What year did Charles Goodyear invent Vulcanized Rubber?

Note: post edited on 30 September 2014 to replace language stating that Goodyear created a sulfur-free rubber. Despite the name, vulcanized rubber has nothing to do with the pointed-eared aliens from Star Trek and it definitely wasn’t invented by Leonard Nimoy. Vulcanized Rubber was actually invented by Charles Goodyear in the early 19th century.  Goodyear’s […]

How do you Rotate Car Tires?

Tire care just doesn’t seem to get the attention that it deserves these days compared to general engine maintenance. The rims and tires on car are equally important though. And yet; rotating a car’s tires is something many people rarely have performed, if they bother to do it at all. It’s shocking to hear how […]