The Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz Bought A Fire Truck For His Dominican…

Nelson Cruz is from San Francisco de Macoris in the Dominican Republic, and his home town didn't have much in the way of a fire truck or ambulances. Until now. Cruz leveraged his athletic success to buy one for the town. » 10/05/12 10:00am 10/05/12 10:00am

SRT President And Viper Enthusiasts Give 17-Year-Old Cancer Patient The…

At the age of 17, becoming a cancer patient is the last thing on almost anyone's agenda. That's a time for high school sports, class projects, and hooning the crap out of old beaters. » 8/08/12 10:00am 8/08/12 10:00am

Antique Cars As Therapy For The Aged

Our grandmother's brain went before her body. She reverted to living in the 1920s, 30s and 40s, occasionally coming unstuck in time to visit other periods. A few months from her deathbed, we paid a visit to her in her care home in Northern Ireland. She hadn't seen us in six years and even previously couldn't quite… » 5/30/07 11:45pm 5/30/07 11:45pm

Googling a Hybrid: Search Giant's Charity to Develop Plug-in Hybrid

According to the New York Times, Google (motto: "Keeping Math Geeks Out of Academia Since 1998") is using a portion of its epic pile of Googlebux to develop a plug-in hybrid car powerplant for passenger cars. The project is part of a wide-reaching philanthropic effort,, which has been capitalized to the… » 9/18/06 10:45am 9/18/06 10:45am