Kurt Elliott

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101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

Cortana for Android leaks out a bit early

Cortana is here for Android ... sort of. Microsoft announced back in May that it would be bringing Cortana to Android, and it was expected to land this month to coincide with the release of Windows 10. But now it looks like an Android beta release of Microsoft's digital assistant has hit the web …

Cortana

24 Amazing Places Built from Shipping Containers

These homes look anything but industrial.<p>Recycled freight containers bring efficiency, flexibility, and affordability to innovative green buildings, from small vacation cabins to movable cafes, schools, and skyscrapers.

21 US destinations where it's legal to drink outside

But most of America is missing out on this prime social outdoor drinking with its pesky container laws.<p>We've found 21 places in the US where it's legal to drink outdoors.

20 of the Most Charming Beach Towns Across America

A Table Saw that Flips Over to Become a Miter Saw

You could say this tool is a cut above, and also a cut below<p>During Core77's Festool trip in Germany, our hosts brought us to a massive power tool …

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

Windows 10

50 Country Albums Every Rock Fan Should Own

50<p>Hank Williams Jr., ‘Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound’ (1979)<p>Perhaps inspired or pissed off by the deification of his dad's historically haunted legacy, …

Country Music

The 12 Best Views in America To Drink From

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Appalachia to the Rockies, the best places in the US to drink with a view.<p>The view from the top of the new One World Trade is a good one. But the line for it is a bummer. The top of Pike's Peak has a <i>really</i> good view, too, but there's that whole climbing part. …

10 Places You Must Visit With Your Kids

<i>Molokai's Halawa Bay in Hawaii (Courtesy Hawaii Tourism Authority)</i><p>With just eighteen summer holidays to look forward to as parents, it's important to think very carefully about where you're going to spend each one. It may be easy to spend your family vacation in your beach home or at the local …

Watch Dwight Yoakam Stop Traffic in New ‘Liar’ Video

Dwight Yoakam took his life (and the lives of his band members) in his hands while in Los Angeles filming performance footage for his “Liar” video. …

Music

Cruiseable cuts through the hassle of high-seas vacations

If you’ve ever tried to book a cruise through a portal like Cruise.com or — heaven forbid — via a cruise line’s website, you know that it can be an incredibly confusing and costly experience.<p>The thing is, though, that it doesn’t have to be. Cruisable is a startup that hopes to take the obfuscation …

Tourism

Architizer

Who wants to pay a million dollars for a VW Beetle?

The Volkswagen Beetle was always envisioned as a cheap mode of transportation, but now one is being offered for over $1 million by a dealer in the company's home base of Wolfsburg, Germany.<p>So just what makes this Beetle so special? It's not the first one made, and it's not the last one made – but …

Cars.com runs 11-second quarter with Dodge Charger Hellcat

The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and its Challenger sibling are two of the heroes of the modern performance world. With a headline-grabbing 707 horsepower from a supercharged 6.2-liter V8, their output even shames many supercars. But how quick can one really cover a quarter mile? <i>Cars.com</i> recently …

Sports Cars

Immunotherapy: the big new hope for cancer treatment

<b>Analysis:</b> A combination therapy – helping the body’s own defences fight cancer cells – has shown impressive results for terminally ill melanoma patients<p>Immunotherapy is the most exciting development in cancer treatment in years, beginning to take off at a time when much cancer drug research seems …

Immunotherapy

Driving the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata and its ancestors

Three Miatas come together on a perfect sunny day. One of them happens to be a 2016 MX-5. Will it seem out of place? We find out.<p>You only get so many perfect days in your life; you only get so many perfect cars. What's perfect for one may not be perfect for another, but if you're a well-adjusted …

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The Meta Miata.<p>When Mazda launched the first Miata, it made no secret of its intention to clone the Lotus Elan, minus the puddle of oil on the garage floor. The new car became a hit with buyers who remembered other roadsters—classic MGs, Austin-Healeys, Triumphs, and even the long-in-the-tooth Alfa …

15 Reasons You Won't Forget a Trip to the Galapagos Islands

<i>Where else in the world can you frolic with sea lions, creep up on hulking giant tortoises and witness the salty snort of a marine iguana?</i><p>As the birthplace of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, scientific history was made on the Galapagos Islands. Today these protected islands are a haven for …

PSC Reveals Hybrid Supercar, Raises Claimed Output To 2,400 Horsepower

American supercar startup PSC Motors has kept to its world of revealing a new hybrid supercar by today’s date, but right now it’s hard to believe the …

Sports Cars

Welcome to the Red State HIV Epidemic

Republican governors face tough decisions as the disease spreads in middle America.<p>It wasn’t supposed to happen here. Not in Austin, a one-doctor-and-an-ice-cream-shop town of 4,200 in southeastern Indiana, nestled off Interstate 65 on the road from Indianapolis to Louisville, where dusty …

Watch B.B. King’s Entire Memorial Service

B.B. King was laid to rest at his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi on Saturday following an invitation-only funeral and memorial service at the …

Austin City Limits

Guitars, Rings and Cameras: Welcome to the Land of Lost Luggage

Tucked away in rural northeastern Alabama, miles from any major airport, is the last stop for the nation’s lost luggage.<p>If you’ve ever lost a suitcase on an airplane or left a cell phone in a seat-back pocket, chances are it could be here. Or, <i>was</i> here.<p>Janet Shamlian<p>The Unclaimed Baggage Center in …

Here's Your Chance To Buy 10,500 Pounds of America

If you want a truck to let the neighbors know that you’re the baddest mofo this side of the Mississippi, do you get a Ford F-150/Chevy Silverado/Ram 1500? You do not. Nor do you get the F-250/2500HD/2500 versions of same. A Ford F-650 Super Duty or a Chevy Kodiak C4500 is getting closer but still …

18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Our friends at CountryLiving.com asked their Facebook fans to share their favorite small towns in America. Here are some of the nominations, all with populations of under 13,000.

This Giant Oil Rig Could Usher in a Radically Altered Arctic

A floating oil rig just delivered to Italian and Norwegian oil companies will soon be operating farther north than any other.<p>What's orange, white, and big all over—and a potential harbinger of big changes in the Arctic if not the whole planet?<p>The answer is <i>Goliat</i>, a mammoth, beer-glass-shaped, …

21 Terms Every Whiskey Lover Should Know

The most important whisky jargon, from cooperage to small-batch, defined.<p><b>1. BEER</b><p>Whiskey is made from beer. Boring, sometimes weird beer, but beer nonetheless.<p><b>2. CASK STRENGTH</b><p>Whiskey bottled at the (high) proof at which it came out of the barrel. More expensive, ounce for ounce, but if you're …

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Puerto Rico - RIGHT NOW

I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. Thankfully, due to Snowmageddon this year, I finally cottoned on to our cousin in the Caribbean. Now that I've drunk the Kool-Aid, I'm bound and determined to get everyone there -- if only so that when people ask me, "Where should I go for …