After five long years, Top Gear's American cousin debuts Sunday on the History Channel. You'll probably watch it anyway - but in the words of a very successful car guy: Is it any good?
Recently I had the chance, for the first time in my life, to experience a Corvette. It's a car I've always liked well enough, but I could just never figure out exactly what it reminds me of.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood claims that 15% of all road deaths last year were due to driving while distracted. Texting while driving and other cell-phone-related driver behavior is the focus of a NHTSA summit that began today. Good. [Freep]
West Point grad Roy Ragsdale used eight cheap web-cams, a cheap GPS unit and his taxpayer-funded education to whip up the PhotoTrail, a home-brew camera that takes panoramas of his surroundings. Better yet, he tells how we can too.
Cash for Clunkers has got everyone a little bit worked up and no mistake. When we published the full list of cars that were taken from us forever by the program, responses have ranged from muted satisfaction that so may Explorers were off the road to blistering anger that even one desirable car should be gone forever.…
Sometimes traditional beliefs run contrary to the facts. Most times it's beneficial to examine those beliefs and adjust to a new way of thinking. But sometimes ideas attain the status of myth for very good reasons. Here's eight of those.