David Purtz

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The Great Housing Reset

The rise of renting in the U.S. isn’t just about high housing prices, or preferences for city living, but about the flexibility to compete in today’s economy.<p>The American Dream has long been defined by homeownership, but current trends suggest this aspiration is waning. The U.S. appears to be …

Wolf routine stuns White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump administration officials walk out as comedian attacks Sarah Huckabee Sanders and others, delivering a harsh, risque performance in the president's absence.<p>Members of the Trump administration walked out of the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday night after comedian Michelle Wolf …

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton unleashed foul-mouthed tirade in Trump debate prep session

Hillary Clinton unleashed a “fuck-laced fusillade” on aides in a 2016 debate prep session, according to a new book about the presidential campaign by New York Times journalist Amy Chozick.<p>The candidate was squirming with frustration over lingering concerns about her “authenticity” and racked with …

Why are the Bushes, Clintons, Obamas and Melania smiling so broadly at a funeral?

The warmth between them is the camaraderie you often see between rivals now bonded by experience. And the absence of Donald Trump can only have added to the relaxed air of the picture<p>Consider him the elephant not in the room, simultaneously absent from this picture and looming over it.<p>Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Honda program teaches young drivers to use manual transmission

Passing the stick to the next generation, with the help of vintage cars<p>With the manual transmission becoming less common as time goes on, there are fewer opportunities to learn how to use it and subsequently order a car with one. In response to this, Honda hosted an experience in the Los Angeles …

No Reserve: 1989 Merkur XR4Ti

This 1989 Merkur XR4Ti comes from the final year of production and shows just under 72k miles. These three-door hatchbacks were adapted from the …

Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

As it becomes apparent that artificial intelligence will replace ever-more jobs in the coming years, a growing number of politicians, nonprofits, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have started thinking about how we'll cope with a world in which not everyone can — or needs to — work.<p>Basic income …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

14 Changes Dogs Go Through As They Age That All Pet Owners Should Know About

When I got my first dog, I was in denial that I would outlive him. For years, my German shepherd Lucas effortlessly jumped into my Jeep for hiking …

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

Here’s what license plates look like in every US state — and the hidden meaning behind them

US license plates are as diverse as the states they come from. From plates that showcase state symbols to those that display famous landmarks or historical figures, each one has a story to tell.<p>Plates from mountainous states like Colorado and Nevada proudly display ranges such as the Rockies and …

South Beach, 1974-1990: Photographs of a Jewish Community

Long before South Beach in Miami became a destination among the jet set, it was a thriving retirement community for Jewish Americans, who made their …

South Beach

BMW’s new subscription service starts at $2,000 a month

Coming soon to Nashville<p>BMW is joining the growing list of automakers that are experimenting with different ownership models by launching a new monthly subscription service that gives customers access to a fleet of BMWs for a set fee.<p>The new app-based service, dubbed Access, will launch first in …

Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" Is Back on the Charts Because It's a Timeless Jam

The band's iconic 'Rumours' cut didn't need a Twitter meme to tell us that it's always been relevant.<p>One band that's seemingly escaped the music internet's frequent reappraisal (Migos is better than the Beatles, 2Pac actually sucks, etc) is Fleetwood Mac. FM is truly timeless, thanks to their …

Where U.S. income inequality is the most severe

A new study of income inequality could be bad news for those expecting the GOP's tax cut to trickle down to the middle class. The report by the …

Nearly 1 million people were out of the workforce because of opioid addiction in 2015, according to study

Nearly 1 million people were not working because of opioid addiction in 2015, the latest research to show that drug use is having a profound effect on the U.S. economy.<p>A study released Tuesday by the American Action Forum found 919,400 people between the ages of 25 to 54 were absent from the …

Princeton University

Where You Live Has a Major Impact on Your Health, According to Science

Place has a profound effect on our well-being.<p><i>How can we design communities to be healthy? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by John Moon, District Manager, Community Development at the</b> …

Urban Design

How To Make Sunset Shots Pop

For me, the most memorable skyline photographs are those with a colorful sky and well-lit buildings. This combination, however, is almost impossible …

The Devastating Loophole That Sticks Car Buyers With Interest Rates That Would Be Otherwise Illegal

On June 19, 2015, Bronx resident Carlos Guerrero-Roa went to an auto dealer in Brooklyn to purchase a 2005 Lexus RX that was being advertised online …

Finance

Advertising the 1970s: These Car Ads Define a Nation Desperately Trying to Enjoy Itself

As the revolutionary social climate of the 1960s began to lose steam under the weight of its own idealism, the once razor-sharp line between the counterculture and strait-laced America began to blur. By the time we hit the ’70s, the two had melded into an avocado-and-burnt-orange-hued decade of …

The Honda Accord is Excellent, but it Isn’t Selling

But higher transaction prices help soften the blow<p>In the past, the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry have been pretty evenly matched. The Honda was a little sportier, and the Toyota was a little more comfortable, but they were both great cars. Our latest comparison test, however, showed that’s no …

Selling

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

How Difficult Are You To Love? (Based On Your Zodiac Sign)

Some of the people have actual personalities, which means it is easy to be with them. Others can be quite difficult to love. Even if the feelings are …

Zodiac

Daily horoscope for Monday, January 1, 2018

<b>Moon Alert</b><br>We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Super Full Moon in Cancer peaks at 9:24 PM EST.<b>Aries (March 21-April 19)</b><br>This …

2018 Horoscope: What s in store for you in the next 12 months

Anisha Banerji shuffles the cards to see what the new year brings in terms of love, health and professional growth

Health

Cuba's Sparse and Poetic Storefront Windows

Window-dressers employed by Cuba’s bureau of advertising work to transform actual scarcity into imaginative displays.<p>Storefront window displays typically reflect the dreams and desires of consumerism and late capitalism. Under communist rule in Cuba, they reveal a very different story. From the …

Cuba