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Michael C. McMillen's 'The Entropic Taxi; Final Destination' at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris

John Seed | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
John Seed

To enter Michael C. McMillen's new installation at the Grand Palais -- Entropic Taxi; The Final Destination -- visitors need to open a creaking pair of double doors below a spot-lit wooden sign that announces their destination: ELSEWHERE. I'm betting that the hint of existentialism will go over well in Paris.

Five Cars Americans Would Buy... But Can't

Brian Moody | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

Following a recent trip to the Frankfurt Auto Show, I couldn't help but ask myself: "Why can't we buy those cars here in the U.S.?" In some cases, th...

Extreme! Pogo Backflips

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports

Pogo sticking might seem like a relic of decades past, but add a dubstep soundtrack and some slow-motion backflips to the mix, and suddenly it's a con...

Cuba Allows Car Sales: Cars Over 15 Years Old for Us, Newer Cars Only for the Party Faithful

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.30.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Yesterday's publication of Decree 292 -- for the ownership transfer of motor vehicles -- has been the culmination of several decade's wait.

Brazil's Earth Day Present: A Sustainable Energy Policy

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's sustainable energy dividend is the result of generations of trust and cooperation between a strong federal government, parastatal companies and global businesses who have developed the knack of working with them.