Celebrating the Fourth of July

Did you know that the original Thirteen Colonies actually voted for their independence from Great Britain on July 2, 1776?  The formal Declaration of Independence wasn’t approved and presented until July 4th, two days later, hence the timing of our annual celebration. It’s estimated that about 200 prints of the Declaration’s finished proofs, known as […]

Summer Solstice

June 21: a day that makes one think of sunshine, the beach, and a fired-up grill is also the first official day of summer.  On this day every year, the sun’s rays strike directly upon the Earth’s Tropic of Cancer, a latitudinal line at 23.5 degrees north.  This is the only day in the entire […]

How Uber and Lyft are Revolutionizing the Industry

The Sharing Economy The relatively recent rise in mobile technology and applications has allowed for some truly innovative new products and services to reach the public.  One sector that has been created out of the mobile revolution is known as the “sharing” economy. The sharing economy refers to using technology to give an individual widespread […]

Road Trips – Do’s and Don’ts

Make sure your road trip is one to remember! More Americans are taking to the roads for vacations than ever before.  Some may think driving long distances has decreased in popularity when compared with the ease of trains and planes, but the allure of the open road remains appealing to many Americans.  There is really […]

The History of Car Insurance

Car insurance collage.

The concept of eliminating risk has been around as long as modern humans.  Humans are neurologically programmed to be wary of risk.  That may mean hunting dangerous animals in a group rather than solo, shipping cargo across a desert with extra camels added to the caravan, and the modern-day form of insurance everyone knows that […]

Most Fuel Efficient Cars

electric car

Have you noticed how much the car market has changed in the last decade? Ten years ago much of the talk was about trucks, muscle cars, and sports cars. Now discussions revolve around fuel efficiency, safety features, alternative fuels, and technological improvements – and with good reason. Increased awareness of environmental issues, driving hazards, and […]

Best Places to Buy a Used Car

Car on Business Hand

You have decided it’s time to replace your car or perhaps this is going to be the first car you have ever purchased. Either way, buying a used car often leads to a mixed bag of emotions. It’s fun and scary all at the same time. After all, it’s one of the most expensive purchases […]

Fun Facts About Cars

Do you remember the feeling you had when you got behind the wheel for the first time? Didn’t the world of possibilities just seem to open up right before your very eyes? This feeling is probably similar to the feeling innovators of horseless carriages experienced as they explored the many ways to bring new, groundbreaking […]

Cinco de Mayo and it’s Cultural Significance

Does your family like to look for fun activities that also have some historical or cultural significance to add value to the day?  Well then heading out to a Cinco de Mayo celebration near you on May 5th may be just the thing. You can learn something about the Mexican American culture while enjoying the […]

Maintaining and Repairing your Car’s Windshield

Two Real Mechanics working in Auto Repair Shop

A windshield and its wiper components play a huge role in a driver’s visibility. Properly maintaining and repairing these parts are imperative to car safety. Windshield Wiper Replacement It’s pouring rain out and your wipers don’t seem to be working. No matter how fast they move they can’t seem to keep your windshield clear. If […]

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