Detroit's Under-Funded Fire Departments Use a Soda Can For a Fire Alarm

Where absent money leaves gaps, ingenuity fills in. Nowhere is that more true than in Detroit's fire departments, where, as Detroit Free Press reporter Tresa Baldas shows us, a soda can full of jangling coins and screws alerts the Motor City's long-suffering heroes when there's an emergency. » 9/06/14 9:20am 9/06/14 9:20am

Why You Should Go See The Documentary On Detroit Firefighters

About halfway through the harrowing documentary "Burn: One Year on the Frontlines of the Battle to Save Detroit" there's a moment where multiple shots of derelict structures are shown to accentuate one of the biggest obstacles the city's firefighters face in their job — Detroit's 80,000 vacant buildings. » 4/05/13 4:12pm 4/05/13 4:12pm

How To Do A Burnout With An Automatic Transmission, Rear-Wheel Drive…

Of course you know how to do a burnout. We all talk a big game when it comes to hoonage, but as we get ready for the Woodward Dream Cruise this weekend, we're sure there's got to be someone out there who might appreciate a simple instructional video. For this lesson, we'll be showing you how to do a burnout with a… » 8/15/08 2:30pm 8/15/08 2:30pm