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What's the history of stop lights? What are some common myths about car dealerships? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at all things automotive in CarStuff, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

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The 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe - CSX2287
3221
In 1971, a successful race car from the mid-1960s was driven into a California storage unit, and then forgotten by almost everyone for the next 30 years. But that’s not the most interesting part of this car’s story, to say the least.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 27, 2017
How Pedestrian Safety Shapes Your Car
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In crowded city streets, where people and cars share the same space, pedestrian-automobile accidents are simply unavoidable. But did you know those collisions, many of them fatal, have influenced the way your entire car is designed?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 20, 2017
The Surprising History of the Crime of Jaywalking
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Nearly 100 years ago the crime of “jaywalking” was created. But do you want to know the most surprising part of the story? It’s the groups responsible for getting this law on the books in the first place.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 13, 2017
The Best and Worst States and Cities for Car Owners
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We promise, this is not a rerun! Although similar to a topic we covered a few months ago, we’ve shifted our focus from driving a car to car-ownership for this latest ranking of the best and worst states and cities.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 06, 2017
The Worst Places in the World to Buy a Car
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If you’re a car enthusiast, consider the countries mentioned in this episode as a list of places that you don’t ever want to live. Listen in as the CarStuff guys talk about some of the worst (and most expensive) places in the world to buy a car.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 29, 2017
Private Railroad Cars
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Did you know that you can buy, own and operate a private, antique rail car? It’s a great way to recapture some of the grace, sophistication and style that cross-country travel held decades ago.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 22, 2017
The World’s Rarest Cars
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It probably won’t surprise you that some of the rarest cars in the world are also some of the most expensive cars in the world – but there are a few exceptions.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 15, 2017
Why do automakers camouflage cars?
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The camouflage that automakers meticulously design to conceal new vehicles only seems to make them stand out from everything else on the road. Isn’t that the opposite of what camo is supposed to do? Why bother using camouflage at all?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 08, 2017
Porsche Passport and Other Car Subscription Services
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Don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of this sort of thing. At this point, car subscription services haven’t really haven’t been around all that long. Join Scott and Ben as they delve into this relatively new way for automakers to do business.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 01, 2017
Learn to Drive a Ford Model T in 2018
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One Michigan museum is offering you the chance to get behind the wheel of an antique Model T for a driving lesson. Listen in as Scott and Ben tell you where it’s happening, and what you can expect from this unusual driver’s training course.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 25, 2017
Is your car boring?
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Don't blame the design engineers! They're just one of several groups that play a role in car design and production. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss some surprising (and not-so-surprising) reasons why a lot of cars are simply ... well, boring.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 18, 2017
Will California ban internal combustion-powered cars?
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California wants to rid its roadways of all combustion engine-powered cars. But does the state really have the authority to ban the internal combustion engine? Listen in as Scott and Ben talk about California’s proposed plan to go all-electric.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 11, 2017
Not Quite Dead Yet
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When a car or truck is discontinued, those models don’t just magically disappear from dealer inventory. Sometimes it takes a long, long time to clear-out the old to make room for the new.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 04, 2017
NASCAR’s Hawk-Eye Monitoring System
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If you’re familiar with NASCAR, then you know the chaos sometimes associated with pit road. Listen in as Scott and Ben discuss how NASCAR’s Hawk-Eye camera system monitors the action.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 27, 2017
Hurricane Flood Cars and How to Avoid Buying One
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Up to one million cars and trucks have been damaged in the flood waters left behind by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Listen in as Scott and Ben tell you how to avoid buying a hurricane damaged car or truck.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 20, 2017
Hassle Cars
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Have you ever owned a car that continually made you feel anxious and unsure about the next mile due to its lack of reliability? Some cars seem to be trouble right from the start, while others become a burden later on.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 13, 2017
Is your car making you sick?
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Everyone knows that a dirty home or workplace can lead to allergic reactions, asthma attacks and other respiratory conditions -- but what about your auto?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 06, 2017
Minivans
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If you’re familiar with CarStuff, then you’ll know that this is not going to be a typical minivan discussion. Join Scott and Ben as they reveal some little-known facts about the history and development of the minivan.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 30, 2017
The Reality of Exotic Car Maintenance
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If you own a vehicle, you understand that there are hidden costs of ownership -- including maintenance. But have you ever considered what your maintenance bill would look like if you owned a rare exotic sports car?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 23, 2017
Automotive Easter Eggs
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Have you ever noticed the Italian speaking spider under your fuel door or the shark in your glovebox? Those are two real-life examples of hidden, often whimsical, details that automotive designers have included in production cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 16, 2017
The 100 Best and Worst Cities to Drive in
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Traffic congestion and infrastructure are only a fraction of the story. Listen in as Scott and Ben sort-out and explain a recent study of the 100 most-populated U.S. cities. Find out if your city was ranked at the top or bottom in any of the key dimensions, and then learn the overall best and worst cities for drivers.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 09, 2017
Nuts and Bolts – August 2017
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It’s all the stuff that didn’t make it into earlier CarStuff episodes along with a bunch of unusual car-related news stories, some listener mail and maybe even a few laughs along the way.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 02, 2017
Stuff Truckers Know
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The world depends on trucks (and truck drivers, of course) to deliver most of the products we use or consume daily. Join Scott and Ben as they attempt to explain why truckers do some of the things they do.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 26, 2017
Car Title Loans
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Looking for a short-term loan with extremely high interest rates plus the added worry that your vehicle will be repossessed by the lender? If so, a car title loan may be just what you’re searching for!<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 19, 2017
Amphibious Vehicles
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While some amphibious vehicles were developed out of pure necessity, the rest came from talented designers and engineers with some spare time on their hands — and the drive to create a few of the most capable and fun vehicles we’ve ever seen.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 12, 2017
How Maglev Trains Work
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It sounds like something straight out of science fiction -- gigantic train cars suspended inches above the ground by electromagnets, propelled hundreds of miles an hour down tracks that cost hundreds of millions of dollars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 05, 2017
The Dangers of Distracted Driving
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There are three types of driving distractions, and no one is immune from the dangers associated with each -- young drivers and experienced drivers alike. Join Scott and Ben as they look at what’s happening inside the brain of a distracted driver.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 28, 2017
Are motorcycles really more dangerous than cars?
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Compared with people driving cars and trucks, do motorcycle riders face a higher risk of death or injury in a crash? Find out what motorcycle manufacturers and some riding gear companies are doing to make your next two-wheeled adventure a lot safer.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 21, 2017
Icebreakers and Ice-Strengthened Ships
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These purpose-built vessels are tasked with breaking through thick ice in order to keep shipping lanes and ports open during the winter months. But they don’t break the ice the way you probably think they do – there’s a surprising twist.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 14, 2017
Abandoned Racetracks
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You can find abandoned racetracks scattered across the U.S. — but only if you know where to look. Scott and Ben reveal several lost raceways, including a little bit of racing history from each and the circumstances that led to their downfall.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 07, 2017
The Mid Night Club
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Formed in 1987 and active until 1999, the Mid Night Club took illegal street racing to a whole new level. Join Scott and Ben as they delve into the clandestine adventures of the Mid Night Club, and find out why they so abruptly disbanded.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 31, 2017
How Ice Roads Work
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Ice roads are more than just a clever way to truck supplies to isolated areas in the cold winter months. In fact, ice roads have played a meaningful role in history. Join Scott and Ben as they test the ice on this unusual method of transport.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 24, 2017
The $1,000 (or less) Good Used Car
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Make no mistake: Buying any car is a serious endeavor -- and buying a good used car is an art. In a market full of lemons, overpriced junkers and ticking transmission time bombs, is it really still possible to find a decent used car for under $1,000?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 17, 2017
The $10 Million Enzo Ferrari
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No, that $10 million isn’t the price of an Enzo Ferrari at auction. But it was (almost) the ransom for Enzo Ferrari’s corpse. Join Scott and Ben to learn the common-link between Elvis Presley, Abraham Lincoln, Charlie Chaplin and now, Enzo Ferrari.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 10, 2017
High-Altitude Surveillance Blimps
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It’s easy to understand how a high-altitude surveillance blimp could be helpful for military use. But what happens when you bring the same technology to the civilian world? Scott and Ben discuss the pros and cons of these eyes in the sky.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 02, 2017
Affordable 1990s Dream Cars
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When these cars were brand-new they were simply too expensive for most of us. But now, prices have dropped on a lot of those once unobtainable dream machines of the 1990s. Tune in to see if one of your favorites made the list.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 25, 2017
Nuts and Bolts – April 2017
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What do you do when you have a stack of news stories, listener mail and leftover show notes piled up on your desk? Well, around here, that means it’s time for Scott and Ben to record another episode of Nuts and Bolts.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 18, 2017
An Unexpected Consequence of Autonomous Cars
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We’re still in the early stages of the first wave of semi-autonomous cars, with fully autonomous vehicles promised soon after. But as technology begins to take over behind the wheel, a new and startling consequence has been realized.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 11, 2017
Abandoned Auto Factories Around the World
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Sometimes old automobile factories are put to good use when the assembly line finally stops moving. We’re not talking about those places in this episode. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss the decrepit remains of some once-great car factories.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 04, 2017
The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
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Don’t call it a Camaro. (But the story does begin there.) Join Scott and Ben as they unravel the history of this American-made automotive icon and scrutinize a few of the behind-the-scenes characters that made the Pontiac Trans Am a reality.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 28, 2017
The Borgward Story
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In 1957, Borgward was Germany’s second-largest auto manufacturer, right behind Volkswagen. By 1961, the company was bankrupt. But, as you might have guessed, that’s not the whole story.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 21, 2017
Legends: Harry Miller – American Race Car Designer and Builder (Part 2)
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By the start of the 1920 racing season, Harry Miller was designing and building race cars that were decades ahead of the competition in terms of engineering as well as style. Join Scott and Ben for part two of the Harry Miller story.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 14, 2017
Legends: Harry Miller – American Race Car Designer and Builder (Part 1)
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The legendary American race car designer and builder Harry Miller was known as "the greatest creative figure in the history of the American racing car." His cars and engines dominated the American oval-track racing scene for almost half a century.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 07, 2017
Cars and Trucks You'll Still Crave 10 Years from Now
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You know the ones we’re talking about: The new cars and trucks that are so cool in 2017 that you’ll spend your evenings and weekends searching for them on eBay and Craigslist when we finally make it to 2027.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 28, 2017
The MV Cougar Ace and Other Large-scale Car Disasters
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The Cougar Ace sailed out of Hiroshima in July 2006 with a cargo of 4,703 brand-new Mazdas, all 2007 model-year vehicles, plus 109 small commercial trucks strapped to its 14 decks. On July 23, things went wrong in a hurry.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 21, 2017
What is a "land yacht"?
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Land yachts are the biggest of the big cars. But how long are they? How much do they weigh? What about those massive trunks, cavernous interior spaces and those huge (but low-power) V-8 engines?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 14, 2017
Did Henry Ford build a car from hemp?
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It's no secret that Henry Ford was a brilliant inventor – but he was also incredibly eccentric, and never afraid to experiment. But did he really build a car out of hemp? Listen in to learn the facts (and fiction) surrounding this rumor.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 07, 2017
Nuts and Bolts - 2017
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It's time for CarStuff's first installment of Nuts and Bolts in 2017. Listen in to find out if Scott and Ben can somehow squeeze in all the news stories, anecdotes and sidebar discussions that didn't make it into earlier episodes.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 31, 2017
Acura NSX
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The Acura NSX is a legendary two-seater, mid-engine sports car -- but where did it come from? What made it so popular? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 24, 2017
Templar Motors
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Founded in 1917 by three actual Knights Templar, this Lakewood, Ohio, based company built luxury automobiles until 1924. Listen in to find out where you can go to see several of these “Superfine Small Cars” on display.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 17, 2017
CarStuff Visits CES
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This week, TechStuff’s Jonathan Strickland steps into the podcast studio with Scott and Ben to discuss some of the latest-and-greatest automotive electronics and technology on display at CES 2017.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 10, 2017
The Apple Car (aka "Project Titan")
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The idea to manufacture an Apple car predates the iPhone — and yet, more than a decade (and several generations of iPhone models) later, we’re still waiting to see an Apple-built car. Will it ever become a reality?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 03, 2017
Craziest Custom RVs
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Custom-built recreational vehicles are a popular travel option for anyone who likes camping, family vacations or just experiencing the freedom of the open road. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss some of the latest (and craziest) custom RV designs.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 27, 2016
China’s Transit Elevated Bus (TEB)
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When developers revealed a working, full-scale model of the Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) in August 2016, it seemed like the project was on the right track. So why did the Chinese state media label it a scam? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 20, 2016
The Peacekeeper Rail Garrison
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Developed by the U.S. Air Force in the 1980s, the Peacekeeper Rail Garrison was supposed to be a railroad-based, intercontinental ballistic missile transport and launching system. A prototype was built, but the plan was almost immediately cancelled.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 13, 2016
How to Make a Car Last 300k Miles
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There are countless methods and suggestions that are promoted as "proven" ways to keep your car or truck running past the 300,000-mile mark. Tune in to see if you agree with some of the ones that Scott and Ben discuss in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 06, 2016
Listener Mail: November 2016
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Have you written an email, tweet or Facebook message to the guys lately? If so, tune in: you may be on the air in our latest listener mail episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 29, 2016
You're Doin' It Wrong! Common Traffic Misconceptions
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Is that the "fast" lane or the passing lane? When should you merge? Do speeding drivers really get out of tickets on technicalities? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the ins and outs of the driving world's most common misconceptions.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 22, 2016
10 Most Terrifying Manufacturing Defects
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Cars are complex pieces of machinery, and every so often manufacturers slip up by including a component that doesn't work as intended, forcing a recall. Tune in to learn more about the most deadly automotive recalls in history.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 15, 2016
Can you really recycle a car?
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Nov 08, 2016
London’s Train for the Dead
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Nov 01, 2016
When Good Car Companies Make Bad Cars
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Oct 25, 2016
Team CarStuff and the Ohio Valley 700 (Part 2)
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Oct 18, 2016
Team CarStuff and the Ohio Valley 700 (Part 1)
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Oct 11, 2016
A Mystery Show: Autonomous Car Hackers
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Oct 04, 2016
Nuts and Bolts - Team CarStuff
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Sep 27, 2016
The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company (Part 2)
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Sep 20, 2016
The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company (Part 1)
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Sep 13, 2016
The duPont Registry
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Sep 06, 2016
The Great Danbury State Fair Boat Races
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Aug 30, 2016
Is Graham the ideal car crash survivor?
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Aug 23, 2016
The Rise of Food Trucks
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It's no secret that food trucks are enjoying national attention here in the States - but why? Where did food trucks originally come from, and how does running one work? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 16, 2016
Board Track Racing
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At the start of the 20th century, motorcycles and cars competed on enormous, steeply banked wooden racetracks called motordromes. Listen in to find out why these popular tracks quickly earned a much more ominous nickname: murderdrome.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 09, 2016
What's it really like to own your dream car?
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Every car buff has their dream vehicle, whether it's a vintage Porsche, a mean Mustang or a timeless Rolls-Royce. But what's it actually like to own that Bugatti? Tune in for a closer look at the reality of owning the ideal auto.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 02, 2016
The 93 Rolls-Royces of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
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Some called Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh a messiah, and some called him a cult leader. Beginning in the 1980s, this controversial guru and his followers slowly took over an area of rural Oregon. Yet despite all his spiritual teachings and publications, he's perhaps best remembered for amassing a collection of nearly 100 Rolls-Royces. So what happened to them?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 27, 2016
The Mill BLACKBIRD
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Designed in the same warehouse that once held the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, The Mill BLACKBIRD is the world's first fully-adjustable car rig capable of creating photoreal computer-generated vehicles.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 19, 2016
What's the deal with luxury pickup trucks?
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How much would you pay for a new truck kitted-out with all the bells and whistles? It's a question more and more U.S. car buyers are asking as they purchase trucks with amenities previous generations never imagined -- but it leads to a bigger question: How long will the trend persist?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 12, 2016
The Case of the Buried Ferrari Dino 246
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How did a Ferrari Dino 246 end up buried in an L.A. backyard? Where did it come from, and why did it end up rotting beneath the Earth? In this episode, Scott and Ben investigate the mysterious case of the buried Dino.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 05, 2016
What was the Expedition of the Americas?
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In the late 1970s, a Jeep enthusiast named Mark A. Smith gathered several like-minded adventurers and set about on a wildly ambitious journey -- to drive from the tip of South America all the way to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. So how far did they get? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 21, 2016
Can You Fix It Yourself? Beginner Car Repair
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How can you tell when a repair is an easy, at-home project or a job for a seasoned mechanic? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the ins and outs of beginner car repair.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 14, 2016
Would you use a mobile gas delivery service?
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Services like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the conventional taxi service -- could an app do the same thing with gas? Tune in to learn about the next big disruption in gas station models: companies that want to deliver gas straight to your tank.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 07, 2016
A Mystery Show Double Feature
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This week, Scott and Ben bring back the Mystery Show with a twist: each of the guys has their own topic prepared, and the other one has no idea what's coming.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 31, 2016
The Gumball 3000 Update
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In this episode, Scott and Ben return with an update on the opulent Gumball 3000, an exclusive rally involving supercars, supermodels and international partying. Tune in to learn more about this year's race, along with some of its notable cars and drivers.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 24, 2016
Caresto's Arkham Car: A Real-life Batmobile
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The Gumball 3000 is no stranger to bizarre autos, but Caresto's Arkham car takes the cake. Learn how the custom coachmaker made a real-life, high-performance Batmobile.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 17, 2016
Whatever happened to the Avro Arrow?
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In the 1950s, the Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow was on track to become the crowning jewel of the Canadian aviation industry. Yet in 1959 work on this delta-wing interceptor came to an abrupt - and surprising - halt. So what happened? Tune in as the guys explore the specs (and speculation) surrounding the Avro Arrow.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 10, 2016
The Aerovette: The Rise and Fall of Rotary-powered Corvettes
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When Chevy first began experimenting with mid-engine, rotary-powered cars, they fully intended to bring the vehicles into production. So what happened? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 03, 2016
The History of Rental Cars
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Who sold the first rental cars? Where did the rental car business begin, and how did today's rental companies get so darn big? Learn the answers to these questions and more as Scott and Ben delve into the history of rental cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 26, 2016
Surveillance Vehicles
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You've seen them in countless movies -- windowless vans with suspicious floral branding, unmarked Crown Vics loitering on street corners -- but what is a surveillance vehicle? What should it do, and what makes it useful (or useless)?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 19, 2016
Airport Support Vehicles
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Sure, airports are all about planes, but they're not the only amazing vehicles on the runway. In this episode Scott and Ben dive behind the scenes and under the wing to learn more about the fleets of support vehicles that make plane flights possible.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 12, 2016
Synchronized Driving
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You've heard of synchronized swimming - but what about synchronized driving? Tune in to learn more about the complex (and dangerous) techniques required to perform multi-car stunts, with cars often mere inches away.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 05, 2016
What's your cheapest running car?
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What's the least you ever paid for a running and driving car? Was it worth it? Join Scott and Ben as they recount some of the best -- and worst -- cheapest running cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 29, 2016
The Steinway Mercedes and Other Piano Cars
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What the heck is a piano car? Join Scott and Ben to find out the history of these unusual automobiles.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 22, 2016
What the heck is a Sherp?
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With gigantic wheels and a strangely proportioned frame, the Sherp certainly isn't your average ATV. But what makes this Russian-made vehicle different from the competition? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 15, 2016
The Gumpert Apollo
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The Gumpert Apollo is a supercar out of Altenburg, Germany. Join Scott and Ben as they demystify this modern marvel and get down to the nuts and bolts of how it works.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 08, 2016
The International Harvester Story
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The International Harvester Company was incredibly influential in the advent of modern farming technology. Join Scott and Ben as they take a deep-dive into the company's rich history.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 01, 2016
Scott and Ben Review Their Cars
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The guys talk about everything automotive-related, and this week they're doing something a little different: reviewing their own cars. Tune in to learn more about the good, the bad, and the ugly for Scott and Ben's vehicles.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 23, 2016
Nuts and Bolts: The 2016 Edition (Part 2)
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It's time for another installment of nuts and bolts, wherein Scott and Ben try (unsuccessfully) to squeeze in all the emails, news stories, stats and anecdotes that haven't made it into earlier episodes. Tune in to see if your letter made it to the air!<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 16, 2016
Hobos, Tramps and Bums: Modern Train-hoppers
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When you think of hobos riding the rails across America, you probably think of the Great Depression or other bygone eras. Yet you may be surprised to learn train-hoppers are alive and well in modern-day America -- and, what's more, around the world.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 09, 2016
Nuts and Bolts: The 2016 Edition
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It's time for another installment of nuts and bolts, wherein Scott and Ben try (unsuccessfully) to squeeze in all the emails, news stories, stats and anecdotes that haven't made it into earlier episodes. Tune in to see if your letter made it to the air!<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 02, 2016
Autoblog's Best and Worst Cars of 2015
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Join Scott and Ben as they explore Autoblog's picks for the best and worst cars of 2015 -- some of the results might surprise you.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 26, 2016
Vaporware or Auto Revolution? Faraday Future
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With help from ex-Tesla employees and a Chinese tech-tycoon, Faraday Future is planning to revolutionize the electric car market. But how? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the controversial new company.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 19, 2016
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
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Since 1938, the small town of Sturgis, South Dakota, has grown to a metropolis as bikers from around the world gather to celebrate the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Listen in to learn more about one of the world's largest bike rallies.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 12, 2016
Who invented the safety belt?
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According to multiple estimates, the safety belt has saved over one million lives. So where did it come from?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 05, 2016
The Peugeot Story
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How did a company that started out making coffee mills and bicycles become one of the most important names in modern racing? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 29, 2015
Top 10 Deadliest Interstates
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Each year, thousands die on America's interstates -- but which roads are the most dangerous? The answer may surprise you.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 22, 2015
What is a Funny Car?
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The forward-mounted engines of Funny Cars set them apart in the world of drag racing, but that's just the beginning of the story.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 15, 2015
Legends: Eddie Rickenbacker
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Eddie Rickenbacker wasn't just a race car driver -- he was an American hero. In this episode of the Legends series, Scott and Ben follow the rise of Eddie Rickenbacker from ace pilot to legendary driver.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 08, 2015
Nissan Skyline
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The Nissan Skyline changed the face of the auto industry -- and for more than a year, listeners have patiently asked Scott and Ben to take a closer look at its rise.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 01, 2015
Most Anticipated Cars of 2016-2019
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It's that time again -- Scott and Ben contrast and compare some of the most highly-anticipated cars of the next few years. Tune in to see if your favorite upcoming car makes the list.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 24, 2015
What makes a sports car?
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Like the definition of "luxury car," the definition of "sports car" can change depending on who you ask. So what exactly makes one car a sports car, and another not? Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 18, 2015
The Iron Butt Rally
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The Iron Butt Rally is an endurance challenge like no other. Join the guys as they ask what it takes to compete in this long-distance motorcycle competition.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 10, 2015
Z Car Follow-up
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After the guys covered Datsun, they were inundated with requests for a Z car episode -- well, the waiting is over and the time has come! Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 03, 2015
Halloween Cars
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What are some of the most sinister and spooky vehicles in all of automotive history? Join Scott and Ben as they count down some of their favorites.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 27, 2015
Is the Aurora Safety Car the ugliest car ever?
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Maybe it's true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder -- but how far can that really go? In this episode, Scott and Ben explore the history of the ill-fated Aurora Safety Car, often called the ugliest auto in history.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 22, 2015
5 Weird Auto Insurance Claims
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It's no secret that car insurance is already a complicated, sometimes surreal industry -- but how weird can it get? Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of the world's weirdest auto insurance claims.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 13, 2015
Cars That Never Made It (Part 2)
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For every car that makes it to the mainstream market, countless other bizarre experiments never see the light of day. Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of the strangest, most innovative or (in some cases) just plain doomed cars that never made it to the showroom.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 06, 2015
Cars That Never Made It (Part 1)
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For every car that makes it to the mainstream market, countless other bizarre experiments never see the light of day. Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of the strangest, most innovative or (in some cases) just plain doomed cars that never made it to the showroom.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 29, 2015
Listener Mail: Hitchhiking
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How do CarStuff listeners feel about hitchhiking? Tune into this week's episode as Scott and Ben open the mail bag and find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 23, 2015
Elio Motors: An Update
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As Elio pushes its production schedule back yet again, more and more former fans are turning into bitter skeptics. So what's the scoop? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the future of Elio Motors.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 17, 2015
Motorcycle Chariot Racing
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True story: Sometime back in the 1920s, some guys got together and said "Let's race chariots, but, you know, with motorcycles instead of horses" -- and motorcycle chariot racing was born.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 08, 2015
Ben's Mystery Show #3
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When Ben asks Scott and Super Producer Noel whether they pick up hitchikers or other stranded pedestrians, the show touches upon some unexpectedly profound moral issues.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 04, 2015
Scott's Mystery Show #3
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In this episode, Scott brings a surprise topic to the table: What would your non-daily driver be? You know, a utility vehicle, a high-powered exotic, the classic garage darling ... what would you choose? Tune in to see what they pick.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 02, 2015
The Datsun Fairlady
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The Datsun Sports - also known as the Fairlady - was produced from 1959 up until 1970. This series of roadsters is often considered the predecessor to the Z-car. Join Scott and Ben as the explore the history of Datsun Sports.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 27, 2015
What are Rolligon tires?
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They've been described as gigantic watermelons attached to otherwise unremarkable vehicles, and you can even watch these tires roll over a person without harming them. But what exactly are Rolligons? Whatever happened to them?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 25, 2015
What the heck is auto polo?
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You know, polo: the thing with the horses and the jumped-up croquet mallets. In the early 1900s some curious car enthusiasts said "Hey, why don't we give this a go with these newfangled carriages instead of horses?" And, with that, the brutal sport known as "auto polo" was born. So whatever happened to it? Can you play today?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 20, 2015
The Mickey Thompson Story
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Marion Lee Thompson - better known as Mickey, was an off-road and racing legend, a mechanical genius and a gifted entrepreneur. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the innovations, failures and successes of Mickey Thompson.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 18, 2015
The Smokey Yunick Story
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Mechanic, designer, visionary: it's tough to put a label on Smokey Yunick. Listen in as the guys explore his role in NASCAR, his history, and the legacy he's left to modern racing.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 13, 2015
Natural Gas Trucks - Coming To A Street Near You
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It's true - liquefied and compressed natural gas may soon become a mainstream fuel source for everything from garbage trucks to the local city bus. But why? Tune in to learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 11, 2015
Ben's Mystery Show
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In this episode, Ben gets revenge on Scott with a mystery show of his own. Listen in to hear how Scott holds up.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 06, 2015
Scott's Mystery Show
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Every now and then Scott likes to mix things up by bringing in a topic that Ben knows nothing about. Tune in to hear if Ben is up to the challenge!<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 04, 2015
Racing Support Vehicles
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Although the race cars are the stars of the show, they're far from the only vehicles involved. Join the guys as they explore the roles of racing support vehicles, as well as why racing couldn't work without them.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 30, 2015
Chinese Knock-off Cars
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It's no secret that counterfeiting is a world-wide problem, and cars are no exception. But how far do counterfeiters go? In this episode, the guys explore some of China's most (in)famous knock-off cars, and compare their quality with the real thing.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 28, 2015
The Fastest 0-60mph New Cars Under $30k
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At first, it might sound too good to be true: a car with a competitive 0-60 that doesn't cost a fortune? Luckily, a listener suggestion inspired Scott and Ben to explore the possibilities of having affordability AND performance. Listen in to hear the good news.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 23, 2015
Chinese Car Collections
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Scott and Ben have explored unusual car collections across the world, from the Middle East to the U.S. and Europe -- but what about China? Ride along with the guys as they cruise through some of the most opulent car collections in the Middle Kingdom.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 21, 2015
Lancia 101
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The world class auto manufacturer Lancia has a storied history dating all the way back to 1906. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the past, present and future of Lancia.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 16, 2015
Ben's Mystery Show
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In this episode, Ben finally gets revenge on Scott with a mystery show of his own. Listen in to hear how Scott holds up.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 14, 2015
The Greatest Sports Car You've Never Heard Of
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Founded in 1989, Panoz quickly made a name for itself in the world of racing. Today the company competes in racing series across the world. But how did they get started?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 09, 2015
Scott's Mystery Show
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Every now and then Scott likes to mix things up by bringing in a topic that Ben knows nothing about. Tune in to hear if Ben is up to the challenge!<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 07, 2015
9 Safest Cars On The Road Today
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What are some of the safest cars on the road today? Join Scott and Ben as they break down the stats and find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 02, 2015
Honda's Si Cars and the Civic Type-R (Part 2)
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The Honda Civic Type-R is called a 'race car for the road', and supporters believe it will set new standards in the high-performance front-wheel-drive hatchback segment. So how much is hype, and how much is true?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 30, 2015
Honda's Si Cars and the Civic Type-R (Part 1)
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The Honda Civic Type-R is called a 'race car for the road', and supporters believe it will set new standards in the high-performance front-wheel-drive hatchback segment. So how much is hype, and how much is true?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 25, 2015
The Cars of "Mad Max: Fury Road"
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"Mad Max: Fury Road" is one of the most high-paced, heart-stopping action movies in recent history -- and, just like the humans in the film, the vehicles are characters all their own. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 24, 2015
The Return of the Return of Listener Mail
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If you didn't get the chance to write in before the last listener mail episode, then it might just be your lucky day. Join Scott and Ben for their newest episode of listener mail.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 18, 2015
Scott Presents
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After Scott returns from some globe-traveling, he's usually got a story or two up his sleeve. But this time, Ben will have no clue what the episode's going to be about. Tune in to hear how (and if) it works out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 16, 2015
Drone Racing
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It sounds like something straight out of a sci-fi movie: don your FPV goggles, grab your controls and race your quadcopter drone through a city, vying against other drones for the coveted first place title. But here's the thing: drone racing is real, and you can participate.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 11, 2015
The Return of Listener Mail
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Have you written to the guys lately? Tune in ask they field listener questions and comments on everything from highways safety to mystery cars and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 09, 2015
What Happened to Elvis Presley's Hearse?
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No question about it: Elvis Presley was an American -- heck, an international -- icon. Tens of thousands of people attended his funeral, and for years his fans tried (in vain) to figure out what happened to his hearse. Luckily, Scott and Ben tracked down the answer.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 04, 2015
Amazing Barn Finds: Austin, TX
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After decades of slowly, anonymously rotting in a neglected complex near Austin, several vehicles worth as much as $700,000 were recently discovered -- including a 1932 Cadillac Model 370B Convertible Victoria.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 02, 2015
What is Hot Shot Trucking?
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Many companies spend millions making sure their supply line runs smoothly - so what happens when something goes wrong? The answer: hot shot truckers.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 28, 2015
What is the Kelley Blue Book?
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The Kelley Blue Book lists market values for new and used automobiles of all types, as well as motorcycles. But how did it become such a definitive source? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the story of the Kelley Blue Book.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 26, 2015
How U-Haul Works
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The U-Haul company is one of the most recognizable forces on the road, and millions of people rent these vehicles each year -- but how did the company get started? Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 21, 2015
Highway Safety Films (Part 3)
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It might sound like a boring topic, but for hundreds of thousands of children growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, highway safety films were a traumatizing, frightening experience. Why? Because they used footage of real injured, dying and dead accident victims.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 19, 2015
Highway Safety Films (Part 2)
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It might sound like a boring topic, but for hundreds of thousands of children growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, highway safety films were a traumatizing, frightening experience. Why? Because they used footage of real injured, dying and dead accident victims.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 14, 2015
Highway Safety Films (Part 1)
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It might sound like a boring topic, but for hundreds of thousands of children growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, highway safety films were a traumatizing, frightening experience. Why? Because they used footage of real injured, dying and dead accident victims.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 12, 2015
How Clown Cars Work
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It's one of the most well-known circus acts - a tiny car drives erratically into the ring and dozens of clowns pour out. But how does it work? What's the trick? Listen in to learn more about clowns and cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 07, 2015
Pontiac's Ghost Cars
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It's true - GM really did build a couple of see-through cars. But how? Why? And, perhaps most importantly, where are they now?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 05, 2015
10 Dealership Myths
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What do you do when you walk into a car dealership? Do you have any tips or tricks for getting the best deal? Watch out: you may not be as savvy as you think.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 30, 2015
The Strange History of Stoplights
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Traffic signals are one of the most recognizable - and life-saving - things on the road. But where do they come from, and how do they work?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 28, 2015
The McLaren 570S
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Can McLaren really build an affordable high-performance vehicle? Listen in to learn more about the McLaren 570S.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 23, 2015
More Nuts and Bolts
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It's time for another installment of nuts and bolts, wherein Scott and Ben try (unsuccessfully) to squeeze in all the emails, news stories, stats and anecdotes that haven't made it into earlier episodes. Tune in to see if your letter made it to the air!<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 21, 2015
10 Strange Cars in the Petersen Museum Vault
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The Petersen Automotive Museum is filled to the brim with historic and unique cars -- and that's just the stuff on display. Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the Petersen Museum vault.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 16, 2015
Is your exhaust sound real or digital?
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Every driver knows that the sound of a car is an irreplaceable, unique part of the ride - part of its fingerprint, perhaps. But if that's the case, then why are so many manufacturers installing synthesized exhaust sounds?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 14, 2015
Nuts and Bolts (and More)
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It's time for another installment of nuts and bolts, wherein Scott and Ben try (unsuccessfully) to squeeze in all the emails, news stories, stats and anecdotes that haven't made it into earlier episodes. Tune in to see if your letter made it to the air!<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 09, 2015
How is a true luxury car defined?
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From Bentleys to Lincolns and more, the guys have explored all sorts of luxurious rides -- but how do we actually define the term "luxury car"? Is it cutting edge technology? A smooth ride? A high price tag?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 07, 2015
The Cars of "Furious 7"
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It's no secret that the cars of The Fast and the Furious franchise are stunning -- but who picks them, and how? Recently Scott and Ben sat down with Picture Car Coordinator Dennis McCarthy, the man behind the magnificent rides of "Furious 7", to discuss how he finds, fixes and fabricates so many amazing cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 02, 2015
Guilty Pleasure Cars
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Whether it's a Hummer or a Mini, it seems almost every driver has a list of guilty pleasure cars -- you know, the rides you wouldn't necessarily want to be seen driving.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 31, 2015
Garage Art
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What do you put in your garage -- you know, other than a car? Inspired by a listener email, Scott and Ben take a closer look at garage art.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 26, 2015
Could you drive across the U.S. in 29 hours?
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It sounds crazy, but Ed Bolian and his crack driving team shot their 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG across the continent in less than 29 hours, setting the record for the Cannonball Run. So how'd they pull it off? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 24, 2015
Why are traffic signs that color?
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Everyone knows that stop signs are red octagons -- but why? And why are traffic lights red, yellow and green? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the history of -- and psychology behind -- traffic signs.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 19, 2015
Car Talk Tribute
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Both Ben and Scott spent years listening to Car Talk, one of their favorite auto shows. Join the guys as they pay homage to Car Talk in this special episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 17, 2015
The Hot Hatchback
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What is a hot hatchback? Join Scott and Ben as they take a look at the history (and hidden abilities) of these cars, starting with the 1976 Volkswagen Golf GTI.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 12, 2015
The Lotus Seven
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Join Scott and Ben as they tour the storied history of Lotus and the car that embodied the company's ideals.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 10, 2015
The End of Car Culture?
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In many ways, the United States is the birthplace of modern car culture. But could the rising costs of ownership, growth of public transit and car share programs spell the end for America's car culture?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 05, 2015
Best Movie Car Chases (Part 2)
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Join Scott and Ben as they continue to explore some of cinema's best car chases.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 03, 2015
Best Movie Car Chases (Part 1)
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From "The Cannonball Run" to "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, some films hinge on epic car chases -- but which ones are the best? Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of cinema's best car chases (and write in with your own suggestions).<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 26, 2015
1980s Economy Cars
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From the Ford Festiva to the Geo Metro/Suzuki Swift, the U.S. market of the 80s and 90s was full of cars designed for no-frills transportation and affordability. Listen in to learn more about the rise and fall of U.S. economy cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 24, 2015
The Meanest and Greenest: 2015
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Each year, the ACEEE publishes a list of the greenest and meanest cars and trucks -- in other words, the most environmentally friendly vehicles... and the worst. Listen in to learn more about the 2015 Meanest and Greenest.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 19, 2015
The 20 Best Ford Cars of All Time?
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Scott and Ben found a list of the "all-time best Ford cars," and they want you to chime in. Listen along to see what you think should -- or shouldn't -- be on the list.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 17, 2015
Vintage Car Features That Need To Come Back
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What are some of the most interesting and unusual features found in vintage cars? Tune in to hear Scott and Ben talk about some of their favorites.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 12, 2015
NA Car & Truck / Utility of the Year
2004
The winners of the 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Award were unveiled in January, at the start of the North American International Auto show. Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the winners, past and present.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 10, 2015
Would You Rather...CarStuff Style
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You've probably played the "Would you rather ..." game with your friends; but have you ever considered playing it exclusively with car choices? Listen in as Scott and Ben do just that.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 05, 2015
Race Car Tunnel Testing
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Located about 50 miles outside of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, the famous (and mysterious) Laurel Hill Tunnel is one of the biggest open secrets in American racing. But what is it, exactly?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 03, 2015
Car Culture: Bosozoku
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From modified scooters to Group 5-inspired cars, there's nothing quite like Japan's Bosozoku culture. But where did it come from -- and why do some experts think it might disappear?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 29, 2015
Twelve Unusual Australian-built Cars
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What are some of the most unusual cars ever to come out of Australia? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 27, 2015
Car Culture: Raggare
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The Power Big Meet is the largest classic American auto show in the world, and it features some staples of Southern U.S. culture: rock 'n' roll, beer, and much more. So why is it in Sweden?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 22, 2015
What is a kill switch for?
2780
If you're concerned about car theft, a kill switch may be just what the doctor ordered. Join Scott and Ben to learn more about how these work, why you might want one, and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 20, 2015
5 Futuristic Add-ons
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Just because you don't have $120,000 to throw down on a new Tesla D all-wheel drive EV doesn't mean your car can't drive like it's from the future. A few aftermarket add-ons can upgrade your car for far less cash.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 15, 2015
These are the 13 Worst-selling Cars of 2014
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The top-selling cars and trucks always seem to grab the headlines; but what about the rest of the vehicles on the showroom floor? The ones that don't 'sell like hotcakes.'<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 13, 2015
Heart-stopping Last Laps of Racing (Part 2)
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Join Scott and Ben as they wrap up their series on some of racing's most memorable last laps.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 08, 2015
Heart-stopping Last Laps of Racing (Part 1)
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What are some of racing's most famous last laps? Who's won -- or lost -- the most dramatic final turns? Join Scott and Ben as they delve into some of racing's most memorable moments, from the Daytona 500 to the Spanish Grand Prix and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 06, 2015
The Legendary Story of the Chrysler Norseman
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You might not have heard of the Norseman, but in its time the car was lauded as a turning point in the automotive world. So what happened to this promising new vehicle, and why do some treasure hunters think they can rescue it from the murky depths of time?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 01, 2015
Why do batteries die in winter?
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Is there any truth to the idea that car batteries tend to die in winter? Why?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 30, 2014
The Honda Story
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How did a small bicycle customizer grow to become one of the world's most well-known engine manufacturers? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the origin of Honda in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 25, 2014
The Mazda Suitcase Car
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It's true: In 1991 Mazda engineers decided to build a suitcase that transformed into a 3-wheeled car -- but that's not the world's only folding vehicle.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 23, 2014
Top New Car Technologies That Aren't New At All
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You've probably heard the phrase "the more things change, the more they stay the same" -- and it applies to cars as well. Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 18, 2014
The Fastest Electric Cars
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It's no secret that electric cars are good for the environment. But how do they perform when pushed to the limits of speed? Join Scott and Ben as they rank some of the world's fastest electric cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 16, 2014
Nuts and Bolts (Part 13)
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Have you written an email, facebook message or tweet to Scott and Ben? If so, tune in, because you just might be a guest on their continuing Nuts and Bolts segment. Each episode of Nuts and Bolts is a grab bag of fascinating trivia, fan mail, Stuff Scott Sees and other stuff too interesting to not make it on the air.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 11, 2014
The Cars of Breaking Bad
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"Breaking Bad" has been hailed, by fans and critics alike, as one of the best crime dramas in the history of television. But what about the cars that gave the show its automotive flair? Scott and Ben take a look at some of the iconic vehicles that populate the world of "Breaking Bad."<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 09, 2014
Nuts and Bolts (Part 12)
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Have you written an email, facebook message or tweet to Scott and Ben? If so, tune in, because you just might be a guest on their continuing Nuts and Bolts segment. Each episode of Nuts and Bolts is a grab bag of fascinating trivia, fan mail, Stuff Scott Sees and other stuff too interesting to not make it on the air.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 04, 2014
The Lost AMC Dealership of Pikeville, N.C.
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If you happen upon the rural town of Pikeville, N.C., you'll find something amazing: a dealership frozen in time. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the strange story of Collier Motors.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 02, 2014
The Citroën Story (Part 2)
2644
How did industrialist André-Gustave Citroën create one of Europe's most iconic car companies? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the evolution of Citroën in the second part of this series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 27, 2014
The Citroën Story (Part 1)
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How did industrialist André-Gustave Citroën create one of Europe's most iconic car companies? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the origin of Citroën in the first part of this series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 25, 2014
10 Ways the Car is Becoming More Than a Vehicle
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Given all the new features, bells and whistles, cars are increasingly becoming more than just a mode of transport. So what can you expect to find in cars of the future?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 20, 2014
Chain-drive Cars
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Believe it or not, chain drive was a feature found on many early automobiles. Join Scott and Ben to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 18, 2014
The Buried Belvedere (Part 2)
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Join Scott and Ben as they continue their discussion of Miss Belvedere, time capsules, and a few more surprises along the way in part 2 of "The Buried Belvedere."<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 13, 2014
The Buried Belvedere (Part 1)
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It's true: Someone buried a brand new 1957 Plymouth Belvedere in Tulsa, Oklahoma -- but why?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 11, 2014
How Self-cleaning Paint Works
2273
Could a self-cleaning paint really doom the carwash industry? Tune in to learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 06, 2014
10 Most Complicated Engines Ever Made
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Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of the strangest, most complex -- and arguably coolest -- engines in the world.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 04, 2014
Don't Call It A Kammback: Kamm-Tail Cars
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What is a Kammback, exactly? Where did the name come from, and how does this design reduce air turbulence?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 30, 2014
Pony Cars
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Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at pony cars with special guest Christian Sager.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 28, 2014
The Moose Test
2015
This evasive maneuver test has been performed in Sweden since the 1970s, but what is it, exactly? Why is it called the Moose Test?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 23, 2014
Rolling Coal
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Rolling coal started when people with big diesel trucks held contests to see whose truck could pull the heaviest weight for the longest distance; however, for the most part, this crowd kept to themselves and contained their hobby to organized events. Now, it's a trend we see on the public streets.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 21, 2014
The World's Largest Auto Plant
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Spreading across 5m square meters, the Hyundai Ulsan plant employs over 34,000 people to produce around 5,600 vehicles per day. It even has its own port for shipping! Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 16, 2014
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Auto Graveyard
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Did you know Dale Earnhardt, Jr. turned his backyard into a graveyard? Not for people, of course...<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 14, 2014
First Cars (and the stories behind them)
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Join Scott and Ben as they recount their first cars (with some help from their coworkers).<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 09, 2014
The Bathurst 1000
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Tune in to learn the history of the Bathurst 1000 race and the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 07, 2014
A Princely Collection Rots
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This is the story of Prince Jefri's car collection (he's the third brother of the Sultan of Brunei). Literally thousands of rare and collectable cars have been left to decay due to lack of maintenance, neglect and improper storage. A few have been sold to collectors, but most of the cars remain in storage and will likely be there until they "die and then rot into oblivion."<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 02, 2014
The CarStuff Pickup Truck Roundup
3307
It's time for a truck episode, and the guys are pulling out all the stops with dozens of little-known facts, trivia and more. Tune in to hear more about everything truck-related.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 30, 2014
A Trainload of Bugattis
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In 1964, collector Fritz Schlumpf (of France) bought 30 Bugattis -- the largest collection in the U.S. at the time -- from John W. Shakespeare (of Illinois) and had them shipped to Europe. Schlumpf reportedly carried a whip to keep curious onlookers away from the valuable cars as they arrived.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 25, 2014
How to Escape a Sinking Car
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While it might sound like an extremely easy escape (for example, "just open the door and swim"), the real answer might not be as simple. Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 23, 2014
The Dodge Story (Part 2)
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Join Scott and Ben as they continue their discussion of the Dodge Brothers and the fascinating history behind the Dodge brand.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 18, 2014
The Dodge Story (Part 1)
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Where did the Dodge company come from? How did it get started, and who exactly are the Dodge brothers? Join Scott and Ben as they celebrate Dodge's 100th anniversary in this special episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 16, 2014
Bullpen Cars
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Sure, nowadays it sounds weird to think that professional athletes would hitch a ride across the playing field; but in their day, bullpen cars were local legends. Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the rise and fall of bullpen cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 11, 2014
What the heck is Uber?
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Uber is the new rival to traditional cabs - just summon an Uber car on your app and the fare automatically deducts from your account. No tipping, no crazy long wait and no hassle (in theory). So how does it work, and why do other cab companies hate it?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 09, 2014
The Cars of the King
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And by 'King' we mean Elvis, of course. Tune in to learn all about Elvis Presley's extensive car collection.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 04, 2014
10 of the World's Biggest Car Shows
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Sure, there are plenty of big car shows around the world, but which ones are the biggest? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 02, 2014
Shriner Cars
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It's tough to miss the Shriners in any parade -- their customized cars are natural attention-getters, and a great way to raise awareness of their hospital programs. But how do you get a Shriner car of your own? Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 28, 2014
The 1947 Norman Timbs Special
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With a 1948 Buick straight-eight engine, "Compound Carburetion" and dual exhausts hidden within a show-stopping, streamlined exterior, the 1947 Norman Timbs Special inspired thousands of designers across the world. Tune in to learn more about it.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 26, 2014
Connecting Your Car to the Cloud
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Move over, Knight Rider: you've got nothing on the cars of the future. Join Scott and Ben as they talk about the good, the bad and the ugly of a future where every car is connected via the cloud.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 21, 2014
Donk Cars
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You may not know the name, but trust us: You've seen them. What is it about the huge wheels and garish themes that make donk cars so controversial? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 19, 2014
Top 10 Dream Cars for Dads
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Many fathers think that when the kids come along, the high-performance cars have to go. But that's not always true. Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at several dream cars for Dads.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 14, 2014
10 Used Cars to Avoid
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Buying used can save you money, but buying badly is never a good idea. So which types of used cars should you avoid -- and which red flags can let you know when a car's a lemon?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 12, 2014
The 1936 Stout Scarab
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While it's hailed as a masterpiece today, the Stout Scarab was originally mocked for its appearance. So what makes this weird-looking car so unique? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look under the hood of the world's first minivan.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 07, 2014
The 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt
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The Thunderbolt is a study in aerodynamics and minimalist art. With features that were decades ahead of its time, this concept car stands out as one of the most interesting vehicles in Chrysler's history. So what happened to it? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 05, 2014
What's The Most Underrated American Muscle Car?
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From Road Runners to Torinos, muscle cars are all about performance and power. But, while you may have heard of the big names in muscle cars, there's a huge group of lesser-known contenders. Tune in as Scott and Ben search for the most underrated American muscle car.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 31, 2014
Surprisingly Affordable (Used) Sports Cars
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Have you ever wanted a sports car, but looked at the price tag and said "no way?" If so, then tune in, because Scott and Ben have some good news for you. Not only are there loads of surprisingly affordable sports cars on the market -- but there are also top-notch exotics, near-classics and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 29, 2014
Would you ride an electric Harley-Davidson?
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As odd as it might sound to people outside the biking world, Harley-Davidson really is famous for the "potato-potato-potato" sound of its engines. So it's no surprise that analysts and purists alike are skeptical about Project LiveWire, Harley's new, all-electric motorcycle concept. But what is it, exactly? How does it work? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 24, 2014
Nuts and Bolts: The 11th Hour
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Have you written an email, facebook message or tweet to Scott and Ben? If so, tune in, because you just might be a guest on their continuing Nuts and Bolts segment. Each episode of Nuts and Bolts is a grab bag of fascinating trivia, fan mail, Stuff Scott Sees and other stuff too interesting to not make it on the air.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 22, 2014
Do you need a dash cam?
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Law enforcement uses dash cams, and YouTube is full of shocking videos from privately-owned Russian dashcams. But what purpose do they serve? Which ones have the best ratings? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 17, 2014
Driving a Parade Float
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From small towns to big cities, it seems that somewhere across the world there's a parade happening almost every day of the year. And driving those parade floats is a little trickier than you might imagine. Tune in to learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 15, 2014
The Jeep Story (Part 2)
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Join Scott and Ben as they continue their discussion of the Jeep brand and its fascinating history.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 10, 2014
The Jeep Story (Part 1)
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Nowadays it seems Jeeps are everywhere - but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the past, present, and future of all things Jeep.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 08, 2014
Car Mileage Milestones
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How closely should you follow a manufacturer's recommended check-up schedule? Do cars have an expiration mileage? What's the highest mileage a car's ever achieved?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 03, 2014
The Handcar Regatta and Speeder Cars
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It's true - people not only use handcars, but actually race them in the modern day. Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at one of the strangest races in California.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 01, 2014
Stance Cars: Love 'em or Hate 'em?
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Do lower cars really look better? Is it worth the hassle to drop your ride and transform it into a stance car? Tune in as Scott and Ben take a closer look at the pros and cons of stance cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 26, 2014
How Smart Rearview Mirrors Work
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What's the future of the rearview mirror? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the ins and outs of smart rearview mirrors.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 24, 2014
One More Thing ...
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Scott and Ben always have a few more things to add in every episode, and one day they discovered that they'd piled up enough tidbits, tips, tricks and anecdotes for an entire episode. So tune into CarStuff's Short Attention Span Auto Show to learn more about everything from Packards to Porsches.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 19, 2014
Will solar highways power our future?
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A recent IndieGoGo campaign raised more than 2 million dollars for one purpose: Installing solar panels in roads. But here's the weirdest part -- it's not quite as crazy as it sounds. Could it actually work? Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 17, 2014
Gray-Market Cars
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You may have to cut through some red tape, but if you live in North America (and if you're up for the challenge), some of the hottest European and Japanese cars of the late 1980s and early 1990s are now available as gray-market imports. Why is there a 15-year wait in Canada and a 25-year wait in the U.S.? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 12, 2014
What are the 10 Cheapest New Cars?
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Just because a buck doesn't go as far as it used to doesn't mean the days of cheap cars are over. In fact, there are new, low-priced cars coming out every single year (even in the U.S.). But what do you get for all that scratch? Is it worth it to buy a cheaper car? Tune in and learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 10, 2014
Have automated car features gone too far?
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From cruise control to assisted parallel parking, the modern auto is chock-full of automated processes, number-crunching software and other predictive tech. But how much do you use -- and how much is too much? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 05, 2014
The 10 Fastest Cars in the World
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Every year the world's top carmakers vie for the coveted land speed record, and the past few years have been no different. But who's in the running now? How much will one of these cars cost you -- and, most importantly, who's number 1? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 03, 2014
Pic-Pic: The Mystery Car of the Geneva Motor Show
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During the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, casual fans and experts alike were baffled by a mysterious car shuttling VIPs back and forth across the event. So what the heck is a Pic-Pic, and where did it come from? Join Ben and Scott as they break down the facts.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 29, 2014
10 Superstitions From the World of Motor Racing
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Some football players refuse to wear new socks before a big game, and some baseball stars refuse to wash their clothes after a win. Overall, athletes can be a pretty superstitious bunch -- and race car drivers are no different. Tune in to learn more about racing superstitions with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 27, 2014
Do you live near a "secret" car collection?
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It's true: The Smithsonian has a 'secret' stash of cars from across automotive history, including rarities like Tucker, Miller race cars and more. But that's not the only show in town. Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of the world's largest secret car collections.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 22, 2014
The Last Ride of the Puffing Devil
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In the days before horseless carriages, interstates and even locomotives, the Puffing Devil made history as the first passenger-carrying, horseless, steam-powered "road locomotive." But where did it come from, and where is it today? Listen in to learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 20, 2014
Celebrity Race Car Drivers
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Celebrities are just people, like anyone else. And quite a few of them, as it turns out, also love racing. Listen in to learn more about celebrity race drivers, from Walter Cronkite to Patrick Dempsey and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 15, 2014
Stealth Hybrid Motorcycles
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Let's face it: You don't often hear the words "stealth" and "motorcycle" together. Bikes are meant to be loud ... at least, that is, until now. Tune in to learn how hybrid technology and motorcycles are merging into a never-before-seen vehicle.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 13, 2014
Can your car tell you when the light's about to change?
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Will future cars be able to time your next drive perfectly, allowing you to sail through crowded traffic on a sea of green lights? It sounds like science fiction -- but soon it may become as common as turn signals. Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 08, 2014
10 Ways to Spot a Flood-damaged Car
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For unfortunate car buyers, a flood-damaged car can be a catastrophe. So how can you avoid paying for one of these rolling disasters? Learn the tips and tricks of avoiding unscrupulous dealers -- and figuring out whether the car you're paying for is really worth the price.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 06, 2014
The Bizarre Rise and Fall of the Dale Car (Part 2)
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What happened to the miraculous promise of the Dale car, and why did its charismatic promoter compare herself to Henry Ford and Preston Tucker? Join Scott and Ben as they continue their discussion of this peculiar piece of automotive history.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 01, 2014
The Bizarre Rise and Fall of the Dale Car (Part 1)
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At first glance, it sounds too good to be true: a three-wheeled car with fantastic mileage, minimal wiring and almost unbelievable efficiency. So what happened to the miraculous promise of the Dale car, and why did its charismatic promoter compare herself to Preston Tucker?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 30, 2014
Can you buy a car from a vending machine?
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In the U.S., most people only see vending machines that sell snacks and beverages -- but that's not the case everywhere. Join Scott and Ben as they give you the facts on China's auto vending machine.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 24, 2014
Carburetor vs. Fuel Injection
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Carburetors and fuel injection systems both control the mixture of air and fuel that goes to an engine -- but how do they work? What's the difference? Listen in and learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 22, 2014
When should I replace my car?
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How do you know when to stop pouring money into repairs on your tried-and-true daily driver? At what point is it better to chuck your old ride and buy something else? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 17, 2014
10 Cars You (Probably) Haven't Heard Of (Part 2)
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History is chock-full of strange and interesting cars that, for one reason or another, are nearly forgotten in the present day. Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at some of history's most obscure cars in the second part of this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 15, 2014
10 Cars You (Probably) Haven't Heard Of (Part 1)
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Ever heard of the Muntz Jet? How about the Powell Sport Wagon? History is chock-full of strange and interesting cars that, for one reason or another, are nearly forgotten in the present day.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 10, 2014
What if I threw my car into reverse while I was driving?
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As you're driving your car, you can imagine that it would be very easy to move the shifter into the "R" position at any time. You probably would never even consider giving in to your curiosity, but ... what would happen? Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 08, 2014
What if I put a one horsepower engine into my car?
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A typical car in America has something around 120-horsepower under the hood. Would you be able to improve your fuel economy with a smaller engine? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 03, 2014
What if I put sugar in someone's gas tank?
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Supposedly, if you pour sugar into someone's gas tank, you will disable the car. But is it true? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 01, 2014
Car Trends to Watch in 2014 (Part 2)
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Which trends do Scott and Ben want to see in the future? Which would they like to see disappear? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the coming auto trends of 2014 in the second part of this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 27, 2014
Car Trends to Watch in 2014 (Part 1)
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Will there be more diesel cars in the U.S. market? What about high-performance hybrids, sleeper cars and more infotainment? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the coming auto trends of 2014.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 25, 2014
The Nissan GT-R (Part 2)
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Released in Japan in 2007, the Nissan GT-R has quickly become an iconic car for Nissan. But what inspired it, and how does it compare with other supercars? Join Scott and Ben as they continue their in-depth discussion of the Nissan GT-R.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 20, 2014
The Nissan GT-R (Part 1)
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Released in Japan in 2007, the Nissan GT-R has quickly become an iconic car for Nissan. But what inspired it, and how does it compare with other supercars? Listen in to learn more about the Nissan GT-R.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 18, 2014
(More) Automotive Urban Legends
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Is James Dean's Porsche cursed? Have car companies really accidentally named their cars horrible things in foreign languages? It's time for another installment of Automotive Urban Legends. Tune in as Scott and Ben give you the facts behind auto urban legends around the world.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 13, 2014
Dwarf Car Cruisers
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Dwarf car cruisers are scaled-down classic cars built for the street. The tiny street cruisers built by Ernie Adams are still around today - but where? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 11, 2014
The McLaren P1
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What hybrid car can compete with the Porsche 918 Spyder and Ferrari's LaFerrari? The McLaren P1, of course -- a limited production, plug-in hybrid supercar that's built by McLaren Automotive. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss hybrid supercars and the McLaren P1.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 06, 2014
The Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival
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Some of the biggest names in motorsport participate in an annual hillclimb competition up the driveway of Goodwood House, and in full-on competitive races around the Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit. Tune in to learn more about the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 04, 2014
The Cars of GTA V
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Grand Theft Auto V is one of the most controversial - and popular - titles in gaming today. And, whether you love or hate it, you have to admit: they've got some nice cars in the game. Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the cars of Grand Theft Auto.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 27, 2014
How Limousines Work
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Limousines are a worldwide symbol of wealth and class -- but where do they come from? How does driving a limo work, and what separates them from other automobiles? Ride shotgun with Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at limos (Grey Poupon not included).<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 25, 2014
10 Cars to Watch in 2014
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Which cars will be the star performers of 2014 -- and why? Join Scott and Ben as they explore top lists of cars to watch, and learn why they might not agree with everything (or, for that matter, each other).<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 20, 2014
Japanese Custom Scooters
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For years Japanese scooter enthusiasts were considered undesirable nonconformists. However, more and more observers are recognizing the amazing skill found in their customized scooters. Listen in as Scott and Ben explore custom scooters in Japan and beyond.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 18, 2014
RC Aircraft
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It's pretty amazing when you think of it -- a relatively inexpensive RC helicopter can hover, ascend and descend at your command. But how does it work? Where do they come from? Join the guys as they take a closer look at all types of RC aircraft.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 13, 2014
Preston Tucker and the Tucker 48: Part III
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It's an unprecedented event: After years of podcasting, Scott and Ben have finally made a three-part episode. Where can you find Tuckers today? Were any Tuckers destroyed? Join the guys as they wrap up their series on Preston Tucker.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 11, 2014
Preston Tucker and the Tucker 48: Part II
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After building his reputation as an inventor, Tucker turned his aim toward automobiles. But was the world ready for the Tucker 48? Tune in to learn about the rise and fall of Preston Tucker in the second part of this series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 06, 2014
Preston Tucker and the Tucker 48: Part I
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It's no secret that Preston Tucker was an automotive visionary. His innovative designs seemed poised to take the car-buying world by storm -- but how did he get started? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 04, 2014
What is car sickness?
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How does it happen? How can we prevent it? Listen in to learn more about car sickness.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 30, 2014
Can police commandeer cars?
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Well ... can they? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the facts, fiction, history and legality of commandeering citizen vehicles.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 28, 2014
The Toyota MR2 - Part 2
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Join Scott and Ben as they continue the story of the Toyota MR2 in the second part of this series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 23, 2014
The Toyota MR2 - Part 1
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Believe it or not, Toyota didn't set out to build a sports car when it first began work on what would become the MR2. Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the origin of the MR2, its stats and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 21, 2014
What's the difference between horsepower and torque?
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At dealerships, you'll hear horsepower and torque stats constantly -- but what do those numbers actually mean? While horsepower and torque are related, they are not the same thing. Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the nature of horsepower and torque.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 16, 2014
10 Tips to Avoid Speeding Tickets
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It's no secret that speeding tickets can be an enormous pain. Depending on where you live (and how fast you're driving), the fines can be pretty hefty, too. So how can you best avoid getting one? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 14, 2014
The Ute
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Utes -- or, to the uninitiated, utility vehicles -- are well-known, versatile vehicles. But where do they come from? What makes them so popular in Australia? Join Scott and Ben as they explore utes in Australia and beyond.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 09, 2014
Automotive Firsts
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Where was the first traffic light? What about the first car accidents? Tune in as Scott and Ben explore some of the greatest and strangest firsts in the world of autos.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 07, 2014
10 (Unlikely) Cars That Changed Everything
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It's tricky to point to absolute "firsts" in the world of cars. Often two independent inventors or companies can come up with shockingly similar ideas without any direct contact. And then, every so often, there's a car with an innovation that changes everything. Join Scott and Ben as they explore this list of groundbreaking auto innovations from otherwise unassuming vehicles.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 02, 2014
The GMC Syclone
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Although it was only produced in limited numbers and for a short time, the GMC Syclone remains one of the most memorable trucks in recent history. So where did it come from? What happened to it -- and can you still buy one? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 31, 2013
GT Cars
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What are Grand Touring cars? The term derives from the Italian phrase 'gran turismo,' a tribute to the tradition of the grand tour, used to represent automobiles regarded as grand tourers -- but there's a lot more to the story. Tune in and learn more about GT cars with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 26, 2013
Will Amazon build a drone army?
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Imagine ordering something from Amazon and having it arrive at your home just 30 minutes later. But this wouldn't be carried by a stressed-out, human-run delivery service -- instead, Amazon would use a fleet of drones to deliver goods all around your city. Will this actually happen? Would you want Amazon's drone fleet in your neighborhood? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 24, 2013
The Chevrolet Monte Carlo: Part 2
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Join Scott and Ben as they continue the story of the Chevrolet Monte Carlo in the second part of this series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 19, 2013
The Chevrolet Monte Carlo: Part 1
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For years Ben and Scott have talked about their own cars on air, and finally the time has come to tackle one of Ben's favorite subjects: the past, present and future of the Monte Carlo. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 17, 2013
Automotive Interior Design
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What's the key to a good car interior? What techniques do lead designers use when they're crafting the interior of vehicles like the Bugatti Veyron? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the past, present and future of automotive interior design.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 12, 2013
Jetsprint: Sprint Boat Racing
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Whether it's on the track, in the air or on the water, Scott and Ben love racing -- and it's high time the guys covered sprint boat racing. Tune in to learn more about this sport, from how it works to how it started and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 10, 2013
Nuts and Bolts: The Listener Mail Edition
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Have you written to Scott and Ben? If so, tune in, because the guys are continuing the legendary Nuts and Bolts series. This week, it's a listener mail extravaganza.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 05, 2013
Could you really drive a 3D-printed car across the country?
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Imagine if you could print a car and then drive it across the U.S. on an epic road trip. Sure, it sounds crazy ... but perhaps not as crazy as you might think. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the strange story of the Urbee 2.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 03, 2013
Cool Car Gadgets
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It's no secret: The automotive world is filled with add-on gadgets, ranging from the incredibly useful to the outer limits of the bizarre. But which ones are the best (or just the weirdest)? Join Scott and Ben as they catch you up on some of the coolest and strangest car gadgets.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 28, 2013
Kurtis Kraft and Midget Racing
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No doubt about it: Frank Kurtis, Jr., was a racing genius. But how did he get started, and how did he become so instrumental to the world of midget racing? Tune in to learn more about Frank Kurtis and Kurtis Kraft.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 26, 2013
Car Explosions: Film vs. Reality
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Cars are deathtraps in action films. The slightest collision produces a fiery explosion that obliterates everything nearby. But how likely is it that a car could explode in real life? Tune in to learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 21, 2013
Brass Era Cars
2890
It's true: Once upon a time, cars were made with brass fittings. But which kinds of cars - and how did they work? Tune in to learn more about Brass Era cars with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 19, 2013
Is a tracking and recovery system for your car worth the cost?
3393
If money is no object, then an onboard tracking system is one of the best ways to ensure that your car can't be stolen (at least, not for very long). But how much do these systems cost? Is this cost over time worth the service it provides? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 14, 2013
Anki Drive
2336
They're being called the 21st century version of the slot car - yet, without the slots. The cars are controlled with an iPhone, an app and Bluetooth connectivity. Tune in to learn more about these neat vehicles - including the AI that runs the opposing cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 12, 2013
All About Vans
3156
Where do vans come from? What makes a vehicle a van? Join Scott and Ben as they explore everything about vans, from vintage custom vehicles to modern vans, selling statistics and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 07, 2013
Where did the school bus come from?
3684
If you grew up in the United States, then you're probably familiar with the bright yellow busses that take children to and from school every week day. But where do they come from? Who makes them, and what happens to them when their school days are over? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 05, 2013
Renting an Exotic Sports Car
2913
It's true: you can rent exotic sports cars. For less than the price of actually buying a million-dollar car, you can tool around town in some of the world's most exclusive high-performance rides. Is it a good idea? How much does it cost? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 31, 2013
10 Worst Cars of the 20th Century
2810
It's a sad truth of the auto industry: not every car will be a hit. But which ones were the absolute worst? Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of the worst lemons in the modern age.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 29, 2013
Electronic Updatable License Plates
1783
Will your next license plate update itself? The idea seems fairly simple: an electrophoretic display that can display messages like "stolen" or "uninsured." But how does it work - and how could it change the road? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 24, 2013
Black Beauty: The Green Hornet's Car
2012
From the early days of 1930's radio plays to the world of modern film, the vigilante team Green Hornet and Kato have plagued evildoers for almost a century. But there's another member to their crime-fighting team - the mysterious car called Black Beauty. Join Scott and Ben as they look at Black Beauty's origin, its gadgets and a few more surprises along the way.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 22, 2013
What is the world's oldest (running) car?
2235
With back-to-back seating, a steam-powered engine and no steering wheel, the 1884 De Dion Bouton Et Trapardoux Dos-A-Dos Steam Runabout doesn't look like it has much in common with the modern automobile. Yet after its discovery and restoration, the world's oldest (running) car has become a piece of living automotive history. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 17, 2013
The Honda Story
2964
How did a small bicycle customizer grow to become one of the world's most well-known engine manufacturers? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the origin of Honda in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 15, 2013
BMW M-cars
1370
What is a BMW M-car, exactly? Where do they come from, and what differentiates them from other BMW cars? Perhaps most importantly: Why do so many people argue over what makes something a 'true' M-car, as opposed to an 'M-badged' car? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 11, 2013
What is ABS?
1645
An Anti-lock Brake System (or ABS) can make the difference between life and death in a car accident. But how does this system work? Where did it come from, and what do you need to know about operating it on the road? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 08, 2013
The Mazda Miata
2849
Where did the Mazda Miata come from? What inspired Mazda to build this roadster, and what makes it different from roadsters of the past? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 03, 2013
Racing at Monza
2744
Located outside of Milan, the Monza circuit is one of Europe's world-class racetracks. But who built it, and when? And how does it stack up against other European tracks? Tune in and learn the story of the Monza with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 01, 2013
The Modern Mini
3150
Scott and Ben couldn't cover the history of the Mini without following this car into the present day. Tune in to learn more about the evolution, controversy, pros and cons of the modern Mini.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 26, 2013
Legends Cars
2426
With bodyshells that are 5/8-scale replicas of American automobiles from the 1930s and 1940s and Yamaha motorcycle engines, these unique vehicles make an unforgettable impression on the racetrack. But where did they come from? How do they work? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 24, 2013
How To Rent A Car
2770
In some situations, a rental car can be a lifesaver. In others, however, it can be an enormous hassle. So what do you need to know before you head to the rental kiosk? Join Scott and Ben to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 20, 2013
Speed Limiters
2965
What are speed limiters, exactly? How do they work, and why are they so common? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about speed limiters, from the mechanical principles behind the devices to the ongoing debate about regulating drivers' speed.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 17, 2013
Café Racers
1967
The term was originally an insult toward riders seen as wannabe road racers that were often parked outside of cafés. However, this unique style of bike became incredibly popular over time. Tune in to learn more about the rise and fall of café racers with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 12, 2013
The Classic Mini
2848
This iconic, diminutive British car has been called one the best vehicles of all time -- but where did it come from? What makes it so popular? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the origin of the classic Mini.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 10, 2013
From Humvees to Hummers
2987
The Humvee - technically known as the High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle, or HMMWV - is a versatile, rugged vehicle that the U.S. military has used for decades. But where did it come from? What makes it so popular with the military and civilians alike? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 05, 2013
2014 Corvette Stingray
2520
The 2014 Corvette Stingray has been described as "a treat for loyalists, but aimed at a new breed." So, what does this mean, exactly? What can we expect from the all-new Stingray? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 03, 2013
Carbon Fiber Wheels
2337
How expensive are carbon fiber wheels? Should you buy a set? Tune into learn more about the latest breakthrough in wheel technology - the world's first single-piece carbon fiber wheels.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 29, 2013
Used Car Salesmen: Tips and Tricks
2432
No question about it: Used car salespeople get a bad rap. In TV, film and fiction they're often portrayed as unsavory stereotypes out to swindle any foolhardy driver they can find. Of course, that's a far cry from the truth, and the majority of sales professionals are upstanding experts ... but not all. Tune in to learn more real-life tips and tricks for buying a car without getting ripped off.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 27, 2013
The Man Who Became A Paint
2999
Michael Fux is more than just a mattress tycoon and self-made multimillionaire - he's also a huge fan of custom cars. Tune in to learn how he and Rolls Royce, in an unprecedented collaboration, built a car so unique that you literally cannot buy the paint for yourself.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 22, 2013
Can people really hack cars?
2132
From predictive braking to satellite radio and automated parallel parking, modern cars have some amazing technology onboard. But could this increasing sophistication also make cars increasingly vulnerable to hackers? Tune in and learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 20, 2013
V8 Supercar Series
2991
Sure, the V8 Supercar Series is amazing, but where did it come from? What makes it unique? Tune in to learn more about V8 supercars with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 15, 2013
Tesla Motors
3311
There's no denying it - Tesla Motors is an auto industry success story. But how did they get their start? Why did they choose electric vehicles, and where is the company headed in the future? Listen in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 13, 2013
Woodie Station Wagons
2091
We've all seen wood-paneled station wagons - but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the story behind the iconic woodie station wagons.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 08, 2013
Group B Rally Cars
2723
They're the stuff of racing legend - speed and performance that pushed the limits of a driver's endurance as never before. But what happened to the Group B rally cars? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the rise and fall of Group B.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 06, 2013
Lincoln Motor Company, Part 2
2419
Sure, Lincoln cars are luxury American automobiles, but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they dive into the history - and future - of the Lincoln Motor Company in the second part of this series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 01, 2013
Lincoln Motor Company, Part 1
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Sure, Lincoln cars are luxury American automobiles, but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they dive into the history of the Lincoln Motor Company in the first part of this series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 30, 2013
Ryno Motors
2405
Would you ride a self-balancing, single-wheeled scooter? Ryno Motors hopes so. Join Scott and Ben as they roll through the history of Ryno Motors, the science behind the Ryno and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 25, 2013
The Karmann Ghia
3072
If you're a fan of cars, then odds are you can recognize a Karmann Ghia from a block away. But where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the curious story of the Karmann Ghia.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 23, 2013
Road Trains
3123
Road trains are massive truck and trailer combinations that can stretch to unbelievable lengths. But do you know where you're most likely to see a road train in action? And what makes a body-and-six so special? Join Scott and Ben as they investigate.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 18, 2013
Coal-powered Cars
3211
When most drivers hear the term 'alternative fuel', we don't think of coal. However, coal-powered cars enjoyed a long stint of popularity, and were used from Europe to China. So how did they work? Why were they popular, and what happened to them?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 16, 2013
Should you fill your tires with nitrogen?
2744
Many race car teams fill their tires with nitrogen, but is it right for your daily driver? Join Scott and Ben as they break down the facts - and fiction - surrounding nitrogen vs. 'regular air' in your car's tires.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 11, 2013
Cars of the Iron Curtain
3047
While the era of the Cold War may have divided the world ideologically, the march of industry continued, and the car business was no exception. But what sort of cars were made? Why do so many have a bad reputation today? Tune in to learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 09, 2013
Bare Metal Cars, Part 2
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At first it might sound crazy: Why would someone strip the paint off a car? Are people really taking bare metal cars out on the road? How could you protect the body from rust? Luckily, Scott and Ben have the answers. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 04, 2013
Bare Metal Cars, Part 1
1772
At first it might sound crazy: Why would someone strip the paint off a car? Are people really taking bare metal cars out on the road? How could you protect the body from rust? Luckily, Scott and Ben have the answers. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 02, 2013
How to Buy Your First Motorcycle, Part 2
1713
So the time has finally come: You're ready to buy your first motorcycle. But what do you need to know before you hop on your first bike and head for the horizon? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the nuts and bolts of buying your first bike.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 27, 2013
How to Buy Your First Motorcycle, Part 1
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So the time has finally come: You're ready to buy your first motorcycle. But what do you need to know before you hop on your first bike and head for the horizon? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the nuts and bolts of buying your first bike.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 25, 2013
The Long-awaited Kit Car Episode
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Since around 2009, Scott and Ben have planned to do a kit car episode. And, finally, they got around to it. Tune in to learn what a kit car is, why you do - or don't - want one, the history of kit cars and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 20, 2013
Charity Road Rallies
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What is a charity road rally? Which causes do these events benefit, and what makes them so popular? What do you need to know about participating in or supporting a road rally? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 18, 2013
What creates that unique Harley sound?
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For decades fans of Harley Davidson have lauded the vehicle's unmistakeable engine sound -- but what makes it unique? In this episode, the guys explore the physical factors behind -- and legal controversy surrounding -- this unforgettable engine.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 12, 2013
Stainless Steel Cars
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It's a story that, for many, is only a footnote in history. But the story of these unique vehicles may surprise you. Join Ben and Scott as they delve into the tale of Henry Ford, Allegheny Ludlum and their iconic, stainless steel cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 11, 2013
Nuts and Bolts Rides Again
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It's been months since Scott and Ben last did a nuts and bolts episode, and they've been storing up bits of CarStuff knowledge the entire time. Join the guys for a catch-all episode on everything that somehow didn't make it into an earlier show -- and to hear the guys respond to your listener mail.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 05, 2013
The Carroll Shelby Story
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Carroll Shelby is a racing legend, but how did he get started? What made him such a larger-than-life figure, and what role did he play in the creation of the Shelby Cobra? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the life and work of Carroll Shelby.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jun 04, 2013
What are tank engines?
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Don't let the name fool you -- these aren't engines for battle tanks. Instead, they're an ingenious, space-saving way of powering locomotives. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss the pros and cons of tank engines.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 28, 2013
Circus Trains
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While it might sound strange, moving a circus via rail actually made sense. Entire towns would gather to mark the passage of cars packed with tents, animals, clowns and more. Tune in to learn more about circus trains from the golden age to the modern day.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 28, 2013
How Pace Cars Work
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Why do races use pace cars? Where did they come from, and who drives them? Get the scoop on all this and more as Scott and Ben delve into the past, present and future of pace cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 23, 2013
The Andretti Curse
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With numerous wins in multiple competitions, the legendary Andretti family is one of racing's most prominent dynasties -- but, also, apparently, cursed. So what is the Andretti curse, exactly? Join Scott and Ben to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 21, 2013
How Swedish A-traktors Work
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When is a tractor not a tractor? When it's an A-traktor, of course. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the history of these unique vehicles (and the legal loopholes that make them so popular).<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 16, 2013
How Formula One Works, Part 2
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Formula One is one the world's most prestigious racing events -- but where did it come from? What is this 'formula,' exactly? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the past, present and future of Formula One.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 14, 2013
How Formula One Works, Part 1
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Formula One is one the world's most prestigious racing events -- but where did it come from? What is this 'formula,' exactly? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the past, present and future of Formula One.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 09, 2013
Did bank robbers really write fan mail to Henry Ford?
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Did notorious bank robbers Clyde Barrow and John Dillinger really write letters to Henry Ford, thanking him for building fast, reliable getaway cars? Join Scott and Ben as they delve into the facts behind the legend of Henry Ford's criminal fans.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 07, 2013
How Formula E Will Work
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Imagine all the breakneck excitement of racing with one crucial difference -- the engines are all electric. That's the idea behind Formula E, and next year we'll see the race in action. But how will it work? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
May 02, 2013
5 Future Car Technologies That Truly Have a Chance
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We hear stories about the future of auto technology every day, but how many of these innovations will make it from the drawing board to the cars of the future? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about futuristic auto features that really have a chance.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 30, 2013
Can the U.S. Navy turn seawater into jet fuel?
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The U.S. Navy has massive fuel costs, and top scientists are working around the clock to cook up innovative, cost-saving solutions. But could we really turn seawater into jet fuel -- and should we?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 25, 2013
Are hybrid cars slower than regular cars?
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Despite their reputation for good fuel efficiency and eco-friendly driving, hybrid vehicles are still the subject of widespread criticism -- and much of this criticism concerns speed. But are hybrid cars actually slower? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 23, 2013
ACE Cycle Cars
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The ACE Cycle Car isn't cheap, but this three-wheeled, two-seat vehicle (Registered as a motorcycle in most states) can top 120+ mph, and the Harley-Davidson engine puts many other three-wheelers to shame. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 18, 2013
Elio Motors
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You may not have heard of Elio Motors yet, but if this company has its way that will all change over the next few years. Listen in to learn more about Elio Motors' three-wheeled, two-seat car that will apparentely get 84 mpg and cost only 6,800 dollars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 16, 2013
The XP-21 Firebird and Co.
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Even if you don't know the name, you've probably seen the original Firebird before. It looks like a jet on wheels. But what happened to the Firebird and its two later iterations? Join Scott and Ben to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 11, 2013
The Rotating Detonation Engine
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The US Navy has huge gas expenses - sending some Earth's most sophisticated ships across the world's oceans can get pretty expensive. But could the rotating detonation engine really save millions? Learn more about this technology with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 09, 2013
Heart-stopping Last Laps of Racing, Part 2
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What are some of racing's most famous last laps? Who's won -- or lost -- the most dramatic final turns? Join Scott and Ben as they delve into some of racing's most memorable moments, from the Daytona 500 to the Spanish Grand Prix and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 04, 2013
Heart-stopping Last Laps of Racing, Part 1
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What are some of racing's most famous last laps? Who's won -- or lost -- the most dramatic final turns? Join Scott and Ben as they delve into some of racing's most memorable moments, from the Daytona 500 to the Spanish Grand Prix and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Apr 02, 2013
Shaken, Stirred and Dumped in the Ocean
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Here's the legend: An Aston Martin DB5 sports cars built and modified for two James Bond films was stolen as part of an insurance fraud scheme and may have been dumped in the ocean. Is it true? What actually happened? Join Scott and Ben to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 28, 2013
Sandra West and the Ferrari Coffin
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Sandra West was a well-known socialite who tragically passed away at a young age. Her will reportedly bore one particularly strange request: that she be interred in her Ferrari 330 America. But was it true, or just an urban legend? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 27, 2013
The Life and Work of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
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Ed Roth was the custom car designer, builder, artist and cartoonist responsible for the legendary hot-rod icon Rat Fink -- but that's just the beginning of his story. Tune in to learn more about the life and work of Big Daddy Roth with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 26, 2013
What happened to the Chevy Corvair?
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Corvair was the most controversial Chevy since the "Copper-Cooled" model of 1923. Of course, neither was supposed to stir up trouble. So what made the Corvair so controversial? Tune in to learn more about the decade-long run of the Chevy Corvair.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 21, 2013
A CarStuff Guide to Junk Yards
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As long as you know what you're looking for, you can save loads of cash finding used parts at junk yards. A salvage yard can be tough for first-timers, but with just a a few tips you can be well on your way to becoming a pull-a-part veteran.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 19, 2013
The Volkswagen XL1
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Imagine a car that gets over 300 miles per gallon and only holds one liter of gas. While it sounds like a quirky concept, the Volkswagen XL1 is real, and premiering at the Geneva Motor Show. So what is it? How does it work? Learn more with Scott and Ben.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 14, 2013
The Legendary Story of the Chrysler Norseman
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You might not have heard of the Norseman, but in its time the car was lauded a turning point in the automotive world. So what happened to this promising new vehicle, and why do some treasure hunters think they can rescue it from the murky depths of time?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 12, 2013
Jocko Flocko, the Race-winning Monkey
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When the Flock brothers were looking to change their racing team's luck, their friend Ted Chester stumbled on a monkey for sale at an Atlanta pet store ... and a legend was born. Tune in to learn more about NASCAR's only Rhesus racing legend, Jocko Flocko.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 07, 2013
The Isle of Man TT
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It's one of the world's most prestigious motorcycle races, and it's on public roads. Each year, thousands gather to see legends of racing and amateur riders alike compete. Listen in as Scott and Ben explore the ins and outs of the Isle of Man TT.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Mar 05, 2013
The Story of Donald Campbell at Coniston Water
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The legendary Donald Campbell was a world speed record holder on land and water. He crashed (and died) while trying to break one of his own records in Lancashire, England in 1967. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the life and times of Donald Campbell.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 28, 2013
Where did monster trucks come from?
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They're huge! They're mean! They run over cars the way you'd crumble paper beneath your shoe. But where do monster trucks come from, exactly? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the origins of monster trucks (and Robosaurus) in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 26, 2013
Should we build a highway that runs around the world?
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What if you could drive to every continent except for Antarctica? The Trans-global highway is a surprisingly old idea -- but is it worth the massive effort? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the pros and cons of a global interstate system.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 21, 2013
Should you dip you car?
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Plasti Dip is a rubberized protective coating for everything from hand tools to wiring, and some DIY car owners are dipping their entire cars in this protective dip. How does it work? Should you try it yourself? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 19, 2013
How do you stop an out-of-control car?
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What do you do when the brake pedal won't budge? How do you survive hydroplaning? These are things that every driver should know before hopping behind the wheel. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the dos and don'ts of stopping an out-of-control vehicle.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 14, 2013
CES 2013: An Update on Self-driving Cars
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Many drivers already know about Google's autonomous vehicle, but were you aware that Toyota and Audi are also entering the game? Well, partially. Join Scott and Ben as they break down the new technology that Toyota and Audi exhibited at CES 2013.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 12, 2013
Plastic Model Cars
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Have you ever built a model car? In the 1960s, these wildly popular models took over the hobby scene, and they remain a source of fascination and fun for millions across the globe. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the story of plastic model cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 07, 2013
Sleeper Cars
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While a sleeper car might not look like much -- in fact, it might look like a pile of junk -- it's more than capable of smoking most rank-and-file cars. So how do sleeper cars work? What specific characteristics make a sleeper car? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Feb 05, 2013
The Phantom Bike
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Let's say you want something that isn't quite a bicycle, but not quite a motorcycle, either. Enter the Phantom bike. In this episode, Scott and Ben take their fascination with all things Phantom to the two-wheeled world. Listen in to learn more about<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 31, 2013
Infamous Cars
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From the famous cursed car of James Dean to the opulent coaches of dictators, history is filled with stories of infamous cars. Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at vehicles favored by ill-fated celebrities, iron-fisted dictators and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 29, 2013
The Phantom Corsair
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What do ketchup and concept cars have in common? The Phantom Corsair. With a futuristic design and opulent luxuries, the Corsair remains unique. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the story of Rust Heinz and his dream to build an unparalleled automobile.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 24, 2013
Art Deco Cars: The Movement
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With swooping fenders, elongated hoods and streamlined shapes, cars of the Art Deco era feature a bold, unique aesthetic statement. But where did they come from? What happened to them? Listen in as Scott and Ben explore the opulent story of Art Deco cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 22, 2013
The Rolls-Royce Phantom: Part 2
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In the second part of this series, Scott and Ben continue the story of the Phantom, from the 1950s to the modern day. Join the guys as they delve into Rolls-Royce trivia, from engine stats to famous owners and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 17, 2013
The Rolls-Royce Phantom: Part 1
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Sure, it's one of the most iconic vehicles in automotive history, but where did it come from? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the curious origin of the Phantom in the first episode of this two-part series.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 15, 2013
Car Oddities
2775
From engine block cookers to dashboard calliopes, car manufacturers have tried hundreds of weird innovations that just didn't catch on with the public. In this episode, Scott and Ben explore of history's oddest car accessories, services and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 10, 2013
Can I travel from New York to LA in 12 minutes?
2130
It's true: The US government and private industry are experimenting with hypersonic flight. But how does it work? Could it really become the wave of the future? Tune in to learn if people will ever really be able to survive a hypersonic flight.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 08, 2013
The Vespa Scooter
2791
Nowadays Vespa scooters are world-famous, but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they delve into the origin of Vespa, the engineering behind these iconic scooters and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 03, 2013
How can a new car cost only $3,000?
2365
No bones about it: cars can be expensive, and a new one can cost tens of thousands of dollars. But what if you could pick up a new car for just 3,000 dollars? Join Scott and Ben as they examine Nissan's controversial plan to build a bottom-dollar car.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jan 01, 2013
The SRT Viper
2181
The 2013 SRT Viper was unveiled at the 2012 New York Auto Show, and it's noticeably more luxurious than the previous generations. But does this mean the Viper has gone soft? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the newest Viper.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 27, 2012
What does a chop shop do?
2034
Not all car thieves steal cars for joyrides -- in fact, you might be surprised to learn how many stolen cars take a direct trip to a chop shop, where they're dismantled for parts. Tune in to learn more as Scott and Ben explore the world of chop shops.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 21, 2012
How Restomodding Works
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If you've restored a classic car, then you're familiar with the debate about original parts or reproductions -- but there's another question: Should you improve your car while restoring it, adding modern amenities, engine improvements and safety features?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 20, 2012
Smuggling: Tricks and Traps
2380
Smuggling involves the illegal transport of goods and people across borders, and vehicles often play a central role. In this episode, Scott and Ben discuss smugglers' crafty tricks and crazy vehicle modifications -- and some astonishing smuggling stories.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 18, 2012
How the Jaws of Life Work
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They're a household name in the United States, but what exactly are the Jaws of Life? Where do they come from? Can they really save you in an accident? Join Scott and Ben as they learn more about this life-saving, surprisingly simple invention.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 13, 2012
Driver's Education
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In the United States, Driver's Education courses prepare new drivers, typically teenagers, for the licensing process. Scott and Ben discuss some common elements of Driver's Ed programs, as well as some new developments, in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 11, 2012
The History of Trucks
2615
If you live in the United States, then odds are you can't spend a day outside without seeing a pickup truck. But where did they come from? Why are they so popular? Join Scott and Ben as they delve into the origin of pickup trucks.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 06, 2012
Driving Laws (That No One Follows)
2166
Does anyone really stay under the speed limit, all of the time? How often do drivers neglect their turn signals? From tailgating to illegal turns and rolling stops, Ben and Scott take a look at the driving laws that no one follows in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Dec 04, 2012
The Rise and Fall of the Hudson Motor Car Company
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Named after J.L. Hudson, the Hudson Motor Car Company left an indelible mark on the automotive world. But how did the company get its start? Where did it go? Join Scott and Ben as they delve into the story of Hudson (with a few surprises along the way).<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 29, 2012
The Infamous Wall of Death
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The Wall of Death is a motorcycle act in which daredevil drivers scale the walls of a wooden barrel while spectators watch from above. In this episode, Scott and Ben explore the history and practices of the Wall of Death.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 27, 2012
What are belly tank racers?
2005
After World War II, race teams traveled to California to set new land speed records -- and they used surplus drop tanks to create a race cars knowns as lakesters or belly tank racers. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the origin of lakesters.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 22, 2012
How Gas Pumps Work
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Using a gas pump is pretty simple: You just push a few buttons and fuel up. But how do they actually work? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the technology behind the ubiquitous gas pump in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 20, 2012
The Pedal Car Story
2607
Were you one of those kids lucky enough to grow up with a pedal car? Scott was - Ben wasn't - and in this episode they overcome their childhood differences to explain the past, present and future of pedal cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 15, 2012
Learn to drive a stick!
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In this episode, Scott and Ben examine manual and automatic transmissions. But this isn't just the normal nuts-and-bolts look at the mechanics of transmissions -- the guys also explore the benefits of driving stick. Tune in and learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 13, 2012
Can you really paint your car for 50 dollars?
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Internet forums have buzzed for years with attempts to paint a car for anywhere from ten to fifty dollars. But how does it work? Should you try it yourself? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the fact and fiction surrounding this DIY paint job.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 08, 2012
The Toll Road Story
1877
Toll roads, turnpikes, toll routes -- whatever you call them, they serve the same purpose: They're roads you pay to drive on. In this episode, Scott and Ben discuss the surprisingly ancient origins of toll roads and their evolution in the United States.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 06, 2012
From the Ground to the Gas Pump
2088
Global industries depend on oil and petroleum products in numerous surprising ways. In fact, gasoline is only one of the products made during the refining process. So what happens when we refine crude oil? How does it get from the ground to the gas pump?<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Nov 01, 2012
Why is NASA studying car safety?
884
It's no surprise that NASA has some of the world's best engineers. In fact, private companies occasionally ask NASA for help with some of their most difficult engineering issues. In this podcast, Scott and Ben take a look at NASA's work with Toyota.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 30, 2012
The Story of the Nürburgring
2199
The tracks of the Nürburgring are legendary, and it's one of the premier testing sites for numerous automakers around the globe. But where did the Nürburgring come from, and how did it become so iconic? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the Nürburgring.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 25, 2012
Can I live in my car?
1826
It's true: Thousands of people live (or have lived) in their cars. In this episode, Scott and Ben take a closer look at the dos and don'ts of living in a car, from where to park to safety, planning and more. Tune in to learn more about living in a car.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 23, 2012
Animal Cars
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Scott and Ben have talked about the strange - and surprisingly tough - business of naming cars, but there's another category they didn't get to cover the first time around: cars named after animals. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 18, 2012
The Story of the Vintage Mobile Cinema
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When the British Ministry of Technology wanted to encourage productivity and promote national industry, they took an unorthodox approach: Mobile cinema. In this podcast, Scott and Ben recount the story of the British mobile cinema fleet.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 16, 2012
What will race cars look like in 2025?
1598
The engineers and drivers of race cars constantly push the limit, and sometimes their innovations become commonplace in mainstream vehicles. So what can we expect from race cars in the future? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 11, 2012
Super Terrain Vehicles
1391
You may have heard of all-terrain vehicles, but what about super terrain vehicles? In this podcast, Ben and Scott check out the newest -- and strangest -- combination of luxury and security vehicles.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 09, 2012
The Life and Legacy of Harley Earl
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While you may not have heard of Harley Earl before now, you're certainly familiar with his work. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the innovations of this groundbreaking visionary, and how he fundamentally changed the world of automobiles.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 04, 2012
Is 16 too young too young to drive?
1610
In the United States, teenagers typically start driving legally at the age of 16. But is that too young? Some people think so. In this episode, Scott and Ben weigh the arguments for and against raising the licensing age.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Oct 02, 2012
How Car Names Work
1977
It's tough to name a car: In one phrase, a manufacturer must evoke powerful feelings within minds of car buyers around the world. Some car names are very successful, and some are real stinkers. But what makes a car name good or bad? Tune in to find out.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 25, 2012
The Most Expensive Car Gear
3098
From week-long car washes to diamond-studded keychains, the world of luxury automobiles is rife with outrageous displays of wealth. Listen in as Scott and Ben check out the world's most expensive license plates, oil changes and more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 20, 2012
Autobahn: Fact or Fiction?
2248
The German highway system, or Autobahn, is synonymous with speed. But are there really no limits? What about rules? In this episode, Scott and Ben sort the fact from the fiction as they take a look at the Autobahn.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 18, 2012
Jet-powered Vehicles (That Aren't Jets)
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Jet engines aren't just for jets anymore. Thanks to the work of intrepid engineers across the planet, jet engines can be found in everything from conventional cars to ...well, we don't want to spoil the surprise. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 13, 2012
Do you need an international driver's license?
1356
If you're planning to drive in a foreign country, you might need an international driver's license -- but what exactly is it? How do you apply for it? Tune in and learn more about these licenses -- and whether or not you need one -- in this podcast.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 11, 2012
How Remote Keyless Entry Works
2757
Nowadays more and more cars use remote keyless entry technology - but what happens when you push the unlock button on your car's keychain fob? How secure is the technology? How come your fob doesn't unlock every car in range? Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 06, 2012
How Go-karts Work
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For kids across America, a go-kart may be the first motorized vehicle they get a chance to drive. Listen in as Scott and Ben take a look at the science and construction of go-karts in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Sep 04, 2012
The Texas Mile
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It's one of the fastest, most dangerous straightaways in the world of racing. But what makes the Texas Mile unique? How did it get started - and more importantly, how can you participate? Join Scott and Ben as they race down the Texas Mile.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 30, 2012
How to Find an Honest Mechanic
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When it comes to choosing a mechanic, most people want someone who's both skilled and trustworthy. But how can you tell if your mechanic is honest? Scott and Ben share some tips and suggestions in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 28, 2012
Hubcap Art
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Whether they're littering the roadside or piling up at your local junkyard, hubcaps are everywhere. For some, these are just glorified bits of scrap. For other people, however, they're much more than junk. In fact, they're a canvas. Tune in to learn more.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 23, 2012
How Driverless Cars Will Work
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Driverless cars were once the stuff of science fiction. However, as technology improves, computer-driven vehicles might be coming to a street near you. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the pros and cons of driverless cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 21, 2012
The Mars Curiosity Rover
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The Mars Curiosity Rover is one the most ambitious projects in human history -- and it's also taking one of humanity's strangest road trips. Listen in to learn more about the Curiosity.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 16, 2012
How a Concours d'Elegance Works
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Known as the world's most prestigious car exhibition, the Concours d'Elegance is an invitation-only competition for the best of the best. Get the details on this amazing car show -- and learn how to snag a ticket -- in this episode of CarStuff.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 14, 2012
How Exhaust Systems Work
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Everyone knows that internal-combustion engines generate exhaust, but what takes it from your engine to the muffler safely? Tune in as Scott and Ben break down the nuts, bolts -- and possible future -- of your car's exhaust system.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 09, 2012
Drifting and Car Control
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A drifting car literally slides around turns, moving from one to the next as the wheels continue spinning. This dangerous maneuver requires the right car, swift reflexes and steely nerves. Learn more about drifting in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 07, 2012
What's a buckboard car?
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In the early years of the 20th century, a very unusual car dominated the U.S. market. It didn't have the perks of a Model T (it didn't even have a roof or doors) but it was also the cheapest car in the world. Listen in to learn more about buckboard cars.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Aug 02, 2012
Garage Designs
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Garages are intended for storing and protecting cars, but people utilize them in many different ways. Some garages are cluttered, some are well-organized and some don't even have cars in them! Scott and Ben swap ideas for garage designs in this episode.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 31, 2012
The Hennessey Venom GT
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Do you think Vipers are a little too slow? Are most supercars just not up to snuff? If so, you may want to consider the Hennessey Venom GT. Join Scott and Ben as they recount the stort, stats and astonishing speed of John Hennessey's amazing car.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 26, 2012
Taking A Car Out of Storage
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Do you have a car in storage? Are you ready to take it out on the road? In the second installment of a two-part series, Scott and Ben break down the steps car owners use when taking their vehicles out of storage.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 24, 2012
10 Places to Look for Classic Car Parts
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When it comes to restoring cars, parts can be an issue -- and the older a car is, the tougher it can be to find pristine, original parts. Luckily, there are several great sources for classic car parts. Tune in as Scott and Ben break down the top ten.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 19, 2012
Unusual Races
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Racing isn't restricted to boats, bikes and autos. From motorized bar stools to sprinting dachshunds, the world of racing is full of unusual competitions. Check in with Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at some of the world's weirdest races.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 17, 2012
When Cars Come Back
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From the Fiat to the Challenger, automotive history is full of cars that were discontinued only to re-emerge as hallmarks of retro design. In this episode, Scott and Ben delve into the world of car comebacks (including a few cars that never really left).<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 12, 2012
The Popemobile
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Informally dubbed the "Popemobile," the Pope's personal conveyance is a rather unique vehicle. In this episode, Scott and Ben explore the history and features of the vehicles that have served as the Pope's personal means of transport over the years.<br><br>Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at <a href='http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm'>www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm</a><br><br>And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit <a href='https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices'>https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices</a>
Jul 10, 2012
The Lazareth Wazuma: Your New Batcycle?
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