There Is No Better Time To Be Doing Car Maintenance Than Right Now

There Is No Better Time To Be Doing Car Maintenance Than Right Now

Global pandemics turn out to be a combination of boring and terrifying. Wake up, existential terror when you check your phone first thing. That slowly fades into dull existence punctuated by taking care of your cats, then 4 pm rolls around on Saturday and you realise you have forgotten what…

How To Get The Coronavirus Out Of Your Car

How To Get The Coronavirus Out Of Your Car

Here we are, in the middle of a global pandemic stuck at home with our cars sitting dormant in the garage. Everything is closed, there’s nowhere to go, and it’s best practice to stay home and avoid contact with others anyway. For the few of us who do still have…

These Award-Winning Wildlife Photos Will Calm Your Stressed Spirits

These Award-Winning Wildlife Photos Will Calm Your Stressed Spirits

Right now, just about everything feels awful. A pandemic is ongoing. People are self-isolating at home to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading further. Businesses are closed, leaving countless workers without employment. And to top it all off, the climate crisis continues to threaten humanity’s existence.

Use Microfibre Towels To Clean Your Home

Use Microfibre Towels To Clean Your Home

This blog just popped into my head, since it’s something I’ve been doing for years and I figured some of you might benefit from it, too. Use microfibre towels to clean your homes, friends! If they’re good enough for your prized clear coat, then they’re also good enough to dust…

You All Hated The Honda Civic’s Butt So Much Someone Fixed It For You

You All Hated The Honda Civic’s Butt So Much Someone Fixed It For You

Good lord. I knew the rear end on the current-gen Honda Civic was “polarising” but I guess didn’t quite grasp how woefully inadequate that word was for describing your reactions following Friday’s Honda Civic Hatch review. Luckily for you, a reader read your rage and did something about it.

Detailing An Aston Martin DB4 Verges On ASMR

Detailing An Aston Martin DB4 Verges On ASMR

Feeling stressed? Pushed to your limit? Maybe a little hungover? Yeah, me too. And if you’re also like me, you’re turning to anything to help sooth nerves more jangled than a wind chime left out in a hurricane. Two of the most relaxing videos to binge are car detailing and…

Now Is The Time To Finally Master The Heel-Toe Shift

Now Is The Time To Finally Master The Heel-Toe Shift

This manoeuvre takes a bit of coordination and a lot of practice. If you are now in a situation where you can do a bit of driving with no destination in mind, and, chances are, have a lot of open roads available to you, it’s a great time to give…

How Can I Test Drive A Car While Social Distancing?

How Can I Test Drive A Car While Social Distancing?

As a resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing social distancing and test drives, using your credit to leverage low APR financing and potential Mad Max…

Turn Your Nintendo Switch Into A Miniature Arcade Optimised For Fighting Games

Turn Your Nintendo Switch Into A Miniature Arcade Optimised For Fighting Games

Nintendo’s Switch might not be the top console choice for fans of fighting games, but with titles like Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, and Super Smash Bros. available, it’s no slouch either. If fighting games get more screen time on your Switch than Zelda does, this miniature arcade stick controller might…

Drones Capture Video Of Nearly Empty American Cities In Lockdown

Drones Capture Video Of Nearly Empty American Cities In Lockdown

At least 80 million Americans are in some form of lockdown as many cities and states urge people to stay home during the covid-19 pandemic. As people stay inside, cities that are usually bustling with activity have begun to look deserted. Drone operators have captured these scenes of empty parks,…

Coronavirus: For Performers In Lockdown, Online Is Becoming The New Live

Coronavirus: For Performers In Lockdown, Online Is Becoming The New Live

There’s still a great deal of uncertainty as to what impact the coronavirus pandemic will have on the UK’s cultural life. More and more people are now choosing to self-isolate and theatres, cinemas, clubs and concert halls are closing down for the duration with talk that an enforced lockdown is…

How To Spot Bogus Science Stories And Read The News Like A Scientist

How To Spot Bogus Science Stories And Read The News Like A Scientist

When fake news, misreporting and alternative facts are everywhere, reading the news can be a challenge. Not only is there plenty of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and other scientific topics floating around social media, you also need to read science stories, even well-known publications, with caution.

Real Trooper Mounts 1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom Body On Isuzu Chassis

Real Trooper Mounts 1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom Body On Isuzu Chassis

Some sentences start in one place and end in another and you have no idea how the ends are part of the same sentence. Often, some of the weirdest possible descriptions can be found written in eBay ads, and despite having trawled through quite a few of them in my…