If you think changing a set of tires in 1.82 seconds is amazing, wait until you see an absolutely wrecked Citroën restored to racing shape in 32 minutes. If you just want a nice tl;dw version of how this incredible feat is accomplished, jump to the 29 minute mark to see how they polish off the hatch when it refuses to close.
When my father-in-law first moved to a house in Kentucky near a roundabout, he knew that many people in the United States aren't familiar with roundabouts, the circular intersections most popular in Europe, so he carefully explained it to me before I visited him. I wish he'd head over to Rowan Country to set them… READ THE REST
Great Wall Motors in China unveiled the Ora Punk Cat, an electric vehicle that bears more than a passing resemblance to the VW Beetle. I doubt it will make it to the U.S. but if it does I will buy one without test-driving it or reading the specs. It will go into production later this… READ THE REST
You know how US states have "official birds" and "official trees" and other arbitrary "official [insert thing]" accolades, which are mostly just meaningless marketing tactics? As the podcast 99% Invisible explained in a recent episode, the same is true for license plates. The rise of the road trip in the 1920s created a huge new… READ THE REST
It probably comes as no surprise that if you're looking for a dog breed that your insurance company will approve, the best bet is to avoid Doberman Pinschers, pit bulls, and Rottweilers. Or maybe you want a Chihuahua, which is one of the smallest breeds and also the longest living major breed at around 17… READ THE REST
When you go shopping for a new vehicle, it's natural to be dazzled by some of the amazing bells and whistles of some of the most forward-thinking new cars and trucks. However, if you were smart, you went shopping with a veteran of the car lots, who quickly reminded you that you would be paying… READ THE REST
It may surprise you to learn that the bacteria in your body outnumber the native cells by as much as 10-to-1. That means you could have any many as 300 trillion bacteria living inside you at any given moment. While the thought of living cells that aren't your own flooded throughout your body is likely… READ THE REST