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Think You Have a Bad Roommate? Read This Nightmare Tale

bad-roommate ((c) mediaphotos) Think back: Who was the worst roommate you ever had? Was it the guy in your dorm who could sleep only if the stereo was blaring Dave Matthews Band? That girl you met at work who always ate your stash of Nutella? Now, let me tell you something: If that’s the worst you’ve got, you got nothin’. There’s ...

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Italian-Inspired Architectural Delight in Napa Valley Lists for $12.5M

3434WhiteSulphurSpringsRoadExterior 3434WhiteSulphurSpringsRoadOutdoorDining 3434WhiteSulphurSpringsRoadKitchen 3434WhiteSulphurSpringsRoadPool 3434WhiteSulphurSpringsRoadTower A year in Italy inspired the design of this custom compound — a collection of four structures — in St. Helena, CA. Located in the heart of Napa Valley’s wine country, this property is listed for $12.5 million. While it doesn’t have a vineyard or winery, the three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom property’s privacy makes it a rare ...

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Mariah Carey’s pre-wedding diet isn't that weird

How does a diva slim down before the big day? (AP) Mariah Carey, the super diva herself and star of “Glitter,” has reportedly been put on a very “strict” diet in preparation for her upcoming marriage to Aussie billionaire James Packer.  Carey reportedly wants to shed 20 pounds before she weds Packer in the Caribbean. But she’s currently on tour in ...

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Lincoln Navigator Concept charts new course for luxury SUV

Lincoln would like you to step aboard new SUV. Literally. The Lincoln Navigator Concept unveiled at the 2016 New York Auto Show has the attention-getting combination of giant gullwing doors and a three-step staircase to help you enter the high-riding truck. Fantastic flourishes aside, Lincoln says the concept is otherwise a good indicator of what the next-generation Navigator will look ...

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Ford Mustang lexicon you should know

1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (Hagerty) Like other groups that share a passion, Mustang enthusiasts have their own vocabulary. Here’s a small sample of the lexicon you may hear from other owners. Boss: The Boss 302 was introduced in 1969 to homologate the 302 cid Hi-Po engine for SCCA Trans-Am racing. The nameplate was revived in 2012. Boss 9: The Boss ...

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Don't Let Mortgage Pre-Approvals Sink Your Credit Score

There’s one thing we’ve hammered on about in the eternal quest for a smooth, trauma-free home search process: When you’re applying for a mortgage, you need to shop till you drop. Compare rates, compare terms, and never go with the first loan you find. OK, but there’s a catch: There’s a fine line between savvy shopping and overshopping. You see, ...

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