Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car

I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a strange detail I don’t fully understand: for some reason, the rear wiper assembly seems to have aged at a rate that…

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars

Once again, the legendary and iconic Volkswagen Beetle has gone out of production. I say once again, because, depending on how you qualify things, this will be the third or fourth time this has happened: first it ended in Germany in 1978, then in Brazil in 1986, where it restarted in 1993, and ended again in Brazil in…

American Airlines Forces Doctor to Wrap Herself in Blanket Because They Thought Her Romper Was Inappropriate

First, I have to ask American Airlines employees a question: does this shit ever work out well for you? Has there ever been a time where a flight attendant has made some knee-jerk decision about how offended they were about what a woman was wearing and everyone thought, bravo, airline, you’re a hero? No. Of course…

Volkswagen's Research Lab Turned an Old Microbus Into an EV Technology-Crammed Concept Vehicle

Volkswagen’s California-based Electronic Research Laboratory has been re-named the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC), and has been given an expanded role in the company. So, to celebrate, they did the only rational thing they could do: they took a 1962 Type 2 11-window Microbus and re-worked it into…

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