Eric Peters: How to embarrass a muscle car

Eric Peters: How to embarrass a muscle car

By Eric Peters The new Chevy Camaro has 335 hp and does zero to 60 in about five seconds flat. That’s with the V6. Which is the one to buy. Because it is affordable – $27,195 – vs. $36,300 for the V8 powered Camaro SS. Which isn’t. Either to buy – or to insure. Nor […]

Top nutritionists can’t agree on what is a vegetable

Top nutritionists can’t agree on what is a vegetable

By Hank Campbell / American Council on Science and Health Mediterranean, Low-fat, paleo – if modern diet advice sounds to you like a jumble of special interests competing to advance sales of their diet book rather than inform public health, you are not alone. No one takes diet advice any more seriously than they take […]

Climate scientists: Alarm over global warming ‘based on nonsense’ and ‘irrational at best’

Climate scientists: Alarm over global warming ‘based on nonsense’ and ‘irrational at best’

Personal Liberty News Desk Scientists from MIT and Princeton sharply criticized the political left’s appropriation of climate data recently, noting that emotional assumptions and moral judgments about “mostly beneficial” natural phenomena are “Orwellian” and “irrational.” At a climate summit in Austin, Texas this week, MIT climate scientist Dr. Richard Lindzen questioned the politicization of climate data that, […]

Eric Peters: 2016 Buick Enclave new car review

Eric Peters: 2016 Buick Enclave new car review

By Eric Peters GM still has two “near luxury” brands – Buick and GMC – which is double what other car companies have. They have the mass-market line (Toyota, for example) and then the luxury line (Lexus). Theres nothing in the middle. With GM, you can go incrementally up two steps from the mass-market brand […]

NASA orders SpaceX crew mission to International Space Station

NASA orders SpaceX crew mission to International Space Station

Southern Arizona News-Examiner NASA took a significant step last Friday toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station with its first mission order from Hawthorne, California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from U.S. soil. This is the second in a series of four guaranteed orders NASA will make under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability […]

Motel 6 gets a chic makeover

Motel 6 gets a chic makeover

Southern Arizona News-Examiner Motel 6 has been leaving the “light on” for customers for a number of years. The chain is the largest owned and operated hotel chain in the economy segment of the North American hotel market and is known for its ultra-value brand. Now, the chain is embarking on a multi-million dollar marketing […]

New musical, ‘Snapshots,’ coming to Arizona Theatre Company

New musical, ‘Snapshots,’ coming to Arizona Theatre Company

Southern Arizona News-Examiner Arizona Theatre Company brings the witty and romantic “Snapshots,” a new musical comedy by Stephen Schwartz, composer of such smash Broadway hits as “Wicked” and “Godspell,” to the Temple of Music and Art from Nov. 28 through Dec. 19. I. Michael and Beth Kasser are Arizona Theatre Company’s 2015-16 Season Sponsors. Shirley […]

Greyhound bracing for 500,000 passengers during Thanksgiving week

Greyhound bracing for 500,000 passengers during Thanksgiving week

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Thanksgiving holiday period is usually one of the busiest travel times in the year. This year is expected to be no different. Greyhound Bus Lines is preparing for a predicted 500,000 passengers during the holiday period. More from Travel Pulse: Greyhound — and the travel industry as a […]

The return of Orbital ATK to space

The return of Orbital ATK to space

Everyone loves a good comeback story, and Orbital ATK’s return to space is no exception. In its first cargo mission to the International Space Station following a launch failure in October 2015, Orbital ATK is back with an ambitious launch plan. There’s the enhanced Cygnus spacecraft launching atop United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket, a […]