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Food-themed hotels are popping up around the world — and travelers are gobbling them up

There's nothing weird about saying “You look so good I could just eat you up!” to a pillow when it's in the shape of a giant chocolate truffle, or to a wall when it's covered in images of supersized juicy berries — at least not in hotels where such novelties actually exist.<p>"A growing number of …

10 Mistakes Even Savvy Stock Investors Make.

Even experienced traders are not infallible. Three investing professionals share their insights on the most common mistakes investors make in the stock market.<p>Click here for the full story: 10 Mistakes Even Savvy Stock Investors Make

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An open letter to marketers on the brave new landscape of digital content

Dear holders of the purse strings (HOPS),<p>I think we can all admit that these are interesting times. A few examples:<p>Combined with evidence of …

Fisker Karma

Okay, so I may be going for some low-hanging fruit for my choice of Hooniverse Thanksgiving Turkey, but as I’m doing the cooking this year, you’ll …

Xcar weighs in on the green Range Rover

Saving the planet while still taking you anywhere you want to go.<p>Land Rover has been nothing short of astounding with the redesign of the newest Range Rover. The standard version is great, the new Range Rover Sport isnothing short of phenomenal, and now, Alex Goy from Xcar has set out to see how …

Daimler Seeks to Expand Tesla Cooperation

With the Model S selling strongly, the falcon-winged Model X crossover on the way, and a more affordable third-generation sedan in the works, Tesla seems to be in rude health, the stubborn state dealer associations blocking their factory-owned stores notwithstanding. But there was a time when the …

A Heartwarming And Heartbreaking Tale of A Car Collector

Every one of us has daydreamed about amassing a vast collection of cars that interest us. Today, we have an inspiring and cautionary tale of a man …

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

2014 BMW i3 First Drive

When Is A BMW Not A BMW?<p>We can only imagine the challenges BMW is going to have explaining the i3 electric vehicle to the world. It's got a new powertain (all-electric, with optional range extender), a new production method (carbon fiber reinforced plastic!), a new brand (the 'i' line) and a new …

Are EV Supercars Destined to Surpass Gas-Burners?

Performance EVs such as the Tesla Model S and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive are posting impressive 0 to 60 times. Will electric cars one day reach a level of raw speed that their gas-powered counterparts cannot match?<p><b>Consider this: It could be argued that we</b> have reached the limit on …

Mazda3 to showcase CNG, Hybrid versions in Tokyo

Mazda has made huge gains in its competitive set with the introduction of its Skyactiv technologies, and the Japanese automaker appears to have no plans on slowing down. While we're still waiting for the Mazda6 Skyactiv-D diesel to go on sale in the US, Mazda announced that it will debut new …

Name That Shifter, No. 149 - Feature

On Monday, we presented this week’s shifter and asked you to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence it came. One of the first commenters this week, Jeremy R., was also the first to correctly identify the shifter as a BMW Isetta’s stick. Jeremy will receive a Save the Manuals button and …

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Maria de Villota dead of natural causes

Officials cite natural causes.<p>Maria de Villota, former F1 test driver, was found dead in her hotel room at the Hotel Sevilla Congresso on Friday. The Associated Press reports de Villota was found early Friday morning, and local police say she died of natural causes. She was 33 years old.<p>Last year, …

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The Real Reason Tesla Is Still Alive (And Other Green Car Companies Aren't)

Say goodbye to another green car start-up. Vehicle Production Group, which planned to build thousands of wheelchair-accessible vans powered by natural gas, has called it quits. According to Bloomberg, the company ran out of money and couldn’t pay its 100 employees anymore.<p>Add VPG to the growing …