Rick Castleberry

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Can Joe Biden beat Hillary Clinton?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Joe Biden might run for president -- but his own relationships and political chops are the only elements of a campaign he has in place right now.<p>Amid questions about Hillary Clinton's authenticity, the vice president's aides and associates see his gaffe-prone, yet honest …

Government

10 Remnants of Human Body We No Longer Require

Vermiform Appendix<p>The vermiform appendix is a vestige of the cecum , an organ that would have been used to digest cellulose by humans’ herbivorous …

Biology

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 First Drive

Going Nowhere in Daimler's Go Anywhere Van<p>Right around the time we were celebrating the end of the Civil War and burying President Lincoln, the British Parliament passed the Locomotive Act 1865. Also known as the Red Flag Act, it stipulated that the top speed of vehicles was 4 mph in the …

Mercedes Benz Sprinter Van: Improvements for 2015

The Mercedes Benz (MB) Sprinter van is an albatross of a vehicle. Not only is it extremely long (the 170” wheel base model is 24’ 1.2”) it’s also …

Mercedes-Benz

Ford Transit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: Big Vans, Big Ideas

Full-size commercial vans, like the Ford Transit and the Mercedes Sprinter, are executed to squeeze out the last penny of function. And they just keep getting bigger, in length and cross-section<p>SEXY FARRIER. In this dream I wear a leather apron and no pants. I drive around in my Ford Transit …

Mercedes-Benz

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 Prototype

Going where no gigantic box has gone before.<p>Never before have we pondered a subconscious connection with the contents of an uncracked egg, but there’s a first time for everything. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 is the shell and we’re its quivery innards, practically foaming as the big …

Weekly Recap: Mercedes, Volkswagen spend big as import automakers invest in North America

Plus: Jeremy Clarkson Is Out, Kurt Busch Is Back In And GM Fends Off Activist Investors<p>Import automakers are on a building frenzy in North America as resurgent car sales have prompted companies to expand their manufacturing footprints to meet rising demand.<p>That was evidenced this week when …

12 examples of evolution happening right now

Evolution, it turns out, isn't the long, invisible process we once thought.<p>Instead, it's happening all around us, all the time.<p>And we are it's primary drivers.<p>By shaping landscapes, dumping pollutants into rivers and lakes, and transforming wild areas into suburban ones, humans are spurning the …