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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…

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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…

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Health & Fitness

Motivating Tunes: Choosing the Perfect Workout Music

December 18, 2017. Cassandra Raposo

Picture this: You’re at the gym, getting some cardio done on a treadmill, when you happen to glance over at someone pumping iron ahead of you. He’s in great shape and shows no signs of stopping, which makes sense once you notice how focused he is. Then, you see his headphones. It makes you wonder…

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Food & Dining

Taste Africa With These Flavorful Dishes

December 18, 2017. Cassandra Raposo

Whether you’re looking to expand your palate or revisit a family favorite, this collection of recipes from the continent of Africa is sure to make your mouth water.

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Cars & Trucks

To New Beginnings and New Ways to Earn Your Trust

December 18, 2017. John Galvin

As we herald in the new year, we also begin a new chapter at AAA Northeast. After 37 years of dedicated service, Mark Shaw has retired as president and CEO. I am honored to have been selected as the club’s new president and CEO. One of the things I most look forward to is connecting…

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Cars & Trucks

Brittany Snow’s 2001 Acura RSX

December 18, 2017. Roberto Cruz

This award-winning Florida-born actress, singer and producer began her career on the CBS soap “Guiding Light.” Since then, she has appeared in hit films like “John Tucker Must Die,” “Hairspray” and “Pitch Perfect.” Watch her reprise the role of Barden Bellas co-captain Chloe Beale in “Pitch Perfect 3,” which is in theaters now. What was your…

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Cars & Trucks

Unreliable Cars, Artificial Intelligence and a New CUV

December 18, 2017. Roberto Cruz

The Tesla Model X and Cadillac Escalade have tied as the most unreliable cars on the market, according to a new study by Consumer Reports. The 2017 reliability report found that Model X owners experienced a large number of issues with body paint, hardware and climate control systems. Escalade owners noted issues with power equipment,…

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Cars & Trucks

Predicting 2018’s Most Important Car Technology

December 18, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Will 2018 bring a robot uprising led by artificially intelligent driverless cars bent on world domination? Probably not. But technology is changing cars faster than ever before. Look into a crystal ball with us as we explore technologies that could have the biggest impact on cars and trucks in 2018. Smartphone Integration Mobile apps like…

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Cars & Trucks

Taylor Kitsch’s 1991 Pontiac Firefly

December 18, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Canadian-born actor and model Taylor Kitsch has appeared in blockbuster films like “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “Battleship” and “John Carter.” He starred in the second season of the HBO series “True Detective” and scored his breakout role in the hit NBC series “Friday Night Lights.” Watch him portray Branch Davidians leader David Koresh in “Waco,” a…

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Cars & Trucks

Reviews of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and and 2018 BMW 530e

December 18, 2017. John Paul

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan $31,775 (Price as tested) | 4 cylinder, 184 hp | 21/27 mpg The all-new Tiguan has grown over the years to become one of the largest sport-utility vehicles in the segment. It comes in several trim levels and with front- or all-wheel drive. To put it in perspective, it’s 10 inches longer than…

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