So the 2nd gen Prius (please, don't stop reading just yet) has a coolant thermos and stores some volume of hot coolant when the car is shut down. Upon starting the car up again the (presumably still) hot coolant is immediately pumped back into the parts of the system that work most efficiently when hot - helping… » 2/27/15 1:18pm Today 1:18pm

My dad used to tell me all about this type of transmission being in family cars while he was growing up but until today I was never able to find mention of it online. Thanks so much for filling in a huge gap in my childhood memory. » 2/19/15 11:59am 2/19/15 11:59am

How deep did GM think market penetration would be for a premium Cadillac? I think the reason the Volt was more successful and the Bolt will be successful is because it's priced to be the everymans electric car - if they can keep out-of-pocket prices after incentives a lot lower than $30,000. which begs the question… » 2/06/15 9:51am 2/06/15 9:51am

The bottom line in brown v. white is that you have to plan ahead for one and not the other. If you're "together" enough to soak your grains overnight you're probably not far from setting a timer on a rice cooker as you walk out the door in the morning. The thing that we really need is brown rice for the everyman;… » 2/04/15 10:06am 2/04/15 10:06am

IMAGINE WATCHING A GREAT CAST OF CHARACTERS PLAY FOR 48 MINUTES BUT EVERYONE IS SCREAMING AT EACH OTHER. IMAGINE COACH WITHOUT DAUBER BUT EVERYONE IS SCREAMING AT EACH OTHER THE ENTIRE TIME. IMAGINE GILMORE GIRLS BUT LESS FUNNY AND MORE PEOPLE SCREAMING AT EACH OTHER THE ENTIRE TIME. IMAGINE 6 FEET UNDER...BUT WITH… » 2/04/15 10:25am 2/04/15 10:25am