Funny car driver at the Mack assembly plant

| December 15, 2012

Bob Tasca III's NHRA contending funny car is newly being sponsored by Mack -- here check out the hauling Pinnacle tractor the race team picked up this past week at Mack's customer center.

Choosing a sausage biscuit

| December 14, 2012

Sometimes, all you have time for is a quick, microwavable breakfast. Try these sausage biscuits to get the healthiest choices.

‘Talking to the Dead’

| December 14, 2012

If you want a crime thriller from the point of view of a mysterious and quirky young female British detective, "Talking to the Dead" is worth a listen.

Bluegrass jam breaks out at tiny Appalachian stop

| December 14, 2012

Maiden, N.C. truck stop offers gigantic portions of food. And on the weekend, stick around afterward for a toe-tapping good time.

Odd, but effective: Negotiate doctor visit prices

| December 13, 2012

Try negotiating the cost of your doctor visits.Insurance companies do it. There's no reason you shouldn't be able to.

Aromatherapy alarm clock

| December 12, 2012

The Hammacher Schlemmer peaceful progression wake up clock uses gradually increasing light, aromas and nature sounds to wake people up.

Trucking gift guide: What to give (or ask for) this gift-giving season

| December 10, 2012

Truckers may deliver the freight that becomes the nation’s Christmas presents, but they are not always the easiest ones to buy for on a gift list. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Health tip: Keep an exercise logbook

| December 10, 2012

Record what you eat and when you exercise.

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