CR Digital Archive

July 2013

Cover Story

Best places to buy appliances
23,000 readers rate the best stores for price, selection, and more


Best & worst airlines: Virgin makes a top debut
Virgin America makes its debut at the top of our list


Tesla Model S review
An electric sports car earns our top test score

Up Front

Don't get burned by your sunscreen
We found that you can't always rely on a sunscreen's SPF number

CR Health

Do you need to be treated for low testosterone?
Drugmakers spent more than $100 million advertising the drugs last year, but our experts aren't buying it

CR Money

Don’t buy useless credit scores
Your FICO score isn't what car dealers, mortgage lenders, and others use


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