May 21 to 27 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.
If you’re waiting around for your flying car, don’t hold your breath. The dream that launched a thousand Popular Mechanics issues in the 1950s is no closer to reality today than it was then. But there are technologies and innovations that once may have seemed the stuff of science fiction that are just around the […]
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 have been some hideous cars constructed over the years, but we’re singling out these 10 for top — or bottom — laurels, depending on your perspective.
Brick-and-mortar businesses have their own challenges, but with a food truck, you’re not only dependent on the kitchen functioning, but you need the vehicle to work, too. The wheels fell off of popular grilled cheese food truck American Meltdown’s business — literally and figuratively — leaving the truck stranded on its way to an event […]
That’s the ultimate come-on for any Craigslist ad, but in the case of this X-Type it’s true, and the owner is none other than Queen Elizabeth II. She was snapped driving her X-Type Estate to church last week.
Over the course of 15 days in February, Rob Siegel bought a long-dormant BMW 2002tii, diagnosed the issues that caused the original owner to park it in a garage untouched for a decade, figured out how to legally put it on the road and drove it 1,000 miles from Louisville, Kentucky to Newton, Massachusetts. He […]
Elio Motors was supposed to completely revolutionize how the world commuted. This tiny, three-wheeled wonder promised 84 MPG at the low, low price of just $7,495. Trouble is, nobody ever saw the car, and based on its latest SEC filing, nobody is likely to.
Candylab Toys is a small company in Brooklyn, New York that builds some of the most awesome wooden toy cars ever. Our bet is a lot of adults (see: Us) end up buying them for themselves.