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The Ford Ranger FX4 is a tempting value proposition

IMAGE Ford Philippines<p>The current Ford Ranger lineup certainly lives up to the 'Built Tough' marketing hype. It has a good mix of tried-and-tested …

Ford Ranger

Land Rover Defender Tweaked Spectre Edition

You can now order your very own Land Rover Defender based on the model from the latest James Bond film "Spectre”. Created by the in-house team at …

Land Rover

Communication Tactics To Supercharge Your Leadership

Communication is the real work of leadership: articulating a vision. Breathing life into professed values. Challenging the status quo. Engaging people’s heads, hearts and hopes.<p>A lot of that communication is in day-to-day conversation, in meetings, and other routine interactions. But some of it …

How to make perfect rice every time, plus a recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower

For many of us, cooking rice involves ratios — adding a certain amount of water to a given measurement of rice — so that as the rice cooks, the water is slowly absorbed or evaporates until it's gone. When everything works perfectly, the rice is tender. But screw something up, and the rice either …

Recipes

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary on Aug. 26.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy …

These 12 Dashcams Will Give You an Extra Pair of Eyes While Driving

Keep your auto insurance rate and peace of mind intact with these clever accessories!<p>Often a source of YouTube entertainment, dashcams continue to gain popularity among drivers for a few key reasons. Opportunities to become a YouTube sensation aside, dashcam footage is frequently being used by …

29 Chorizo Recipes Because It Makes Everything Taste Better

We love chorizo, and these 29 recipes prove it.<p><b>Chorizo might have to be a favorite</b> when it comes to cured meats if we were forced to choose. Here are all of our favorite chorizo recipes.

Cooking

Real life Come Dine with Me is the next 'social eating revolution'

BBQ in Brixton, lemon tart in Leamington? Breaking bread with strangers is becoming a tasty feature of the sharing economy<p>Stuck for ideas on what to cook this evening? Bored of eating alone? Why not go to a stranger’s house for dinner. Social dining facilitator WeFiFo, based in Sussex, opened for …

15 Life Tips From A Slightly Mad Midlife Sex Goddess

1. If you are going to kick some ass and create change in your life, you actually have to do the obvious -- lift your feet and kick it.<p>2. Forget taking the easy way out of life. You know, not making a stir and please ditch the tip toeing. Death will find you anyway. Make noise now.<p>3. Don't make …

Steampunkt: Touchscreen navigation retrofit now available for classic Porsches

The aftermarket is great for outfitting your older vehicle with plenty of new-school accoutrements, like navigation or satellite radio. Trouble is, if you have a classic car that's worth a pretty penny, like an old Porsche, the resale market frowns heavily upon aftermarket modifications. But …

The 11 things you should delete from your Facebook page now

With over 1.49bn users, Facebook is one of the most powerful influencers in the world.<p>But with anything that powerful, you have to be careful how you …

Forget Colorado Weed, Marijuana Companies Are Going Global

Legal marijuana is already a global industry and the U.S. is behind the curve<p>When you think of the legal marijuana industry, you think of Colorado and California. But marijuana is not uniquely American, nor is the legalization movement.<p>Medical and recreational marijuana is a multi-billion dollar …

Althea raises $3.5M to sell Korean beauty products online in Southeast Asia

Althea, a Korea-based company that exports and sells cosmetics and beauty products to Southeast Asia, has closed a $3.5 million Series A round for expansion.<p>A report co-authored by Google this week tipped Southeast Asia’s internet economy to grow six-fold to reach $200 billion annually in the next …

Asia

Nikola Motor Company unveils its electric (mostly) truck

It’s been a big month for trucking innovations. In addition to Otto’s autonomous truck announcement, there’s the unveiling of Nikola Motor Company’s electric long-haul rig concept. The Nikola One, as it’s called, has “6×6 all-wheel drive,” with 800-volt AC motors and regenerative braking at all …

Trump and Ryan Agree: Let's Dismantle Social Security

Last Thursday morning, a huge crowd of reporters breathlessly covered presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan. But the real action took place the day before the meeting -- and the person who "caved" wasn't Ryan, but Trump.<p>In his quest for the Republican …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

6 Ways To Reduce Body Fat While Increasing Muscle

Bodybuilding and fitness articles geared toward men often say you need to bulk up when you want to increase muscle tissue. But many women have no …

Donald Trump's Glorious Threat To Default On The National Debt Is Just The Conventional Wisdom

Donald Trump has pointed out that if the US got into trouble with the national debt then it would be possible to negotiate that debt down. Perhaps buy it back at a discount, negotiate somehow with the holders of the debt so that they will agree to take less than the full amount they are owed. This …

How to Quit Your Job and Travel for Two Years

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know how to sail," she said.<p>She had a point, but I was much more worried about the …

Personal Finance

The End of Philippine Democracy?

"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one," Albert Einstein once famously declared. On the surface, the Philippines is a bustling emerging economy on the verge of breakout. It's among the few brigthspots in an otherwise gloomy global economic landscape. Public mood is also …

Relocating in Retirement? Here’s a Valuable Resource

A retirement expert addresses questions often asked about retirement finances<p>We’re considering moving in retirement, but the numerous (and ever-changing) “best places to retire” surveys don’t seem to help much. Are there any resources that are more valuable than others?<p>Try the Milken Institute, an …

Retirement

This Stock Has A 14.16% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

Chimera Investment Corp (NYSE: CIM) has been named as a Top 10 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent <i>”DividendRank”</i> report. The report noted that among REITs, CIM shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability …

This Strategy Could Make Claiming Social Security at 62 a No-Brainer

Source: BIGSTOCK.<p>Deciding when to start taking Social Security retirement benefits is a difficult choice that everyone has to make based on their specific circumstances. However, there are some cases in which taking Social Security at age 62, the earliest possible age, could be financially …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

8 "Healthy" Foods That Are Actually Really Bad for You

*Puts down the granola.*<p>1. Energy Bars<p>When they tout how much fiber and protein they're packed with—or how minimal their "net carb" count is—energy bars may seem like super-healthy snacks. They're sold at health food stores and most gyms, and athletes eat them. But before you plop one of these …

6 Weighted Abs Exercises for a Shredded Stomach

6-Pack PrimersWe all want to feel great, stay healthy, build muscle and stay lean. Most of us also want to keep our midsection in check. Most people …

Body Fat

Larry Summers: Corporate profits are near record highs. Here’s why that’s a problem.

By Lawrence H. Summers<p><i>Lawrence H. Summers</i><i>, the Charles W. Eliot university professor at Harvard, is a former treasury secretary and director of the National Economic Council in the White House. He is writing occasional posts on Wonkblog about issues of national and international economics and</i> …

Barney Frank: Sanders’s ‘too big to fail’ mantra ignores a huge problem

By Barney Frank<p><i>Barney Frank, a Democrat, represented Massachusetts in the House of Representatives from 1981 to 2013 and was chairman of the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2011.</i><p>There is a fundamental weakness in the position of those who insist that the only way to deal with …

What Trump and Sanders' Success Says about the Fate of Capitalism

Is capitalism broken? If so, can it be fixed?<p>Amid the name-calling and juvenile distractions, these have been among the most pressing questions of …

Why Hillary Clinton Can't Win In 2016

Let’s say Hillary Clinton escapes from Nevada with a win – certainly not the guarantee it once seemed.<p>Here’s what the press will kick around until next Saturday and South Carolina’s Democratic primary:<p>1) As in Iowa and New Hampshire, she squandered a large lead.<p>2) Unlike Bernie Sanders, she’s …