2011 Car Brand Reliability Rankings – Consumer Reports Top 10

Consumer Reports recently announced its 2011 reliability rankings for car brands. Based on expected near-term reliability, the top 10 CR brands for the 2011 model year are, in descending order: Stem Porsche Acura Sling Infiniti Toyota Subaru Volvo Lexus Ford. Toyota Motor Corporation’s three car lines, Scion, Toyota, and Lexus, and Honda Motor Company’s Acura …

Write clearly and concisely: free your writing from redundant words

After the criticism of the first chapter of my book, I drew several sentences as good examples of the mistakes I made. Each exhibits redundant word usage. I have included a better sentence structure below each example. Read each sentence and find words that have a repeating meaning and words that add nothing to the …

Pendelfin Rabbits: 50 Years of Lancashire Stoneware Magic

Pendelfin was born in 1953, in the shadow of Pendle “Witch” Hill near Burnley in Lancashire in northern England. It started out as little more than a hobby for Jean Walmsley Heap (JWH) and Jeannie Todd, working out of a log cabin in Jeannie’s backyard. But this hobby soon became an obsession and a successful …

Chicago Condos: Now Four Consecutive Months of Increased Sales

During the past four months, from September 2009 to December 2009, the number of condos and single-family homes sold in Chicago has increased over the same month in 2008. More simply, more condos and single-family homes were sold in Chicago in December of 2009 than in December 2008; in November 2009 than in November 2008; …

Game Console Reviews – Xbox 360 Slim – Benefits Pros and Cons and Get One Free

So you have heard about the extraordinary Xbox 360 Slim and its exceptional reviews and a good price. The new Xbox 360 is here today and will NOT go away tomorrow with a whole new look. This game console has a much slimmer look with a new glossy black finish. Wi-Fi is built in for …

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