​Volvo's New Testing Center Is A Wonderful Playground Wasted On Robots

It's called AstaZero, a closed course where Volvo will test its future safety systems to ensure no one is killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020. These are noble goals and an amazing facility, but all I want to do is dodge faux moose on the skidpad in an over-endowed 240 wagon. » 8/22/14 9:20am 8/22/14 9:20am

Hawaiian Man Dies In Alaskan Moose Wreck

This story, grim as it may be, reminds me of the William Faulkner quote, delivered in France in 1959 (the year Alaska and Hawaii were made the 49th and 50th states): "The difference between my country and your country is that we're still adding stars to our flag!" Yeah, Bill had had a few nips at the ol' flask by that… » 7/16/07 3:30pm 7/16/07 3:30pm