Want to drive the world’s most reliable car? Try a Toyota

Originally posted on Fortune:

Toyota is the most reliable car for the eighth year in a row, according to Consumer Reports’ annual ranking.

The company’s Toyota and Lexus models came in at the top of the list, which is based on a survey of subscribers.

The respondents were asked to report any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the previous year that that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime.

“Toyota has a strategy that emphasizes reliability over excitement,” Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports’ head of auto testing, told the Associated Press. “They take a conservative approach to redesign and roll out new features slowly.”

“The risk is they may not have the latest bells and whistles, but the reward is world class reliability,” he added.

Other Japanese brands including Mazda, Honda and Subaru also ranked inside the top ten. Audi was the highest non-Japanese car brand inside…

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Life At The Moment

It’s been a very long time since I wanted to blog anything. For a while I was into just playing around with WordPress, Tumblr, Twitter, etc, but then I got busy with school work and sort of had to put things on hold until I could get them squared away. I did just that and graduated high school last year in one piece. I did exceptionally well and had some memorable experiences.

As did all my fellow seniors last year, I applied to all the colleges I was interested in and began the tiresome process of completing applications and interviews. It wasn’t difficult for me to make all the phone calls, do the research, and arrange visits to the different campuses. What baffled me about these schools had yet to come.

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The Art of Brick LEGO® Exhibition (via theaustralien)

In a way I really do miss building with LEGO bricks. I don’t know, it’s sort of like the missing link to my now-passing childhood. It’s very interesting how these sort of toys hold a lot of memories in them. I have a feeling that I’ll probably buy one last set, just for nostalgia purposes.

The Art of Brick LEGO® Exhibition They say when you dream, dream big. Well, that’s exactly what the LEGO® exhibition has done. You see, everyone has some kind of connection with LEGO® bricks at some point in their lives. I remember when I was a little girl, I used to love playing with LEGO® bricks, building, creating, making; it kept me entertained for hours. So this exhibition is the mecca of dreaming big LEGO® dreams. Called The Art of Brick, the LEGO® exhibition features works … Read More

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