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New York Village’s Seal, Widely Criticized as Racist, Has Been Changed

It endured national scrutiny and was derided by many as racist. Now, the official seal of Whitesboro, a village of about 3,700 in central New York, has been changed.<p>The emblem still depicts a wrestling match between the community’s founder and an Oneida Indian chief. But in the updated version, the …

This sub-$100 desktop PC fits in the palm of your hand

Imagine any and every display you come across can instantly become a full-blown desktop computer, whether it’s a PC monitor or an HDTV. Imagine not …

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Frank Lloyd Wright integrated architecture into nature at Fallingwater

Continuing our celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday this week, we're delving into the history of Fallingwater, the admired holiday home …

Mercedes-Benz details suite of active safety features coming to 2018 S-Class

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class ushers in refreshed looks, new powertrains, and a repackaged interior, but the changes go further than skin deep. …

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

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The 2017 Lincoln Continental Is the Return of the Real American Luxury Car

Lincoln brings back American luxury in a big way.<p><b>REGARDING JOHN MILTON'S</b> masterpiece, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, literary critic Samuel Johnson wrote, "None ever wished it longer than it is." One could not say the same thing about American luxury-car interiors of the past few decades. With a few livery-market …

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Final Rolls-Royce Phantom Sails into the Velvet Blue Yonder

The seventh-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has sailed off into history. After a life that has spanned the entire length of LeBron James’s NBA career and seen newborn babies age into their teenage years, the ultimate Rolls-Royce limo is finally ready for retirement. The craftsmen in Goodwood gave …

This $250 million house comes with its own car collection

America's most expensive house is currently on the market for $250 million, and it is truly a turn-key millionaire, or billionaire, set-up. According to CNBC, not only does the house come with a ridiculous number of rooms, space, and luxury amenities including a bowling alley and movie theater, but …

Luxury Lifestyle

2017 Lincoln Continental: The Car We've Been Begging Lincoln to Build

The new Continental is the most legit Lincoln sedan in decades.<p>Lawrence UlrichView Lawrence Ulrich's Articles<p>twitter.com/lawrenceulrich<p>Taking the …

How Lincoln returned from near death and restored Ford's luxury brand

Galhotra runs Lincoln, Ford's luxury brand. Since roughly 2013, the brand has been attempting to stage a comeback, with billions in funding from the mothership in Dearborn, Michigan.<p>Born in India, Galhotra — who has a degree in engineering from the University of Michigan — came to Ford in 1988 and …

How Lincoln returned from the brink of death and put Ford back on the luxury map

Galhotra runs Lincoln, Ford's luxury brand. Since roughly 2013, the brand has been attempting to stage a comeback, with billions in funding from the mothership in Dearborn, Michigan.<p>Born in India, Galhotra — who has a degree in engineering from the University of Michigan — came to Ford in 1988 and …

Cadillac’s future design highlighted in Escala concept

Execs provide their take on the concept<p>While not as outrageously styled as the previous Ciel and Elmiraj concept vehicles, the Cadillac Escala unveiled in Monterey, Calif., on Thursday will be the basis of future design for the brand, executives said.<p>“Cadillac has pushed bold, courageous design for …

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12 new uses for old smartphones and tablets

<b>From a home security system or fire alarm to a picture frame or dual monitor, there are many clever jobs your retired devices would love to have.</b><p>On …

Collector car on a budget – 1960 Custom Imperial fou

<i>Richard Douglas with sons Lloyd (L), Asa (C) and Zeb (R). Photos by author.</i><p>Richard Douglas is a big fan of our $5,000 Challenge series, as it drives …

Classic Cars

I Converted My Old Mercedes To Run on Vegetable Oil

Making a 1979 diesel run on a completely free, relatively ubiquitous, and only slightly smelly fuel source: used vegetable oil.<p>I was always a little uncomfortable with the ecological implications of car ownership, but when some friends began experimenting with running diesel vehicles on vegetable …

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2016 Lagonda Taraf by Aston Martin Driven on Ignition (W/Video)

Is the world’s most expensive sedan worth its $1 million price tag?<p>The new 2016 Lagonda Taraf by Aston Martin is the world’s most expensive four-door sedan. In fact, it’s the first sedan priced at $1 million. On the 150th episode of <i>Ignition</i>, Jonny Lieberman drives the limited-production Lagonda …

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2017 Lincoln Continental Reviews and Rating

2017 lincoln continental Model Overview<p>You’ll Like<p>Strong acceleration with the 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6<br>• Good ride and handling balance<br>• Luxuriously appointed interior<p>You Won’t Like<p>Can get pricey with options<br>• Brand image still lacking compared to established players<br>• Fuel economy with 3.0-liter engine<p>The …

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2016 Jaguar XJL V-6 AWD

The more things change, the more they stay the same.<p>Eight inches of blue screen glowed from the 2016 Jaguar XJL Portfolio V-6 AWD’s center stack. Instead of showing us navigation, radio, climate, or phone information, Jaguar’s all-new touchscreen infotainment system, dubbed InControl Touch Pro, did …

California woman gives up home to care for thousands of cats

PARLIER, Calif. (AP) — It started with a few kittens. But nearly a quarter century later, a California woman has transformed her 4,000-square-foot home into what's believed to be the largest no-cage cat sanctuary and adoption center in the U.S.<p>An estimated 24,000 cats have been saved by the …

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The Sad Lessons of the “Affluenza” Teen

In considering the lamentable chronicle of the “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch—which was positioned to be this year’s final tabloid preoccupation until Bill Cosby was charged with sexual assault—it’s been hard to know where to let one’s sense of appalled fascination come to rest. Should it be with …

2017 Lincoln Continental Interior Spied with Shiny Wood Trim

Say goodbye to much of the chrome you saw on the concept.<p>Thanks to our spy photographers, we now have a clear look at the interior of the new 2017 Lincoln Continental. It’s pretty much what we’d expect from Lincoln, and it’s much tamer than the interior we saw on the concept earlier this year.<p>The …

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Pixel, See? Why Google's latest tablet is (mostly) all it's cracked up to be

Since it was first announced in September, the Pixel C has confounded customers, if not the industry-at-large. Why isn’t Google releasing a new Nexus tablet, yet <i>is</i> releasing a Pixel tablet? The former goes hand in hand with Android, the latter with Chrome OS. To this day there exists confusion …

Unintended result: Gacy probe clears 11 unrelated cold cases

CHICAGO (AP) — His task was to solve a cruel mystery decades after a serial killer's death.<p>Sgt. Jason Moran's work began in a graveyard, his first stop in his quest to identify the eight unknown victims of John Wayne Gacy. More than 30 years had passed since Gacy had murdered 33 young men and …

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How We'd Spec It: 2016 Cadillac CT6

Cadillac’s new CT6 is an interesting proposition. The GM unit’s interim flagship sits above the CTS but ultimately will acquiesce its de facto slot at the top of the Cad pyramid to a true Mercedes-Benz S-class competitor. Price-wise, the newest Cadillac starts at $54,490 for a base, …

Amazon reveals its 2015 Black Friday deals

Why bother going outside on Black Friday when you can shop at home in your pajamas on Amazon? The online retail giant is giving us a sneak peak at its Black Friday deals today.<p>Included in the sale are several great buys, such as the $35 Fire tablet, $348 55-inch Roku smart TV and $99 Jawbone …

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We Test Tesla's New Autopilot Feature

Do you habitually dine while driving? Suffer from aggravated road-texting syndrome? Have yet to master Bluetooth communication skills? If so, you are a clinically distracted driver and a prime candidate for a Tesla Model S—now that the company has rolled out its new Autopilot feature.<p>As part of its …