Here’s What Happened When I Went Hypermiling In a Honda Insight

I recently had the chance to spend a few hours driving around in a Honda Insight. Not the new Insight – or the "sissy Insight," as I now call it, due to its gluttonous 5-seat configuration and its greedy, environment-destroying 4-cylinder engine that's designed to actually keep pace with traffic. I mean the original » 8/13/14 4:29pm 8/13/14 4:29pm

BP Says The World Only Has 53 Years Of Oil Left, Should You Panic?

Better hoon that Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat while you can, kids! The world only has about five decades worth of oil left before we run out and descend into what I can only assume is a Mad Max-like state of anarchy, according to a new report. And it's not from some alarmist environmental group — it's from BP. » 7/09/14 12:28pm 7/09/14 12:28pm

The Genius Way The US Could Hurt Russia And Help You At The Same Time

Russia is invading Ukraine right now, that much is fact. The United States doesn't really like that, but there's not much it can do short of starting a costly war. One idea that could actually work to hurt Russia does have an unintended side effect, though – it can make your drive way, way cheaper. » 3/03/14 4:45pm 3/03/14 4:45pm

Fuelshark Wants Us To Apologize Because They Sell Bullshit

A couple months ago I reviewed a remarkable-sounding product called the Fuelshark, a simple plug-in device for your car that claimed to improve gas mileage. I did some tests, took it apart, and found their claims to be bullshit. Well, the Fuelshark people finally got around to reading it, and they're pissed. They want… » 2/21/14 4:00pm 2/21/14 4:00pm