Toys “Я” Us has announced that it’s shuttering all of its brick and mortar stores over the next year. It’s a sad day for kids, and for adults who remembered tire-kicking trips to the stores in the 1970s and 1980s. Here are 10 transportation toys you just had to have:
Matchbox has ignited the passion of millions of car lovers around the planet. Its origins are rooted in a father’s desire to please his daughter, and it’s where the very name comes from.
We get it. A plow truck is expensive, a snowblower takes up a lot of space. Why not use what you’ve got laying around the house and rig your own snow plow to clear the white mess in your driveway. (Just kidding. DO NOT DO THESE THINGS. Or, if you do, forget you saw them […]
There are a lot of times when you should just leave well enough alone. This sounds like one of them to AAA Car Doctor John Paul:
By the late 1950s, Mr. Magoo was a pretty well-known comic figure, moving out of film shorts and into regular Saturday morning cartoon popularity. So of course, a cartoon character intended to appeal to kids was the perfect pitchman for a beer company. And in 1959, your inebriated mom or dad could’ve won Mr. Magoo’s car, […]
Credit Mickey Rupp for infecting the fever dreams of every eight to 12 year old from 1968 to 1971. He built everything a kid could ever want in those days, including go-karts and snowmachines, but the vehicle that kept his company afloat was the “minicycle.” the minibike. RELATED: Check Out James Garner, Roy Orbison and […]
Geoff and Mike Howe have been building stuff since they were just wee lads. Now, Howe and Howe Technologies is constructing some of the most fearsome vehicles you’ve ever seen, for the military, for private industry and for Hollywood.
The FCC says “If you own a car and a phone,” you are a target for predatory marketing that offer extended warranties over the phone and in the mail. Here’s who some of these companies are, how they operate, and how even the organizations that are supposed to be monitoring their ethics don’t help.
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