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Top 5 Valentine’s Date Ideas

Top 5 Valentine’s Date Ideas

There’s a number of different ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Some people like to go all-out with an expensive restaurant and movie tickets, while others prefer to stay in. Here are some Valentine’s date ideas (or everyday date ideas) if you haven’t already made your plans.   The Classic Fancy Dinner: There’s a reason this is such a popular option. There’s something charming about getting cleaned up, putting on nice clothes, and heading into town for a classy dinner for…

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What to Keep in Your Car This Winter for Warmth and Safety

What to Keep in Your Car This Winter for Warmth and Safety

For drivers, the winter months can be dangerous at worst and annoying at best, with snow and ice creating ominous road conditions and covering your windshield. Fortunately, there are ways to prepare, including the stocking up of various essentials inside your vehicle. You can prepare yourself by checking out this list of what to keep in your car in winter: First and foremost, get yourself a quality ice scraper, which will save you time when you first leave home. You…

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How to Use Apple CarPlay

How to Use Apple CarPlay

Texting and driving is one of the most serious safety hazards that we see on the road today. Apple is attempting to squash the epidemic one car at a time with Apple CarPlay. The idea is that it is safer to glance at this screen to access your phone than to try to search your phone while driving. To introduce you to the revolutionary new system, here is a guide on how to use Apple CarPlay. Instead of using a…

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How to Fix Car Dents

How to Fix Car Dents

Dents in your car are unavoidable. Whether you accidentally bump into something or a person opens their door into your car, you will have to fix a dent at some point. To save yourself some time and money, here’s advice on how to can fix car dents on your own. Use a Sink Plunger If what you have is just a small or medium-sized dent, then all you need to fix it is a normal cup-shaped plunger for sinks. Get…

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Cadillac Escala Concept Unveiled at Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Cadillac Escala Concept Unveiled at Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, a yearly event showcasing prewar and postwar cars as well as recent concept cars, took place on August 18th in Pebble Beach, California, where Cadillac unveiled its newest concept car. Introducing the next step in the evolution of the brand’s design, the Cadillac Escala Concept has left auto enthusiasts amazed. Escala is the Spanish word for “scale,” which is fitting for a car that is a full six inches longer than Cadillac’s current flagship sedan,…

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Reasons to Buy a Sports Car to Drive this Summer

Reasons to Buy a Sports Car to Drive this Summer

Everyone secretly wants to tear down the highway in a sports car at some point in their life, but is that reason enough to buy one? Actually, these cars aren’t as impractical as many people seem to think, so here are some great reasons to buy a sports car. Sports cars actually hold their value extremely well. Sports cars are the ones you still see people driving 50 years later, especially if they’re well-maintained. Classic Corvettes and Mustangs abound, so…

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Road Tripping to Amusement Parks

Road Tripping to Amusement Parks

If you live in Mansfield, Ohio, or the surrounding area, you know that every Ohioan’s favorite place to visit in the summer is Kings Island and Cedar Point. For most of us they aren’t more than a couple hours away, so it’s definitely worth the day trip to ride the epic rides these parks have to offer. Road tripping to your favorite amusement park is fun for the whole family! However, road tripping to amusement parks requires a different kind of…

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Cool Car Hacks You Can Actually Try at Home

Cool Car Hacks You Can Actually Try at Home

Car hacks, like life hacks, are MacGyver-esque ways of fixing or making things with resources you can generally find in your home. Instead of going out and finding expensive products for your car, try these out instead. Toothpaste, amazingly, makes a great headlight cleaner. If your headlights are getting cloudy, smear some toothpaste on a cloth and wipe them down. You can also use hair conditioner to buff your car after a wash. To cool your car off on a…

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Check Out These Guidelines for Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes This Season

Check Out These Guidelines for Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes This Season

While a pair of sunglasses will forever be a stylish accessory, they also serve a much higher purpose: protecting your eyes and the skin around your eyes from the sun’s harsh rays. So when you’re choosing sunglasses this year, it’s important to look for the right qualities. Here are some guidelines for sunglasses to get you started: A good pair of sunglasses should always offer 100 percent of both the sun’s UVA and UVB rays, protecting you from cataracts and…

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Don’t Forget to Rotate Your Tires!

Don’t Forget to Rotate Your Tires!

There are some vehicle maintenance steps that you simply can’t skip, no matter how much you dislike fiddling with your vehicle or taking it into the shop. One of those steps is remembering to rotate your tires. While this might sound silly or pointless (why not just wait until you need new tires?), it’s extremely important – and we’ll tell you why: Rotating your tires prevents them from wearing unevenly, which will help avoid blow-outs on the road. Uneven wear…

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