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Invest In a Quality Tire Gauge Already

Pen-style tire gauges will provide a reading but it's not always the most accurate. Check out these options for maintaining proper tire pressure.<p>Maintaining proper tire pressure is key to saving fuel and maximizing your miles-per-gallon. It also prevents uneven tire wear, and your car will perform …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." …

Self-improvement

2017 BMW Z2 Rendered

Shocking, raw, full-frontal drivery.<p><b>What It Is</b><i>:</i>A possible two-seat roadster, and the most attractive variation of BMW's new compact platform by far. Lightweight and compact, it will aim to deliver agile dynamics and, unlike the Z4, it will feature a fabric top. There's one bitter pill BMW …

Tax-Refund Travel Deals for 2014

This year's average tax refund is about $3,000 so far, according to <i>USA Today</i>. Lucky recipients of the coveted U.S. Treasury check will find some good travel deals to fit budgets both big and small for trips they can take throughout the rest of the year.<p><b>$250 and less:</b><p>Twenty-three miles of beaches …

Route 66: Leaving Chicago

I wanted a convertible—<p>—a red vintage convertible with shiny chrome rims and white leather seats. But the Enterprise at O’Hare didn’t have any of those.<p>“You wanna Impala?” The guy asked, but it was white—and I’m allergic to renting white cars. One day on the road and white cars start looking like …

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

The Dreamcast was the beginning, and the end, of the golden age of peripherals

The gaming industry used to be flooded with interesting peripherals. The era of the music game gave us piles of plastic instruments across two generations of consoles. PC gamers embraced racing wheels and flight sticks. Even NES gamers fell in love with the Advantage. The act of adding accessories …

The Golf R400 has 395 hp and will do 0-60 in less than 4 seconds

An ultimate Mk7 that's not a complete pipe dream.<p>Remember the zany Design Vision GTI concept from last year's Los Angeles Auto Show? Neat car, but there was no chance it would ever see production. The R400, on the other hand, is a much more production-friendly proposition—look past the carbon-fiber …

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Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Paper by 53 iPad App Updated – Adds Features for Its New Pencil Accessory

<b>Paper by 53</b>, the popular and award-winning drawing app, got an exciting new update at the start of this week. Version 1.5.0 brings a handful of new features that support the new Pencil accessory to be used with Paper by 53.<p>This app is touted as being ‘the easiest and most beautiful way to create on …

iPad Apps

The awakening of Android's sleeping giant: the Sony story

Sony was once an electronics giant. Combining innovation with quality enabled it to dominate the premium end of the market. In recent years, this worldwide conglomerate has had to look beyond electronics to find profit through its entertainment and financial services divisions. The electronics …

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The 2015 Ford Mustang wants to conquer the world

But can it conquer its competition?<p>"The Mustang is the essence of Ford on a good day." So says Ford global marketing vice president Jim Farley, who's in charge of the sixth-generationMustang. Whether he means this or it's a case of accidental honesty, he's exactly right. The Mustang is Ford, for …

Sports Cars

Sony PlayStation TV review: a PS Vita on your television

<i>Nearly one year after its launch in Japan, Sony is releasing the PS Vita TV — now clad in black and rechristened the PlayStation TV — in North America today, Tuesday October 14th, for $99.99. Read our original Vita TV review below.</i><p>The video games industry has recently been chattering in hushed …

Daily Inspiration #1617

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Special Edition 3DS XL Revealed

Sending the Year of Luigi off in style.<p>Nintendo has shipped an unannounced Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Special Edition 3DS XL to retailers, and the …

5 Smart Locks That Are Sure to "Secure" Holiday Shopping (list)

The traditional home key and lock system isn’t going any where, at least not any time soon. But now, thanks to crowd funding campaigns on Kickstarter …

Runtastic Releases A Pair Of Cycling Apps For Road And Mountain Bikers

When it comes to cardio, some people like to run. For those people, Runtastic is a great app. Now, however, Runtastic is expanding its reach with a …

The upcoming PS4 games for 2018 and beyond

With a wealth of games now added to the line-up from Sony's E3 showing, it's a hugely exciting time to own a PS4. And it feels like the console is …

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