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Cultivate joy: five things we learned at the All About Women festival

Cultivate joy: five things we learned at the All About Women festival

Lifestyle, LIFESTYLE
Cultivate joy: five things we learned at the All About Women festival Sparkly, colourfully clad women in the foyer downstairs encouraged people walking past to write down their insecurities and then shred or burn them, which was done with much giggling and whooping. It was a small moment, but it mirrored a sentiment we picked up a lot at this year’s All About Women festival – there was joy and celebration but underlying one could feel steely determination. Women would not put up with injustice and inequality anymore.The festival with panels, talks and live recordings of podcasts came in the wake of a global reawakening of feminism. The #MeToo movement was created by activist Tarana Burke in 2006 as a grassroots initiative to reach sexual assault survivors in underprivileged commun
Tesla secret Easter eggs revealed

Tesla secret Easter eggs revealed

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Tesla secret Easter eggs revealed With all of the exciting news constantly surrounding Tesla, sometimes the car's smaller details get lost in the mix. Tesla cars have a lot of fun Easter eggs like a Mario Kart simulation and holiday light show that can be activated inside the vehicle.Keep scrolling to see some of our favorite Tesla Easter Eggs: Tesla secret Easter eggs revealed - Business Insider  
Paul McCartney’s 1967 Lamborghini 400GT Up For Auction at Bonhams • Gear Patrol

Paul McCartney’s 1967 Lamborghini 400GT Up For Auction at Bonhams • Gear Patrol

Lifestyle, Lifestyle, LIFESTYLE
Paul McCartney's 1967 Lamborghini 400GT Up For Auction at Bonhams • Gear Patrol Lamborghini 400GTs don’t pop up very often, and there’s a good reason for that — only 247 were ever built. An even rarer find would be a right-hand-drive example, such as this one. But, what makes this particular 400GT even more special is that its first owner is none other than Sir Paul McCartney.The 400GT tends to get overshadowed by the likes of Lamborghini’s first car the 350GT and the legendary Miura, but the 2+2 Coupe deserves more love than it gets. If anything, as the Italian upstart’s second-ever car, the 400GT helped cement its credibility and place next to the mighty Ferrari. Autocar Magazine gave it rave reviews back in 1967, saying it was “better than all the equivalent exotic and home-bre
5 Residences with Big Garages

5 Residences with Big Garages

Lifestyle, Lifestyle, LIFESTYLE, Tips
5 Residences with Big Garages For car collectors and outdoor enthusiasts, having enough space to house your cars, boats, and outdoor toys is of the utmost importance. From Canada to Miami, we’ve found five exceptional properties that have large, dedicated spaces to maintain and showcase your collection all in one place.6501 South County Line Road (Burr Ridge, Illinois)A 22-car heated garage is the standout star of this 30,000-square-foot estate. The eight-bedroom property, located just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, also includes another 15,000 square feet of covered terraces. After attending to your automotive collection, retire to an imperial master suite that includes a custom walk-in dressing room and two separate showers. You can then enjoy a meal prepared from the exp

Madam Wheels launches for female luxury car buyers

LIFESTYLE, Technology
Madam Wheels launches for female luxury car buyers A new service for women buying luxury cars, dubbed Madam Wheels, has been launched on 2018 International Women’s Day.The service aims to match a woman’s needs or personality to their car, before facilitating an introduction to the relevant dealership, organising a test drive, and negotiating a final price on behalf of the buyer.Research has shown women are influential in making the buying decision in the luxury car world, whether it’s through their partner or entirely for themselves.The website also provides news, reviews and interviews about luxury cars. Today’s launch of Madam Wheels forms part of an International Women’s Day brunch at Maserati Melbourne. Madam Wheels launches for female luxury car buyers  
’25 per cent is a big number’ B.C. luxury car dealers brace for impact of new surtax

’25 per cent is a big number’ B.C. luxury car dealers brace for impact of new surtax

Featured, Financial, LIFESTYLE
'25 per cent is a big number': B.C. luxury car dealers brace for impact of new surtax'25 per cent is a big number': B.C. luxury car dealers brace for impact of new surtax - British Columbia - CBC News The mood in B.C.'s auto industry has soured in the wake of the NDP government doubling the surtax on luxury cars in its 2018 budget.Buyers shelling out more than $150,000 for a vehicle will pay 20 per cent in GST, also up from 10 per cent.  The NDP government — which first introduced a luxury car surtax in the '90s — says the revenue will "help pay for better services for British Columbians."  But high-end car dealers and industry observers are calling it a "punitive" tax in Canada's luxury-car mecca.  BMWs, Mercedes and Range Rovers are a common sight in Metro Vancouver, which boa
Driving Tips

Driving Tips

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Driving is the most common activity people do nowadays. With so many people on the road, we all have to abide by the law and stick to the road rules. This is good, but it you also need to be polite and friendly for a good driving experience..Driving on highways is more difficult these days because of the amount of cars on the road. This sheer volume of cars causes congestion which brings with it other problems. The easiest way to get the best out of the driving experience is by being courteous and polite.Let a driver through - if you see a driver indicating and moving ahead of you to change lanes, let them through. It won't affect your trip in any way and you will feel better knowing that no one will swerve in front of you. Stop at a pedestrian crossing - when you reach a pedestri...
Smart Reasons To Buy A Used Car

Smart Reasons To Buy A Used Car

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Whether you're a first-time car buyer or a seasoned veteran there's always the tough decision of deciding if you should go with a new or pre-owned vehicle for your next purchase. New cars have the latest style, tech features, low interest rates, and that much-loved new car smell but are they really the best choice for you and your budget? We're going to overview some used car wisdom and give you 4 great reasons to go pre-owned on your next car.1. They're Less ExpensiveLet's get the obvious out of the way - in most cases you're going to save money to buy your car used and probably quite a bit of money at that. Once you buy a brand-new car and take it around the block it's no longer new and that value drops quickly. According to Consumer Reports your car new car on average will be ...
Credit Cards for Summer Vacations

Credit Cards for Summer Vacations

Good Credit, LIFESTYLE, Tips, Travel
Summer is finally here, and so begins the season of long travel and family vacations. Approximately 52% of American families take at least one vacation between the months of May and August, which means that quite a bit of money is spent on both domestic and international travel.Unfortunately, traveling with only cash and checks in your wallet is not recommended. Whether you plan to rent cars, fly on airplanes or stay in hotels, travel is always easier if you have a credit card at your disposal. Even if you only use it for the big purchases - like rental cars and airlines - your travel experience will be much smoother if you have plastic.For one thing, plastic allow you to easily document each transaction. When you purchase an airline ticket, a record of that purchase is made with y...
Guide to Summer Health

Guide to Summer Health

Health & Beauty, Lifestyle, LIFESTYLE
What comes to mind when you envision summer? The resplendent blossoms of floral gardens? Perhaps the sweet fragrance of fresh cut grass? The first savory sip of that southern-cherished sun-brewed iced tea? Maybe it's the excitement of an impending beach vacation or a weekend camping expedition. Whatever the case, it's no secret that we love summer.I'd like to introduce to you, a different way of looking at health and weight loss in the summer. As of late, I've begun seeing summer as the Season of Enjoyment, because people are more inclined to get out and be active during the summer months. The biggest problem I've had with this in recent years is that I just didn't know what to get out and do! So instead of allowing my readers to sit inside and complain of boredom, as I've often done i...