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Porsche 918 Spyder in the Australian Outback

Australia’s Northern Territory Gets To Keep Stretch Of Speed-Unlimited Highway

In Australia’s Northern Territory, there’s a roughly 171-mile long section of highway where there are no speed limits. This means that in addition to Germany’s much-loved autobahns there’s one other stretch of public road where you can test your car’s speed at the... read more

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Audi dealership in U.K. where floor collapsed - Image via Paul Scoins

Floor Collapses At Audi Dealer And Sends 20 Cars Crashing Down

An Audi dealership in the U.K. was the unfortunate scene of a floor collapse that caused 20 cars to crash through the floor and into the shop area below. The showroom floor... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
U.S. Navy drunk driving deterrence display

Man Considered "Too Drunk" Is Acquitted of Hit & Run Charge

"If your drunken memory causes you a fit, you must acquit." Okay so we made that line up, but we're not making up any bit of the rest of this seemingly insane story. An... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
Apple Watch Driver

Watch Out: Driver Fined For Changing Songs Via Apple Watch

That didn't take long. The Apple Watch isn't even available in stores yet—only early adopters who preordered have one—and a Canadian man has already been ticketed... read more May 29, 2015 by 


 
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... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
Car Sing-A-Long

Car Sing-A-Long Turns Into Blown Tire Ride-A-Long: Video

You've been there before... you're in the car with some good friends, and one of your favorite tunes comes on. What do you do? You all sing along and belt out that tune... read more May 26, 2015 by 


 
Truck Driven Through House

It's Not Illegal To Drive Your Own Truck Through Your Own House

Have you ever been so angry that you wanted to smash something? What if that something was your house? The why in this case isn't as important and impressive as the how... read more May 19, 2015 by 


 
California 666 Plate

Satan Is My Co-Pilot: California DMV Down With Demonic Plates

The idea that California's DMV has Satanic sympathies won't come as a surprise to any residents of the Golden State. But you'd imagine the widely reviled agency would at... read more May 6, 2015 by 


 
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 


 
 

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