May 19 to 26 is National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week which celebrated Emergency Medical Services practitioners and the critical work they do in our communities.
Memorial Day Weekend, is coming up, the unofficial kickoff of summer. You’ve got a lot of places to go this summer, and some hot food would be nice, right? We cooked this recipe for Coconut Lime Shrimp Ala Buick and Curried Potatoes in half an hour under the hood.
The cars detectives drove on TV get all the attention, like Thomas Magnum’s Ferrari, Rick Simon’s Dodge Power Wagon or even Enos Strate’s beat-up Chevelle on the spinoff from The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the stalwart police cruisers from the TV shows of the 1970s and 1980s? Where’s the love for the black-and-white? Here’s […]
WIRED is writing about flying cars again, featuring the second generation of Kitty Hawk’s prototype. As the article states, this prototype isn’t the vehicle that’s going to transform transportation. “Orville and Wilbur Wright’s airplane, which took off from the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903, was not sold commercially. It was 11 […]
It seems like everyone you know has a kid graduating from college, and their parents are thinking about ways to provide them transportation. If you follow everyone else’s advice, though, you’re into a car for $25k or more. That’s nuts. You can buy a safe, cool, fun, reliable used car for your recent college grad […]
Sport Utility Vehicles are a shadow of their former selves. They’re gussied up in tuxedos and tails, when they used to be fit for strapping a deer to the hood and sticking the boat in the water. We searched the files at BestRide.com and found five vintage SUVs that get it right:
The always fascinating folks at Atlas Obscura have determined that Volkswagen — a brand that is typically known for selling cars — has been selling sausages with their own part number since 1973. These tube steaks were originally envisioned as a breakfast item at the carmaker’s factories back when most of VW’s cars were still […]
There isn’t a vehicle that’s been subjected to more anthropomorphization than the VW Beetle. When the New Beetle launched in 1998, it went through the same phase of having googly eyes and floppy ears attached that the original air-cooled Beetle did its entire lifetime. If you’ve ever longed to own one of these cartoon cars, […]
We get it, everybody’s busy. But according to recent data, millions of people are still riding around with Takata airbags that can cause injury and death if they deploy in an accident. It’s easy and free to get them replaced, and a new peer-to-peer safety platform called Carma Project is helping people point their friends […]