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2016 Peach Bowl stats preview: Alabama vs. Washington advanced tale of the tape

Washington Huskies (12-1) vs. Alabama Crimson Tide (13-0)<p>December 31, 2016 ( 3:00 PM ET, ESPN )<p>Spread: Alabama -17<p>S&P+ Projection: Alabama (30.9-21.2)<p>Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. <br>Statistical profiles index. <br>Full Football Outsiders F/+ rankings can be found here.<p>The …

National park tips: See the spooky Stanley Hotel that inspired Stephen King's 'The Shining'

Whether you're a hotel geek, an aficionado of horror or just another Colorado traveler, you might need to make a small detour in Estes Park, outside the east end of Rocky Mountain National Park.<p>What for? The Stanley Hotel, which opened in 1909. By the 1970s, it had faded so dramatically that it …

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BUSINESS CLASS for the Price of Coach: From $1385 Roundtrip to Europe (First Class from London on Sale Too)

Earlier I wrote about business class roundtrips to London for less than $1500.<p>It turns out that you can fly to other destinations in Europe as well …

Richard Branson Proposes Supersonic Flights New York To London

Virgin Group founder has teamed with startup Boom to offer ‘affordable’ $5,000 flights between New York and London in 3.5 hours<p>Our Travel …

Botswana Will Turn You Into a Safari Convert

This country has beauty and beasts.<p>Our helicopter hovered noisily over a grassy clearing beside the Okavango River, but the pilot—gripping the throttle to level us—couldn’t land. We’d taken off 30 minutes earlier from the dusty frontier town of Maun, the starting point for nearly all Botswana …

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Delta Faces Boycott Calls Following An In-Flight Incident With A Trump Supporter

Over the summer, Delta removed a Muslim couple aboard one of its flights after a flight crew member complained to the pilot that she felt “uncomfortable” with the couple being on the plane. The couple was attempting to return to their Cincinnati home after spending their 10th anniversary in Paris …

National park tips: The ugly, brown box with the sweet Teton view

The Jackson Lake Lodge is an ugly, brown box – a bad moment in mid-century design -- but you might want to stay in one of its 385 rooms anyway.<p>Set in the middle ofGrand Teton National Park, 35 miles north of Jackson, Wy., it looks up at the serrated mountains of the Teton Range.<p>Get a room facing …

Road trip to Highlands, Scotland in November: Loch Lubnaig, Glencoe & Glenfinnan Viaduct

In this post, I would like to tell you about our recent trip to Highlands, Scotland in November, where we managed to visit Loch Lubnaig, Glencoe, …

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How to spend a perfect weekend in Florence

While the summer may be over, autumn can bring clear, sunny days in Italy. Just the time for me to nip off to Florence for a weekend break with …

2016 Honda Fit EX-L Navi pictures

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How To Drift (Sort Of) A Front Wheel Drive Car On Gravel

I’m a child, just like you. I like to go sideways, in a plume of my own tire smoke. I enjoy opposite lock, balancing the throttle and brake in a …

2016 Honda Fit Review: More Than Just A City Car? We Drove 1,300 Miles To Find Out

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2016 Honda Fit Automatic

Harder to love, still easy to recommend.<p>The Honda Fit answers multiple automotive questions. Need cheap, dependable transportation? It has a base price below $17,000 and carries Honda’s strong reputation for reliability. Need a high-mpg commuter? The Fit is EPA-rated at up to 41 mpg on the highway. …

2016 Honda Fit

Completely redesigned last year, the practical and sporty Honda Fit continues to make its mark in the 5-door subcompact segment and winning awards …

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Subcompact cars take big resale price hit

Despite consumer demand for fuel efficient cars, the smallest of cars are diminishing in value – and fast, a new analysis finds.<p>Subcompact cars fell 26.1% in value during the past year, the biggest one-year drop of any vehicle segment in the past decade except for 2008, the year that nation's gas …

TTAC's Long-Term Test 2015 Honda Fit: The Bell Tolls at 7,987 Miles

It’s been a stressful few weeks, but when I remember my children and grandchildren are healthy, everything else is gravy.<p>TTAC’s long-term test of the …