Beauty Conscious Car Moisturizes Your Skin While You Drive

Nissan announced its new models will feature breathable Vitamin C moisturizer pumped through the A/C. Plus! Speedometers will give birthday reminders. It's part of Nissan's effort to enhance its cars' "emotional aspect." You know, for chicks. » 7/30/10 4:42pm 7/30/10 4:42pm

Men Pass Driver's Test Faster, Flirt With Examiner

Women had an average of 21 lessons before passing their driving test, while men needed about 17, according to a British poll by However, men may be cheating; 23 percent reported flirting with the examiner to pass. [Daily Mail] » 5/03/10 2:30pm 5/03/10 2:30pm

"When Mother Is Behind The Wheel, She Is Much Calmer"

According to a survey, British kids feel safer when their moms are driving (as opposed to dads). The Daily Mail illustrates this with a Goofus & Gallant-style chart. Apparently "mother" likes to sing while she drives! [Daily Mail] » 4/27/10 2:30pm 4/27/10 2:30pm

Why He's In The Driver's Seat

Reasons women gave the Times Freakonomics blog for letting men drive included: a pattern established by men picking up women for dates, and the difficulty of driving in heels. Now, onto the scraping question. [NYT] » 2/09/10 3:40pm 2/09/10 3:40pm

On Gender, Feminism, And Driving

I might as well admit it: I really hate driving. And while I've come to terms with some other enmities (cleaning, skiing), this one still makes me feel bad because it's just so gendered. » 11/25/09 5:00pm 11/25/09 5:00pm

"Driving Means Someone Is Brave": Women Return To Iraqi Roads

It's a freedom many of us take for granted, but driving has just become possible again for some Iraqi women. Though women were once common on Iraqi roads — they're not legally barred from driving as they are in Saudi Arabia — the U.S. invasion and subsequent violence brought the number of women drivers to almost zero.… » 12/02/08 6:20pm 12/02/08 6:20pm