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  • 01.jpg US News names its 'Best Cars for the Money'

    U.S. News & World Report Wednesday announced its annual Best Cars for the Money list on its Best Cars website.

    February 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • distracted-driving.jpg Risky things drivers do in their cars

    Everyone understands the risk of taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the steering wheel, says David Teater, senior director of transportation strategic initiatives for the National Safety Council. But most people don't appreciate the demands of driving on the parts of the brain involved in attention, planning and language, he says.

    February 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • You're doing it wrong: how to make better ramen

    The finer points of instant ramen preparation may be up for debate, but the noodle cakes and flavor packets bequeathed to the world by Momofuku Ando are un-mess-up-able.

    February 10, 2014

  • miracleonice.jpg VIDEO: Memorable moments from the Winter Olympics

    The Winter Olympics open today in Sochi, Russia, and seem poised to provide their share of indelible memories. Take a look back at some other memorable moments from past Games.

    February 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • What to read into nutrition labels on raw meat

    When you read a nutrition facts label for raw meat, is the fat content listed for raw or cooked weight? If it's the cooked weight, is the manufacturer assuming the meat is rare or well done?

    February 6, 2014

  • Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 1.36.23 PM.png 5 things you probably didn't know about the Sochi Olympics

    Even with heavy media coverage, there are still a few interesting (and weird) things you might not know about the upcoming Olympic games in Russia.

    February 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • 5 favorite 2014 Super Bowl ads

    Dozens of polls around the web tried to track the best ads of Super Bowl 2014, and while the results vary, there are a few that appear on most of the "best of" lists.

    February 3, 2014

  • 3 apps to help you get a better night's sleep

    With help from a few smartphone apps, you can look forward to a good night's rest and an even better morning.

    January 31, 2014

  • Don't let ice, snow damage your home

    The recent frigid weather has brought homeowners a host of problems. Many friends and neighbors (including me) have come home in freezing temperatures to an ice-jammed gutter or the dreaded sound of dripping water because of a burst pipe.

    January 30, 2014

  • Archaeologists unearth the tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian pharaoh

    Archaeologists from the University of Pennsylvania announced this month that they have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian pharaoh.

    January 29, 2014

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