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Why U.S. retirees are waiting longer to claim Social Security

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Fewer Americans are asking Social Security to "show me the money" as soon as possible.<p>The share of workers claiming Social Security retirement benefits at the earliest possible date has plunged in recent years. That probably reflects growing public awareness of the higher annual …

The 20 Best Movies to Win Cannes' Top Prize

With the number of great Palme d'Or winners too large to count, it's worth looking back at the best of the best over Cannes' seven-decade history.<p>Today the Cannes Film Festival begins its 71st year, bringing filmmakers and film lovers from across the globe to one gorgeous seaside town for eleven …

As Xi Tightens His Grip on China, U.S. Sees Conflict Ahead

WASHINGTON — A few weeks after Stephen K. Bannon left the White House in August, he was invited to a dinner at the Council on Foreign Relations to discuss American policy toward China. With his unbridled China bashing and dark talk of a looming conflict in the Pacific, Mr. Bannon expected to be …

2017 BMW M2

The ultimate driving machine rises again.<p>Overall Rating:<p>BMW—maker of the self-proclaimed ultimate driving machines—returns to its roots with the track-tastic M2. Based on the superb 2-series, this wide-body hot-rod version of the little 2 coupe caters to hard-core enthusiasts who prefer max …

The 20 Cars We Want to Drive in 2018 (Updated with New Reviews)

Just a Few More To Go<p><i>This post has been updated with our latest reviews</i><p>From beginning to end, 2017 was filled with some extraordinarily exciting cars …

Aston Martin Vantage

2017 BMW M2

BMW's spunky little coupe dishes out the abuse . . . and takes a little in return.<p><b>WHAT WE LIKE:</b> The M2—the beating heart of BMW as a whole and the M division in particular—is a race car in want of a track, perfectly balanced whether the intent of a lap is minimum time or maximum yaw. The engine is …

2017 BMW X6 M

The M is for Mighty Quick.<p>When is an SUV not an SUV? That’s a question posed by the BMW X6 M, which has limited off-road capability and not much utility but a lifted ride height and extraordinary performance ability. Take a moment to let this sink in: The 567-hp X6 M’s 3.8-second zero-to-60-mph …

The World's Longest Hiking Trail is Finally, Officially Open

Nearly one year ago, we couldn't contain our excitement about The Great Trail coming to Canada. Now, exactly 11 months later, it's finally and …

Pictures of the Week 7.27.17

Porsche 911: a celebration

This Car Show Gloriously Celebrates Your '80s And '90s Dream Machines

Sometimes it’s not easy being an ’80s and ’90s car enthusiast. Many car shows still cut eligibility at 1973. Cars and Coffees often devolve into …

Why Proper Tire Pressure Matters

The old saying “where the rubber meets the road” usually means something will reach a critical point. Naturally the expression refers to automobile tires, since those crucial pieces of rubber are the only part of your car or truck that are supposed to make constant contact with the pavement. That’s …

Damper and Awe: 6 Types of Automotive Dampers Explained

Dampers are largely responsible for determining a car's driving character, so choosing the right one matters.<p>From the June 2017 issue<p>First, they’re called dampers, not shocks. And dampers, as any suspension engineer will tell you, get no respect. In fact, considered against the noisier, flashier, …

New Atlas

It was one of the biggest, splashiest camper van debuts of 2017, and now it's heading to highways and byways. Volkswagen's California XXL concept …

Printed Solar Tiles Are Thinner, Cheaper, and Easier to Use

Solar’s the Way to Go<p>Solar panels have become increasingly inexpensive in the past months. However, while a number of large-scale energy producers …

Steve McQueen Edition Porsche 911 R Auctioned for €515,200

The Steve McQueen Edition Porsche 911 R we recently reported on sold on Wednesday for a price of €515,200. 25% of the price above the R’s reserve …

Scientists developed this 9-question test to measure how sadistic you are

A fairly new field in personality research studies "misanthropic" traits: characteristics that lead people to hurt those around them for their own benefit. And psychologists have established a "dark triad" of harmful personality traits: narcissism, psychopathy (or a lack of empathy), and …

Psychology

This TVR Griffith For Sale Is Apparently US-Legal

For sale on eBay, this car is exactly 25-years-old this month.<p>English sports car maker TVR has never had much of a presence in the US, but thanks to NHTSA's 25-year import rule, that could change. Many of TVR's best, wackiest sports cars are now–or soon will be–25 years old, making them eligible …

These Are 14 of AMG's Most Interesting and Unusual Cars

AMG has applied its magic to nearly every type of car imaginable and the results are fascinating, if sometimes totally bizarre.<p>The cars that come from legendary Mercedes tuner AMG are some of our favorites in the world. AMG has applied its magic to nearly every type of car imaginable and the …

Mercedes-Benz Believes Killing Diesel Would Be 'Stupid'

While Renault is edging away from diesel engines, Mercedes-Benz says diesel-powered vehicles still have a future and that it would be “stupid” to …

Microsoft continues to make inroads in a premium PC market previously dominated by Apple

Apple has traditionally dominated the market for premium priced PCs, but it appears that pricier Windows are finally starting to make inroads into a …

Things to do in Vancouver with Kids - Family Travel Blog

40 Things to do in Vancouver with Kids<p>Vancouver and the surrounding Metro Vancouver area has hundreds of things to do for families. Situated in …

10 Spectacular Places in Canada to Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.<p>Canada will be a <i>hot</i> destination in 2017. Both The New York Times and Lonely Planet have ranked the country as the #1 place to visit this year, and Princess Kate and Prince William took a highly-publicized tour of the country in the fall.<p>Convinced …

Ridiculously thin diamond wires could help make tech tiny

Diamonds are a techie's best friend?<p>They might be when they're one ingredient in supersmall circuit boards that can cram more power into your future electronics and use up a lot less space.<p>Those circuit boards haven't been created yet, but the nanowires that could make them up have, by coating …

University of Toronto surpasses $2-billion mark in fundraising campaign

The University of Toronto has surpassed $2-billion in donations to its Boundless fundraising campaign in the last five years — and on Thursday raised its target to $2.4-billion. Though the number is unremarkable by American postsecondary campaign benchmarks, it's an anomaly in Canada.<p>Despite …

What's the Best New 911 You Can Buy Today?

What do we think about the Porsche 911? Depends on which one we're driving. We test five variants of the most famous sports car in the world.<p><b>SPORTS CARS ARE RARE THESE DAYS.</b> By the traditional definition—light and nimble, with feel and performance paramount—most carmakers don't even offer one. And …