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Saudi women taste driving freedom behind the wheel of bumper cars: video

Saudi women taste driving freedom behind the wheel of bumper cars: video

Everyone likes a carnival. Some people like the funnel cakes, some like the totally-not-rigged games, and Saudi Arabian women like the bumper cars. Scratch that: they love the bumper cars. Saudi women are prohibited from driving--not by law, but by tradition and by conservative Muslim clerics. In... read more

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Young Men Don’t Get The Most Speeding Tickets: Who Does Will Surprise You

It’s fair to say that teenage drivers and twenty-something men carry a reputation for being especially ticket-prone. But that might be an unfair impression, as... read more April 17, 2015 by


 
National Lampoon's Vacation

Men Love Sporty Rides, Women Love Practical Cars, And Other Stereotypes

Another week, another study about the many differences (and fewer similarities) between men and women. This time, the study crossing our desk comes from KBB.com, and it shows... read more October 23, 2014 by


 
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Men Drive For Enjoyment, Women Drive To Relax, And Other Useless Generalizations

Need to spark a conversation with a co-worker or neighbor? Want to start an argument with your boyfriend, girlfriend, best friend, or FWB? A new study from Enterprise... read more October 3, 2014 by


 
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For Women, Getting A Car Repaired Is More Painful Than A Trip To The Dentist

Few people enjoy taking their car to a garage. Fewer still enjoy it when they know they're car needs extensive, expensive repairs. A new survey from AutoMD suggests that... read more June 11, 2014 by


 
Mary Barra

GM CEO Mary Barra: 7th Most-Powerful Woman In The World, According To Forbes

Forbes Magazine has released its list of the world's most powerful women. Some, like Angela Merkel (#1), Janet Yellen (#2), and Oprah Winfrey (#14) aren't especially... read more May 29, 2014 by


 
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Women Say Men With Hot Cars Are Arrogant & Compensating For Something

If you're a guy -- especially a single guy -- your hot rod may be the center of your world. On weekends, you tell friends you're busy, just so you can stay home to buff and... read more April 29, 2014 by


 
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Survey: Women Prefer Men In Black Ford Pickups, Men Prefer Women In Red BMW Sports Cars

There are a lot of things to consider when buying a new car: What kind of fuel economy does it earn? What safety features does it offer? Will I need to call tech support just... read more January 29, 2014 by


 
Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Saudi Women Defy National Law & Get Behind The Wheel: Was Their Protest A Success?

Planet Earth is becoming homogenized. Thanks to advances in communications and transportation, boundaries between countries, continents, and cultures that were once firm are... read more October 28, 2013 by


 
Saudi Arabian women campaign for the right to drive, plan protest for October 26, 2013

Women: Saudi Cleric Says That Driving Will Ruin Your Ovaries

According to playground insiders, you shouldn't swallow gum, because it'll float around in your stomach for seven years. Also, chocolate will give you acne, and if someone... read more September 30, 2013 by


 
Angry Driver with Road Rage

Study: Women Flip Off Other Drivers, Men Key Cars For Revenge

It's funny how terrible drivers suddenly become experts on terrible driving when they get behind the wheel. We may be drifting out of our lane, our turn signal may have been... read more September 9, 2013 by


 
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Study Finds That Men Are From Lincoln, Women Are From Volvo

In marketing, companies always track the demographics of their customers to identify shopping trends. They look at age, geography, income, and many other factors, but perhaps... read more August 20, 2013 by 1


 
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Women Pay More For Car Repair When They Look Less Confident

Very few people walk into repair shops knowing exactly what's wrong with their vehicles. Some folks have hunches, though, and that can make all the difference when it comes... read more July 3, 2013 by 0


 
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Breaking Up (With Your Car) Is Hard To Do

A car can be like the third wheel in a relationship. When does the new girlfriend get to drive it? Would you rather spend your Sunday cruising the highways or snuggling with... read more June 5, 2013 by 1


 
Couple arguing

Husbands, Wives Are Worst Backseat Drivers, But Teens Keep Their Mouths Shut

There's nothing quite as wonderful as a backseat driver -- someone who always knows the fastest way to get from Point A to Point B, someone who can sense accidents before... read more June 3, 2013 by 0


 
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Top 11 Excuses That Men & Women Give Police Officers

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a study that suggested drivers' excuses have little bearing on whether they're ticketed when they're pulled over. But of course, that... read more April 30, 2013 by 2


 

 
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