The Facts: Hybrid Car Issues and Disadvantages

Pros and cons of hybrid cars Get ready for a sticker shock. A common complaint about hybrid cars is their asking price. According to, the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for new model year hybrids ranges from $ 21,100 (Toyota Prius) to $ 104,000 (Lexus LS 600h). Adding all hybrid technology to a vehicle is expensive, and part of […]

How smart are our smart cars?

The prodigal son of the auto industry DON’T LET YOUR PETITE LOOK mistake you for its excellent performance on modern roads – the “ForTwo” Microcity Coupe is just over 8 feet long, less than 5 feet wide and 5 feet tall. Weighing 818 kilograms and 3 feet shorter than a Mini Cooper, these Vikings have race car-like roll cages, anti-lock […]

Choosing a new radio for your truck

Need a great new radio for your farm truck or tractor? There are many options and functions available. A new radio can be as simple as AM / FM with a clock display, or it can include features like Bluetooth for hands-free cellular communication, SiriusXM satellite radio, and even weather band for those whose work day is affected by the […]

Heavy Vehicle Safety with GPS Tracking Solutions

When you think of dangerous work, what comes to mind? The defense force, firefighters, and police may be at the top of your list, but what about heavy vehicle drivers? In Australia, around 80 workers die each year while working on or near a heavy road vehicle (Safe work Australia Chair). Speeding and fatigue play an important role in these […]

Emily and Lee’s Kenya Safari

I love to start trips on the weekends. The traffic to escape Nairobi is clear and we don’t have to start a safari in a rush. Emily and Lee conveniently started their trip to Mombasa on a Saturday morning, and we met early at the Wildebeest Eco-Camp in Karen. So it was a reasonably nondescript trip to Amboseli. The only […]

Chronicles of Madness – Episode 37

In our episode 37 of Madness Chronicles, we will see the insanity of getting rich during a pandemic. Remember, insanity is a state of mental illness, gross and extremely foolish behavior, and a frenzied or chaotic form of activity. Let’s take a look at the insanity of pandemic profits. As you begin this journey, keep in mind that businesses have […]

‘SteamController procedure entry point could not be located in the STEAM_API DLL’ Fix in Windows 7/8/10

The error “The procedure entry point Steam driver could not be located in the dynamic link library” in Windows 7/8/10 is caused by a corrupt, damaged, or incompatible DLL file. The bug is synonymous with gaming, but it’s actually present with a host of other apps as well. The core of the error is that the application in question (in […]

Build your own electric supercharger

Building and installing a homemade electric supercharger in your car is not as crazy as it may sound. There are several sites on the web with information available on these types of projects. Some of the information is available for free, but expect to pay for more detailed plans and information. When deciding between a homemade electric supercharger and a […]