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“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ~William Faulkner

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ~William Faulkner

“Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich…

“Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.”<p>Henry Miller, 1950.

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” 

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”<p>Jack Kerouac.

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”<p>-Samuel Beckett

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The Essential Heart-Healthy Food You May Be Missing

Fiber may not be the sexiest of nutrients—but packing more into your diet could save your ticker<p>Filling up on fiber may save your heart: The more total, insoluble, and fruit and vegetable fiber that you consume, the lower your risk of both coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease, a new UK …

This Diet Has Been Ranked #1 For Years—but Is It Worth Trying?

Among 39 other plans, the DASH diet has once again come out on top<p>You’ve probably declared some lofty weight loss resolutions for the upcoming year. Besides the gym, one of your most valuable weapons will be an easy-to-follow, effective nutrition plan. But with the host of popular diets available, …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

Aquamatix thinks it can solve the water crisis with the internet of things

There are companies trying to solve all sorts of data and application-development problems at our Structure: Europe LaunchPad competition next week, …

The BMW i8 is like a Volt on steroids

Six figures of technological fury.<p>The production 2014 BMW i8 has finally been unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show after years teasing. A Chevy Volt on steroids, the i8 is BMW's latest sports car and features pretty much every powertrain technology short of fuel cells or steam. Through the road all …

Top 10 debuts at Frankfurt

Nissan Rogue

The Continental: The Buzz and Impressions from Frankfurt

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i><p>Ah yes, Frankfurt again. This auto show is so large and sprawling you …

2013 Audi RS 5 Cabriolet First Test

A Heavy Dose of Natural Fun<p>Mother Nature was a busy lady during our time with the 2013 Audi RS 5 cabriolet. First she blasted most of California with a heat wave, erasing all excuses to not drive with the Audi‘s top down. Then she turned up the drama with an earthquake close to <i>Motor Trend</i> …

2014 Aston Martin Rapide S First Test

Be Still Our Beating Hearts, Still<p>Much has changed about the Aston Martin Rapide since it first graced the world’s roads back in 2010. For one, Aston is selling many fewer Rapides than it first envisioned. That’s most likely the reason Aston rapidly (tee-hee) rushed such a thorough refresh after …

2014 Mercedes Benz CLA45 AMG First Drive

Big News In Small Performance<p>I almost feel bad for any manufacturer that has a turbocharged four-cylinder-powered small car scheduled to be released within the next few years. Not only is the new 2014 Mercedes CLA45 AMG breaking new ground in small performance sedans, it will likely be the …

Top 10 Largest Engines in U.S.-Market Cars

View 32 Photos<p>As the new car market shifts towards small-displacement turbocharged engines, big, brutish engines are becoming rarer. Not only are humdrum midsize sedans downsizing their engines, supercars are too: The Ferrari 458 Italia has a 4.5-liter V-8, while the McLaren 12C has an even smaller …

2013 Range Rover Supercharged vs. Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG

Status Apparatus: A Shopping Suggestion for the Recently Drafted Athlete<p>Congratulations! You’ve just been picked 127th in the NFL/NBA/NHL draft! There’s a jersey and a big, fat contract with your name on it. Now then, how will you spend your newfound fortune and let everyone back home know that you …

2014 Mercedes-Benz S550 First Drive

Ruling the Ruling Class<p>Just outside of Paris, in the town of Sèvres, sits the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures. Inside, you’ll find two glass jars containing objects made from a mix of platinum and iridium alloys. One represents the meter, and the other the kilogram. Everything in the …

2013 BMW 335i xDrive First Test

Fast Runner With Slightly Clumsy Footwork<p>After glancing at the 2013 BMW 335i xDrive’s test results, it’s difficult not to think of the M3. True, the two serve completely different purposes, but the 335i’s 0-60 mph time of 4.4 seconds matches that of the most recent six-speed, manual-equipped M3 we …