2013 Chevy Volt range and fuel tank capacity

2013 Chevy Volt’s gas range is about 344 miles on a full tank. Electric only range will be about 38 miles giving you a total range of 382 miles. 2013 Chevy Volt’s MPG on gas only engine is about 37 MPG which means the new Volt will have a fuel tank with 9.3 gallons capacity. […]

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replace side marker on a BMW 740iL E38

I have a 2001 BMW 740iL. I already changed the tail light on it and wanted to put in new side markers as well. I was going to put up instructions with photos on how to do this but it literally took 60 seconds to finish it so I didn’t have time to take photos […]

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Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Here’s a super simple recipe for some omega-3 filled chocolate chia seed pudding. Chia seeds are apparently super healthy but we’re not hear to talk about that. Just Google it. This chocolate chia seed pudding is super tasty, raw, and is dairy free. Not to mention no sugar added. Also keep in mind it tastes […]

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Best Way to See Istanbul

What’s the best way to see Istanbul? With the Nostalgic Bosphorus Tour of course. Trust me I’ve done this tour numerous times. If you’ve never been to Istanbul, here are some related quick facts. Istanbul has land on both Europe and Asia and the slim body of water separating the two sides is called the […]

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how much lactase can I take?

I just read a whole bunch of articles on how much lactase you can take. The answer is “nobody knows”. The good thing is you can’t overdose on lactase and it doesn’t have any side effects. So take some lactase pills and if it doesn’t seem to work then take some more. If that doesn’t […]

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how to replace tail lights on a BMW E38 740iL

I bought these tail lights from Amazon for $95 for the pair which I thought was a deal I couldn’t pass. Yes they’re made in Taiwan but still… They are called Spyder Auto BMW E38 7-Series Red Clear Crystal Tail Lights. It came with two amber light bulbs in case your previous ones were clear […]

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Countries that require visa to enter Turkey

Here’s a photo I took in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport before passport control. U.S. passport holders are required to get a visa to enter Turkey. No application is required. Fly to Turkey and have $20 with you. As far as other countries you may have to get a visa depending on where you’re from. Getting a […]

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Turkish Airlines LAX to IST

I took Turkish Airlines from Los Angeles to Istanbul very recently. The flight was TK010 – a direct flight that takes a little more than 12 hours. Staff was really courteous and helpful – but I didn’t bug them for anything to start with. Food was better than what you get with most other airlines. […]

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Vitamin C recommended daily intake (dose) calculator

I made a Vitamin C recommended daily allowance calculator – let’s call it Vitamin C dosage calculator. The values here are based on U.S. governments Office of Dietary Supplements. For infants under the age 1, the values only represent adequate intake. Males and females are advised to take the same amount of vitamin C until […]

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Turkish Dry Beans Recipe (Kuru Fasulye)

Dry beans is probably one of the most common comfort food of Turkish cuisine. In Turkish it’s called “kuru fasulye”. It’s really easy to make as well. Couple things to remember before you start cooking Turkish style dry beans. First is that you also want to have some rice to go with it. You can’t […]

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