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Analysis: Mercedes’ “Chicken” Commercial is a Pluckin’ Rip-Off – Feature

Just as it takes an engineering genius to create something as complex as Mercedes’ “Magic Body Control” (MBC) suspension, it also takes a marketing genius to explain it in a way that the common man can readily understand. Mercedes-Benz seemingly gets this. In its simplest terms, MBC uses a …

Cool Second Hand Cars That Are More Affordable Than You Think

It’s not that you <i>can’t</i> buy a new car, it’s just that you might not <i>want</i> to. Why dump a ton of money on a flashy new vehicle would you could spend less …

Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses

Savvy young immigrants discover the limited liability company as a way to work legally. Some even hire U.S. citizens.<p>September 14, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Carla Chavarria of Phoenix can't drive in Arizona because she entered… (Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles…)<p>PHOENIX — At just 20 years of age, Carla …

Top 10: Proven Ways To Flatter Your Face

June 4, 2013<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Everybody has a favorite facial feature. By the same token, it's natural to have features you'd like to downplay.<p>We've put together a list of the top 10 ways you can flatter your face, either by emphasizing what you already love or by minimizing the parts about which you're …

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The Most Significant Colognes Of The Past 5 Decades

Notwithstanding the influence of <i>Mad Men</i>, 50 years ago men dressed differently, drank differently, talked differently and, yes, smelled differently. And while we don’t recommend cologne as as a tool to study history with, we do recommend wearing it on occasion — and knowing something about the …

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Friction in the gears of Samsung's Galaxy Gear

Enter the Galaxy Gear. Samsung is raising the bar for what a smartwatch can be, aiming for functionality closer to that of Google Glass. You can answer phone calls, control Galaxy Gear with your voice, take pictures, and share content -- just like you would on a smartphone, but you don't have to …

Six Stealthy Energy Hogs: Are They Lurking in Your Home?

These six surprising energy hogs eat up more than their fair share of household power—and many homeowners don't realize their costs.<p><b>Does your smartphone use more energy than a refrigerator? A recent report by the Digital Power Group claimed that an average iPhone uses more juice for battery</b> …

2013 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Still among the best at mixing fun and frugality.<p>TESTED<p>It wasn’t long ago that “fuel-conscious car” was essentially synonymous with “totally unfun, super-tiny penalty box.” There were exceptions, of course—Honda’s CRX and Volkswagen’s TDI offerings among them—but buyers looking to combine driving …

14-Month-Old Toddler Buys Car on eBay While Playing With Dad's Phone

Like many toddlers, 14-month-old Sorella Stoute enjoys playing with her dad's smartphone. What's not to like? An interactive screen, bright colors, …

Best Samsung Galaxy S4 Cases

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the most highly anticipated devices of the year, and it’s probably one of the more expensive ones out there, especially if you pay for it outright. Most people like to protect their investments, and in this context, you do that by purchasing a case.<p>Now, there are a …

How Novice Runners Should Start Training for Maximum Results

Most running novices plot their early runs in terms of distance. "I used to be able to run X distance in high school; I'm going to run that same …

Sex is the secret to looking younger, claims researcher

Regular sex could now be the key to looking up to seven years younger, a researcher claims.<p>Dr David Weeks, former head of old age psychology at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, said people need to be aware of the benefits of having a healthy sex life, particularly in their later years.<p>He said sex has …

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China's Domestic Debt In The Spotlight; Nearly $2 Trillion And Counting

The domestic debt owed by China’s municipalities is closing in on $2 trillion, according to a recent government audit of 36 local governments.<p>Last week, the National Audit Office (NAO) issued a new report that showed debt in the those 36 selected areas had grown 13% in the last three years. Moody's …

We take five of the fastest production SUVs for a spin, the result is both awesome and salutatory to fossil fuels. http://gear.gp/12ekLtx

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Stair-Rover

A longboard can be a great way to maneuver the city — lightweight, agile, nimble — but anything more than a stair or two presents a difficult …

Ask Engadget: best starter camera for an 11 year old?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Diego, who wants to give his son the gateway drug into photography. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a line at <b>ask [at]</b> …

Galaxy S4 torture tests include drops, water accidents, heat, electricity; Samsung reveals [video]

In a new video, Samsung shows us some of the torture its new devices go through before becoming official, including drops and impacts, water submersion, electricity, heat, humidity and dust. The Galaxy S4 is the star of the video below, in which Samsung explains how the tests were performed on the …

Why doesn’t Android have a built in “find lost phone” function? What are some alternatives?

You love your smartphone and the convenience it brings to your daily life, but having the latest and greatest comes at a cost: <i>you are a potential target for phone theft</i>. Luckily, there are plenty of mobile security solutions out there to help protect you and your data.<p>For iPhone owners, there are …

2013 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD vs. 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring, 2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD | Comparison Test | 

TESTED<p>Forgive this observation, but most modern compact SUVs have all the personality of an escalator. And they’re all pretty much the same escalator, as the genre has recently coalesced around a single approach. After years of experimentation that brought us everything from the Suzuki X-90 to the …

2013 Honda Civic Hybrid

Updated more quickly than it can reach highway speeds.<p>TESTED<p>The 2013 Honda Civic hybrid might not be quick, but its lightning-strike development sure was. After a fully redesigned Civic lineup debuted for 2012 to disappointment, Honda forced a speedy update down the pike. The fruit of its hurried …

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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG Optimus G Pro (video)

Simply put, Samsung dominates the smartphone world in terms of sales. The company sold 10 million Galaxy S4’s within a month, and this could quite possibly have to deal with its seemingly endless marketing budget. On the other side, we have LG, a company who hasn’t seen nearly as much success with …

A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …