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Kraigslist Katastrophes: Butchering the English Language for Fun and Profit

02.11.2015

Craigslist is a great tool for finding old junk for sale near you, but it's not going to teach you anything about reading and writing.

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Auto News for Wednesday, February 11

02.11.2015

The Corvette Museum sinkhole has been filled, museum holds contest to guess how many tons of stone it took to fill it. We're guessing six hundred tons of stone, 14,000 pounds of gold chains, a metric ton of white loafers and 424 55-gallon drums of Hai Karate.  

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Why Buy a Truck to Tow Once a Year?

02.10.2015

Kevin occasionally tows a 1-ton pontoon boat, and he needs to replace his truck. He's hoping for something with better gas mileage. What does Car Talk recommend?

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Auto News for Monday, February 9

02.09.2015

Report Sees Weak Security in Cars’ Wireless Systems. Car Talk pro tip: Blame your next speeding ticket on the NSA.

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Auto News for Friday, February 6

02.06.2015

Aston Martin rules out going downmarket. Rats! We were looking forward to hearing James Bond introduce himself as “Bond, Jim-Bob Bond”.

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Mid-Life Crisis Cars: Make Mine a Miata (But Americans Vote for Mustangs and Corvettes)

02.06.2015

According to a new CarMax survey a quarter of Americans think they might buy a flashy car to get them through middle age. Women are into it, too. But, really, an SUV for a midlife crisis?

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Brilliant or Bogus: Robert's Diesel Engine Swap Idea

02.05.2015

Robert is looking at a VW Tiguan, but he really prefers diesel. Can he just buy the car anyway and swap in a diesel engine? Is this more trouble than it's worth?  

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Auto News for Wednesday, February 4

02.04.2015

Canadian city wants to install ice skating lanes. We'll visit when they set up rest areas sponsored by Swiss Miss.

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Today: The Bouncing Fender Test

02.03.2015

Leisa is worried that the drive-in oil change place she took her car too is trying to con her. They bounced her fender a couple times and said her struts are shot. If this were true, wouldn't she have noticed?

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Crash-Related Fatalities: IIHS Report

02.02.2015

Forget about stars, which cars can save your life?

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