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'The Good Liar,' A Conversation with Nicholas Searle

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Nicholas Searle grew up in Cornwall and studied languages at the Universities of Bath and Göttingen. After teaching for four years, he moved to London to join the Civil Service, holding a variety of positions dealing with security matters before going to work in a similar capacity for the New Zealand government.

Refreshed RAV4 Hybrid in New York, Why Not?

Rita Cook | Posted 11.23.2016 | Travel
Rita Cook

On Wednesday, the folks at Toyota lifted the embargo and now I get to talk all about the just unveiled 2016 Toyota RAV4, which will be the eighth hybrid offered in the Toyota lineup. New on the RAV4 for 2016 is a refreshed exterior and updated interior across all of the trim levels.

Don't Just Blindly Follow All 'Green' Trends -- Do Your Research First

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
The University of Central Florida Forum

A hybrid car is a pretty good choice, but making and disposing of the batteries in electric and hybrid cars results in serious impacts on the environment. They require special chemicals and result in nasty waste. Again, there is always a price to pay.

Guess What? You're Already Driving an Autonomous Car

Brian Moody | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

With all the talk of self-driving cars and automated Uber cabs, it might be easy to assume that a futuristic world of driverless cars and unclogged streets is just a few years away. The truth is, you're probably already driving an autonomous car.

The 15-Minute Sushi Burrito Hybrid You Can Make At Home

Spoon University | Posted 04.25.2015 | Taste
Spoon University

The sushi burrito is part sushi, part burrito and all parts delicious.

If Women Designed Cars

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.29.2014 | Technology
Maria Rodale

If women designed cars, I believe we would combine a lot more practicality with heaps more romance and sex. The idea that women aren't like men in our love of cars is just plain outdated and old-fashioned.

12 Things No One Will Tell You, Not Even Your Smartest Friend.

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

Here now, 12 things no one will tell you. Not even the smartest person you know. That is, until now. You're welcome! 1. What if I needed to eat a ban...

Ford Is Making A Concept Car With Solar Panels For A Roof

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

What do Superman and the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi concept car have in common? Both receive power from the sun. Set to be unveiled at next week’s ...

This BMW Has Frickin' Laser Beams For Headlights

Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

It’s not a shark with a laser beam on its head, but the new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car will offer laser headlights in late 2014. The carma...

Pepsi-Flavored Cheetos Exist, Prepare For The Apocalypse

Foodbeast | Posted 10.14.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

Why stop at mashing together some of the snack world's most classic offerings?

'Green' Car Maker Fires 75 Percent Of Its U.S. Workforce

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

* 160 layoffs latest symptom of cash crunch * Fisker: move necessary to "maximize value of core assets" * Raised $1.2 bl...

GM Losing As Much As $49,000 Per Volt Sold

Reuters | By Bernie Woodall and Paul Lienert and Ben Klayman | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - General Motors Co sold a record number of Chevrolet Volt sedans in August -- but that probably isn't a good thing for the automaker's bott...

Heirloom Boom

Sierra | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Sierra

Seed Savers has blossomed into a 13,000-member nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and spread heirloom (nonhybrid, that is) vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers by exchanging and selling seeds.

PHOTOS: Mesmerizing Biological Delights

Carla Leitao | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Carla Leitao

The expanding definition of "life" or "alive" is not only a consequence of joyful abuse of language and metaphors, but also the outcome of an increasingly able gaze upon the things that make -- and with which we make -- the world we supposedly know.

Ford, Toyota To Work On Hybrid Trucks

Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology

TOM KRISHER, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST (DEARBORN, Mich.) — A chance meeting in an airport lobby between the top executives of Ford Motor Co. and Toyota...

''Farewell Verses to My Hybrid's Expiring California Carpool Lane Stickers''

Patt Morrison | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Patt Morrison

O little yellow strips of plastic -- How you made my drive fantastic. [At least you minimized the pain: With you, I used the carpool lane.] The...

Greenwashing: Electric Cars and Innovation Stalled

Robert F. Brands | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Robert F. Brands

The key issue for any concerned consumer is: Where's the power coming from? Most electricity in the U.S. comes from nuclear facilities or power plants that burn coal or fossil fuels.

25 Most Electric Car-Ready Cities, Ranked by Ford. Is Yours on the List?

Starre Vartan | Posted 06.13.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

I know I want my next car to be electric, and while I'm waiting, I've noticed that the EV infrastructure is slowly-but-surely popping up all over. My ...

Behind The Scenes Of The Chocolate Fashion Show

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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Along For The Ride: Miyako Hybrid Hotel

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

The Miyako Hybrid Hotel is a new property that transports a little bit of Japan to Southern California and, in doing so, provides a very refreshing getaway from the quotidian.

Beijing Auto Show: Automakers Flock To World's Leading Car Market (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Forget the United States -- for many huge companies the most important car market in the world is now China. As the Wall Street Journal noted recent...

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid: What It's Like To Drive The World's Most Exotic Hybrid Sports Car

Translogic | Diego Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Responding to a future clouded by issues such as climate change and peak oil, automakers are looking at new ways -- alternative powertrain technologie...

Houston and Indy Are Setting Up Plug-In Hybrid Infrastructure!

planetgreen.discovery.com | Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Project Get Ready is a new initiative seeking to help the nation (and Canada!) make the shift away from fossil fuels. Under the project, coalitions in...

Top 10 Green Cars Of 2009

enn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So, if you're due for a new ride, consider one of the most eco-friendly cars released this year: from the Tesla Roadster to the Volkswagon Jetta TDI....

10 Cars That Show Hope For Detroit

Popular Mechanics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel is still dim, many of the recent domestic products have given us hope that these companies will shine...