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Engine notes

The big question with Top Gear, the popular British consumer-car show (in perpetual reruns on BBC America), is this: will it succeed in denting my colossal lack of curiosity about cars?
Top Gear hits heavy traffic
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 08, 2009
Mitt's Detroit diagnosis

Mitt's Detroit diagnosis

 In an op-ed in today's Times, Mitt Romney makes a pretty good case against bailing out the do...
By Adam Reilly  |  November 19, 2008

Greased lightning

Oil has been discovered in a Brighton backyard.
Powering the anti – fossil fuel revolution, one fried catfish at a time
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 07, 2007