Posts tagged "cars"

How Did Charlie Sheen’s Car End Up At The Bottom Of A Ravine, AGAIN?

At 3 a.m. last night, a security guard at a building in Sherman Oaks, California, heard a crash nearby and called the cops to investigate. Turns out a car had been pushed over the ravine—the keys were in the ignition, and the car was running, but it appeared that no one was in the driver'…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 15, 2010

Vanity Plates: How I Love Thee

I've always been a little bit obsessed with vanity license plates. Why? Because there's nothing funnier than the thought of a police officer saying, "Can I run a check on 'FLASHME?'' when they pull you over. Or "DRLOVE" or "NOT OJ." A friend once told me that in California, to get a vanity plate, you…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 14, 2010

Car Briefcases For Mr. Matchy

When it comes to putting together a nice jacket/shirt/tie combo, it can sometimes look like guys got dressed in the dark. But when it comes to their toys, there's no problem. We're talking specifically about these briefcases by designer Beau Reid, made to match your dude's car. The custom murses are outfitted with snazzy…
By: Leonora Epstein / February 24, 2010

Poll: Would You Buy A Funky-Colored Car?

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By: Catherine Strawn / December 7, 2009

Quick Pic: What Has Frosting And Travels Slower Than A Golf Cart?

And I thought those Magnolia cupcakes that the ladies of "Sex and the City" love were expensive? In their book of holiday gift ideas, Neiman Marcus is offering these snazzy cupcake cars. Each car is shaped like a frothy, delicious cupcake, has a 24-volt electric motor and can go seven miles per hour.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 7, 2009

NASCAR-Themed Romance Novels Leave Harlequin Readers Panting For More

I don't think that I've ever read a romance novel. I don't really go for the mushy stuff. But whatever floats your boat, I always say. I guess I don't really "get" them. They seem so unbelievable. That's why when I saw these NASCAR-themed romance novels from Harlequin -- yes, I said NASCAR-themed romance…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 14, 2009

Take A Ride With This Guy? Um, No!

He's got the tricked-out car, the electric guitar, and the frosted perm. But would you go for a "personal tour" with this dude? Probably not. While he does have a sick Ferrari, he can only fit one other person in it while he's driving, so we're guessing this ad is his ploy to get some…
By: Annika Harris / June 20, 2009

Rolls-Royce Adds Girly Feature To New Concept Car

We're not sure whether to be insulted or overjoyed by Rolls-Royce's new concept car. The 200EX features a backseat pop-out purse holder that senses when you put down a bag and holds it in place. We hate that the car company thinks women are all about handbags, but, you know what, we are. (In fact,…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 3, 2009

Soon, You’ll Be Able To Create Your Own Energy

You know how your feet get tired when you walk a lot? Well, all that pounding might soon be used to generate electricity. Engineers calculated the amount of energy that the 34,000 travelers who pass through the Victoria Underground station in London generate every hour, and they say it's enough to power 6,500 light bul…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 9, 2008

Sex With (Not In) Cars

Edward Smith has gotten around, except he's not interested having sex with women. No, he sleeps with CARS. That's right. The 57 year old's current "girlfriend" is a Volkswagen Beetle he calls "Vanilla," but Edward says he's had sex with at least 999 others. He had his first at 15. "I'm not sick and I…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 23, 2008

Lipstick Does Its Part to Keep The Roads Safe

If your boyfriend’s a bad driver—hell, even if your cabbie seems to think he’s auditioning for future installment of The Fast and the Furious -- just start talking about your glorious Cover Girl Continuous Color Lipstick in Mauvelicious. Or the new chairs Design Within Reach Chairs you’re lusting over. A study by German and Swedish…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 12, 2007
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