When I was in high school, I did a study on the effects of alcohol in mice. We got 200 proof lab ethanol and put tiny amounts in their water. We had a few tests that we ran sober/drunk on them - for example there was one mouse that consistently ran the maze while drunk faster. » 5/18/14 12:08pm 5/18/14 12:08pm

Some of those people (like me in WA) go into the mountains several times a week and need them. But I agree with you, too, I just got studless (xi3) this year and they're actually much better - performance on snow/slush is the same and on pavement in the city is much, much better. » 2/18/14 11:24am 2/18/14 11:24am

It wasn't exactly the car I wanted, but close - so I'm about a month in on a 2014 WRX 5-door without nav, highest trim level. Seats are awesome (they are heated) radio is simple and works every time with my iphone over Bluetooth. I test drove 3-series and an allroad to replace my e46, and both had so much e-crap that… » 2/18/14 9:59am 2/18/14 9:59am