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The rise of the frugal economy

In a famous 1937 essay, the economist Ronald Coase argued that the reason Western economies are organized like a pyramid, with a few large producers …

Jim Gordon Isn't The Hero Gotham Needs, Just The Idiot It Deserves

<i>Gotham</i> is getting worse. I don't mean the city; even though it has increased its Noble Cop quotient by +1 with Jim Gordon's arrival, it seems to be …

50 Ways To Organize Your Life After 50, Part 2

Baby Boomers,<p>In my last post, we started our list of 50 ways to organize your life. You can review themhere. They are easy techniques and extremely useful in making your life more productive. These included some of my favorite gems, such as:<p>1. Pinpoint Your Priorities<p>2. Focus on Most Important tasks<p>…

Mobile network Three to buy O2 in £10bn deal

Consumer experts warned that if the takeover went ahead, millions of mobile phone customers in the UK could face higher bills for calls and data<p>Asia’s richest man is poised to take control of the UK’s biggest mobile phone network, after Three announced it had started exclusive takeover talks with …

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New Sonos logo design pulses like a speaker when scrolled

Go ahead and give the page a wiggle. The pulsing effect you see, akin to a throbbing speaker, is the outcome of a new identity created for Sonos by Bruce Mau Design. It’s not clear if the illusion is intentional as it's never mentioned in the synopsis of work — if not, the moiré effect resembling …

Toyota Set To Take On Tesla With Its Own Electric Car

Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor Corp announced last week that it plans to introduce its all-new hydrogen car in the U.S. sometime next year. The car, which will be called Mirai, is an electric vehicle that uses a fuel cell instead of an electric battery for power. The fuel cell extracts energy …

Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8G officially introduced, RM120k

The Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8G, which we reported on last month, has now been officially introduced. The variant replaces the 2.0G in the model …

Toyota recalling select 2014 Camry and Avalon models

Toyota has announced a rather small voluntary recall, affecting 5,650 Avalon and Camry sedans from model year 2014. Both gas and hybrid models are included in the action.<p>This recall focuses on the left front lower suspension arm, which may have a bad bolt connecting it to the ball joint. If the car …

First Truck, First Toyota

Oct 31, 2014 at 9:40 AM<p>#1<p>TACOlorado [OP] <i>Member</i><p>Joined:Oct 28, 2014<p>Member:#141221<p>Messages:11<p>Gender:Male<p>Vehicle:2015 DC TRD Offroad V6<p>Hi all,<p>I just …

Hyper-Flared DUB Edition Toyota Yaris and Sienna Debut, Are Kinda Rad

DUB went for the cupcake and large-loaf ends of Toyota’s U.S. product lineup when it came to this year’s SEMA project cars. And they chose to travel the widebody route for both the Yaris and Sienna DUB Editions.<p>The wee Yaris, resplendent in its pearl-white/black livery, features a pair of Mr. …

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Forbidden Fruit: Toyota Esquire Hybrid Luxury Minivan

Car enthusiasts often pine after vehicles sold in other markets, but this "forbidden" fruit rarely comes in the form of a minivan.<p>The new Toyota …

New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News

Alamo Industrial has released an all-terrain industrial mower that looks like a mini tank. RidgeRunner is operated by a remote control that displays the travel speed, cutting height, hours of operation, and radio strength. It's designed for roadside maintenance and landscape grooming.<p>It's unveiled …

The 2015 Toyota 4Runner Wants Mud and Doesn’t Give a Damn

It lumbers against the tide<p>In a world of SUVs that’ve been softened by demand and suburban wusses, the 2015 Toyota 4Runner stands out. The Ford …

Toyota FJ Cruiser - Consumer Reports

2007-2014<p>2007 Redesign Year<p>The FJ Cruiser's styling is a contemporary echo of the rugged early FJ40 Land Cruisers from decades ago. While its …

Toyota Tacoma - Consumer Reports

2005-2015<p>2005 Redesign Year<p>Trim Shown: 2015 Access Cab<p>The Tacoma pickup truck has traditionally been a reliable, but hard-riding workhorse. It holds …

Toyota Corolla Prices, Reviews and New Model Information

Toyota 4Runner - Consumer Reports

2018<p>Trim Shown: 2018 SR5 4-door SUV 4WD Automatic<p>Road Test<p>/ 100<p>Predicted Reliability<p>/ 5<p>Predicted Owner Satisfaction<p>/ 5<p>Tough and ready to tackle …

Toyota Sequoia - Consumer Reports

2008-2017<p>2008 Redesign Year<p>Trim Shown: 2017 Limited/Platinum<p>Toyota's largest SUV was redesigned in 2008, again based on the Tundra pickup truck. …

Jony Ive says Apple Watch will include Fitbit-like silent alarm clock feature to wake you up

This past week, Apple design head Jony Ive spoke about a range of topics, including the Apple Watch, at San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art. Ive noted that the development of the Watch was more difficult than the iPhone because of the historical precedence of wrist-worn timepieces. In more …