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5 surprising cars that came with a manual transmission

According to data released by the consulting firm IHS Automotive, just ten percent of cars offered in North America are available with a manual transmission. Contrast that with 1980, when almost a third of all cars on sale in North America could be had with a clutch. And when Ferrari – whose alloy gated shifters were about the sexiest thing ever ...

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The Scary Truth About Packing and Moving in 72 Hours Flat

moving mess (Jodi Jacobson) In real estate, things often don’t turn out the way you’d expect. In this series, we take a look at how people’s real-life experiences differed from their expectations. I’m not going to say moving is fun. But there’s something to be said for a long ramp up, when you have two months to thoughtfully declutter, carefully pack ...

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Wendy's says computer hack affected over 1,000 restaurants

Wendy’s restaurants is urging customers to check credit card statements after announcing hackers were able to steal customers’ credit and debit card information at 1,025 of its U.S. restaurants– far more than it originally thought. The hamburger chain said Thursday hackers were able to obtain card numbers, names, expiration dates and codes on the card, beginning in late fall. Some ...

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Luxe Chicago Penthouse Comes With Amazing Subterranean Gallery

Chicago penthouse exterior Chicago penthouse contemporary interior Bar in the subterranean Ferrari and Porsche gallery Vintage cars in the Chicago Penthouse with the subterranean gallery We’ve seen over-the-top penthouses, but the Collector’s Penthouse takes opulence to another level thanks to its subterranean element. This distinctive package deal in Chicago includes a 2,537-square-foot designer condo and a 2,700-square-foot underground showroom. Both ...

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2016 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport Test Drive

Luxury sedans blow. A least their engines do. Whether you’re talking turbochargers or superchargers, forced induction is the name of the game these days. All the European brands use it. Cadillac has a couple, as do Lexus and Lincoln. Acura is still a holdout, but its twin-turbo NSX supercar indicates that may soon change. The siren song of more efficient ...

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Cue the Swans: Here Comes the 'Father of the Bride' House for $2M

Father of the Bride home exterior A “Father of the Bride” house, though not the only “Father of the Bride” house, has hit the Alhambra, CA, market for just shy of $2 million. This classic Colonial was built in Southern California in 1925 and features four bedrooms, four bathrooms, formal dining room, walnut-paneled den, and center-island kitchen. Even if you’re ...

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