Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Unveil Something New April 30

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Unveil Something New April 30

Elon Musk certainly knows how to steal the thunder from his competitors. While other automakers are gearing up for big announcements at the New York Auto Show this week, the Tesla Motors chief just tweeted this: "Major new Tesla product line — not a car — will be unveiled at our Hawthorne Design Studio on Thurs 8pm, April 30"

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Take a private jet to your college tour, for $43,000

Take a private jet to your college tour, for $43,000

If you're one of the lucky few for whom college won't break the bank — or even make a dent — a private jet company is offering to whisk you to all the colleges you wish to visit in a ten-hour span, for $43,500. That's nearly $15,000 more than the cost of the average tuition and fees at private universities, and $21,200 more than those at in-state public colleges, according to a College Board report.

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Ford’s big Lincoln Continental is coming back

Ford's big Lincoln Continental is coming back

The Lincoln Motor Company, Ford's luxury division, unveiled a big, richly-appointed, luxury car called the Continental in New York City Monday.
This car has a big job: To regain for Lincoln the respect it once had, decades ago, as a luxury car brand.

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The complex role of malls: private but sort-of-public spaces

The complex role of malls: private but sort-of-public spaces

Victor Gruen, inventor of Edina’s Southdale Mall, had dreams of saving ruined cities. As he saw it, postwar America had fallen on hard times, ruined by planners and their monolithic neighborhoods. Gruen wanted nothing more than to resurrect the vibrant street life of his native Vienna.

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Proponents of Raw Milk Are No Better Than Anti-Vaccine Advocates

Proponents of Raw Milk Are No Better Than Anti-Vaccine Advocates

There’s good reason to fear raw milk. A study from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland reported that raw milk consumption significantly increased the risk of foodborne illness. Detection rates of Listeria and Campylobacter—two common food-related bacteria—were seven percent and three percent, respectively, in raw milk samples. More alarmingly, rates of these dangerous bacteria rose to 20 percent and 22 percent in the milk filters used to remove specks of feces from the milk.

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