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Turn Signal Panic is Real, and It’s the Worst

Turn Signal Panic is Real, and It’s the Worst

Turn signal panic, or the feeling of dread you experience after realizing you've had your turn signal on for miles in error, is the worst.…

Weird Old Car Shorts: ‘Hired!’ (1940)

Weird Old Car Shorts: ‘Hired!’ (1940)

In a previous article for The News Wheel, we discussed the weird…

Weird Old Car Shorts: ‘X Marks the Spot’

Weird Old Car Shorts: ‘X Marks the Spot’

Ah yes, the theatrical/educational short. Briefly, most films released to theaters before…

Less Obvious Reasons to Wear Your Seat Belt

Less Obvious Reasons to Wear Your Seat Belt

Daniel DiMannaDaniel DiManna hails from little Sylvania, Ohio. A graduate of Lourdes…

Windshield vs. Hand Sanitizer: A Cautionary Tale

Windshield vs. Hand Sanitizer: A Cautionary Tale

Have you ever done something of questionable rationality in order to give…

Toyota President Goes After Tesla With Cooking Analogy

Toyota President Goes After Tesla With Cooking Analogy

“The kitchen and the chef, they have not created a real business yet or a real world yet, but they're trying to trade the recipes. And the chef is saying that, ‘Well, our recipe is going to become the standard of the world in the future.’ I think that is the kind of business they have.”…

My Car Saved Me From a Cell-Phoneless Nightmare

My Car Saved Me From a Cell-Phoneless Nightmare

When the power went out in my apartment, I spent six hours in my car charging my phone and confronting my dependency on devices.…

Recalling the Mako: “Mass Effect’s” Terrible Space Car

Recalling the Mako: “Mass Effect’s” Terrible Space Car

The Mass Effect Trilogy may be one of my favorite-ever gaming experiences, but the first game's space car, the Mako, is just awful.…

There Are, Like, Zero Cars in ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’

There Are, Like, Zero Cars in ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is a pretty good game, but it's very light on cars. Here's a list of some vehicles you won't see while playing.…

Killer Car Movies: “The Car: Road to Revenge” (2019)

Killer Car Movies: “The Car: Road to Revenge” (2019)

This Halloween, the usual scary movie monsters are taking a back seat…

Killer Car Movies: “Maximum Overdrive” (1986)

Killer Car Movies: “Maximum Overdrive” (1986)

Over the course of October, The News Wheel has been celebrating the…

Introducing Halloween Hearse Rentals

Introducing Halloween Hearse Rentals

Halloween hearse rentals are the single best way to take your decorating game to the next level and seriously creep out your neighbors.…

Sad Max: Reviewing “Warrior of the Lost World”

Sad Max: Reviewing “Warrior of the Lost World”

Wherever success and uniqueness exist, you’re sure to find imitators. This couldn’t…

Killer Car Movies: “Rubber” (2010)

Killer Car Movies: “Rubber” (2010)

Watching horror movies is a traditional pastime during the Halloween season. TV…

Killer Car Movies: ‘Ferat Vampire’ (1982)

Killer Car Movies: ‘Ferat Vampire’ (1982)

When it comes to beloved movie monsters, it’s hard to top the…

Killer Car Movies: “Super Hybrid” (2010)

Killer Car Movies: “Super Hybrid” (2010)

There are two kinds of scary movie: “actually” scary, and “fun” scary.…

You Can Drive The Penguin’s Duck Car for Just $16,000

You Can Drive The Penguin’s Duck Car for Just $16,000

If you've ever wanted to own an EV shaped like a duck that may have been driven by a megalomaniacal bird-man, this is your chance.…

I Fixed the Political Bumper Sticker

I Fixed the Political Bumper Sticker

Since we're staring down the barrel of a contentious election, I decided to come up with a totally nonpartisan political bumper sticker.…

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