Life

RSS Feed

Placeholer image
Cars & Trucks

Auto News: Supercars, Robo-Taxis and Electricity

January 15, 2018. Roberto Cruz

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said the second-generation Tesla Roadster supercar was designed to give a “hardcore smack-down” to traditional gasoline-powered vehicles. Musk said the $200,000-plus Roadster is the fastest production car ever made. The electric automaker claims it can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds, leaving the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon’s…

Read
Cars & Trucks

What Difference Does a Drivetrain Make?

January 15, 2018. Roberto Cruz

Four-wheel drive. All-wheel drive. What does it all mean? Is either one worth the money? Here’s a brief explanation of what each type of drivetrain can do with a good set of tires. Front-Wheel Drive Most sedans have front-wheel drive because it’s cheaper to design and build. In this system, engine power is transferred to…

Read
Cars & Trucks

Own Your Next Test Drive With Advice From AAA’s Car Doctor

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

The typical 20- to 30-minute test drive doesn’t offer a ton of opportunity to gauge if a vehicle is right for you, but you can use it wisely.

Read
Cars & Trucks

Ask These Questions Before Buying a Car

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

Come prepared before making a decision at the dealership.

Read
Home

Wood Stoves vs. Pellet Stoves – Do You Know the Difference?

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

Pellet and wood stoves can be cost-effective ways of keeping your house warm. They can also be dangerous if not installed or maintained properly. And homeowners can face liability issues if they don’t have appropriate insurance coverage. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are considering an alternative heating source. Pellet…

Read
Cars & Trucks

AAA Offers Driving Training Classes in Rhode Island

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

There is a new option for driver training in Rhode Island. AAA Northeast now offers classroom instruction. Courses are held at the club’s new East Providence facility, at 10 River Road, which is just minutes from Interstate 195. Students receive instruction based on a 33-hour curriculum approved by the Community College of Rhode Island, as…

Read
Cars & Trucks

Driving the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

January 14, 2018. John Paul

If you are shopping for a mid-sized, three-row SUV, the Santa Fe is certainly one to consider.

Read
Home

DIY Paint Decorating Ideas

December 26, 2017. Ashley Richardson

Home decor doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming. See the difference a fresh coat could make with these paint decorating ideas.

Read
Placeholer image
Health & Fitness

Three Simple Ways to Boost Your Health in 2018

December 18, 2017. Christina Elston

New Year’s resolutions are fun, but your health is a year-round thing. So instead of breaking promises to yourself by mid-March, pick up three simple habits that will stick with you. Sleep Right “We’ve become a very sleep-deprived society,” said Dr. Lawrence Epstein, medical director of clinical sleep medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in…

Read
Technology

Polaroid Cameras Snapping Back Into Fashion

December 18, 2017. Cassandra Raposo

Millennials are infamously known as the instant gratification generation. Could that be why Polaroid-type cameras have made a resurgence? In November 2012, Fujifilm released the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8, a funky, chunky camera with a vintage selling point: It prints photos instantly, much like a classic Polaroid camera. And, just as instantly, it was on…

Read