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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: Latest LaFerrari Crash Is Worst Yet Built on a Bedford SB3 bus chassis with a Plaxton Panorama cab, the mobile cinema is stunning... read more

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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


 
Bugatti Veyron up for sale

Kahn Design founder rejects $9.35 million offer for ‘F1’ license plate

The founder of tuning firm A. Kahn Design, Afzal Kahn, has rejected a £6 million (approximately $9.35 million) offer for his prized "F1" number plate. Kahn originally... read more August 22, 2013 by


 
Malcolm Bricklin

Malcolm Bricklin documentary released by entrepreneur’s son

A new documentary titled "The Entrepreneur" has been released and tells the story of auto industry veteran Malcolm Bricklin and his ill-fated attempts to start a car company... read more July 18, 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


 
Truck driver confronted by angry BMW driver in Hampstead, Quebec

Angry Woman In BMW Doesn’t Know How To Give Way: Video

We’re sure many readers can relate to this situation. You’re driving down a narrow two-way street when in the opposite direction a huge truck or bus comes into... read more July 27, 2012 by


 
2006 Chevrolet Impala SS

Driver Fails To Notice Passenger Ejected From Car

Every now and then we come across a news report where the accounts really do need to be seen to be believed. For example, take this latest story of a crash near Blackduck... read more July 17, 2012 by


 
 

 
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