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14 juillet 2013

Shopper’s Diary: Bleuet Coquelicot in Paris

It’s hard to miss Bleuet Coquelicot: Plants and flowers of all colors spill onto the sidewalk from a tiny storefront on a busy street in Paris’s …

Gardening 101: Lavender

Lavender; <i>Lavandula:</i> “The Practical Feminist”<p>Alice Walker once wrote that “womanist is to feminist as lavender is to purple.” As the Pulitzer …

Canadian mobile customers now pay less for more, and more for less: Wall Report

Canadians now pay less for higher-end plans, and more for entry-level plans, according to the updated CRTC-commissioned Wall Report.<p>An annual review …

Monte Cristo Bread Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Servings Per Recipe 6<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 185<p><b>Calories</b> 634<p>% Daily Value*<p>36%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 23g<p>50%<p>Saturated Fat 10g<p>50%<p><b>Sodium</b> …

The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

The truth about Lyme disease

Lyme disease can masquerade as MS, ALS, even dementia, and its numbers are growing. So why is Canada lagging behind in treating it?<p><b>In this piece from</b> …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Here’s an 8 Minute Walkthrough of Apple’s CarPlay in a Ferrari FF

After the introduction of “iOS in the Car” at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference last year, the company publicly released a rebranded service …

14 Recipes to Gorge On This Mardi Gras

<i>Holidays based around eating are ones we would never dream of skipping. Number one on our list this month is Mardi Gras. Here is an updated version of last year's celebratory round-up, with a few tantalizing additions that will really make you hungry:</i><p>You wouldn't know it from the sloppy tourists …

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid arrives with supercharged engine, 26 mpg combined

Nissan just launched the fully redesigned Pathfinder for the 2013 model year, and now, there's a fuel-sipping hybrid version making its debut here at the New York Auto Show. The 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid packs all of the same features found in the standard crossover, but offers slightly better fuel …

2014 Acura MDX shows up exactly as expected

Acura (and parent company Honda, for that matter) doesn't always leave a lot to be left to the imagination when they unveil prototypes at auto shows. Case in point: Take a gander at the Acura MDX Prototype that debuted at the Detroit Auto Show this past January, and then look at the production-spec …

New York Auto Show: Brace For More Nissan, Infiniti Ads, As Nissan Chases Honda

Carlos Ghosn, the famously outspoken CEO of Nissan Motor Co., set a tough target for his U.S. team during an appearance at the New York International Auto Show last week.<p>He said nothing short of 10 percent U.S. market share would do — and quickly, too, by around 2016. “Unless we hit 10 percent …

2013 Nissan Pathfinder

We're all wusses now.<p>Back in olden times, SUVs carried bold names full of adventure and daring. There were Explorers for venturing where no one had before, TrailBlazers eager to find new routes through the wilderness, and Nissan had the Pathfinder to drop behind enemy lines and set the course for …

Fuel-Efficient Car News

Sipa USA/TNS<p>US President Donald Trump, center, with CEO of General Motors Mary Barra, left, and CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sergio Marchionne, second from right,takes his seat prior to delivering remarks to automobile industry leaders during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House …

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Acura RDX

Like all the model-year 2013 cars and trucks we’re predicting to last for 250,000 miles with proper care, the RDX gets high marks from J.D. Power and Associates for both initial quality and mechanical reliability over the initial three-year ownership period, received better-than-average ratings for …

Acura RDX

JD Power and Associates' 2013 Vehicle Dependability Study ranks quality for cars that are three years old. These are the ones that are built to last.<br>Most Dependable Entry Luxury Crossover: 2010 Acura RDX

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Audi A7

A welcome departure from the typical Teutonic form-follows-function school of interior design, the Audi A7's elegantly fashionable dashboard packs an array of high-tech features, including a navigation system that can be programmed by a fingertip-handwriting-recognition touchpad.

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1. Ford Escape

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the compact Ford Escape (2013 model shown above) was the most stolen SUV/crossover during the period ranging from January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2012, with 1.014 reported pilfered.

The Myth of the All-Powerful All-Wheel Drive

It sounds like having power to all wheels would help drivers negotiate corners and slippery surfaces. But don't believe the hype about all-wheel drive and handling.<p><b>"Sure-footed all-wheel-drive handling."</b> That's the kind of lingo you're likely to hear in car ads and marketing material, and it has …

2013 Lexus RX 350 review: Sporting pretensions ruin this luxury SUV - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The Enform App feature gives the <b>2013 Lexus RX 350</b> integration with Bing local search, Yelp, and Pandora. The all-wheel-drive system includes a differential lock, and the F Sport trim includes an eight-speed transmission.<p><b>The Bad</b> F Sport suspension tuning does not really suit the RX 350. …

4WD vs AWD: What’s The Diff?

From the Basics to the Deepest Details<p>Life used to be so simple. Pickups looked like pickups. SUVs looked like SUVs. Everything else was a car. And when it came to 4WD and AWD, one was serious, and the other was a gimmick. All that has changed. Today, there are so many fractured segments, …

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Infiniti JX35, Now the QX60, Gains Hybrid Variant for 2014

The three-row luxury crossover formerly known as JX35.<p>Infiniti’s JX35 crossover only just hit the market this year, but already the automaker has announced a name change and the addition of a new hybrid model, which will debut at the 2013 New York auto show. The name change is hardly surprising—for …

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Best SUVs for Third-Row Seating Space - Consumer Reports News

Automakers tout the size of their SUV's third-row seats claiming they are accessible and usable. And while SUVs are pitched as a hipper alternative …