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Dumpster on Wheels: My Car After Kids

Lisa Oppenheimer | Posted 09.18.2014 | Parents
Lisa Oppenheimer

The metamorphosis is insidious. One day you're behind the wheel of a cute little wagon, and the next you're driving a mobile garbage dump with fossilized Goldfish on the floor and previously undiscovered life forms multiplying under the seat.

When You Buy A Minivan

Kate Baer | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents
Kate Baer

My plan when we picked up the van was to take a picture of me lying dramatically on the hood, giving my saddest "I've been dethroned from coolness" face. But after driving it for .08 seconds, I realized my shame was vain and THERE ARE TWELVE CUP HOLDERS.

7 Signs You're a Minivan Owner

Jeff Bogle | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

Did you spy the wicked grille up there, junior? How 'bout them sweet curves on the rear taillights, young whippersnapper? Word. That's how I roll.

The Icon That Embodies The Passion Of Older Women

Margaret Manning | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Women over 60 have lived through six amazing decades. Throughout our lives, with a curious and adventurous nature, we have challenged the status quo and celebrated our independence and freedom. Many of us have had to build enormous emotional reserves to manage and survive difficult times.

This Minivan Is Having The Best Day Ever

Posted 10.02.2013 | Divorce

Let's face it: life as a minivan probably sucks. While the minivan's brethren -- sports cars and luxury sedans -- are out for sushi or cruising to th...

Van, Go

David Vienna | Posted 12.15.2012 | Parents
David Vienna

When I see a family struggling to get their kids buckled into the safety seats in an SUV, I just laugh. Anyone who chooses an SUV over a minivan because they're worried about looking unhip will quickly need to figure out the coolest accessory to go with a bad back.

I Am Learning to Be a Parent of Grown Children

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I am slowly learning that the skills required for being a parent of grown children are quite different from those required to parent younger children. The early days seem easy now. These days require more: listen closely, practice restraint... not my strong suit.

'50 Shades'...10 Years Later

Bethany Meyer | Posted 10.22.2012 | Parents
Bethany Meyer

Dear Ana, I'm writing to give some insight into a day in your life with Christian and your children in 10 years' time. You're probably more shocked by this snapshot of your future than you were upon first entry into Christian's red room of pain. I know.

Gaffes Romney's Aides Have Written for His Next Foreign Tour

John Blumenthal | Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

My talks with President Asher Minivan were very productive. He assured me that his country's relations with Israel will always be kosher.

'You Mean About the No Pants?'

Bethany Meyer | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Bethany Meyer

Where do your kids ask their tough questions?

Honk If You Love This Clip (Dan Gets a Minivan: A Love Story)

Dan Zevin | Posted 06.10.2012 | Parents
Dan Zevin

Before having kids, my life was economy-sized. There was room for just three passengers: Me, Me and Me.

'Top Gear' Crosses The Continental Divide In Minivans

Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

The "Top Gear" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on History) team became the first people to cross the continental divide on a mule trail, and their vehicle of choice...

PHOTO: This Awesome Dude's Hair Will Amaze You

Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy

Move over, everyone, because this dude exists in our world. Posted by user ScrewNutNbolt to Reddit's Trees section (it's about marijuana), we're ju...

Man Jailed After Driving 35 Miles With Wife Clinging To Hood

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MANTECA, Calif. — The woman desperately gripped a windshield wiper blade, her body splayed across the hood of the minivan as it raced down a Norther...

Major Changes for Ford's All New 2011 Explorer

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The truck which challenged millions of drivers to sit way up high, go off-road and inspired an entire generation of too-big vehicles in too many hands, is back in an all new iteration. 2010-07-27-explorer.jpg

Toyota Sienna Recall: Minivan Tire Cables Can Rust, 600,000 Recalled

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — As congressional investigators dig further into potential electronic problems in runaway Toyotas, the automaker is facing other saf...

Landra Reid Undergoes Surgery After I-95 Crash: Senator Harry Reid At Hospital, Daughter Released

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's wife underwent surgery Friday to stabilize serious injuries suffered when a tractor-trai...

What's Going On With This Red Minivan?

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

What caught my eye was the weird wire coming out of the rear window, running into the gas tank, coming back out of the gas tank, and finally attached to a bizarre axle on the tire.

What Moves a Man to Go Minivan?

Trevor Traina | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trevor Traina

Forget about premature balding or a dating-age daughter -- few things terrify most married men more than the idea of getting a minivan.

Car sales, 2008; even worse than we thought

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Monday brought three conference calls, each about an hour, with executives from each of the Detroit Three announcing, dissecting and, most of all, spi...

Bottom Line: 2008 Car/Truck Sales Probably Worst Since 1974

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The only other time the industry has seen a 3-million (or more) unit plunge was following the 1974 oil shortage.

"Detroit Three's Ten Most Significant Cars" -- 2008 and Beyond

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Since every automotive enthusiast publication runs some sort of "Best of" list, I'm listing those I think are Detroit's "Most Significant" for 2008 and 2009, and some early available news on 2010 models.

White House Still "Gathering Information" While Detroit Suppliers go Bankrupt

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Even Bush doesn't want to go down in history as the man who oversaw the destruction of GM, Ford and Chrysler (I hope), and I'd guess Obama wishes he could install his own new team now and fire Paulson.