Articles about car
The cost of car ownership is hitting the roof and there are things you can do to reduce the impact of the price rises in fuel, insurance and parking. Could you get rid of the car, get a smaller car, change to a motorcycle or bicycle to save money for the needs of your family finances. Or just drive like Grandma, that will save your fuel.
Electric cars are the future and here are three examples of ecologically orientated cars that are quite different. In common they all are completely electric but aims at different sectors of the car buying public. A cheaper runaround commuter car, a family car and a super sexy sports car.
The American Motor industry is having to play catch up with the Japanese manufacturers of ecologic vehicles and seem to be coming up with the goods with the Chevrolet Volt, the Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Lincoln MKZ. The Chevrolet Volt is a Plug in hybrid that in some ways has better technology that the Prius. You can drive some distance without the petrol engine kicking in, and when it doe it is charges the batteries rather than powers the car direct. Cool !
Is the Prius a properly green car. Can you drive it fast? How far can you drive only using electric energy. How does it compare with the Honda Civic Hybrid and the Lexus HS250h. Is there any point in buying one if you can get a car that uses less fuel? Is the smug factor a reason to buy a hybrid car?
When you go travelling, especially by bicycle or on a walking trip it can be murder to keep your electronic devices topped up with power. Here is a solution in a review of the Powerfilm Folding Solar Panel Charger. Charge up GPS, MP3, Satellite phone, and cell phone devices or even AA or AA batteries. Good for campers, walkers and cyclists
Overview of playing some free or cheap iPad games. Having some fun with FlightControl or World of Goo, or flinging some angry birds at some annoyed pigs. Is it a complete waste of time or a good way to pass time while waiting in a queue. Stop the boredom from doing your head in, play a game on your iPad
It may be that they don’t understand everything you say to them, but dogs do respond to tone of voice and know that being affectionate with their owner is part of the deal. Not like cats that only know cupboard love and only come around when they want something. Dogs often have that ‘I love you’ look in their eyes whereas cats will watch you doing something and you just know they are thinking ‘I would do it like that’ or if you are painting they are saying ‘You missed a bit’.
In Girona a small Catalan city 100 km North of Barcelona they have a flower festival called 'Temp Du Flors' The exhibits vary from the traditional flower arrangements, but large - To the innovative artistic showings where the theme of flower and fauna are created in the streets and courtyards of the town.
Getting a tree stump out of the ground can be really difficult. It is say that undergrouns there will be as much tree as you can see above ground. Here we have a look at the options for taking a tree stump out of the picture. The various methods of tree stump removal
Many of us don't make lots of phone calls so we could be looking at the iPod with a Mifi unit to give us all we need for our mobile computing. No being caught by contracts that fleece us left right and centre, No paying through the nose for data and phone calls that we don't actually use. This could be an almost perfect solution for mobile computing.
Four interesting writers that make podcast novels of their science fiction stories. Scott Sigler, Tee Morris, J.C Hutchins and Basil Sands that publish their books as audio downloads for their fans to listen while while walking the dog or driving in the car. Available to download for free and donate if you enjoy the stories.
We love our technology and things are happening all the time it is hardly surprising then that there are a good few podcasts dedicated to the news surrounding all thing technical. Gadgets, computers, phones, science all of those things in podcasts for us to listen to.
You can now get 5GB free file storage from Amazon Cloud Drive. Add that to what you can get for free from Mozy, DropBox and Box .net, you will be able to have back up of a lot of your digital files. If you are a music buyer and you buy an album from Amazon that gives you a years worth of an extra 15GB storage. Online back ups are essential for keeping your digital life safe.