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Metallica's Robert Trujillo On His Hero, Jaco Pastorius

They called him "the Jimi Hendrix of the bass." Jaco Pastorius (pronounced "jock-oh") took an instrument normally confined to the rhythm section and brought it out front. He's probably best known for his work in the band Weather Report in the 1970s, with whom he helped define the jazz-fusion sound. …

5 Tips Before You Build A Raised Garden Bed

Everybody’s putting in raised beds these days and there is a reason for that. Raised garden beds are easy to make and easy to care for, making them …

When Should I Plant What?

When thinking about planting seeds, sometimes it can be confusing. What should I plant when? Well, the answer is… there are a lot of different …

2016 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG

The ultimate automotive anachronism—and provocation.<p>Fun fact: Geländewagen is German for off-road vehicle. The vehicle is also known as the "G-wagen" or simply the "G." Only M-B marketing types refer to it as "the G-class.”<p>Conceived in the early 1970s, jointly developed with Austrian truck maker …

Halfbike: The bicycle, abridged

For urban-transport alternativistas who also thrive on multitasking, nirvana may be at hand with the Halfbike, a think-outside-the-velocipede conveyance that allows users to jog and bike at the same time.<p>The minimalistic machine, essentially a hybrid of a tri-wheeled scooter and a rolling, …

Watch drag racing go horribly wrong, in slow motion

The better angles of our nature may shout us down for it, but any longtime observer (let alone fan) of any motorsport could probably be coaxed to admit that wrecks can be entertaining to watch. Sure, no one wants to see someone get hurt, but watching high-performance vehicles go wrong is a …

Great news: Dodge won’t cap SRT Hellcat production

Good news if you’ve been desperately hunting down the back of the sofa cushions for change, trying to save up for Dodge‘s outrageous new Charger SRT …

Dodge’s 707-hp Hellcat V-8 is Headed for the Charger Sedan

<b>2015 Dodge Charger R/T</b><p>The whompin’, stompin’, 707-hp supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V-8 from the Challenger SRT Hellcat appears poised to make its way into another Dodge’s engine bay. Anyone surprised? As reported by <i>Road & Track, t</i>he Hellcat’s second application has been given away in papers filed …

Dodge is building the world's most powerful sedan, and we have proof

The 707-hp Hellcat V8 is headed for the Charger.<p>Based on documentation for the Hellcat engine's SAE output, we can confirm that the 707-hp supercharged Hemi will also make its way into the Charger SRT sedan next year.<p>Prepare the drag radials.<p>The Hellcat-ization of the Charger is spelled out in the …

Sports Cars

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat First Drive

Pushing the Horsepower Games Into 700 HP Territory<p>In a few months, many Mustang and Camaro owners will feel woefully inadequate. That’s when the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will start hitting the streets, and, just in case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s why it’s such a big deal: The …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Top 10 Amazing Facts about America's Most Powerful Car

No matter how you slice the data, Chrysler is enjoying great success in the automotive world. At Kelley Blue Book we’ve watched shopper traffic across every Chrysler division (Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, and Ram) effectively double over the past two years. This is reflected in the automaker’s …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Beelzebubba: This is the stuff of redneck dreams . . . and everyone else's nightmares.<p>Make room, Beelzebub, there’s a new demon-prince pony car in town, and it’s from the people who once brought you a real Demon. This Challenger brandishes numbers to shame the mightiest Mustangs and ­Camaros. Known …

Will Dodge limit 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat to 1,200 units?

With over 700 horsepower on tap and a price tag barely over $60k, Dodge appears on paper to have a winner on its hands with the new Challenger SRT Hellcat. But if you want to get your hands on one, you may have to act quicker than this most powerful of muscle cars covers the quarter-mile.<p>That's …

2014 Ford F-150 Pickups Recalled Due To Steering Issues

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] has in recent weeks issued a recall for 2014 F-150 equipped with Electronic Power Assist Steering (EPAS). On affected …

Aluminum-Bodied 2015 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck: Buyers Intrigued, Report Says

The aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck seems like a big gamble for the company.<p>The redesigned version of Ford's best-selling …

Ford F-150

Tired of turkey? Cook holiday duck with these expert tips

We're turkey-ed out! With Christmas around the corner, we're switching up the bird and cooking duck.<p>Duck is rich and delicious in a variety of ways. So why are people intimidated to cook it at home?<p>According to duck expert Hank Shaw, a James Beard Award winner and author of "Duck, Duck, Goose: …

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