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VW GTI Wolfsburg Edition concept debuts at Wörthersee

Faster and prettier than the GTI ... but mostly faster.<p>Making the trek to Austria's annual Wörthersee festival is somewhat of a righteous pilgrimage for the Volkswagen faithful. Here, personal pizza-sized honeycomb BBS wheels are worshiped. People know the difference in tartan seat patterns between …

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

It's Smart vs. Mustang, and you won't guess which one wheelstands

This Mustang gets a shock when the Smart leaps off the line.<p>There's nothing to hint at the fact that the Smart ForTwo lined up next to the late-model Mustang at this drag strip was anything but stock. But no normal Smart Car can do a wheelstand like this one, and no normal Smart Car can embarrass a …

Listen to the Volkswagen Golf R400 light off

The four-banger has growl.<p>Jason Cammisa just strapped testing equipment to a Mk7 Golf R; the numbers were good—better than the last Golf R by every measure—but the car left him a little cold. Maybe the R400 will be the car we want the 2015 Golf R to be.<p><b>READ THIS: The Golf R400 has 395 hp and will</b> …

How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …

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California's other wine countries

Everybody knows the justifiably famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you're looking to take the next step, venture into California’s less-famous wine regions, where family-owned wineries welcome novices and experts alike, and tasting fees are low to non-existent. Most of these well-hidden wine …

The world's best places to see autumn colours

The dog days of summer are over. But despite the chill in the air, there’s no need to be downhearted. Autumn is the most spectacular season, a last hurrah before the bitter winds of winter take hold.<p>Pull on your walking boots and head to one of these stunning destinations to witness glorious autumn …

Where To Go Next in Europe

<i>By: Jordan Simon</i><p>Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe - London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history and culture, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes at a cost, whether in inflated prices or jostling crowds of fellow tourists. Yet …

Apple iWatch to Launch in October With A Curved OLED Display (Rumor)

Apple iWatch has seen its fair share of rumors in the past few weeks. Yesterday, analyst Brian White of Canton Fitzgerald mentioned that Apple will …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Will Sell Prepaid Plans at Apple Stores to Boost iPhone Sales (Report)

According to a new report from 9to5Mac, Apple will soon introduce pre-paid and month-to-month plans at its retail stores to boost the sales of the …

John Oliver Goes Off On An Epic, Fact-Checked, Mic-Dropping Rant For 13 Minutes That You Need To See

Ok folks. This is your moment. Go to the FCC website. And say something. NICELY.<p>And then, in the spirit of freedom and dingos, you could share this. …

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