BLOG

GRIPPING: Portrait of the people with ‘National Geographic’ photojournalist Ed Kashi

Photojournalist Ed Kashi joined Glenn Beck in the studio to share some of his extraordinary photos and the stories behind them.

A frequent contributor to National Geographic, Ed Kashi has spent the last 30 years documenting social and political issues around the world. His books include Curse of Black Gold: 50 years of Oil in the Niger Delta and Aging in America: The Years Ahead.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.
VIDEOS

WATCH: This is the Maybach Ultimate Luxury SUV (2020)

Mercedes-Benz is presenting the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury. The design of the crossover, based on an exclusive high-end saloon and an SUV, follows the philosophy of Sensual Purity.

The show car combines the comfort and typical strengths of both body styles. These include the raised seating position and the athletic looks. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is conceived as an electric car. Thanks to its four compact permanent-magnet synchronous motors, it offers fully variable all-wheel drive. The output from the powertrain is 550 kW (750 horsepower). The flat underfloor battery has a usable capacity of around 80 kWh, producing an NEDC range of over 500 kilometres (according to EPA: over 200 miles). The top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155mph).

The fast-charging function is also convenient: thanks to DC charging based on the CCS standard, the system allows a charging capacity of up to 350 kW. In just five minutes, enough power can be charged to achieve an additional range of around 100 kilometres (62 miles).