Back in my rally days (before we had such requirements as fire-proof gloves and shoes, or even race-rated seats), I used Chuck Taylor All Stars. They were great. I still use them in my spirited driving of backroads, even though I slightly melted the rubber near the heal at Ojibiwe. Who decided a rally in Minnesota… » 9/30/14 4:09pm 9/30/14 4:09pm

Lemme give you a scenario that shows it's not always advisable to wait for an ambulance. Say a person lives 2 miles from the hospital. Now, ambulances don't hang out near the hospital — they hang out farther away. So if their kid starts having an issue, it's a 5 minute drive at legal speeds to the hospital, as… » 9/26/14 9:31am 9/26/14 9:31am

Many years ago, my parents were buying a new Suzuki Sidekick. The dealership they bought it from used the owners face as their logo. It was annoying to see it everywhere, especially where the license plate should go (thus staying on until the real plates arrived in the mail). Near the end of negotiations, my mom… » 9/17/14 9:21am 9/17/14 9:21am

Yeah, not even close. It's not like it's getting its route from Google Maps and just following the road. It has thousands of sensors that monitor pretty much everything around it, and makes decisions (some say far better than the average human driver) about what it's encountered. It'll give room to bicycles on the… » 9/08/14 9:33am 9/08/14 9:33am