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How to wash your car properly to protect the paint – and add value

It used to be the weekend ritual – as much a part of the routine as mowing the lawn and a Sunday roast. Now washing the car has virtually disappeared off our driveways - consigned to the metal dustbin of nostalgia with Chopper bikes and glass milk bottles.<p>Back in the Seventies and Eighties, …

Land Rover

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

2018 Toyota 4Runner: Release date, prices, features, and specs

The 2018 Toyota 4Runner, now in its 34th year and in the 10th year of the fifth generation, is something of an enigma. The smallest, least expensive, …

Off-roading

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 4 Exercises To Boost Your Creativity

We can’t choose to turn creativity on or off, but we can do our best to help our brains get unstuck.<p>Steve Jobs famously said that creativity is just connecting things. But anyone facing a creative block knows it’s a lot harder than grabbing ideas out of thin air.<p>Creativity is a complex process. …

Creativity

Stanford analyzed 292 retirement strategies, says this one is best

When you're ready to retire, how can you be sure you'll have enough money to last? And what's the best way to withdraw your savings over the …

Stock Market Volatility: 5 Moves to Keep Your Investments on Track

Stocks are proving again just how volatile the market has become.<p>The Dow fell 335.6 points Monday—marking a decline of about 7.5 percent since its …

Stock Markets

Why I Took An Adult Gap Year

TAKING a break is something of a pattern in my life. I have always had a fear of being too tied down, too defined by something. Travel has been my …

British Columbia

What to Stream This Weekend

Five films that feature performers in breakout roles.<p><i>Each week, Richard Brody picks a classic film, a modern film, an independent film, a foreign film, and a documentary for online viewing.</i><p>“Badlands”<p>To this day, Terrence Malick has a way with actors (see, for instance, the murmurs that Patti Smith …

Audrey Hepburn

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

Exercise

Swamp Things: More Than 50% of President Trump’s Nominees Have Ties to the Industries They’re Supposed to Regulate

The president has turned federal agencies over to the very CEOs, lobbyists, and lawyers whom they are supposed to regulate.<p>In August 2016, energy …

Stanley Kubrick’s Right-Hand Man Speaks: The Personal Toll of Working With a Genius

Leon Vitali’s career spent working alongside Stanley Kubrick is a case study of both selfless devotion and self-destructive mania. He wouldn’t have …

Stanley Kubrick

Here's Your Chance to Buy One of Ferrari's Best Grand Tourers

There are a lot of great old Ferraris. Here's why you want this one.<p>As far as 1960s Ferrari road cars go, well-off collectors trip over themselves for the chance to buy 250 SWBs and 275 GTB/4s. And for good reason. They're beautiful sporty grand tourers equipped with some of the finest engines of …

2 Great Ways to Move Images Between Photoshop & Lightroom for Quick & Easy Editing (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson at Tutvid is one of our go-to sources for quick and easy editing tutorials, and in the instructional video below he discusses two …

How to tell if you've got the right financial advisor

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I have met with a financial advisor, but he wants every investment to go through him. Although he is an advisor, he works for a company and wants me to buy their products. I'm a little resistant about this. What's your advice?<p><b>Answer:</b> Anyone can call himself or herself a financial advisor …

How I figured out I was dating a drug dealer

There's a picture of me from that night — with a giant panda head on. I should have known then what I was in for, but that's half the fun — or torture — of growing up, isn't it? The not knowing what we know now; the hindsight is 20/20 and all that.<p>I met him at Finn McCool's on Main Street in Santa …

Real Estate

Reality Is Not What It Seems by Carlo Rovelli review – physics versus certainty

The author of the million-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics rails against Richard Dawkins and the science-arts split<p>Carlo Rovelli’s slim poetic meditation <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</i> managed to clarify the troubling uncertainties of Einsteinian relativity, quantum theory and other physical …

Shades of Grey

Inspect the woodwork in a spellbinding Pasadena Craftsman house

Jan. 18, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>L.A. County<p><b>Why</b>: Pasadena's Gamble House, open for tours Thursdays-Sundays, might be the ultimate California Craftsman house.<p><b>What:</b> Check out the leaded glass of the front door (it forms an oak tree), the detailed woodwork at the interior stairs, the dim, becalming feel of its …

How to fight back when an insurer denies your healthcare claim

Insurance companies are playing the odds, patient advocates say. They're counting on people not having the stamina to challenge every denied claim, even when there's a valid medical reason for a drug or treatment being covered.<p>"It's intimidating," said Betsy Imholz, special projects director for …

How to write a novel this year: 'I'm surprised at how much time I find'

It is liberating and terrifying to write whatever comes into my head. The following morning, I read over it: it’s full of cliches<p>• From being happier to quitting sugar – how to achieve your goal<p>Ambition, people say, is an itch, begging to be realised. I’ve been intending to write a book for a …

Time I

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Personal Finance

40 Minutes of Lucid Dreaming

There was a time a few years back when I couldn’t sleep more than four hours a night. I would stay up thinking about work and relationships and …

Gene Wilder and Gilda Radner: A Story of Love, Cancer, and Laughter

At an event at Gilda’s Club in New York City, Mandy Patinkin and others recalled Gene Wilder’s passionate fight to create a lasting, practical legacy.<p>…

Comedians

Airfare hacks: 5 ways to fly for less | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — This article was originally published in September 2016.<p>(CNN) — Frequent fliers know that in the competitive world of modern airlines, it takes a skilled player to spot the good deals among the gimmicks.<p>In this episode of Business Traveller, we meet with bloggers and aviation …

Flying

This retiree became a globe-trotting nomad at 58

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>I was at a lecture a few years ago where the speaker casually mentioned that most members …

Baby Boomers

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

<i>This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Rafaela Tijerina first met <i>la</i> …

It’s not the economy, stupid! How Trump succeeds by saying what many voters think

Trump has exposed a rhetorical and cultural divide between the angry and the civil<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>One of the things you can’t help but notice is that in this time of great economic despair, Donald Trump isn’t running on how he will improve the economy. He barely …

Society

How to Fix Common Compost Problems

Compost is the foundation to a thriving garden. The trouble is, few of us have the perfect conditions to make ideal compost every time. We’ll look at …

Fossil Fuels

Mike Pence and Donald Trump’s Gospel of Corporate Welfare

Jesus said, ‘Give to everyone who begs from you.’ Pence preaches cutting food stamps for the hungry when there is no work for many of them.<p>If you …

Donald Trump