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The Last Straw: Ice Straws Are Totally The End!

With all of the restaurants in this country it is hard to imagine just how many plastic (and before that paper) straws are cluttering up landfills. The gross tonnage is probably jaw-dropping. At least there is something you can do at home to help alleviate the problem -- and it is fun and easy. Make your own ice straws.

Pimp Your Toyota Tacoma For Outdoor Adventure

When you go shopping for a new truck you may run across the Toyota Xplore Adventure Series. With this you can have your new Tacoma, for example, kitted out for the ultimate in camping and off-road travel. This includes a bed rack and an elevated tent so that you don't need to haul a trailer or set up your tent on the damp ground.

Va Va Voom - Renault Takes Test Driving To The Next Level

Who wants to test drive a new car through the same boring streets they see every day? In a recent Renault advertising campaign to promote its' new CLIO model, potential buyers are taken on an unusual test drive which ends on the streets of Paris, surrounded by scantily clad women or shirtless men. Now that's what I call taking a look under the hood!

Qoros 3 Sedan To Debut At 2013 Geneva International Motor Show

China's Qoros Auto Co. Ltd is looking to make its first impression a lasting one. The luxurious and innovative Qoros 3 sedan, set to snare the limelight at the upcoming 83rd Geneva International Motor Show, spearheads the Chinese-Israeli company's charge to global automotive success.

New Car Technologies Make Driving Safer

From sensors to warning lights and indicators, there are new features introduced every year to make driving easier and safer.

Tesla Model S Inventor Calls An Unfavorable Review 'Fake'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk versus the New York Times makes for an entertaining online battle.

Japan's Automatic Robot Snowplow - An Update On Yuki Taro

Where's a cute automatic Japanese robot snowplow when you need one? When nasty nor'easters like February 2013's “Nemo” blanket huge stretches of America's northeast with up to three feet of snow, a GPS-equipped robotic snow shovel like Yuki Taro would come in mighty handy.

Driverless Buses Ready To Roll On Shanghai's Streets

Be afraid, Ralph Kramdens of the world, be VERY afraid: Shanghai's imminent experiment with driverless, magnetically-guided, electric-powered buses could be the start of a new urban transportation revolution.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray Balances Classic Style With Improved Performance

Chevrolet has now unveiled its seventh generation of Corvettes. The 2014 Corvette Stingray was revealed this week at the Detroit Auto Show. While retaining iconic Corvette spirit and style, the 2014 Corvette Stingray also incorporates advanced technological features in a complete redesign, the seventh such change in the brand's 60 year history. Read on to learn what's new.

Smart Car Special Edition Sold Only Online by Sina Weibo

Sina Weibo, China's largest microblogging platform, is teaming up with Smart Cars to sell just 666 Smart Fortwo Special Edition cars online to the social media site's estimated 370 million users. Competition for the distinctive yellow & blue microcars is expected to be fierce.