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  • 14 items – or less

    How a baggage disaster put me on the path to less stuff.

  • 10 cars that tell the story of America

    From Paul Ingrassia's book 'Engines of Change,' the author and car aficionado tells the story of America through automobiles.

  • Volkswagen buying motorcycle icon Ducati?

    Volkswagen's premium car division, Audi, is considering buying Ducati for its light-engine know-how, according to a report. But Volkswagen, Ducati are not commenting.

  • Clint Eastwood in Top 6 Super Bowl 2012 car commercials (+video)

    Sure, the New York Giants won the 2012 Super Bowl. But who won the battle of the Super Bowl car commercials?  NBC says advertisers paid an average of $3.5 million for a 30-second spot in this year's Super Bowl. Last year, Volkswagon was the biggest crowd pleaser with their Darth Vader "The Force" ad which got millions of views online before it debuted on TV. This year, the early favorite was Ferris Bueller (aka Matthew Broderick) hawking a Honda. But Chrysler's Halftime in America ad, starring Clint Eastwood, is what everyone is talking about now. Here's one viewer's take on the Top 6 Super Bowl car commercials for 2012. Which is your favorite?

  • Navigating L.A.'s freeways at 15 miles per hour

    A Volkswagon Beetle limps along as 18-wheelers blast past indignantly.
    09/23/2011 12:09 pm

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/26
  • In Pictures Bodacious VW Beetles
  • Editorial Board Blog Is Gandhi really in hell?

    Popular Christian pastor Rob Bell's provocative new book has evangelicals renewing an old debate about hell and salvation.
    03/09/2011 08:51 am

  • VW microbus: Will VW bring back '60s icon?

    VW microbus concept vehicle, updated with electric motor and iPad, is unveiled at Geneva Auto Show. But automaker won't confirm that new VW microbus will go into production.
    03/03/2011 08:15 am

  • Editorial Board Blog How history might really be made in Egypt

    Yes, the power of ideas such as freedom drives the protests in Egypt. But a surprise glitch might bring down Hosni Mubarak, as it did Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines.
    01/31/2011 04:49 pm

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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