Everyone knows that we should change the filter in our home heating, ventilating and air conditioning system, or HVAC system. Actually, doing that may be something else altogether. It's all about the where, when and how of...Read more
Q: Aer Lingus canceled my recent flight from Dublin to Chicago after an extended delay. Initially, there was an issue with the plane, and then the delay had gone on so long that the flight crew could no longer fly.
The ...Read more
Dear Ms. Lank: My cousins bought their timeshare from a place called RCI. They are allowed to trade the timeshare for another one in any place where RCI has timeshares, including Hawaii. There is a $175 fee to trade.
Organization is an interior design's best friend. Unsurprisingly, human perception is almost entirely visual, so why not make visuals the best they can be? To be sure, organizing is not extremely interesting; it's up there...Read more
Q: Can you please tell me about my cabin air filter? I took my car in for an oil change and they tried to sell me a cabin filter. Which cars have these? How do they work? How often should they be replaced? Can I do it ...Read more
Q: Are there any cars that have a front bench seat anymore? I'm looking for a late-model used sedan that can accommodate six passengers. Do any of the auto manufacturers make any?
-- B.G., Burbank, Ill.
A: To the best of...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Taylor Swift has completed her shake-up in Beverly Hills, selling a Midcentury Modern-style home for $2.65 million. Earlier this year, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter sold another house on the same ...Read more
Question: I am reading your book “The Well-Behaved Child” and have a question that it doesn’t address. I am a single mom with children from two different fathers. One of my ex-husbands (my son’s father) and ...Read more
DETROIT -- Rebecca Lindland found herself sitting in the cockpit of a new SUV yelling at the dashboard while driving on a sunny Wednesday afternoon.
"I was in the car and it did not understand when I said, 'Call Mom.' It ...Read more
(UPI) A snorkeler in Ireland rescued a kitten trapped in a lock chamber on the bank of a river.
The Athlone Sub Aqua Club said member Jonathon Canavan was snorkeling this week in the town of Athlone when he spotted a pair...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In an era when you can find almost anything you want to know online about real estate -- the estimated market value of a house, the rankings of neighborhood schools, crime rates, walkability and much more -- ...Read more
This light vegetable dish features toasted walnuts and fennel. Fennel gives this dish an anise or licorice flavor. It's a large white bulb with celerylike stems and green, feathery leaves. The leaves and fennel seeds add ...Read more
For a different take on a classic snack, try these coated peanuts from Planters. Crispy, spicy shells make a satisfying, flavorful crunch. With a variety of sweet and savory options, these peanuts make an excellent, health...Read more
CHICAGO -- To Cook a Ham is a short, paragraph-long recipe that was published in the Chicago Tribune on April 23, 1849. It may or may not be the first recipe printed in the newspaper -- the online historical database goes ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- There's no doubt in Richard Lam's mind: When he takes the wheel of his Tesla Model 3, he'll be thrilled with it. "I hear that owners, once they get their cars, are very happy," said Lam, 31, an electrical ...Read more
A charcuterie and cheese platter, anyone? Maybe freshly made pasta or sushi, dishes crafted from what's in season locally?
"The Orlando food scene has been evolving so quickly, with so many good chefs moving here," said ...Read more
Not an SUV, but determinedly SUV-adjacent, the 2018 Nissan Kicks is a testament to the elasticity of consumer opinion and a preview of the small car of the future.
The Kicks is most accurately described as a compact ...Read more
Car entrapment happens more often and more easily than most people think and it can be deadly. That's why it is crucial to know how to escape.
Even a parked car poses many safety risks, said Byron Bloch, an auto safety ...Read more
Even Bay Area tech workers blame a lot of their problems on housing. The region's sky-high rents and home prices are exacerbating their commutes, forcing their paychecks to stretch thinner, and, according to a new survey -...Read more
Previous generations, retiring with defined-benefit pension plans provided by employers, seldom concerned themselves with the investments that secured those plans. That was the employer's problem -- except when the ...Read more
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