All posts tagged "Mar-2009"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Zoom Zoom

    Zero to 62 miles per hour in four seconds? Not in a truck. Well…David Vrsecky, a champion truck racer in Europe recently set the world speed record for a big truck. Driving one kilometer (0.62 miles), he...

    • Posted March 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Pages of Petes

    Seventy years ago, a logger named T.A. Peterman, in need of a way of transporting logs and wood products, turned to military vehicles, rebuilding them to handle the tough job of hauling timber out of the woods....

    • Posted March 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Yabba Dabba Huh?

    Horsepower can be so overrated. At least that’s what the developers from HumanCar, an industrial design firm, are betting on with the Imagine_PS, or Power Station, vehicle. The vehicle uses electric motors and regenerative braking along with...

    • Posted March 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Good Vibrations

    Electric football, that classic sports simulation game from a generation ago, is making a comeback. Originally relegated to attics and basements after their “coaches” grew up, those same coaches are bringing the game back, participating in national...

    • Posted March 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Audiobooks

    In the beautifully detailed opening chapter, a young Babe Ruth happens on a pickup baseball game played by a group of black men. Just beginning to make a name for himself with the Boston Red Sox and...

    • Posted March 1, 2009
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