Why Trading In Your Old Car for a 2016 Prius Might Not Be the Best Investment

Photos of Toyota’s shiny new 2016 Prius leaked onto the Internet this week, supposedly boasting an estimated 60 MPG rating. But should you rush right out to reserve one of your very own? Not so fast. It all depends on the fuel efficiency of whatever you’re driving now. »9/12/15 3:18pm9/12/15 3:18pm

What Would It Take to Drive Boston's Snow to California?

As we deal with two winters in the U.S.—warm and dry out west, cold and snowy in the Northeast—exasperated Californians watched as Boston got nearly 100 inches of snow in a month. The storms brought up a common question among parched westerners: what would it take to ship Boston's snow to California? »2/23/15 5:09pm2/23/15 5:09pm

Don't Drive 1,000 MPH: Raindrops Will Destroy Your Windshield

Rain hitting your windshield can mean dicey road conditions and traffic snags. According to XKCD's What If, the force of those drops hitting your windshield can also destroy your car's windshield. Lesson learned: don't drive at speeds of Mach 1.5 in a downpour if you want your glass to survive. »4/26/14 10:20am4/26/14 10:20am