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Catalin Alexandre Duru on his homemade hoverboard

Man Sets Guinness World Record With Homemade Hoverboard: Video

Move over, Marty McFly. Canadian engineer Catalin Alexandru Duru has set a new world record for the furthest distance traveled on a hoverboard, and unlike McFly’s board in Back to the Future Part II, Duru’s actually works on water. He set the new record during a stunt that took place... read more

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1967 Ministry of Technology mobile cinema. Image via eBay.

One Of 7 Mobile Cinemas Up For Sale

What is a mobile cinema? Why should you care? I’ll answer the second question first: because it’s one of just 7 ever built, and it’s awesome. ALSO SEE... read more April 28, 2015 by 


 
Three Girls One Truck

Three Girls, One Truck: Two Face DUI, One Hospitalized After Freeway Fall

As the headline implies, the incident which occurred earlier this week in Lincoln County, Oklahoma was fairly complicated. ALSO SEE: Fast And Furious 8 Confirmed For 2017... read more April 24, 2015 by 


 
Lunch meat variety plate. Image via U.S. Dept. of Agriculture on Flickr under CC BY 2.0.

Raw Deal: Trucker Ripped Off In 'Inadvertent' Meat-For-Crack Trade

When a tractor trailer full of lunch meat goes missing—which we're going to guess has happened, in human history, at least once previously—most folks aren't going... read more April 22, 2015 by 


 
Driving Dogs

Dogs "Drive" Away With Owner's Pontiac Vibe

A pair of dogs decided to go for a bit of a joy ride when their Yarmouth, Nova Scotia owner walked away from a car they were in. A few onlookers noticed a Pontiac Vibe slowly... read more April 22, 2015 by 


 
Toyota Prius navigation screen

Car Thief Captured After Programming Home Address Into GPS

So you’ve decided to live a life of crime. You steal cars, and you use stolen cars to go steal other cars. You’re not a good person. If you’re Donnie Jaydon... read more April 15, 2015 by 


 
Man trapped in seat belt

Seat Belts Are Hard, Mmmkay? Video

Challenge: don’t laugh while watching this video. Don't worry. You will fail. ALSO SEE: Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Track Tested At VIR: Video The scene: an older... read more April 14, 2015 by 


 
200 mph remote-controlled car built by Nic Case

Nic Case Is First To Break 200 MPH With An R/C Car: Video

After years of attempts, remote-control car enthusiast Nic Case has finally built a car that passed 200 mph, possibly setting a new land speed record for R/C cars... read more October 30, 2014 by 


 
Hendo Hoverboard

Hendo Creates 'Back To The Future'-Style Hoverboard: Video

It's been a couple decades since Marty McFly first went back to the future, and we're still no closer to a working DeLorean time machine. However, one company has created a... read more October 22, 2014 by 


 
Autobahn Adventures

Germany To Charge Foreign Drivers For Autobahn Use

Germany has long been an essential place to visit for speed freaks all over the world, and not just those willing to take on the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife race... read more July 9, 2014 by 


 
Lightning striking a pickup truck near Tofield in central Alberta, Canada

Watch A Pickup Truck Get Struck By Lightning: Video

A lowly pickup truck driving along a rural highway near the town of Tofield in central Alberta, Canada was struck by lightning this past weekend. Inside the pickup were Al... read more June 6, 2014 by 


 
2011 Aston Martin DB9 Volante

Dog Chews Owner's Aston Martin DB9, Gets Given Away

A late-model Aston Martin has succumbed to a pet pooch in the U.K. The car, a black DB9 Volante similar to the one pictured above, was the pride and joy of builder Royston... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
2013 Nissan 370Z

Man Buys Nissan 370Z Using Proceeds From Sale Of Own Testicle

Some people go to extreme lengths to own the car of their dreams. Theft. Selling drugs. Getting tickets to see Oprah and hoping she's feeling generous that day. Other say... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
Ferruccio Lamborghini’s 1968 Riva Aquarama

Ferruccio Lamborghini’s Speedboat Restored

The splendid speedboat featured here is a unique Aquarama built by Italian firm Riva 45 years ago. It was commissioned by Lamborghini founder Ferruccio Lamborghini and was... read more October 8, 2013 by 


 
Employee at Ferrari’s headquarters in Maranello, Italy

Too Many Emails Clogging Up Your Day? Ferrari Shares Your Pain

Almost anyone who works in a modern office will know the pain of being inundated with numerous emails throughout the day, and the wasted time of checking an inbox full of... read more July 3, 2013 by 


 
Torque Transformer based on the Ford Ranger pickup

Ford’s Latest Transformer Is Based On The Ranger Pickup

Remember Falcatron? The Transformer based on the Australian Falcon sedan that was developed by Ford Oz to celebrate the launch of the new video game Transformers: Fall of... read more November 2, 2012 by 


 
 

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