( life / travel / transportation ) I've seen this gyrocopter taking off and landing from the John C. Tune
Metro airport. Maybe he's doing sales demos or something. Pretty cool
looking. See autogyrousa.com/ ... read more
( culture / humor / transportation / auto ) A mostly one-way text conversation (click image) I had with my wife yesterday while she worked and I tried to get her car emissions tested. I was laughing at my own situation after a while, wondering what could possibly go wrong next. I never did get it tested because I really did... read more
( life / travel / transportation / auto ) From: Anonymous
"At a neighbourhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbour, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that renewable thing was doing. He laughed, then got serious. If you really intend to adopt electric vehicles, he pointed out, you had to face certa... read more
( life / help / transportation / auto ) You probably can't fix it yourself, and your mechanic might not be able to, either. Almost a metaphor for our times. See Scotty Kilmer explains new car repair.
By the way, this guy's great. In various places he says: Honda makes the best engines but Toyota makes the best cars. The F... read more
( culture / humor / transportation / auto ) This is too funny not to share. See German man's car found 20 years after he lost it in parking garage.
"Almost every driver has been there - when parking in a large lot or garage, it can be easy to misplace a car.
But while most drivers locate their cars after a frustrating ... read more
( culture / humor / transportation / auto ) Driving wife's Jetta while my car gets serviced. I called it a piece of $h! while I tried to climb out. Its door hit me in the forehead during the struggle. So, I guess we're even.... read more
( life / help / transportation / auto ) Three and a half hours in the Pep Boys waiting room is always time well-spent, wouldn't you agree? :) I'm home now, appreciating the comfort of my office chair, but Pep Boys seriously needs to consider putting more comfortable seats in their waiting area. I did get some things done w ... read more
( education / research / transportation / auto ) Read the rest here: Lit Motors Builds a Car that Breaks the Rules.
"Right now, electric cars are not sustainable, he says. The average electric car battery pack is four times larger than ours, with one-third the range. If every car in the U.S. had that battery pack, we would ... read more
( life / health / transportation / auto ) I just thought this was interesting: youtube.com/watch?v54vDcPCQM8And here's another article on the same subject: 10 X Stronger Than Steel In The 1940sAnd another: henry-ford-made-a-hemp-car-in-1941
"What if cars didn't have to be the way they are today? If you are a research ... read more
( education / research / transportation / tech ) Read the rest here: Refreshing News: Google's Self-Driving Cars: 300,000 Miles Logged, Not a Single Accident Under Computer Control
"Ever since Google began designing its self-driving cars, they've wanted to build cars that go beyond the capabilities of human-piloted vehicles, ... read more
( life / help / transportation / auto ) We hear this is a good website to estimate how much a car repair should cost.Read the rest of the article at Auto Repair and Maintenance Estimates Auto Shop and Mechanic Ratings : RepairPal.
"RepairPal independently certifies auto repair shops nationwide for superior training... read more
( life / help / transportation / auto ) How to Replace a Headlight Bulb in a Honda AccordI just followed their instructions to fix my wife's headlight (after she got pulled over and warned about it).So, I thought I'd give credit where credit's due.Thanks, eHow! ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / transportation ) I'm just testing this Windows Live Writer software. UPDATE: There's now a newer, open-source version here.
It was a dark and stormy night ... No, it was an unusually cold day ... yeah, that's it ... for the first week of December when I was forced to go without my beloved - well... read more
( culture / movies-tv-video / transportation ) It started out as an innocent attempt at "dinner and a movie" on a Saturday night. It turned into... Tara's nightmare!
We had dinner at Schlotzsky's, each of us ordering one of their 8 "personal" pizzas. Tara got her usual barbecue chicken. I tried something new... read more