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Why Banging On Your Car Hood Could Save A Cat's Life
Offbeat  (tags: cats, cars, hoods )

Jeri
- 149 days ago - thedodo.com
When Sarah Ann Stevens set off on a 50-mile drive to Spokane, Washington, this weekend, she thought she was traveling alone. Once there, however, she heard a familiar meow coming from inside her engine compartment.
Rocket Powered Bicycle Destroys Ferrari Scuderia in Drag Race
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, performance, society, technology, unusual, world, bikes, cars, culture, humans, interesting )

Frank
- 267 days ago - nydailynews.com
Which one do you think will win the race? Watch, because you won't believe your eyes!
Car Smoking Ban Comes Into Force
Offbeat  (tags: smoking ban, cars, children, health, Law )

Ray
- 268 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A law banning smoking in vehicles carrying children has come into force in England and Wales.
It's Now Legal to Break Into Cars to Save Animals in Tennessee
Offbeat  (tags: tennessee, USA, legal, break, cars, hot, animals )

Scooby
- 348 days ago - vice.com
Starting this month, Tennessee residents are allowed to break into parked cars with no legal repercussions, so long as they believe an animal locked inside faces imminent danger.
Stunning Images of the Places Time Forgot: Vine-Covered Buildings, Ghost Ships and Eerie, Abandoned Streets Where Nature Rules
Offbeat  (tags: eerie, abandoned, sea, trees, cars, pictures, time, sand, forgot )

Scooby
- 359 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Eerie empty streets, buildings taken over by vines, rusting underwater tanks inhabited by fish, these are the dramatic images of the places that time forgot.
Demand for Rubber From Tyre Manufacturers Is Causing 'Catastrophic' Damage to the World's Forests and Their Endangered Species
Offbeat  (tags: Rubber, tyres, cars, aeroplanes, forests, damage, plantations )

Scooby
- 433 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Demand for rubber to make tyres is having a âEUR~catastrophicâEUR(TM) impact on the worldâEUR(TM) s forests, scientists have warned.
60 Extremely Rare Vintage Cars Worth About $18 Million Found In A French Barn
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, news, cars, hard times, vintage, discovery )

Angie
- 503 days ago - inquisitr.com
Every motorcar enthusiast or car collector dreams of opening a barn door to discover hoards of vintage cars parked neatly in row upon row. Well, this dream just came true for a duo who stumbled upon not just a few, but 60 extremely rare vintage cars
Brake for Turtles! SHOCKING: Turtles Hit On Road Still Alive -HOW TO HELP
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, cars, injured, vet, help, animals )

Julie
- 964 days ago - peta2.com
If you spot a turtle who is injured and/or has been hit by a car, please don't assume he or she is dead!
Toyota 100 Cars for Good on Facebook Please VOTE!!
Offbeat  (tags: children, families, toyota, cars, vote, voters, everyday, video, hurricane katrina )

Barb
- 993 days ago - apps.facebook.com
Toyota is giving 100 cars over 50 days to nonprofit organizations that could really use a new set of wheels. Each day voters like you choose which two organizations take home a new ride.
Rampaging Bull Charges Cars in Spain -VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: bull, Spain, charges, cars, video )

Giana
- 1031 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
An escaped bull causes panic as it charges cars on a busy motorway in central Spain. I know exactly how he feels!!
Keeping Your Pet Safe in the Car
Offbeat  (tags: pets, dogs, cars, safety, belts, humans )

Giana
- 1047 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Car seatbelts for dogs fail in safety tests.
5 Ways to Calm Your Cat During Car Travel
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pets, protection, cats, cars )

Cher
- 1240 days ago - catster.com
Unlike dogs, cats are often scared of sitting in moving vehicles. Here's how to ease the stress
Are Car Restraints for Dogs Just One Big Farce?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cars, dogs )

Cher
- 1320 days ago - dogster.com
It seems so: A recent test shows popular brands utterly failed in crashworthiness. So now what?
Destroying Traffic Waves Like a Boss
Offbeat  (tags: cars, driving, traffic )

Paul
- 1561 days ago - drivesteady.com
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.
How Much You Could Save If You Did Car Maintenance Yourself
Offbeat  (tags: cars, infographics )

Adrian
- 1563 days ago - drivesteady.com
Clunk. Sputter. Thud. No one wants to hear one of these sounds coming from their car's engine. When something like this happens, you can call the tow truck. Then, listen to the mechanic tell you what's wrong with your car and brace for a bill or instead r
 

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