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My Supposedly Reliable Buick 3800 V6 Hydrolocked On A Perfectly Dry Day

Last month I marveled at the comfort of my fiancée’s 1997 Oldsmobile LSS. It was old-school American luxury mixed with the kind of delightful hubris that led General Motors to believe that it would pull buyers from Mercedes and BMW. But that car, with its La-Z-Boy levels of comfort is now dead after hydrolocking on […]

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This Is Why A Diesel Engine Can’t Use A Carburetor

If you ever suspect that you’re getting a little too comfortable with your own level of knowledge of the world, there’s a nice simple trick you can try to humble yourself, quickly and decisively. When some fact that you know pops into your head, take a moment and ask “why is that?” I bet it […]

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This Is Why A Diesel Engine Can’t Use A Carburetor

If you ever suspect that you’re getting a little too comfortable with your own level of knowledge of the world, there’s a nice simple trick you can try to humble yourself, quickly and decisively. When some fact that you know pops into your head, take a moment and ask “why is that?” I bet it […]

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That’s $600 Per Valve

When you’re looking at buying a car, you want economy. You want the most of the attributes that you desire, without spending any more than you need to spend. If, for instance, you were looking for a car with a manual, five valves per cylinder, and individual throttle bodies, you would not have to shell […]

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This 1966 Ford Mustang Hasn’t Been On The Road In 23 Years. Here’s How I Finally Got It Running Well

My brother’s 1966 Ford Mustang hasn’t been registered since 1998. The last time it ran was in 2013, but even then it could barely make it 10 feet down the road without stumbling. Lately, I’ve decided that the vehicle cannot continue wasting away in my garage; I want to enjoy this beautiful Candy Apple Red […]

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This 1966 Ford Mustang Hasn’t Been On The Road In 23 Years. Here’s How I Finally Got It Running Well

My brother’s 1966 Ford Mustang hasn’t been registered since 1998. The last time it ran was in 2013, but even then it could barely make it 10 feet down the road without stumbling. Lately, I’ve decided that the vehicle cannot continue wasting away in my garage; I want to enjoy this beautiful Candy Apple Red […]

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This 1966 Ford Mustang Hasn’t Been On The Road In 23 Years. Here’s How I Finally Got It Running Well

My brother’s 1966 Ford Mustang hasn’t been registered since 1998. The last time it ran was in 2013, but even then it could barely make it 10 feet down the road without stumbling. Lately, I’ve decided that the vehicle cannot continue wasting away in my garage; I want to enjoy this beautiful Candy Apple Red […]

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NMF Roundup: Alan Walker introduces part two of ‘Alone,’ Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko link again + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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NMF Roundup: Alan Walker introduces part two of ‘Alone,’ Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko link again + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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Monstercat reveals ‘Best of 2019’ list, voted on by fans

After a few days of hard-fought voting, Monstercat fans have selected their top 40 songs of 2019. The Canadian label revealed that fans picked RIOT‘s “Blackwater” as their No. 1 song of 2019, followed by Bossfight‘s “Overdose” and Grant‘s “Wishes.” This is the second year in a row that RIOT has topped the Monstercat charts, […]

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Monstercat reveals ‘Best of 2019’ list, voted on by fans

After a few days of hard-fought voting, Monstercat fans have selected their top 40 songs of 2019. The Canadian label revealed that fans picked RIOT‘s “Blackwater” as their No. 1 song of 2019, followed by Bossfight‘s “Overdose” and Grant‘s “Wishes.” This is the second year in a row that RIOT has topped the Monstercat charts, […]

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Monstercat reveals ‘Best of 2019’ list, voted on by fans

After a few days of hard-fought voting, Monstercat fans have selected their top 40 songs of 2019. The Canadian label revealed that fans picked RIOT‘s “Blackwater” as their No. 1 song of 2019, followed by Bossfight‘s “Overdose” and Grant‘s “Wishes.” This is the second year in a row that RIOT has topped the Monstercat charts, […]

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NMF Roundup: Oliver Heldens and Riton team up, No Mana remixes Kiiara + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Oliver Heldens and Riton link with Vula for their new groovy collaboration, “Turn Me On,” and No Mana takes on Kiiara’s “Bipolar.” Kaskade takes his […]

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Lunar Lunes: Autograf share ‘Casual Love,’ FANGS thrills on ‘Money,’ Grabbitz flips Dog Blood + more

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad for SoundCloud users who want a whole new dose of tunes to […]

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NMF Roundup: Rusko goes old school with ‘Mr. Policeman,’ W&W remix Steve Aoki and BTS, Galantis jet to ‘San Francisco’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As 2018 winds down, Rusko cranks it back up with the release of the feisty “Mr. Policeman.” W&W try their hand at remixing Steve Aoki and […]

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Should I Ditch My ISP and Just Share My Phone’s Data Connection?

Nobody likes paying a ton of money for internet service (especially if you’re spending a small fortune each month for crappy speeds, like a spotty DSL connection). And while a crafty idea might pop into your head from time to time about how you can reduce or eliminate your monthly fee—including asking your neighbor to…Read […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 42

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Since he […]

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Throttle and Niko the Kid unite on Justin Timberlake and Snoop Dogg’s hit collaboration ‘Signs’

Spinnin’ Records recruit Throttle is by all accounts closing out a breakout year, but as 2017 draws to a close, the Aussie beatmaker has one more gift up his sleeve as the “icing on the cake.” Teaming up once again with Atlanta’s Niko the Kid, the pair have joined forces on a new remix, honing in […]

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3lau announces Ultraviolet North American tour, primes new album single

Since setting up his landmark non-profit label Blume, Las Vegas’s own 3LAU have made fans of the electronic dance act seamless philanthropists along the way. Having dropped album lead-in single “Star Crossed” earlier in the year, the young artist returns this month with the album’s second single and news of an extensive North American tour […]

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