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All Pumped Up

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am not much of a couch potato, not only because my wife won't let me eat potatoes on the couch while watching TV, but because I prefer to drink beer in the lounge chair.

What Happens When A Travel Company Drops a Fee? This.

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Hertz has quietly dropped one of the car rental industry's most unpopular surcharges: the cleaning fee.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Karaoke And Drive

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weird News

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Only a Bold Move Will Save VW

Jack Hidary | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Jack Hidary

The VW scandal points not only to issues at the company, but a deeper problem with all combustion cars. The real fix is not to monkey around with software, but to take a bold new path for the company.

How The Decline Of Cars Is Changing Cities For The Better

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business

Cars have ruled American cities for decades, with planners working to simplify driving and parking by routing freeways through downtowns, widening st...

Senators Probe Whether VW Misled IRS On More Than $50 Million In Tax Credits

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) want to know if Volkswagen lied to th...

Kylie Jenner Is Now Driving A Rolls Royce Ghost, Making Her Birthday Ferrari So Two Months Ago

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment

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Dog Chauffeurs Her Tiny Boss Around On The Cutest Joyride Ever

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.05.2015 | Good News

Hey pup, can we see your license and registration?  A video recently uploaded to YouTube features a Oliver, a 1-year-old from...

Poppie's Personal Trainer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the advanced age of 61 (my age is advancing while the rest of me is regressing), I am happy to say that I don't need to join a health club. That's...

Don't Play These Gas Price Games on Your Next Road Trip

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.27.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Rick Hudnett recently pulled into a Chevron station near his home in Orlando. He wishes he hadn't. The $2.41 price per gallon was a few cents lower t...

Cash Is King (and the King Is Dead)

Neal Wooten | Posted 09.18.2015 | Money
Neal Wooten

I'm 50 years old so clearly from the proverbial old school. Times change so fast I can't keep up with them. Case and point -- my wife and I just bough...

Confessions Of A (Former) Female Car Hater

Tova Laiter | Posted 09.09.2015 | Fifty
Tova Laiter

I don't care about cars -- there I said it. When people ask me what car my husband drives, I answer honestly -- I don't know ... but it's orange! (Actually more like the burnt umber color of my last year's lipstick ... but try telling that to a man.)

The United Nations, Peacekeeping and Sex Abuse

Bea Edwards | Posted 08.14.2015 | World
Bea Edwards

Sexual exploitation and abuse among United Nations peacekeepers and other troops in the Central African Republic (CAR) occasioned another UN resignation. Babacar Gaye, the Secretary General's Special Representative to the CAR, resigned after Ban Ki-Moon asked him to step down.

How the Cadillac Escalade and California are Exactly Alike

Brian Moody | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

The real point is that the state is so popular, the average person is eager to associate themselves with the Golden State with stories of friends from past trips, or even seemingly cool abbreviations implying familiarity. In a way, the Escalade is similar. It has lots of fans, but not everyone can come up with the needed cash to buy one.

Welcoming a Hybrid Attempt at Justice for the Central African Republic

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 07.15.2015 | World
Jesica L. Santos

The establishment of the SCC is unprecedented in recent years in that the world will now have a hybrid tribunal working in a country where the ICC has already opened investigations.

Free (and Unusual) Roadside Attractions

CheapTickets | Posted 07.02.2015 | Travel

Have you got gasoline in your veins, but dust bunnies in your wallet? Never fear, there are plenty of quirky (and free) roadside attractions to tickle your fancy and keep your road trip cheap. The low price of gas doesn't hurt, either.

Know Instantly Which Side Your Car's Gas Tank Is on

Map Happy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Of course, there is a way to know. Of course, I'm stupid and don't pay attention. That's because there's an indicator on the car's dashboard that tells you where the fuel door is.

How to Prep for a Road Trip Abroad

Map Happy | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Who can resist the call of the open road, aka freedom? Just don't forget about sexy things like international driving laws.

Mike Mihaylov: How to Drive Company's Sales Up by Delivering Peace of Mind

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business
Jonha Revesencio

Starting just as a small family owned auto transport broker in 2006, his company has grown into one of the largest vehicle shippers in the U.S.

Smiling at Fear

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

I realized about halfway to the building that I must have been smiling, because nearly everyone that I passed with whom I made eye contact, seemed to be smiling back at me. I smiled through the morning meditation and I'm smiling now as I write these this.

You Just Realized You Signed A Bad Deal On Your Car. Now What?

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business

Car buying can be a nightmare -- everybody knows that.

'A Very Social Security Guard'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.05.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Herbert "Doc" Koenig is a security guard in the building where I work. He don't need no stinking badge (he has an ID card with a photo of his goateed visage and the word "Doc" under it) and he doesn't carry a pistol, mainly because he is one. But he does have a rapier wit that could disarm the most suspicious intruder.

Carhenge Is America's Monument To Ingenuity

Roadtrippers | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

Along a lonely stretch of highway in Alliance, Nebraska sits a mysterious monument to America's rich history of putting the pedal to the metal: Carhenge. We sent our roving photographer, Joel Schat, out to capture the classic roadside wonder on camera, and the video doesn't disappoint.

This MLK Day, See and Learn About the 5 Vehicles That Helped Change America Forever

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel

While the Civil Rights Movement is a story about people, brave men and women who fought for equality and freedom, the vehicles involved offer us a tangible link to the past.

"Christmas Letter 2014"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.09.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...