• Wind power on steroids: Typhoon turbines to provide the ultimate clean energy to Japan by 2020
    International Business Times1 hour ago

    Wind power on steroids: Typhoon turbines to provide the ultimate clean energy to Japan by 2020

    In what could be the ultimate clean energy, Japan is set to start harnessing the energy of typhoons, with wind turbines that are able to withstand intense storms – and turn them into power. Typhoon turbines, also known as the Magnus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), were first thought up by Atsushi

  • The best ski-in/ski-out resorts
    The Telegraph2 hours ago

    The best ski-in/ski-out resorts

    What could be better than stepping out of a ski chalet or hotel and sliding off down the mountain, returning right to the door at the end of the day? No need to walk a long way wearing heavy boots while carrying skis or board, or chivvy everyone onto a crowded bus. While many ski resorts have some

  • Why O. J. Simpson and George Best have transformed the sports documentary genre into something more provocative
    The Independent2 hours ago

    Why O. J. Simpson and George Best have transformed the sports documentary genre into something more provocative

    There was a time when sports documentaries were regarded as a near redundant genre. The ones that were made tended to be triumphalist narratives, telling the stories of great sporting heroes and their triumphs in very bland and predictable fashion. If you wanted to see a single movie last year that

  • The 10 best ski resorts in Eastern Europe
    The Telegraph3 hours ago

    The 10 best ski resorts in Eastern Europe

    Here we round up 10 of the best ski resorts in Eastern Europe, which offer much more than just great value. This is Slovenia’s largest single ski area, situated in the Pohorje Mountains just outside Maribor, Slovenia’s second-largest city, a two-hour drive from Ljubljana airport. The 42km of groomed

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