Expectations Exceeded

Let’s say cars are your passion. You love driving, learning to drive better, and learning how cars are developed. You’ll drive just for that mechanical duet with a car, so you can listen to its sounds, feel its responses, and appreciate how it’s put together. And let’s say one of your favorite automakers says, “We’d … Continue reading Expectations Exceeded

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Racing for Laughs: The 24 Hours of LeMons

You’ve seen auto racing, or at least Top Gear* on TV, and maybe you’ve even been to a professional race. But did you know about the amateur races that are just as much fun, without the crowds? Those elaborate tracks can't sit idle between the big races, so they host other activities like driving schools, … Continue reading Racing for Laughs: The 24 Hours of LeMons

Thorough Reviews: The Wirecutter and The Sweethome

It’s challenging to find credible reviews for gadgets like TVs, laptops, printers, headsets, office chairs, etc. It’s hard to know what a site’s agenda is, or exactly how they’ve tested and compared. Are they paid by manufacturers to promote their gadgets? Do the reviewers have the expertise to compare the products thoughtfully? Consumer Reports Online reviews … Continue reading Thorough Reviews: The Wirecutter and The Sweethome