reported that his EV (said to be a Model 3) crashed into a parked tow truck ...

Carrier is an immersive podcast that left me on the edge of my seat

The Verge - Sun 11 Aug 19

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our new column Pod Hunters, we cover what we’ve ...

Tesla explodes after crash on Russian highway

TechCrunch - Sun 11 Aug 19

A Tesla vehicle involved in a collision burst into flames and exploded on a highway near Moscow last night, local media reported. The occupants were slightly injured, but the car is toast.

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow

Reuters Technology - Sun 11 Aug 19

A Tesla electric car caught fire after crashing into a tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday.

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting a tow truck in Moscow, Reuters Technology - Sun 11 Aug 19

VW ID R seeing red in new livery for Tianmen Mountain run in China - Roadshow

CNET Cutting Edge - Fri 9 Aug 19

It'll be heading to Big Gate Road, which has more than 99 hairpin turns.

13 fun and sustainable activities to enjoy before summer ends

Inhabitat - Fri 16 Aug 19

The dog days of summer linger from early morning until late into the evening, providing plenty of opportunities to play, travel and work in the yard. If you’re focused on making sure those ...

Forgotten urban spaces get new lives as beautiful gathering areas on Skid Row

Inhabitat - Fri 16 Aug 19

As part of its project to update a 110-unit affordable housing project on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, California architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa has revitalized a couple of unloved service ...

Kangaroos enjoy rare snow in Australia

Watts Up With That? - Thu 15 Aug 19

Parts of Australia have experienced freezing conditions that have been debilitating for Australia’s human residents. However, these kangaroos in New South Wales seem to be enjoying the ...

Australia Trusts Australians On Knowing If They Want To Eat Meat

Science 2.0 - Wed 14 Aug 19

Since 1981, the beef industry had reduced emission intensity by 14 percent and reduced emissions due to land use change by 42 percent, yet in Australia, as in other developed countries, activists ...

Can GreenBelly meal bars power you through an outdoor adventure? We put them to the test

Inhabitat - Wed 14 Aug 19

For camping and hiking enthusiasts, deciding what foods to pack for the trip can be tricky. You need to meet your nutritional and energy needs, but space is limited, especially if you are heading ...

5 exciting things you may have missed at KCON LA 2019

AXS - Tue 20 Aug 19

KCON LA 2019 was bigger and better than ever. This year, over 100,000 people flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center to celebrate Korean Pop Culture. With record-breaking ...

KCON LA 2019 daily schedule, entry locations, maps, event details & more

AXS - Thu 15 Aug 19

KCON LA 2019 is right around the corner and the time for planning out all the fun weekend activities is upon us. As always, KCON offers a little something for everyone. From ...