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Who Owns Which Car Brands?

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions …

General Motors

How repair can inspire creativity and help save the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> We all know there's far too much waste in the world.<p>Every year, we create 2 billion tons of waste, and 99% of the things we buy don't make it past six months. Around 1 billion mobile phones and 300 million computers are put into production annually, and 60% of these devices end up in …

Repairs

Three Positions You Need To Maximize Your Distance

With the driver, golfers have such an instinct to smash the ball, they sometimes forget about getting in position so they can. Short, fast backswings with no windup lead to weak downswings. You can't hit the ball with power if you don't set it up going back.<p>Let's look at three checkpoints in this …

Golf

'Like a Soviet-type economy': GOP free traders unload on Trump

The president's $12 billion farm bailout gets an ugly reception among many Republicans in Congress.<p>President Donald Trump’s bailout for the ag industry is driving his many Republican trade critics to exasperation.<p>Pro-free trade Republicans were already furious with Trump's escalation of tariffs …

Republicans

Donald Trump Tells Kansas City Rally Everything They're Seeing Is A Lie

“Just remember, what you are seeing and what you are reading is not what’s happening,” Trump said.<p>Donald Trump is doing anything he can to hold on to his base ― even employing propaganda tricks straight out of <i>1984</i>.<p>On Tuesday, the President spoke at a Veterans of Foreign Wars gathering in Kansas …

Donald Trump

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

You just aren't smart enough to understand what Donald Trump was doing with Vladimir Putin

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just hours removed from attempting to clean up his disastrous performance beside Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to make a startling claim: Smart people recognized that the summit -- and the press conference …

Donald Trump

A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid

When it comes to landing new business or a job, it's cool to be a grammar nerd.<p>President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little …

You'll Never Guess Why These Books Were Banned

As long as books have existed, there have been people trying to stop people from reading them. And though the practice is widely condemned, it is …

The Next Big Crisis: Drinking Water

You might be looking at the next global crisis right now.<p>Because as easily as most people get a clean drink out of the tap, billions of people can't …

Can you spot a Photoshopped picture? Here are 9 ways to identify a fake photo

After defeating Arizona, the Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett led the team in a post-win victory dance in the locker room while a …

3 Tips for Public Speaking with Confidence, Even if You Don't Have Any

Channel your inner Sasha Fierce.<p>Find yourself in a cold sweat when standing in front of an audience? You're not alone. According to a Chapman University survey, public speaking remains one of America's top fears. Public speaking is a difficult process and skill for many to master.<p>Even the most …

How To Do A Trial Run Before Relocating In Retirement

<b>By Rich Ramassini, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Many American workers dream of punching out for the final time, packing their suitcase, hopping on a plane and permanently relocating to a new city or even state in retirement.<p>What those retirees probably don’t anticipate are the variables and unexpected …

Retirement

Butch Harmon's Simple Setup Tips Will Eliminate Chunks Or Skulls

Forget the swing. It's all about the setup<p>When I get students who complain about poor chipping, here's where I go first: How far are they standing from the ball? If you're more than a foot away, you're adding variables that just aren't necessary. The biggest issue is, the club will tend to swing …

What a $500,000 Home Looks Like in 25 Major Cities Across America

The cost per square foot for homes can vary drastically from city to city.<p>Space is hard to come by in some of America’s most popular housing …

The Best Trail Shoes of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

14 Best Road Trip Gadgets

7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Financial Adviser

It pays to know the difference between the financial professionals offering to help you with your investment and retirement decisions before you make …

Everything Worth Knowing About ... Creativity

<i>(The solutions to the creativity tests from p. 51 in the print edition can be found at the bottom of this article.)</i><p>Original, useful, surprising — …

7 Things Medicare Doesn't Cover

Medicare Part A and Part B, also known as Original Medicare or Traditional Medicare, cover a large portion of your medical expenses after you turn …

Health Care

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

Our favorite car tech and luxury features of 2018

I’m a Car Salesman—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

The smell of a new car is great. The process of buying a new car? Not so great. Here are some expert tactics to give you a leg up on fast-talking …

The Foolproof Trick for Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Poaching is arguably the most difficult—or at least, the most intimidating—method of cooking a gloriously oozy-yolked egg. There’s a lot to consider …

The 10 Amazon Prime Perks That Will Save You Hundreds Every Year

Prime comes with more benefits than just expedited shipping and streaming services. We're talking free food, cash back, and secret products. You — and your bank account — can thank us later.<p>FREE SAMPLE BOXES<p>You can buy and try mini versions of some of Amazon's most popular products. Whatever you …

Shopping

The evolutionary paradox of homosexuality

Being gay no longer holds the stigma it once did, but in evolution, why does a non-reproductive trait persist?<p>In 1913 George Levick, an explorer, …

The 42 Biggest Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything

In a homage to 'Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,' two physicists explain the biggest unknowns in science. I’ve summed them up as a tweetstorm.<p>In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams’ classic irreverent tour through the universe, a supercomputer named Deep Thought discovers the answer to …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

Consciousness

How Much Protein Do You Need to Be Healthy?

Smoothies, shakes, supplements: There's no shortage of products that come with promises to boost your protein intake. But do you really need that …

Tales from the bar - a tour of London's 'great pubs'

<b>Giant oak wine barrels sit above the bar of the Cittie of Yorke in Holborn - which is more reminiscent of a great hall in a Tudor mansion than than a traditional pub.</b><p>The jury is out as to whether or not the massive casks were ever used as genuine storage vessels - or simply part of the inn's Tudor …