How To Survive A Long Car Trip With Your Kids

It’s that time of year. Time to visit those weird, faraway relatives in weird, faraway places, where the Target and the Costco and the Whole Foods are all switched around. It’s time to roll down hundreds of miles of dear old Ike’s eight-lane American dream, leaving one suburban hellscape for another. It’s time for the… »11/20/15 7:54pm11/20/15 7:54pm

Having Trouble Picking your Singer 911's Perfect Color??

So Daniel Simon is a concept artist— he’s done all sorts of cool shit, like designed the vehicles for new Tron movie, I think he also designed that Lotus concept motorbike.. But I like to check out his website on occasion to see his latest offerings; and today I checked it out and it looks like he’s built a color… »11/11/15 1:31pm11/11/15 1:31pm

The Story Behind Grave Digger, The Monster Truck Everybody's Heard Of

Monster truck “racing” technically includes a contest of who can get to the finish line first, but really this sport is about showmanship. And when Grave Digger’s signature red headlights come on. you know you’re about to see something amazing. »10/30/15 7:51pm10/30/15 7:51pm

How To Vastly Reduce The Odds Of Being Ripped Off When Buying A Used Car

In my 24 years of practicing law, I have spoken to thousands of consumers who were ripped off when buying used cars. There are a few themes I hear over and over again. I’ve condensed what I have seen to a few simple rules which will help you if you follow them.
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This Video Tells You What to Look Out for When Test Driving a Used Car

If you want to get a decent value car without taking the depreciation hit, used is the way to go. But if you don’t know what to look for, you can end up with a car that’s not worth the price (or worse, a lemon). This video tells you what to look out for when test driving a used car. »10/19/15 1:59pm10/19/15 1:59pm

A Simple Map Shows Just How Shitty the NYC Subway System Is For People Using Wheelchairs 

It’s hard enough for most of us to get to work on time using the subway—but imagine if you only had access to 25 percent of stations. That’s the reality for wheelchair users in New York, for whom getting around the city is sometimes a near-impossible task. [CORRECTION] »9/24/15 11:04pm9/24/15 11:04pm

Your differential and µ - How traction works.

Gas engines, Diesel, hybrid, electric, lazers…they all need to get the power to the wheels and unless there is a motor for each wheel, you need a way to split the power between the two sides. You could simply apply a solid shaft, or drive a single wheel, but that doesn’t actually work in the real world with corners… »7/15/15 8:56pm7/15/15 8:56pm

Guy Buys Used Car, Said Used Car Involved in Murder: No Car for Guy Now

Over on the northern border of the US, a man from Ontario, Reddit user /u/IGotScrewedOver (assuming that’s a throwaway) bought a used car from a dealership. He had the car towed home and waited for the insurance set to kick in Monday, June 1st. The local Mounties (police) then came to his house and seized his car,… »5/31/15 5:42pm5/31/15 5:42pm

Everything You Need to Do the Summer Before College: A Checklist

The summer before you go to college can be a whirlwind of activity and, exciting as it is, it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks or get pushed back until the last minute. To make things go a little smoother, here’s a checklist of things you should be taking care of. »5/13/15 7:35am5/13/15 7:35am

Subaru dealer wrecks customer's new WRX, refuses to make it right

Here is another case of a dealer "test driving" customer's car and getting into a wreck. Now the dealer is trying to wiggle their way out of paying for the repair bill and saying the customer's insurance company should pay for it.
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