Eric Peters: 2018 Jaguar F-Pace Diesel new car review

Eric Peters: 2018 Jaguar F-Pace Diesel new car review

By Eric Peters The snow leopard is a big cat, too. Like the jaguar – except it is built to deal with snow. So also the F-Pace, which is the snow leopard of Jaguars. It has more than twice the ground clearance (8.3 inches) of an XJ sedan or an F-Type coupe and comes standard with claw-the-road […]

Eric Peters: If you can’t beat ‘em . . . ban ‘em

Eric Peters: If you can’t beat ‘em . . . ban ‘em

By Eric Peters Since they can’t sell electric cars – not enough of them, anyhow – and not without subsidies so huge they amount to outright bribes – the solution appears to be to outlaw all cars except electric cars. This is no joke. There are IC engine No Go Zones in Germany and France. The Brits have just decreed a […]

Eric Peters: The kids don’t wrench

Eric Peters: The kids don’t wrench

By Eric Peters Working on cars has become part of America’s cultural past, like so many other things which used to define American culture. Which was, above all, a car culture. What you drove was very important and – especially for young guys – it was almost as important to know how it worked and to at least plausibly be able to work […]

Muriel Dobbin: ‘House of Spies’ book review

Muriel Dobbin: ‘House of Spies’ book review

HOUSE OF SPIES By Daniel Silva Harper, $28.99, 544 pages The deadly darkness of international terrorism pervades Daniel Silva’s latest harrowing plot. Mr. Silva specializes in real horror as he assembles a caste of terrorists and the sort of thing they can do at their worst. He has a writing style that takes no prisoners […]

Aram Bakshian Jr.: ‘What Happened’ book review

Aram Bakshian Jr.: ‘What Happened’ book review

WHAT HAPPENED By Hillary Rodham Clinton Simon & Schuster, $30, 494 pages There are plenty of snappy titles that Hillary Clinton might have chosen for her personal account of the 2016 presidential race. “Born to Lose,” “Running on Empty,” “The Sun Also Sets” and “What a Way to Go” all spring to mind. “What Happened” […]

Bob Garver: “American Assassin” movie review

Bob Garver: “American Assassin” movie review

By Bob Garver “American Assassin” stars Dylan O’Brien as CIA asset Mitch Rapp. The paperback-based Rapp is an action hero akin to Jack Ryan, Jack Reacher, Jason Bourne, and I’ll even throw James Bond in there. O’Brien is best known for the “Maze Runner” series, a teenagers-in-a-dystopian-future franchise akin to “The Hunger Games,” “Divergent,” and […]

Three great film adaptations of conservative novels

Three great film adaptations of conservative novels

After — during which time author Vince Flynn passed away — the popular counterterrorism agent Mitch Rapp finally made the leap from the pages of best-selling thrillers onto the big screen. Though many people were nervous at the idea that Hollywood was taking on the brutal novels — which include honest depictions of radical Islam […]

More evidence of water on Mars

More evidence of water on Mars

From Science Daily River deposits exist across the surface of Mars and record a surface environment from over 3.5 billion years ago that was able to support liquid water at the surface. A region of Mars named Aeolis Dorsa contains some of the most spectacular and densely packed river deposits seen on Mars. These deposits […]

Researchers have discovered how to program devices to dissolve electronics

Researchers have discovered how to program devices to dissolve electronics

From Freedom’s Phoenix (Natural News) A team of researchers from the University of Houston and China discovered a new type of electronic device that can be dissolved just by being exposed to water molecules in the atmosphere. The study was published in Science Advances. This model promised for environment-friendly disposable personal electronics and biomedical devices that dissolve within […]

Carmel-by-the-Sea provides a perfect, rustic weekend

Carmel-by-the-Sea provides a perfect, rustic weekend

From Travel Pulse One of the most beautiful collaborations between man and nature has to be the seaside bohemian artist village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Located just five miles south of Monterey, Carmel’s groves of live oaks, pines and Monterey Cypress meet the white silky sands of its pristine beach. What began as an artist colony that […]

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