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There's only one Chinese-made car you can buy in the US — and we drove it

I was a broken record. For years, I said that it would be <i>impossible</i> for Chinese carmakers to crack into the US market, following the example of the Japanese and the South Koreans.<p>I had good justification for this extreme view: there's no room.<p>Simply put, there's was no market share to take in the …

Toyota Camry

5 Tax Deductions That Could Save You Big Bucks in 2016

Photo: www.stockmonkeys.com<p>Even if you haven't filed your 2015 tax return yet, there's little you can do at this point to increase your tax refund or reduce your tax liability -- aside from contributing to an IRA. However, it's not too early to start thinking about your 2016 taxes. Some of the …

Personal Finance

The intense backlash to Syrian refugees 'plays right into' ISIS’ hand

The legislation — passed after more than two-dozen governors announced they would not allow Syrian refugees to resettle in their states — effectively bars Syrian and Iraqi asylum-seekers from entering the US unless the director of the FBI and the Director of National Intelligence personally certify …

Barack Obama

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East

Nissan GT-R of the future could be an electric vehicle

It appears the next big step for performance vehicles is to go electric, and Nissan is keen to get in on the action too. It has pointed out that the …

Netflix And Chill Internet Meme Seemingly Sparks An Appropriate Business Empire

The 'Netflix and chill' internet meme appears to be entering its final throws of relevancy - as it is turned into a tacky business empire by a …

Xbox One Exec Admits PS4 Has "Huge Lead," Not Sure If Microsoft Can Catch Up

The PlayStation 4 has a "huge lead" over the Xbox One, according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, an advantage that is so large right now that he's unsure if Microsoft's console can ever catch up.<p>Spencer's candid comments came during a panel at the 2015 GeekWire Summit. As reported by Videogamer, when …

Amazing

Pluto has gorgeous blue skies and frozen red water, new imagery reveals

Pluto is still as inhospitable for human life as Mars is, but the distant planet we’ve just begun exploring better than ever before might look a lot …

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

Space Science

The White House just abandoned the big Syria rebel training program that Obama said he never wanted

The Obama administration has ended the $500 million train-and-equip program, The New York Times reports, marking a sudden end to a troubled program that was supposed to be a cornerstone of the US strategy to combat ISIS.<p>The program, run by the Pentagon, has been hit by setbacks from its …

Middle East
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