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Used car market to be turned upside down by financing deals

The used car market could be revolutionised by personal contract plans, the financing deals that have driven sales of new vehicles to record levels, according to the boss of Britain’s biggest car dealer.<p>Trevor Finn, chief executive of Pendragon, says the way motorists buy second-hand cars is being …

Like a blood test, an oil test shows engine health

<b>Q: I have a 1973 Corvette with around 82,000 miles. That car is pretty correct and has not been modified. What besides an engine compression test will tell me when the engine is in need of restoration?</b><p><i>— Glenn M., Westchester, Ill.</i><p>A: The next time you have the oil changed, take a sample of the oil …

Ford Showing Off $400,000 GT At Chicago Auto Show

<b>(CBS)</b> — This is the final weekend of this year’s Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place, and possibly your only chance to see the new $400,000 Ford, …

Chicago Auto Show

7 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Self-Driving Cars

Source: Google.<p>News flash: You're living in the future. Semi-autonomous vehicles already park themselves, hit the brakes to avoid fender benders, keep themselves in the correct lane on the highway, and can even be summoned to their drivers. But fully autonomous cars will take all of that even …

Which cars get the most speeding tickets?

They’re more often known as babe magnets, speedsters, or my personal favorite, wheels on fire (am I really the only one who says that?), but some of …

Ferrari somehow magically turned a destroyed Enzo into a better-than-new car

The beautiful Ferrari Enzo painted in sparkling <i>Nero Daytona</i> that you're looking at above is basically indistinguishable from magic, because it used to look like this:<p><i>(Associated Press)</i><p>If you've been following the tech scene for long enough, this tragic scene may look familiar. It's the aftermath of …

Volkswagen Sold More Currywurst Than Cars in 2015

MAINZ, Germany — If anything can outsell a German car, then it must be the country’s favorite dish: currywurst. But who knew that Volkswagen also markets its own brand of the sausage and spicy ketchup snack?<p>The latest figures show that the automaker sold more than 7.2 million sausages in 2015, …

Nicklas Bendtner Fined by Wolfsburg for Picture Next to Wrong Brand of Car

Nicklas Bendtner has seemingly fallen foul of Wolfsburg's rules and picked up a fine for posing next to a Mercedes.<p>The Denmark striker's innocuous-looking Instagram picture did not please the club sponsors, Volkswagen.<p>Bendtner's post, above, suggested that he was on his way to another training …

Mercedes C63 AMG: car review

It looks like an ordinary four-door family saloon, but don’t be fooled: this new V8 Merc is one of the fastest cars you can buy<p><b>Price: £66,810</b> <b><br>Top speed: 155mph</b><b><br>0-62mph: 4 seconds</b><b><br>CO2 per km: 192g</b><b><br>MPG: 34.</b><b>5</b><p>Last month I went to a quiz night hosted by a motoring firm. It was quite intimidating brushing …

Alternative, Functional, Holistic, Integrative, Preventative Medicine: A Consumer Navigation

Recently, I have been in the throes of listening to one health summit after another. Starting last September I consumed three back to back summits on …

Health Care

Drinking Coffee Might Undo Liver Damage From Booze, Study Says

Let's take a moment to appreciate the hot brewed bean water that wakes us up each morning—that delicious conveyor of caffeine without which many of …

6 Reasons Why Diet Is More Important Than Exercise

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Regular Exercise Slows Down The Growth of Cancer in Mice

Is there anything exercise *can't* do?<p>Mice that run between 4 and 7 kilometres a night (that's 2.5 to 4.3 miles) are better able to fight off cancer, …

Tumors

3 Habits of Highly Muscular Legends

Guest Post By Luis DiazLooking back into the history of bodybuilding is fascinating. The men of the Golden Era of Bodybuildinghad way less …

Are Carbs Bad for You? What Eating Carbs Actually Does to Your Body

Thinking about carbs probably conjures up images of anything and everything you've been programmed to avoid: pasta, cookies, cake, bread. These foods …

Nutrition

These Breathing Techniques Will Change the Way You Exercise

We asked personal trainers for breathing hacks that will make exercise feel easier and work better<p>"I probably say this a thousand times in a day to …

Why rich people eat healthier

Since humans and other plant-eating animals have reason to consume a lot of broccoli, it has come to produce goitrin, a compound that tastes very bitter to people with a certain gene—which serves as a (meager) defense against getting eaten.<p>Other vegetables that come from the very same plant, …

20 kitchen techniques that guests taught us that we still use today

Over the last two decades, we've learned a lot of essential kitchen techniques from our guests. In celebration of our 600th episode, here are 20 …

Flavors

Soul Food Recipes

Collard greens, creamy grits, classic fried chicken and more—all of your southern favorites are covered here.

Almond Flour Recipes

From savory almond flour-crusted chicken piccata to sweet almond flour fudge brownies, here are Food & Wine's best almond flour recipes.

Recipes

Pistachio and Pine Nut-Crusted Halibut

• 6 halibut fillets, skinless and boneless (1 lb 14 oz/950 g)<br>• 2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 2 tbsp lemon juice<br>• 12 breakfast radishes, green leaves, and roots left on …

Blood Orange, Kalamata, and Red Onion Dip

This is one of my favorite ways to eat yogurt. Heaped with bright and juicy blood oranges, briny olives, and flecks of sharp red onion, it’s a …

Recipes

Jamaican Carrot Soup

The Jamaican version of the classic carrot soup boasts a variety of flavors that will entice every single one of your senses.

11 Gratin Recipes That Are ​*So*​ Upper-Crust

Potatoes don't own the gratin game: These hearty casseroles are made with some unexpected (but just as delicious) ingredients.<p>Potatoes don't own the gratin game. This collection of recipes is made with some surprising—but just as delicious!—ingredients.

To change the flavor and texture of homemade yogurt, use a different type of milk

Cheryl Sternman Rule, author of <i>Yogurt Culture</i> and founder of Team Yogurt, explains the differences between milk from cows, goats and sheep when it …

Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli Recipe

"This is my all-time favorite kick-back recipe on a Sunday night."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups broccoli<p>1 tablespoon salt<p>1 pound fettuccine pasta<p>1 (16 ounce) jar …

Chocolate-Chocolate Macarons

These light and rich chocolate sandwich cookies are stuffed with Nutella—does dessert get any better than this? <b>Slideshow:</b> More Gluten-Free Dessert …

Fresh-Squeezed Salty Dog Recipe

"Delicious fresh citrus plus gin!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 grapefruit, juiced<p>1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger gin<p>salt to taste<p>Directions<p>Shake together the grapefruit …

Houston Breakfast Week: The Recap

Another theme week has come and gone. We spent last week obsessing over breakfast, arguably the most important meal of the day, in a variety of ways, including maps, interviews, and photo series.<p>Have a look at what you missed including maps of where to find doughnuts, diners, breakfast tacos, …

Peanut Butter–Honey Banana Bread Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …