My Grandfather Ran from the Cops in this 1936 Ford Humpback

Police sirens roar through a warm summer night in rural Joplin, Missouri.  Speeding after a 1936 hot rod, the first “Hemi” powered Joplin police car chases after a young man in a black ford.  Racing through the country roads, the man’s heart beats fast.  The cops gain ground on every straight, but the miscreant’s… » 2/16/13 11:59am 2/16/13 11:59am

How To Travel From D.C. To Boston, All-Electric, Faster And Cheaper…

Getting tired of all the Tesla stories? I'm not. Getting away from the sideshow that is Elon Musk v. The NYT there's a much deeper truth about transportation and EVs buried in this story: driving a car from D.C. to Boston is a bad idea for most people. There's a much smarter, cheaper, and faster way to get from D.C.… » 2/16/13 11:46am 2/16/13 11:46am

CNN's Tesla Model S Had Some Of The Problems Elon Musk Told Us Were…

CNNMoney's Peter Valdes-Dapena says he learned a lot of things on his road trip from D.C. to Boston in a Tesla Model S, including the massive amount of planning that goes into a long road trip in an electric vehicle. Oh, and he also encountered the same problems with his Model S we told you were plaguing owners — and… » 2/16/13 9:00am 2/16/13 9:00am

Sit Back, Tell Us How Special You Are, and Win a Prize

While the drive to take quizzes and fill out surveys online is technically not included on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, it's nevertheless up there with eating, sleeping, and sex in terms of unstoppable human urges. When given the opportunity to reflect on your own special self by ticking off boxes—… » 9/02/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Build Your Own (Tiny) V8 Engine, Add Bluetooth to Any Car [Deals]

Here's something a little bit different. This working model of a V8 engine comes with over 100 parts, and has neat touches like light-up spark plugs and engine sounds. It's a great learning tool, and an even better desk toy. [Haynes Build Your Own V8 Engine Model Kit, $65] » 9/02/14 1:45pm Yesterday 1:45pm