'Silly Dog' by Wikimedia user Allen Watkin

How Should You Remove Pets From A Stranger’s Locked Car?

I love my dogs. Given a choice between curling up with them and napping away the afternoon or taking a Maserati Quattroporte out for a spin with Hugh Jackman — complete with makeout stops at scenic overlooks — I would have have a very hard…


The Silence Of The Vans: 2015 Ford Transit Connect Vs. 2015 Nissan NV200 Vs. 2015 Mazda5

A “We Let the Dog Decide” Comparison Test Thriller Starring Roxy Hamel While searching for the best cargo van for her other side job as a consultant for the FBI, in which she has become well known for following creepy…

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Homophobe Fired By Ford Last Year Finally Sues For Damages (And Is Probably Doomed To Lose)

Earlier this year, we told you about Thomas Banks, a product engineer employed by Rapid Global Business Solutions who had been contracted to work for Ford Motor Company. Things went fine for about three years, but then last summer, Banks read an article on Ford’s…

2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid

That’s Sooooo Gay: 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid Is All New, Still Young & Restless

You have to wonder how anyone can afford a new car these days when the average price for a new vehicle is running about $28,000, and the monthly payment on a new car starts at around $400. In this scenario,…

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Ford, Toyota Among The Most Trans-Friendly Companies In The U.S.

The HRC’s Corporate Equality Index gives us a good idea of how LGBT-friendly a company may (or may not) be. These days, those that come up short usually stumble on the “T” part of the acronym. Statistics bear that out:…

“Economy Class Cabin Hexagon” seating configuration by Zodiac Seats France

This Is The Worst Idea For Airplane Seating Ever — And It’s Patented

A company called Zodiac Seats France has patented what is perhaps the dumbest — or at least the most unpleasant — airplane seating configuration of all time. Wired has the scoop. The goal of the design is “to increase cabin density…


The Ten Commandments of Being a 21st Century Premium Luxury Auto Brand

On the 7th day the Lord did two things. He rested and he thought up his Ten Commandments that every luxury automaker now must follow because in order to truly rest the most powerful being in the Universe knew he would need a stretch Maybach with individual massage chairs, custom champagne glasses and a built in cooler.

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Provincetown Bear Week Travel Guide: What To Eat, Who To See, Where To Dance

Today’s special Bear Week travel guide is brought to you by writer, photographer, Provincetown know-it-all, and my husband, John d’Addario.  * * * * * Bear Week in Provincetown, Massachusetts is a lot like summer camp, only with more body…

2015 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ

2015 Chevrolet Silverado: A Very Versatile Love

We’re halfway through the year, and you know what that means: 2016 models will be rolling into showrooms faster than Sarah Palin can sign a resignation letter. It also means that you may be able to score deals on 2015 models…

MINI's K9 Showroom

MINI Pitches To Pet-Owners With Its Adorable K-9 Showroom

We have four dogs. Not tiny, pocket-sized pups, though I like those guys, too. These are mostly pit bull mixes, with the biggest topping out around 120 pounds. The majority are deaf. I love them as much as I’ve loved any…