In Defense of Yak Husbandry

04.27.2012

Tom and Ray rarely open their mouths without some misinformation issuing forth. Their latest screw-up? Yak husbandry. Luckily, listener Barry is here to set the record straight.

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Now We Remember Where Tom Parked the MG!

04.25.2012

A rusty, old MG was spotted at the bottom of the Charles River. Could this be one of Tom's old heaps, uncermoniously laid to rest? Read the whole story right here.

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A Good Education Can't Hurt!

04.13.2012

How one physicist got out of a $400  traffic ticket -- using math.

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Our Banjo Player!

03.29.2012

Car Talk bids farewell to Earl Scruggs, who plays banjo on our theme song.

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Good Translators Are Worth Every Penny

03.19.2012

More wacky signs from around the world. Check out this excellent mistranslation from Wales.

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If Road Is Underwater: Irish Logic Explained

03.13.2012

A listener writes in to school Tom and Ray on the subtleties of Irish logic.

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Extra: Shocking Photos of Ray . . .

02.27.2012

An intrepid photogropher caught Ray, wrench-in-hand, actually working! Check it out, with more shocking photos of Ray getting his hands dirty, right here.

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NHTSA's Misguided Driver Distraction Guidelines

02.22.2012

Tom and Ray sound off on why NHTSA's new driver distraction guidelines are destined to fail and fail big. Luckily, they have a few solutions in mind. Read all about it right here.

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Car Talk Talks Shop With OK Go!

02.17.2012

Car Talk talks shop with the band OK Go on the making of their auto-musicological feat, a music video featuring a car that plays 1,000 musical instruments.  

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Car Talk In the Comics: A New Low

02.13.2012

Puns are often called the lowest form of wit - we're pretty sure that's why we find them so hilarious. Check out this amazing comic strip featuring some of the worst (or best?) NPR puns we've heard lately.

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That's One Way to Get a Free Paint Job!

02.09.2012

A listener shares his tale of woe after leaving his car parked in a taxi company's home garage.

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Quit Picking on Art History Students!

02.08.2012

One Art History major has had enough of Tom and Ray's antics.

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Three Cheers (or Charges) for the Volt

02.07.2012

Our Esteemed Producer reviews the new Chevy Volt. 

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Why Would You Give Away a Perfectly Good Car?

02.06.2012

Shameless Self-Promotion Alert: Why do people use our Vehicle Donation Program?

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Car Saves NPR Station

02.03.2012

A little creative automotive thinking helped WCBE stay on the air this summer after a power failure.

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