Formosan Clouded Leopard Confirmed to Be Extinct in Taiwan

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Photo via Shutterstock A 13-year search for one of the smallest big cats in the world just ended, confirming what many feared: The Formosan clouded leopard is extinct in Taiwan . The more than decade-long search involved 1,500 infrared cameras, baited fur traps, and countless hours of fieldwork by zoologists from Taiwan and the U.S. But habitat loss, poaching and the lack of prey combined to seal the fate of the beautiful cat. Read the rest of Formosan Clouded Leopard Confirmed to Be Extinct in Taiwan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Animals , clouded leopard , endangered species , extinct leopard , Formosan clouded leopard , habitat loss , Neofelis nebulosa brachyura , poaching , Taiwan , threatened animals , Wildlife , Wildlife conservation        

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Pink Intruder Unveils Gorgeous Pixelated Cardboard Pavilion in Valencia, Spain

May 7, 2013 by  
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Snøhetta and AECOM Unveil New Design for Golden State Warriors Arena in San Francisco

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Talks With Google to Develop Self-Driving Cars

May 7, 2013 by  
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Tesla Motors has long worked towards producing the car of the future, and the  Model S may well be the perfect electric vehicle for the middle class. If getting 265 miles per charge wasn’t enough to certify the sedan as an example of cutting edge technology, CEO Elon Musk recently told Bloomberg that he was in talks with Google to develop an autonomous driving system. Musk could take advantage of Google’s 500,000+ road miles to develop the technology, which he refers to as “autopilot” instead of “self-driving” to assuage fears of malfunction. Read the rest of Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Talks With Google to Develop Self-Driving Cars Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: autonomous , bloomberg , ceo , electric car , elon musk , Google , lexus , LIDAR , light detection and ranging system , Mercedes-Benz , model s , NISSAN , sedan , self-driving , Tesla Motors , Toyota , volvo        

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The Union Wood Wallet Is Perfect for Card-Carrying Minimalists

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The Union is a slim minimalist wallet made from a solid wood piece and injection molded elastomer. The design is simple, streamlined and perfect for anyone who doesn’t need much more than a few cards, cash, and small miscellaneous essentials. The Union is part of a sustainable accessories range started by Chris Hong with the goal of incorporating wood into functional, everyday goods that endure. + The Union Wallet The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco accessories , eco wallet , slim wallets , the union wallet , union wallet , wood card holder , wood wallet        

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