Car theft is one of the most prevalent crimes in the United States. Luckily there are now security systems that actually prevent vehicles from being stolen. Devices that stop a car’s engine when a theft is attempted and fingerprint entry are just a few ways companies are ensuring the safety of you and your vehicle.
Remember the ’80s classic TV show Knight Rider? David Hasselhoff drove a souped-up Pontiac Trans Am called KITT. The car on Knight Rider was ahead of its time. Endowed with artificial intelligence, KITT drove the ‘Hoff rather than the other way around. This wasn’t the only time cars were portrayed as thinking, communicating entities: in [...]
Automobile technology has come a long way in a very short time. One of the biggest changes has been the transition of the automobile from a mechanical device to a computerized device. Listening to our GPS chatter away is reminiscent of the fascination we had for talking cars in the 1980s. But the GPS was [...]
Breakdowns happen, and nearly everyone will find themselves stuck by the side of the road at least once in their lives. Ensuring your safety is key in this situation. Know what to expect and plan ahead for possible problems anytime you are on the road, even if just during your daily commute. Photo Source: aussiegall [...]
Dressing appropriately and comfortably can make or break any experience or activity. You wouldn’t dream of wearing a bikini to a board meeting or a parka to the pool, right? Many fashion faux pas are easy to identify, like donning swimwear at a swanky soiree, but other outfit mistakes can be trickier to spot and [...]
While being a criminal doesn’t seem like the smartest choice of occupation, these car thieves make many of their counterparts look like geniuses. While the normal “dumb” things people do behind the wheel include texting, not buckling up or drinking alcohol, these crooks take it to a whole new level of idiocy. These situations may sound [...]
Traffic waves are a lot like the rippling waves of an ocean, and each individual car acts like a very large water molecule. These traffic waves are a pattern of slowing down and speeding up that generally moves backwards through the cars. This means it affects the car ahead of you, your car, and the [...]
There are few greater experiences in life than the moment people find out that they’re going to be parents. From the moment a child is born, he or she becomes the most important thing in a parent’s life. To the end, parents will do anything and everything to protect a child. Scientists have shown that [...]