Ten Car Myths That Are Totally Untrue

There's a lot of misinformation about cars floating around, and periodically it's good to really evaluate what you're hearing and really get to the bottom of it. That's why we ran hundreds of thousands of car "facts" through the Jalopnik Truthinferectominatorizer and found the ten least true car facts. Learn them well. » 9/11/14 8:00pm 9/11/14 8:00pm

Why Do We Drive On Parkways And Park On Driveways?

While not something we stay awake thinking about at night, it's still an odd linguistic nuance to ponder. Since it's a Friday, let's spend time answering a semi-useless question: why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways? » 8/27/10 10:00am 8/27/10 10:00am

Men More Likely To Pick Up Large-Breasted Hitchhikers

Female hitchhikers in popular culture are often portrayed showing a little leg in order to attract a ride, but a new French study shows this is the wrong approach and gives new meaning to those "Nevada or Bust" signs. » 8/17/10 12:30pm 8/17/10 12:30pm

Hummer Owners Conservative, Delusional Study Finds

A study by the Journal of Consumer Research found Hummer owners "adopt the role of the moral protagonist who defends American national ideals." So that stereotype of Hummer owners as generally conservative? It's true. Suck it, Stephen Colbert. [Wired] » 9/24/09 1:00pm 9/24/09 1:00pm