The Invention of Jaywalking Was a Massive Shaming Campaign

Before the invention of the car, jaywalking wasn't a recognized concept. Want to get across the street? Then just walk across the street—nobody's going to stop you. But the rise of the automobile posed a new problem for people of the early 20th century. While the median state-designated speed limit for American cities… » 7/22/13 3:21pm 7/22/13 3:21pm

What's Your Greatest Automotive Shame Story?

Ever blow an engine during hard driving? Screw up a transmission you were rebuilding? Buy some godawful lemon-y piece of garbage you regret even today? Drive an E30 BMW into a pole that was right in front of you? » 2/02/13 1:00pm 2/02/13 1:00pm