Crime Watch: Buying Protection with Radar Detectors and LoJack

11.20.2012

It's not just phones that have gotten smart. Also showing signs of intelligence are the once humble radar detector and the lojack system that will help you find the laptop you left in your car.

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Making the Case for Propane: From Gas Grills to Cars and Trucks

11.15.2012

Propane, the same stuff in our gas grills, also powers our cars? Southern cops are saying yes. Propane is an interesting fuel--liquid at near-room temperature, with relatively cheap refueling. The alternative--CNG and LNG--also have a case to make.

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All About Algae: Danforth's Quest to Turn Pond Scum Into Gasoline

11.08.2012

The Danforth Plant Science Center in Missouri is a cutting-edge lab for developing tomorrow's biofuels.

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How Not to Buy a Storm-Damaged Used Car

11.02.2012

Vehicles that have been through Hurricane Sandy may look fine, but they're ticking time bombs, waiting to bury you in bills.

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My Buick: A Post-Sandy Parable

11.01.2012

I did the right thing by my father-in-law's Regal. Now I don't get the insurance payout, but I can sleep at night.

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