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2018 Nissan Leaf: Why 29,990 is More Important to Some Than 150

Not everyone can afford to be an idealist<p>The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2018 Tesla Model 3 are good cars that happen to be fully electric. What’s even more extraordinary is that those cars’ base prices are within reach of the average new-car consumer today, though that’s only true of the Tesla if …

electricvehicles

The Maldives Luxury Resorts: My Personal Top 3

I lived in The Maldives for almost a year.<p>A year in paradise… Well, not quite. I ended up living in the overcrowded, polluted capital witnessing the …

Maldives

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe gets a refresh

Fiat Chrysler Beats Tesla

Traditional automobile maker Fiat Chrysler is beating modern electric car maker Tesla, on Wall Street. Fiat Chrysler’s shares have gained 114.37% for the last twelve months and 60.61 percent for the last two years, compared to 63.21% and 38.15% for Tesla.<p>Fiat Chrysler’s Shares Beat Tesla’s<p>Source: …

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Photo Gallery

NASA responds to job application from boy, 9

The youngster receives a letter after responding to an advert for the role of planetary protection officer.<p>A nine-year-old boy received an …

Space Travel

The secret VIP airport lounges you haven’t heard of

Have you been to the lounge beyond the first class one?<p>Flying first class is a dream. Viewed as a reward for success or simply <b>prudent points</b> …

Flying

This Is Where Spanish Girls Actually Go on Vacation

There's no doubt that the longer you spend in a country, the more you begin to appreciate the subtleties that only locals are attuned to. After all, …

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Is the Perfect Car for Every City Scenario

When Ferrari announces it has made some Faustian bargain to start making SUVs, you know that segment must make a lot of money. So. Much. Money.<p>Why …

Millennials are ditching the cookie-cutter McMansion for the 'McModern'

In recent years, the McMansion has fallen out of fashion for a new type of home: the "McModern." Like the McMansion, the McModern is designed for the masses. But instead of borrowing from traditional architectural styles, McModerns take inspiration from modernist architecture, characterized by an …

Here's how expensive we could spec a base C-Class…

Recently, for a bit of fun, we played around with BMW South Africa’s online configurator to see exactly how expensive we could make a base 318i (in …

5 things to follow in your 40s for a healthy living - IBTimes India

Biological changes like andropause and menopause are experienced in 40s.<p>People in their 40s often lead stressful lives and it takes a toll on their …

Fiat launches cash-for-clunkers sales incentive

<b>Fiat has devised a campaign to encourage owners of older, less environmentally friendly vehicles, to scrap their cars and rather consider stepping</b> …

South Africa

Porsche and Nissan want to know if you prefer analogue or digital

The Porsche 911R and the Nissan GT-R: Two cars with completely different ways of achieving the same thing -- thrills. But which is more satisfying to drive?

Outlook for Mac adds features Office 365 already has

Outlook 2016 for Mac users are about to get a big update with some of the most requested features for the venerable Microsoft email program. You can now send your emails when you want with a new Send Later feature, use delivery and read receipts to make sure your emails are received and even create …

Apps

The Sei Giorni is the 'most advanced Vespa ever'

Vespa's new limited edition Sei Giorni, built to pay tribute to the original 1951 Sport Sei Giorni, is reportedly the most powerful and …

Motorcycles

ROA motorcycles BMW R80 custom café racer

may 02, 2018<p>ford created a new dimension of tactile language for the visually impaired to interact with on their windows.<p>ford created a new dimension …

2018 Ford F-150 Pursuit-Rated Cop Truck Now Available

Ford is pursuit rating all the things lately; it even applied the cop-readiness moniker to a Fusion hybrid earlier this year. Now comes a far different pursuit machine, based on the 2018 F-150. In both cases, the term “pursuit rated” is better viewed as a measure of each machine’s ability to slide …

2018 Mercedes-Benz S500 European-Spec First Drive: ICE, ICE Baby. Too Cool, Too Cool

America Gets "Or Nothing." For Now<p>There’s no doubt the electrification of the automobile is well under way. However, the tipping point—that inflection point when more consumers choose to buy an electric vehicle over a gasoline powered one—is still a ways away. There are many reasons for this, but …

Internal Combustion Engine

BMW 'favouring Oxford' to build new electric Mini

<b>BMW's Oxford factory is the favoured location for building an electric version of the Mini, sources have claimed.</b><p>Two sources told Reuters the company is leaning towards the UK plant, where it has invested heavily in recent years.<p>The company makes about 60% of its approximately 360,000 compact cars …

See inside Mr Selfridge star Jeremy Piven's new £5.2m Los Angeles home

<p>Travel<p><b>Jeremy Piven</b> has added to his impressive property portfolio after splashing out $6.8m (around £5.2m) on a new home in Los Angeles. The <i>Mr</i> …

Foreign Investment in U.S. Homes Soars: Report

Foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate jumped nearly 50% over the past year compared to the year prior thanks to a bump in Canadian …

Real Estate

This sleek futuristic pod is bringing a whole new meaning to luxury camping

If you prefer to go camping in comfort – and we definitely couldn’t fault you there as we’re a fan of anything that makes outdoor life easier – a new concept design in the form of a luxury camping pod may just be the holiday home of your dreams.<p>The sleek pods are the brainchild of Shanghai-based …

Camping

Amazon patents a power-charging robot that’ll come when you call

Have you ever scrambled around at an airport, hunting down a power outlet for your laptop or smartphone? Amazon's inventors have the answer: a power-charging robot that'll come to your side and let you plug in, for a price.<p>It'll even sell you chewing gum.<p>The robot is the subject of a patent …

Mobile Devices

Review: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCab

The Raptor really needs no introduction. If you’re reading this you probably already know everything you wanted to know about its 450-horsepower …

Off-roading

Atlanta’s 20 most expensive listings right now - Curbed Atlanta

Buyers with megabucks to drop on Atlanta houses would be wise to peruse three outlandishly tony places: West Paces Ferry, Blackland, and Tuxedo roads.<p>All three, shockingly, are in Buckhead.<p>Those prestigious thoroughfares are home to many of the listings on this <i>Lifestyles of the Rich and …

Real Estate

10 Amazing Things To See And Do In Spain

Last year, we went to Spain at least once every month. The same thing carried on this year and even when I think about it it, I think for the latter …

All the places I’ll never live: the luxury yacht

This can jet from Miami to the Bahamas in two hours, which would make going home for lunch a truly global affair<p>One day Mr Gill, my last landlord, who had a truly poetic way with words, turned up unannounced. “You have four weeks to leave,” he declared, explaining that property prices locally had …

Luxury Yachts

Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS. To the untrained eye, it may look like the other 911 GTS models but it has so much …

Eleven games and activities for parents to encourage maths in early learning

<i>How can parents best help their children with their schooling without actually doing it for them? This article is part of our series on Parents’ Role</i> …

Mathematics