Mary Beth Griggs
at 08:42 AM Mar 27 2015
Cars // 

Antifreeze comes in a variety of sports drink-evoking hues, and has a sweet taste and smell that belie the fact that it is deadly to both people and animals. It poisons nearly 90,000 animals and 6,000 people every year.

Kristen Hall-Geisler
at 09:35 AM Mar 19 2015
Cars // 

I hopped into the back seat of the new Tesla Model S P85D as it was headed out onto the track at Portland International Raceway. Eric Peterson, our driver and the founder of Dream Drives for Kids turned to make sure we were all strapped in. Gideon, a recent patient at Doernbecher Children's Hospital, was ready in the passenger seat; his little sister Leah was belted into a car seat between me and the kids' mom. Peterson helped Gideon count down: 5…4…3…2…

Loren Grush
at 11:06 AM Mar 17 2015
Cars // 

In October 2014, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled a prototype vehicle that exhilarated Back To The Future fans, as well as pretty much everyone else: the long fantasized flying car. Dubbed AeroMobil 3.0, the car/plane hybrid showed off its driving and flying abilities in a video filmed at the 2014 Pioneers Festival in Vienna. With its wings tucked in, the carbon fiber vehicle drives the streets seamlessly with other cars. Then, it makes its way to a parking lot, unfolds its wings, and takes off from a grass runway. It soars leisurely over the buildings of Vienna, before touching down in a green field.

Dan Moren
at 09:39 AM Mar 4 2015
Cars // 

James Bond may favor Aston Martins and Bentleys when he hits the road, but it turns out that Tesla Model S owners can channel a bit of the British superspy.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 10:35 AM Feb 25 2015
Cars // 

In 2003 Popular Science asked readers: "Will most Americans be driving hydrogen-powered cars by 2015?" The results to that poll are lost to time, but we already know the answer, even if 2015 isn't over yet. Unfortunately, the green technology hasn't been adopted in the past 12 years--but the next decade looks promising.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 12:47 PM Feb 20 2015
Cars // 

Unlike Copenhagen, London isn't known for a robust cycling culture. But that is slowly changing. Cycling in the city is more popular than ever before, and it will likely continue to expand.

Lydia Ramsey
at 12:47 PM Feb 20 2015
Cars // 

Whenever a radical new technology promises to change our way of life, it's only a matter of time before Hollywood finds a way to turn it into a comedic farce. Case in point: cars that drive you to your destination.

 
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