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Public transport makes you 13% happier

Written by Richard Bush ▼

According to a new study by researchers at the University of East Anglia, commuting to work on public transport makes you 13% happier than if you drive.

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US airport authority in smelly cab drivers row

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

Do you want to be a taxi driver? Do you smell? Well then, tough luck, especially if you live in America.

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Man arrested for stealing a Ferrari - twice

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

Many would agree that Ferrari makes some of the most desirable cars in the world. Just how far would you go, however, to have one? Probably not as far as one man in California, who reportedly had the audacity to steal a Ferrari not once but twice.

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The most awesome mini car chase ever

Written by Richard Bush ▼

We love Micro Machines. Who doesn’t? And we also love unnecessarily long car chases where basic physics is almost non-existent.

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Movie-mad mechanics build replica Ectomobile

Written by Ryan McElroy ▼

If there’s something strange in our neighbourhood, we know who we’re going to call: two mechanics from the West Midlands.

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Australia PM Tony Abbott gets bombproof BMW fleet

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

If you were hosting an event where all the guests could be targeted by assassination attacks, what vehicle would you use for protection? A lot of us may be tempted to go for something extreme like a tank, the Batmobile or KITT from Knight Rider.

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Do you look like your car?

Written by Ryan McElroy ▼

According to a study published in the Swiss Journal of Psychology, you probably do.

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Suzuki cars recalled due to spider infestation

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

Suzuki has recalled 19,000 examples of its Kizashi saloon in America, because they contain spiders which pose a possible fire risk.

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Spider-Man is top pick for car breakdown rescue

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

The superhero that UK drivers would most want to save them if their car broke down is Spider-Man. That’s according to a (possibly scientific) survey by IGW, which saw 24% of respondents vote for the web-slinging hero.

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Boa constrictor found in VW Golf

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

As Sheriff Woody from Toy Story would say: “There’s a snake in my boot!” A woman, who recently bought a used car, found a nasty surprise in the boot of her new vehicle – a boa constrictor.

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