Matthew Hackert

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The Pros and Cons of Subsonic Cartridges

The label on the ammo box says subsonic, so this stuff won’t spook every deer in the county like your earth-shattering aught-six does, right? Well, …

Ammunition

Las Vegas Dining 101: A Guide for Eating and Drinking in Sin City

Table Of Contents (all h2's added automatically)<p>Las Vegas is full of restaurants to explore, new and old. Eater is here to guide you to the right spot for every situation, whether you need a reliable late-night restaurant, a swanky place to impress a date or the perfect restaurant for a business …

Texas

How to Bake the Best Bread With and Without a Bread Machine

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Nothing beats the comfort, taste and smell of fresh-baked bread. Unfortunately, making bread can be labor …

Baking

Gear Review: Camp Chef Smoke Pro BBQ Sear Box

For years I resisted the pellet-grill trend. No matter how hard my Traeger-loving buddies pushed, I always asserted that pellet grills weren’t <i>grills</i> …

Stop the whining! Make Apple EarPods play nice with Xbox One

Find out the fix for the annoying whining sound you hear when you use Apple EarPods with an Xbox One controller.<p>Other headphones play nice with the Xbox One, but if you have tried to use Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic with an Xbox One controller, it probably wasn't for long. Because if you …

Tech Trends

We find out how the JSPEC kit balances on- and off-road peformance.

JKS Jeep Wrangler TJ Suspension Review<p>The ’97 to ’06 Jeep Wrangler TJ is one of the most capable out-of-the-box 4x4s ever produced. With an enormous …

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A better sounding (and much cheaper) alternative to pricey sound bars

The Audiophiliac compares a $380 stereo audio system with one of the very best sound bars, and even he was surprised by what he heard.<p>Sound bars have come a long way, and some sound perfectly decent, as long as you <i>never</i> compare them to stereo or home theater speaker systems. Their performance …

Audiophile

2016 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2016 Toyota Prius Comparison

The World's Two Most Efficient Internal Combustion Cars: And Their Competing Paths to the Future<p>Sam Boyle is holding one gallon of regular-grade gasoline.<p>The color of apple juice, it has the hydrocarbon content of 98 tons of buried prehistoric plant matter. It’ll ping your credit card for about $3 …

Electric Vehicles

Hate your cable company? A superfast wireless Internet network is coming

A startup called Starry hopes to roll out a nationwide wireless broadband network to compete with local cable and phone companies.<p>Can your broadband connection be faster, cheaper and wholly wireless?<p>A startup called Starry thinks so and intends to take the place of your cable or phone company.<p>The …

Customer Service

GM stops Cruze sales for air bag issue, recall likely

General Motors has told dealers in the U.S. and Canada to stop selling 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes because of a potential defect in air bags made by beleaguered air bag supplier Takata.<p>"Certain vehicles may be equipped with a suspect driver's air bag inflator module that may have been assembled …

If You Want To Make A Lot Of Money, There's Really Just One Industry To Go Into

We recently discussed what kids entering college should consider majoring in given the state of the jobs market.<p>We may have made this unnecessarily complicated, because a chart we posted this morning shows the answer is really a no-brainer. There's really only one industry in which you're …

Top 10

15 Adventurous Things You Should Do Before You Die

Photo: Thinkstock<p>There are some adventures that are simply out of reach for most people. It reportedly cost space tourist Guy Laliberte $35 million …

Warren Buffett Reveals His No. 1 Investment Strategy That Anyone Can Follow

Warren Buffett has made his fortune by investing; his net worth stands at $53.5 billion, as estimated by Forbes, gained through a lifetime spent …

11 Ways Warren Buffett Lives Frugally

View Gallery<p>11 photos<p>Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com<p>Trying to build your savings, pay off debt and make the most of your money? You might want to …

How To Destroy Your Wealth In 7 Easy Steps

It’s common if you’re wealthy to worry about losing your fortune due to forces beyond your control, like market meltdowns or economic stagnation. But what many don’t realize is that their own behavior may be the root of significant losses. Here are 7 wealth-draining behaviors to avoid:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Chasing</b> …

10 Financial Commandments for Your 30s

After establishing a solid financial foundation in your 20s, use the next decade of your life to keep building and protecting your wealth.<p>Your …

Retirement

Prime Cuts: Slicing Open Corvette C7 and C6 Seats Reveals Big Improvements

Our blades tell the tale.<p>Adjustable Bolsters<p>At the push of a button, an air pump inflates these bladders to snug the foam against the occupant. The adjustable lumbar systems use similar inflatable-bag hardware.<p>Foam<p>The polyurethane foams in the new and old seats have a similar firmness, but the C7's …

Chevrolet Corvette

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Feds Demanded Pontiac Be Killed in Exchange for Bailout Money, Former GM Exec Says

When General Motors slayed half of its U.S. brands during the government-led bankruptcy in 2009, many wondered which geniuses decided to save Buick and GMC while killing Pontiac. Now, fresh from the uncensored lips of former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, we can blame the government.<p>Lutz, speaking at a …

Genius

The Big Test: 2013/2014 Hybrid and Diesel Sedans

Chevrolet Cruze 2.0TD vs.Honda Civic Hybrid vs. Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid vs.Volkswagen Jetta TDI<p>Do you obsess over how much energy your car’s engine creates, and worry about the fuel being destroyed for your driving pleasure? (Why are you reading this magazine?) Actually, one of …

Test Data

Poll: Cruze 2.0TD, Jetta TDI, Civic Hybrid, Prius, or Jetta Hybrid?

Polling

Siri 'Eyes Free' mode comes to six more Chevy cars

Apple's personal assistant is integrated into a handful of new vehicles, letting users make calls, text, and access their calendars with a voice activation button on the steering wheel.<p>Chevrolet integrated Apple's personal assistant Siri into two cars last year, and it's gone so well that the …

iPad Mini