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  • Night Terror
    Interview with Jeff Gunhus, author of 'Night Terror'
    Our guest today is Jeff Gunhus, author of the supernatural thriller horror novel, Night Terror. Jeff is the author of both adult thrillers and the Middle Grade/YA series, The Templar Chronicles. The first book, Jack Templar Monster Hunter, was...
  •  Lexus RX 450h
    Lexus RX450h: A crossover that saves you at the pump
    A crossover SUV that gets great fuel economy would appear to be the perfect fit for some consumers. If such a vehicle is on your wishlist, you must consider the Lexus RX 450h.This hybrid version of the venerable Lexus luxury crossover gets an...
  • Road trip: 2014 Lexus ES300h Hybrid
    Road trip: 2014 Lexus ES300h Hybrid achieves 42.88 mpg
    What kind of fuel-economy can you actually get with the 2014 Lexus ES300h Hybrid? It advertises 40 mpg, but can you really achieve this in the real world? That is the question we set to answer in our recent road trip test.Beginning at Old Town...
  • Ford Fusion hybrid wears its green colors proudly - and well
    Ford Fusion hybrid wears its green colors proudly - and well
    TechnoFile.comIt may look like a James Bond-mobile when you first see it coming at you on the road, but don't confuse Ford's Fusion with high end sports cars. Fusion, in all of its guises, is a decidedly mainstream vehicle - almost...
  • Picking produce
    Tips for seed saving: The how and why of it
    As summer wanes and fall approaches, the gardener’s thought turns to putting the garden to bed and planning for next year. This is the perfect time to start collecting seeds from your favorite crops for use next spring. Mother Earth News...
  • Vegetable Seeds
    Why you should be saving seeds
    If you are a gardener, then you know the value of a seed. When you grow a great crop of anything, the natural desire is to preserve it and grow it again. Saving seeds is the best way to ensure that you perpetuate the flowers, fruits and vegetables...
  • 2014 Toyota Prius v
    2014 Toyota Prius v
    By Frank S. WashingtonDETROIT – There are two ways to look at the Toyota Prius hybrid. Either the Japanese automaker dragged the rest of the U.S. market into gasoline-electric powered cars. If you want to compete with Toyota, you’ve...
  • 2014 Lexus GS450h Hybrid
    2014 Lexus GS450h Hybrid makes saving the planet fun
    In the world of hybrid cars there are those who help you save the world with eye-popping mpg. There are also the ones that hijack this green brow technology to give speed enthusiasts more power without the guilt associated with a gas guzzler. The...
  • Boysenberry
    GMO labeling initiative makes it onto November ballot
    The struggle to figure out what contains GMO’s and what doesn’t may be coming to an end. An initiative in Oregon to require the labeling of genetically modified foods has qualified for a statewide vote in November.If passed, the GMO...
  • Lexus CT 200h serves as luxury version of Toyota Prius
    Lexus CT 200h serves as luxury version of Toyota Prius
    Introduced as a 2011 model, the Lexus CT 200h serves as a viable upscale option for those car shoppers who like the overall idea of its cousin, the Toyota Prius, but want something a bit more upscale.Sharing its gas-electric drivetrain with the...
  • 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE
    2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE review: Here's your plug
    The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE is smooth, far smoother than anyone might expect. That’s under full electric power, however, and with the battery of the plug-in hybrid fully charged, that’s for 20 miles—Ford says about 21 miles...
  • Driven: 2014 Lexus RX450h
    Driven: 2014 Lexus RX450h smooth as silk, but falling behind in features
    This week the Lexus RX450h came to us for a test, one of the first luxury hybrid SUV's ever when it was introduced in 2006. Eight years and a generation later, the 2014 RX450h has many peers from Japan like the Infiniti QX60 and Germany such...
  • Hybrid Cat
    ALDF and Big Cat Rescue Seek Hybrid Cat Ban
    TAMPA, FL– Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), with co-petitioners Big Cat Rescue, of Tampa, FL, Born Free USA, WildCat Haven, and Wildcat Sanctuary, submitted a petition to the California Department of Fish and...
  • Driven: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid r
    Driven: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid remains the driver's choice in green cars
    Today we took the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta up the windy road to the summit of Mt. Lemmon which rises 9,157 tall over Tucson, Arizona to see if it remains a Volkswagen or if it gave up its driving excitement in the transformation to become &ldquo...
  • American Honda Rose Parade dream train, traditional and futuristic
    American Honda Rose Parade dream train, traditional and futuristic
    “Keeping Dreams on Track,” the 2014 American Honda Rose Parade entry, brought the idea of a train through the present and into the future with five floats coupled like railroad cars. At 274 feet, the float was the longest in Rose...