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Electric-car drivers don’t pay their share? Actually, no one does

The annual registration fees for electric cars implemented by several U.S. states have been the subject of much controversy.<p>Electric-car advocates view the fees as a form of harassment, and a hindrance to electric-car sales.<p>But advocates of the fees claim they just force drivers to pay their fair …

Electric Vehicles

26 Budget-Friendly Boots That All Cost Under $100

Despite unseasonably warm fall temps, there’s no doubt that Old Man Winter is on his way. To ensure you’re equipped to combat the elements + never miss a beat in the style department, a new pair of boots is in order. Whether you’re looking for all the bells and whistles (hello, studs, glitzy …

Clothing

How James Bond and Charlie Brown Saved the Box Office

As expected, James Bond and Charlie Brown conquered the box office this weekend.<p>After the slump of the last few weeks, including the catastrophic finish a week ago that marked one of Hollywood's worst weekends in seven years, audiences returned in droves and put the 2015 box office back on track …

Box Office

Gaming pays off for two teenagers

<b>Many parents look at their teenage boys glued to their games consoles and computer screens and worry about their future.</b><p>The mothers of Henrique Dubrugras and Pedro Franceschi aren't worrying any more.<p>The two Brazilian teenagers used to spend about a third of their day on screens, but for them it …

Stanford University

Chatty Scott Weiland Reveals Chester Bennington Is No Longer Part Of Stone Temple Pilots

Is Chester Bennington done with 90s alt-rock crusaders Stone Temple Pilots? The band’s former frontman seems to think so.<p>Singer/wiggling enthusiast Scott Weiland made the claim of a Bennington/STP split while chatting with <i>Alternative Press</i> for what’s been a pretty quotable interview. This …

Housing price drop would sink young homeowners, study finds

One in 10 homeowners younger than 40 would be underwater on their mortgages if real estate prices crashed, according to a new study that warns the country's red-hot housing market is disproportionately putting young Canadians at financial risk.<p>Nearly 260,000 Canadians would see their net worth …