What Hollywood Stuntmen Can Teach You About Surviving The Apocalypse

Surviving the apocalypse could come down to a single car chase, or a long war with mutant bikers. Sam Sheridan spent three years training for armageddon for his book Disaster Diaries: How I learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Apocalypse and explains how he learned to prepare with help from Hollywood's stunt drivers. » 5/08/13 1:30pm 5/08/13 1:30pm

How To Prepare Your Car To Handle An EMP And Why You Shouldn't Bother

Last week, we were sent this Craigslist ad where someone was trying to sell their old, sitting for "several years," farm use-plated, Diesel Jetta by pitching it as an "EMP Proof" vehicle. First of all, a farm use Jetta? Did the pigs use it to commute to their day jobs telemarketing? » 8/27/12 2:00pm 8/27/12 2:00pm

Ford Tells GM, NBC To Pull Apocalypse-Themed Chevy Super Bowl Ad

UPDATED! Ford's not pleased with the Chevy truck super bowl ad that implies Ford trucks aren't built tough enough to survive the Mayan apocalypse. How upset are they? They're so pissed the automaker's sent letters to both GM and NBC asking them to pull the ad from tonight's big game. » 2/05/12 1:20pm 2/05/12 1:20pm

Chevy Super Bowl Ad: You Will Die If You Buy A Ford

Dropping any artifice of civility in the back-and-forth sniping between Chevy and Ford, this year's Silverado ad comes out and says what they've only been wiling to say behind closed doors: buy our competitors vehicle and you will die. You will be dead. Six-feet under. And your family. You will all die a horrible… » 2/03/12 10:30am 2/03/12 10:30am

The ten best post-apocalyptic survival vehicles

We're pulling out the lead-lined suits and Zombie Survival Guide once again to update our classic list. In the event of any number of world-ending disasters, these ten commenter-chosen vehicles should be able to keep you alive after the apocalypse goes down. » 7/18/11 11:00am 7/18/11 11:00am

Commenter of the Day: Pale Horse Edition

Those of you not up on ancient Mayan prophecy or apocalyptic cosmology could be forgiven for missing the most obvious implication of our report earlier today on the demise of the Viper. Our commenters, however, are rather more on the ball. So be forewarned! As we enter the final years of the Viper, the age of darkness… » 2/08/08 5:45pm 2/08/08 5:45pm