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You Can Now Rent a 650-HP Corvette Z06 From Hertz

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Renting a car can be glamorous or a total cluster, depending on whether you want it more for the experience or as a means to get somewhere for the lowest price. This new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 rental at Hertz leans toward the former, but don’t expect to get far—it has a cap at 75 miles per day before fees rack up.

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2 days ago
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Hello ditches my old friend...
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The 2019 Mazda Miata’s Extra Power Makes a Great Car Better

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The 2019 Mazda Miata isn’t completely revamped, but then again, it didn’t need that. Now, though, it is more powerful, more efficient, and basically just a tiny bump better. The car was already great, now it’s even more of a goddamn blast.

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4 days ago
yeeeeeeaaaaaaaahhhhhhh
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Dead: Nissan Juke

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Crossovers are all largely the same ambiguous blobby shapes these days, which is why it’s extra sad that the funky Nissan Juke is dead.

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16 days ago
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This is Jess's fault
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Ferret
15 days ago
How’s that?
lrwrp
15 days ago
I tried to talk her into getting one for YEARS and she refused.
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Wise Parenting Dos and Don’ts From 1886

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Editor’s note: The following excerpt comes from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms by Thomas Edie Hill, which was published in 1886.

What Parents Should Never Do

Never speak harshly to a child.

Never use disrespectful names.

Never use profane or vulgar words in the presence of a child.

Do not be so cold and austere as to drive your child from you.

Never misrepresent. If you falsify the child will learn to deceive also.

Never withhold praise when the child deserves it. Commendation is one of the sweetest pleasures of childhood.

Never waken your children before they have completed their natural slumbers in the morning. See that they retire early, and thus have the requisite time for sleep. Children require more sleep than older persons. The time will come soon enough when care and trouble will compel them to waken in the early morning. Let them sleep while they can.

Do not reproach a child for a mistake which was made with a good motive at the time. Freely forgive, wisely counsel, and the child will thus be taught that there is no danger in telling the truth.

Never give your children money indiscriminately to spend for their own use. However wealthy you may be, teach the child the value of money by requiring it to earn it in some manner. Commencing young, let the child perform simple duties requiring labor, which the parent may reward by pennies and very small sums. Let the child thus spend only money of its own earning. The boy who thus early learns by labor the value of a dollar knows how to accumulate the same in after-life, and how to save it.

Never demean yourself by getting angry and whipping a child. The very fact of your punishing in anger arouses the evil nature of the child. Some day the punishment thus inflicted will react upon yourself.

What Parents Should Do

Always speak in a pleasant voice.

Teach your children how to work; how to obtain a living by their own efforts. Teach them the nobility and the dignity of labor, that they may respect and honor the producer.

Explain the reason why. The child is a little walking interrogation point. To it all is new. Explain the reason. Your boy will some day repay this trouble by teaching some other child.

Teach your children the evil of secret vice, and the consequence of using tobacco and spirituous liquors; teach them to be temperate, orderly, punctual, prompt, truthful, neat, faithful, and honest.

Encourage your child to be careful of personal appearance; to return every tool to its place; to always pay debts promptly; to never shirk a duty; to do an equal share, and to always live up to an agreement.

Teach your children to confide in you by conference together. Tell them your plans, and sometimes ask their advice; they will thus open their hearts to you and will ask your advice.

Give your children your confidence in the affairs of your business. They will thus take interest, and become co-workers with you.

Teach your children those things which they will need when they become men and women. Think what a man and woman needs to know in order to be healthy, happy, prosperous, and successful, and teach them that.

The post Wise Parenting Dos and Don’ts From 1886 appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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How to Avoid Giant Hogweed, the Plant That Causes Severe Burns

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Do not touch this plant. If you get some of the sap on your skin, chemicals in the sap will attack the DNA in your skin cells and make you sensitive to the sun. So sensitive, in fact, that normal sun exposure can give you a blistering sunburn-like rash that takes weeks or months to go away.

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58 days ago
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Damn nature, you scary
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Here's Stephen Miller's Cell Phone Number, If You Need It

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The Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families has been credited primarily to the strenuous efforts of White House adviser Stephen Miller. Perhaps you would like to call him about it.

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