Fuel Efficiency

How To : Improve your fuel efficiency

Getting the most mileage out of your car is especially important now that gas prices are rising. Learn how you can improve your fuel efficiency and the gas mileage of your car with the tips from this how to video from the DIY network. Save a some money the next time at the pum ...more

How To : Draft larger vehicles for better fuel efficiency

This tutorial gives tips on drafting to increase fuel effeciency/miles per gallon. Driving behind larger vehicles cuts down on wind resistance and makes your car work less and use less fuel. Learn the do's and don'ts of drafting in this video tutorial.

News : DIY "Boat Tail" Ups Fuel Economy to 64 MPG

Darin Cosgrove, founder of Ecomodder.com, used just cardboard, aluminum and duct tape to make his DIY "boat tail", a mod that creates aerodynamic efficiency. The tail, attached to his 1998 Pontiac Firefly, extends the car by 4.5 feet and increases the fuel economy to 64 MPG. ...more

How To : Calculate the Cost of Driving

With gas prices soaring in the US and around the globe, the cost to drive to a vacation destination is becoming a much larger expense item in the overall travel budget. Although it's easy to see that gas prices have risen dramatically in the past several months, it's not nearl ...more

How To : Use hydrogen for better mileage

Hydrogen can be used to improve mileage. The hope with this method is that hydrogen will increase the amount of gasoline combusted and increase fuel efficiency, as you trickle hydrogen into the tank. Often propane is used to increase gas mileage. The studies are still being do ...more

News : Teens Build World's Most Fuel-Efficient Car

How many gallons of gas does it take to get from Kansas City to New York? Depends on what you're driving. In this custom-modded Indy race car designed by students at the DeLaSalle Education Center? About four. WIRED's Autopia reports, "A team of high school students has deve ...more

How To : Winterize car tires

Use snow tires in the winter. Special patterns in the tread encourage the tires to grip the road better than regular tires. Snow tires are especially helpful if your car has rear wheel drive to discourage fish tailing. Choose all-season tires for your car. All-season tires ha ...more

How To : Take a Car Trip with Children

Planning the Trip Get lots of brochures Send for brochures of the places you will be visiting. Make a travel book with the brochures to get the grandchildren and their families excited. The best place to contact for these brochures are the Visitors Bureaus or the Chamber of ...more

How To : Build a barrel rocket stove

A rocket stove is a "rocket" combustion approach to preparing meals, which provides high combustion efficiency and efficient heat transfer to the cooking pot. Research suggests (through practical experience) that by using a rocket stove, you could save at least 50% of fuelwood ...more

How To : Build and understand a rocket stove

Thinking about building a rocket stove? A rocket stove is simply made and accepts small-diameter fuel such as twigs or small branches, yielding high combustion efficiency and directing the resultant heat onto a small area. In this video learn how to make a rocket stove with th ...more

How To : Hack unlimited fuel in FarmVille (05/06/10)

This video tutorial shows how to hack FarmVille (05/06/10). At this point, it seems like people are more interested in hacking FarmVille than they are in actually playing the thing. This video will teach you how to use Cheat Engine 5.6 to get unlimited tractor fuel, improving ...more

Gaming : The 9 Best Free Action Games for iPhone & Android

Smartphones and tablets have become so powerful in recent years that they're now approaching PCs and game consoles in terms of gameplay and graphics. Thanks to sharper and more responsive touchscreens along with powerful processors, iOS and Android devices like the OnePlus 5 h ...more

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