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This State Has The Rudest Drivers

Nervous motorists may want to avoid Idaho—it is, according to a new survey, the state that's home to the country's rudest drivers, MSN Autos reports. Why? Two reasons, Insure.com reports: Drivers who …

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Car Parts Made of Coconuts?

About 1.1 billion cars are on the world's roads, according to a recent estimate. Each of these cars uses some form of oil-based plastic for everything from dashboards to door handles. Processing and m…

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Tomatoes as Car Parts?

Two statements you wouldn't think would be connected: 1) Heinz ends up with a lot of extra tomato parts after making ketchup. 2) Ford Motor Co. needs a lot of material for car parts. The two companies…

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Buying A New Car? Save Money, The Environment And Your Health

Are you in the market for a new car? As the 2014 models attest, you have more energy-efficient vehicles to choose from than ever before. They range from conventional cars sporting highly efficient eng…

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Why Are Women Branded As Bad Drivers?

Someone once told me that most stereotypes are founded in truth. That doesn't mean they're still true, of course, it just means that a long time ago a real characteristic (bad or good) inspired someon…

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5 of the World’s Most Dangerous Roads

  Feel like living on the edge? Take a trip down any of these treacherous roads. And it's not just "the edge" (of a mountain!) that you have to worry about on these scary drives -- you might a…

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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we’ve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

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10 Tips for Traveling With Pets (with video)

My two pooches generally travel well and accompany us when we go on vacation. Not all of our past dogs have been as easy, and over the years we've gotten pet-sitters for the ones that were not happy t…

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Could Obesity Make Your Car Less Efficient? (Infographic)

Want to cut down on gas usage to be more eco-friendly? There's an unlikely culprit to blame for millions of wasted gasoline: your weight. Car insurance company Allstate has calculated that 39 million …

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Top 5 Celebrity Eco-Cars of All Time

The realities of global warming have changed minds about what cars are cool to drive. Big fuel-thirsty carbon-spewing vehicles are out. Electrics, hybrids and biofuel cars are in. In fact, some of …

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