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Why Drive 91mph in a Snowstorm? Not for This

Anastacia Hocking is now charged with reckless driving

(Newser) - When you feel the need to blast some tunes, apparently even a snowstorm won’t stand in your way. New Hampshire State Police say they clocked a woman driving 91mph through snow and slush on Interstate 93 during a snowstorm Wednesday morning. Anastacia Hocking's response: she was late for... More »

Moles Smell in Stereo

Study says they get signals from both nostrils

(Newser) - The common mole is blind and mostly deaf, which means it relies on its nose to find dinner. Not a problem: A study at Vanderbilt University makes the case that moles smell in stereo. Researchers who watched a mole sniff out a meal determined that the little critter relied on... More »

Pandora Car Stereo Spells Sirius Trouble

New Internet-enabled device threatens satellite radio

(Newser) - Why pay upward of $20 a month for satellite radio in your car when you can get Pandora Internet radio for free? Pioneer unveiled a car stereo at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week that can detect Pandora Internet radio from iPhones or iPods, prompting observers... More »

Why Thieves Don't Care About Your Car Stereo

New devices can't be transferred between cars

(Newser) - More than a million car stereos were stolen in 1994, but in the past 15 years, yearly thefts have plummeted by more than half, NPR reports. Why? Automakers now install good stereos from the start, and “there's no market for factory radios because they normally don't fit in any... More »

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