Category: Car Reviews

The World’s Most Beautiful Moths Will Set Your Heart Aflutter

Emmet Gowin’s improbable romance with moths began 20 years back in Ecuador. Driving up a mountain road one night, his guide pulled over and set up a strong light. Over the next 3 hours, Gowin watched in amazement as countless moths fluttered from the woods toward the glow. “They are so exquisitely beautiful and unpredictable,” Read More

Space Pictures of the Week: Spiral Galaxy’s Secretly a Giant Gasbag

Stars are magnificent at the night skies, but that’s nothing compared to seeing one up close. This week, scientists peered at U Antilae, a reddish carbon-rich celebrity 900 light years from Earth. Snapped from the European Southern Observatory, this orange beacon is observed in a wide perspective surrounded by the darkness of space. The Atacama Read More

Tour Europe and America’s Wacky, Culture-Swapping Festivals

Many Americans travel to Europe to experience its distinctive culture, history and tradition. So they might be surprised to stumble upon a rockabilly festival in Hungary, or a Civil War reenactment at the Czech Republic, or a Wild West theme park in France. RELATED STORIES Laura Mallonee Meet the People of a Soviet Nation That Read More

The Strange, Grisly World of Crocodile Hunting in Australia

There are far more than 100,000 saltwater crocodiles in northern Australia. They develop more 20 feet long, weigh over 1000 pounds, and bite with a force exceeding the weight of a little car. And yet there are a group of people mad enough to search them. They cruise around in boats at night with simply Read More

Space Pictures of the Week: So Long, Cassini.

Thanks for All the Pics

This week, all eyes are on Saturn and, more especially, the Cassini spacecraft which circled the planet one final time before crashing into its surface on Friday. It left behind tens of thousands of pictures, including some last shots such as the picture of Saturn’s clouds close to the terminator, that’s the boundary between day Read More

Honda recalling Almost 53,000 minivans in Canada, Components not available until spring

Honda Canada says it is going to take until next spring to find the parts required to repair thousands of Odyssey minivans that are being recalled because second-row chairs may not lock into place. The Japanese car maker says the Canadian remember covers 52,710 Odyssey minivans in the 2011 to 2016 models. Honda says there’s Read More

The Fake Mountain Range That Appeared on Maps to Get a Century

The Mountains of Kong form a magnificent, impassable mountain range in West Africa. It is not real. But that did not stop 19th-century writers from waxing poetic about its formidable, snow-capped peaks. Or illustrious cartographers from including it in historical maps. Or Jim Naughten from photographing it. The British photographer pretends the legend’s true for Read More

Space Pictures of the Week: Spiral Galaxy Swaddles Baby Stars in Its Big Dusty Arms

It’s simple to feel as if you never have sufficient time to do the things you will need to do, but that’s particularly true for the Cassini spacecraft. After almost 138 days circling between Saturn and its glittering rings, Cassini will finish its dance by diving headlong into Saturn following week. However, it still has Read More

Photo of the Week: A Hellish Vision of Portland, Oregon’s Famous Gorge in Flames

The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is a gorgeous canyon just east of Portland, Oregon. It follows the river some 80 miles through the Cascade Mountains along the Washington–Oregon state line, offering countless scenic vistas and hiking trails. The gorge also boasts 800 wildflower species and at least 70 waterfalls, including the famous 600-foot Read More

Fiat Chrysler Remembering 88,000 minivans in Canada for air bag Worries

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is remembering 297,000 elderly minivans in North America due to a wiring problem that may cause inadvertent air bag deployments, the company said in a statement on Thursday. The recall of 2011-2012 model year Dodge Grand Caravan minivans is connected to 13 minor accidents, the auto maker said. Wiring may short Read More

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