In the “Swapping Seats” series, a mother and a daughter are shown just how much the mom’s driving habits affect her child. More
Yes, commuting via public transportation (and car, oftentimes) sucks. It is tedious and stressful and frustrating and often unpleasant smelling. Unfortunately, unless you work from home, there is very little you can do to eliminate the need for commuting and, like all things that are impossible to change without a teleportation machine, it is very annoying when you complain about it (see also: commercials, traffic, cell phone service, the weather more than the single allotted grumble per day).
So, what can you do instead of whine to whomever your with or stare off blankly into the distance (the distant, distant window across the car from you)? Well, there are actually a fair amount of semi-productive to productive things you can occupy your thoughts with. More
Just so you know, women are ruining the world and roads by maybe applying makeup while driving. They make the “while driving” text all red and shit because, y’know, blood. More
Because a custom Rolls Royce is completely inconspicuous without its license plates. More
It’s not enough for companies to sell beauty products to people. They think your car needs a makeover too. First, it was carlashes. Now, customers who purchase the new Ford Focus will be able to add a “tattoo” decal to the car. Ford has 200 available designs so far, made on vinyl that can be ‘wrapped’ around the car’s exterior. More
An article on Lemondrop said that a new poll of 3,000 drivers found “distracted drivers, who spend more time hitting on fellow motorists than paying attention to the road, are responsible for 976,000 collisions and over five million ‘close calls.’” Additionally, 46% of men reported that they have flirted while driving, as compared to 36 % of women. More
Former Hills star Kristin Cavallari and her mom, Judith, were driving in a Chicago suburb when they were pulled over. Turns out that both Judith and Kristin were too drunk to drive. Not only that, but Kristin left while her mom was being given a Breathalyzer. She claimed that she went to go get a sandwich from Subway because she was hungry. More
Scottish scientists have discovered a way to turn whiskey into car fuel. As Paste Magazine explains, “The researchers ferment the sugar from spent grains (“draff”) and fluid from the production stills (“pot ale”) into a substance they’re calling ‘super’ biofuel.” … More
And you thought your commute was bad: a highway in China has such bad gridlock that there has been a traffic jam for ten days. Might I offer a suggestion for the stranded drivers courtesy of REM?
Ella, ella, eh, eh… here’s everything you needed to know about the newest morning-after pill. – Lemondrop
Study shows women aren’t worse drivers than men. Feel free to print this out and hand it to your sexist uncle the next time he makes “jokes” about lady drivers at a family dinner. – Ms. Magazine
10 reasons why it sometimes sucks to live with your boyfriend. Strangely, “Impromptu Kelly Clarkson Karaoke Time” did not make the cut. – CollegeCandy
It’s nothing new that luxury brands send free stuff to celebrities for product placement. But now some brands are sending rivals’ goods to “undesirable” celebrities. I wish people had sent me free stuff in high school when I was unpopular. – New York Observer
There are many things you should not be doing while driving a car. Texting. Drinking alcohol. Eating a very messy burrito. Playing the “Look, Ma! No hands!” game. And, as one woman in New Jersey recently found out, hooking up. … More
This would make for a great storyline on Mad Men: right now, the Museum of the City of New York has an exhibit about female car designers from the 1950s. Despite the achingly bad term “damsel designers,” the idea behind … More