How To Survive A Long Car Trip With Your Kids

It’s that time of year. Time to visit those weird, faraway relatives in weird, faraway places, where the Target and the Costco and the Whole Foods are all switched around. It’s time to roll down hundreds of miles of dear old Ike’s eight-lane American dream, leaving one suburban hellscape for another. It’s time for the… »11/21/15 10:03am11/21/15 10:03am


Have Happy Honda Days Become Too Commercialized?

Maybe as I grow older, I'm getting more cynical. Maybe. But I can't shake the feeling that when someone I see seizes my hands, looks me in the eyes, and tells me "Happy Honda Days," those words were once more than just a reason to buy a new Fit. Happy Honda Days once meant something. Something about humanity, and our… »12/23/14 2:49pm12/23/14 2:49pm

How Long Will I Be Stuck in This Airport? A Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

If you're one of the tens of thousands of people who are trapped in one of the United States' many fine airports on this Thanksgiving Eve, you may find yourself wondering when the hell you're going to get out of here and on to your destination. Here's a quick forecast for your (eventual) departure. »11/26/14 3:06pm11/26/14 3:06pm

Watch the crazy activity of a UPS truck parking lot during the holidays

We're at the peak of the busiest delivery season of the year. To prove how mad it is, Animal New York recorded this insane 24-hour time-lapse of a UPS parking lot packed with truck trailers behind its office in Hell's Kitchen—"Due to space constraints, this plays out like an real life game of Tetris." »12/20/13 11:51am12/20/13 11:51am

Reindeer Conversion Kit is Just the Right Amount of Tackiness

Not getting the attention you think you deserve in your completely unmodded Civic? We've got the body kit for you. It may not be the coolest of conversions we have seen around these parts, but it is definitely the most festive and beats the hell out of those antenna ball character things. This so-called kit includes… »12/11/07 4:30pm12/11/07 4:30pm

Have Yourself a Merry Little Swedish Supercar Christmas

The folks at Sweden's supercar builder, Koenigsegg want to wish you and yours (your plebeian sedan, of course) a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year of Going Really, Really Fast. (We added that last part.) Were just wondering how they got the Ghost of Supercars Past to materialize for the shot. Swedes are really… »12/15/05 11:15am12/15/05 11:15am