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These Are the Best and Worst Times to Buy a Used Car

Timing is everything.<p>In the market for a used car? According to a new study from iSeeCars.com, the winter and holiday season can be an excellent time to buy. Meanwhile, if it's spring or summer, you may want to see if you can hold off for a few months and wait for better deals.<p>The website analyzed …

Nine Tips Every Trackday First-Timer Needs to Know

Make this year the year that you hit the track.<p>It seems like yesterday, as Seger sings, but it was long ago. Fifteen years ago this April, I let the clutch out on my BMW 330i Sport and rolled out of pitlane onto a racetrack for the first time in my life. Having been driven out of professional BMX …

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1936 Film Explains Exactly How a Manual Transmission Works

Along with the actual wheels, the manual transmission is among the least-evolved components of a modern car. A brand-new 2015 model’s stick shift has a whole lot in common with the three-speed gearbox you’d find in a car built 70 years ago. While the technology may be abidingly familiar to us …

A Woman Will Appear On The $10 Bill, But Treasury Decision Is A Lukewarm Victory

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Wednesday that a woman will appear on the next redesign of the ten dollar bill, with the goal of putting the new note into circulation by 2020. While advocates for “breaking the paper ceiling” see the decision as a step in the right direction, it falls …

Heels, Toes, and Options

Heels, toes, and options.<p><i>Your shoes are tools. Use the right kicks for the job. No matter what your style, these are the best of the best.</i><p><b>Your steering wheel is made of wood.</b><p><b>1]</b> What apex? Boden's suede Driver is meant for leisurely jaunts. They're supremely comfortable and look killer with just …

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What Kind Of Customer Experience Are Millennials (Gen-Y) Looking For?

What kind of customer experience are millennials looking for? What kind of customer service, environment, and experience will encourage these young consumers to return again and again to your business?<p>Millennials, born 1980-2000 and also known as Gen-Y, are the biggest generation in history.<p>This, …

A New Idea For Colonizing Space: Send Our DNA, Assemble Ourselves Once We Get There

I mean, it’s just too hard to send actual humans, right?<p>It’s difficult to send people far into space. Why not send bacteria instead? That’s the simple foundation behind one decidedly out-there idea for sending humans to live on other planets in the future.<p>“Our best bet for space exploration could …

Get Ready Beer Fans, The Beer Brewing Kitchen Appliance Is On Its Way

If you’re like me, you’ve given some thought to the idea of brewing your own beer at home, but for one reason or another – the complicated nature of home brewing, a lack of space, or a spouse you’d like to stay married to – you’ve decided not to go down that route.<p>But now, there’s a new connected …

Medicare Patients Are First Casualty In Emerging Healthcare Revenue Battles

Whatever else you may need financially after age 65 ‒ as a patient, you will likely need a special Medicare calculator and a timer. Turns out both are needed to calculate the out-of-pocket costs for a hospital stay based on the number of “midnights” that elapse. That, in turn, plays a critical role …

1995–98 Porsche 911 Carrera Buyer’s Guide [Econo-Exotics]

Porsche’s version of the Goldilocks tale is the 993-generation 911, the one many Porschephiles agree that the company got just right. It’s an ideal blend of technology and classic 911 air-cooled heritage. Today, a naturally aspirated 993 is a fantastic way to score a legendary sports car for …

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