There’s nothing better than chancing upon a stash of old “do-it-yourself” magazines. It was a time when DIY wasn’t something tax attorneys did for fun on the weekends; instead, it was a way of life for people who weren’t waiting around for a mechanic to set their ignition points. Each issue in this pile was packed […]
According to the Federal Trade Commission, 19 Americans fall victims to identity thieves every minute. Javelin Strategy and Research released its 2016 Identity Fraud Study, and found that $15 billion was stolen from 13.1 million U.S. consumers in 2015. Credit card fraud is the second most frequent means of stealing from consumers, and perpetrators are […]
There’s a celebratory month for everything, so why not ugly cars? We’re picking January to celebrate some of the fugliest cars ever built.
Just about a month ago, BestRide was on the Bradley Jay Experience on WBZ-AM1030 when a caller asked about his windows that randomly rolled down by themselves, leaving his interior soaked in the pouring rain. We couldn’t figure out why, but now we know the answer.
Are you tired of driving a car that matches front-to-back? Have you grown weary of the workaday drudgery of cohesive design? Do you hate logic? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then your car has arrived.
As a matter of course, we review cars, trucks, SUVs and other things powered by engines. When the folks at Honda Power Equipment asked us to review the HSS1332ATD snowblower, we jumped at the chance.
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 […]
There aren’t many radiator mascots left these days, thanks to both safety and aerodynamic concerns. But in the golden era of automotive art, car companies from exclusive to common adorned their radiators with mascots that were just as recognized as the brand names they signified. Radiator mascots are a special form of artistry, and they’re […]
It could be the end of the line for Sears, Roebuck and Co., the legendary retailer that started out selling shovels and pickaxes to pioneers through its mail order catalog. Today, Sears announced that it was selling the Craftsman brand for $900 million to Stanley Black & Decker.