mileage

  • Frequent Fliers: Superfly Emerges From Beta To Help You Organize Your Travel Rewards

    Frequent Fliers: Superfly Emerges From Beta To Help You Organize Your Travel Rewards

    If you've seen George Clooney and Jason Reitman's Up In The Air, you know that George Clooney's character in the film is the epitome of a savvy, frequent flier. His life's ambition is to accumulate miles, and he knows exactly what his rewards packages entail. Most of us, though we may similarly heavy travel schedules, are by no means masters of miles or travel rewards. If you're anything like me… Read More

  • Mythbusters test golf ball effect on real car

    Mythbusters test golf ball effect on real car

    It's almost like someone got their Top Gear in my Mythbusters lately. First the duct tape holding up a car, and now the 'golf ball' effect on mileage. So what exactly does happen when you cover a car with clay, and then dimple it like a golf ball? Read More

  • Smart cars coming in January. Would you buy one?

    Smart cars coming in January. Would you buy one?

    These things are tiny. Ever seen one? They can parallel park lengthwise. Or widthwise. Whatever. Nose to the curb, is what I’m getting at. I’ve seen them all over Europe and they look like life-sized Micro Machines. They’ll be sold here in January for just under $12,000 and they’re supposed to get 40 miles to the gallon. Read More