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Two Crows vs. a Range Rover

Two Crows vs. a Range Rover

While the Range Rover is one of Land Rover’s most capable and rugged SUV models, sometimes it attracts the most unusual vandals. Case in point: the two crows that have been damaging a Nottinghamshire woman’s Range Rover for the past three years. 78-year-old Brenda Brown claims the devious duo pecks away at the vehicle’s windshield […]

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Dead Crows Litter Spokane City Streets, Edgar Allan Poe Suspected

Dead Crows Litter Spokane City Streets, Edgar Allan Poe Suspected

Residents of Spokane, Washington, probably thought that the end times had come on September 18th, as they found large numbers of dead or dying crows littering the streets. While this probably isn’t a sign of the end of the world, it is a sign that something similar is on the way: The Department of Fish and […]

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Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man Replaces Scarecrows

Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man Replaces Scarecrows

If there’s anything that Goosebumps, schlocky movies from the 80s, and one of Batman’s most fearsome foes have taught us, it’s that scarecrows are possibly more terrifying for human beings than they are for birds.  New York winery owner, Ted Mar, was clearly not in favor of creating a towering terror-beast to haunt his dreams […]

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Counting Crows Play Jeep Celebration Concert at Red Rocks

Counting Crows Play Jeep Celebration Concert at Red Rocks

To properly launch the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, Jeep enlisted the talents of Counting Crows for a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater on October 12.  Jeep is the sponsor for the Red Rocks Summer Concert Series, and the performance—dubbed the Jeep Celebration Concert—closed out what had proved to be an exhilarating 2013 concert season in style. […]

 Whitney Russell

Criminal Crow Wreaks Havoc on Windshield Wipers in the UK

Criminal Crow Wreaks Havoc on Windshield Wipers in the UK

One crow has been causing headaches for several drivers in the United Kingdom. So far, “George” (as he’s been dubbed) has victimized the windshield wipers of 20 cars. The BBC reports that the targeted cars belong to staff who work at Greenfields Community Housing headquarters in Essex. According to the Royal Society for the Protection […]

 Rebecca Bernard

Are We Willing to Sacrifice Speed for Road Safety From Amazon?

Are We Willing to Sacrifice Speed for Road Safety From Amazon?

I’ll admit that I’m an Amazon Prime member, despite my threats throughout the year to cancel the service. While I buy my physical books at indie bookstores and frequent a local grocer for most of my food, sometimes it’s just nice to have that two-day Prime shipping option in my back pocket. As the service […]

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More Haunted Literary Places to Visit in the US

More Haunted Literary Places to Visit in the US

We’ve already shared some haunted literary destinations worth experiencing in New England. If you need more ideas for a Halloween-themed road trip, however, here are some additional suggestions. Whether you’re a fan of Edgar Allen Poe or Stephen King, you’re bound to find at least one destination that satisfies your passion for the paranormal.   Confidence […]

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Road Trip Pit Stops: 5 Haunted Destinations in Washington

Road Trip Pit Stops: 5 Haunted Destinations in Washington

The Evergreen State is known for its breathtaking landscapes, rugged coastlines, and sprawling forests. However, it also has quite a few haunted destinations worth exploring on your next Washington road trip. Here are just five to consider adding to your itinerary. Tips for Preservation: Learn more about our Classic car maintenance services Black Diamond Cemetery […]

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UPDATE: WALK THE MOON to Join Fitz and The Tantrums on Stage During this Year’s Jeep on the Rocks Concert

UPDATE: WALK THE MOON to Join Fitz and The Tantrums on Stage During this Year’s Jeep on the Rocks Concert

Just a few weeks ago, The News Wheel reported that the band Fitz and The Tantrums was set to headline the upcoming Jeep on the Rocks concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado. At the time of that announcement, Jeep teased a “very special guest” would be joining Fitz and The Tantrums up […]

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Fitz and The Tantrums to Headline the Jeep on the Rocks 2018 Concert

Fitz and The Tantrums to Headline the Jeep on the Rocks 2018 Concert

Moon Taxi will will serve as the opening act before Fitz and The Tantrums take the stage

For the past few years, the Jeep on the Rocks concert has been one of the largest and most-anticipated events hosted by the Jeep brand. In years past, Jeep has recruited talented acts like Counting Crows, Panic! At the Disco, and O.A.R. to headline the event. This year, Fitz and The Tantrums are set to […]

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A Brief History of the Taxi

A Brief History of the Taxi

If there’s one vehicle that’s iconically associated with metropolitan transportation, it’s the taxi. If you’ve ever been to New York City, you’ve seen the tidal wave of yellow taxi cabs surging and weaving through the streets. Many famous movie scenes have even involved taxis. Undeniably, the little yellow cab has become part of our American […]

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The Twisting, Turning, Wiggly History of the Used-Car-Lot Inflatable Dude

The Twisting, Turning, Wiggly History of the Used-Car-Lot Inflatable Dude

Think back to the last time someone was having a sale at the local used car lot. When you were driving up to it (or past it), what was the first thing you saw? That’s right—the fan-inflated wacky arm-waving nylon tube men. But where did the wacky wiggly men come from? To answer that, you […]

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Family of Elk Set off on Road Trip, Cause Traffic ‘Ram’

Family of Elk Set off on Road Trip, Cause Traffic ‘Ram’

For many Americans, the only time wildlife affects our daily commute is when a mother duck decides to walk her babies across a busy intersection, which can be annoying, but certainly not dangerous. If you happen to live in The Centennial State though, then sometimes you may have to deal with larger animals blocking the […]

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Panic! At the Disco Will Headline Jeep on the Rocks Concert This Fall

Panic! At the Disco Will Headline Jeep on the Rocks Concert This Fall

American Authors and X Ambassadors to open

Although the 3rd Annual Jeep on the Rocks concert won’t hit the Red Rocks Amphitheater until October 10, 2015, music fans across the country are already getting pumped. This year, Jeep has secured hugely famous Panic! At the Disco to headline the show. Here’s one of Panic!’s more popular songs, “I Write Sins Not Tragedies”: […]

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Toyota Begins Sponsorship of Rock ’n Roll Marathon Series

Toyota Begins Sponsorship of Rock ’n Roll Marathon Series

In 2013, more than 19 million Americans finished running events across the country, from 5Ks and 10Ks to half-marathons and full marathons. With the popularity of running on the rise with each year that passes, sponsorship of races is giving companies more visibility than ever before. And starting this year through March 2016, Toyota will […]

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9 Extra Trunk or Treat Activities to Spook Up Your Event

9 Extra Trunk or Treat Activities to Spook Up Your Event

So you’ve decided to host your own Trunk or Treat event this Halloween but aren’t sure exactly what you’re doing? Lucky for you, we’ve got a complete guide to organizing your own Trunk or Treat event for your children and their friends. But setting up the actual Trunk or Treat is not all you’ll need […]

 Kyle Johnson

Trunk or Treat Decoration Ideas for Your Halloween Festivities

Trunk or Treat Decoration Ideas for Your Halloween Festivities

Howdy there, Halloweenies.  The season of the witch is drawing to a close, and so the time is near for Beggar’s Night.  If you’re opting to go the less conventional Trunk or Treat route as opposed to tried and true door-to-door tromping, you’re faced with the task of furnishing your car with a costume in […]