Garbage Car Being Given Away By Garbage Company As Garbage Halloween Prize

There are few cars more poorly executed than the Cadillac Allanté. With bodies built by Italian factory workers, then shipped over to Michigan to be finished by 1980s GM factory workers, and with a name selected by computer, it is the epitome of a very certain idea of “luxury.” And now American Apparel, a bankrupt… »10/09/15 4:38pm10/09/15 4:38pm


6 Horrible and Doomed Space Missions, Brought to You By Crowdfunding 

Government funding for space travel ain’t what it used to be. Private organizations are our best hope for exploring beyond Earth’s increasingly noxious atmosphere, and to get your cash they’re turning to Indiegogo and Kickstarter to fund ambitious space missions. Unfortunately, most of the projects are bonkers messes… »6/18/15 1:53pm6/18/15 1:53pm

Dude Narrowly Avoids Getting Run Over By Formula One Cars In Practice

If there's one place you don't want to hop onto, it's on an active race track. It does not end well. In most battles of Man vs. Car, man will typically lose. If you're going to be a total moron and run out in front of a Formula One car, oh, geez. That's a car that will catch up to your moron body faster than you'd… »4/10/15 1:24pm4/10/15 1:24pm

​Why You Can't Mount A Flamethrower To Your Car To Melt Snow On The Road

Those of you stuck in the arctic wasteland that is the East Coast and parts of the Mid-West right now have probably had a few hypothermia-induced fantasies about how to clear out the snow in front of your car. However, that flamethrower rig you've been concocting won't work. Allow XKCD to explain. »2/20/15 2:33pm2/20/15 2:33pm

6-Year-Old Boy Rides Van Roof for 3 Miles Along Alaska Highway

When a six-year-old boy in Alaska climbed onto the roof of his parents' van as it sat in their driveway, he probably wasn't expecting to take a ride along a highway while still atop the van. Unfortunately, for the boy and his parents, that's just what happened, and the boy fell from the van's roof after three miles. »7/02/13 10:13pm7/02/13 10:13pm

Drunk Pilot Lets Drunk Passenger Steer, Everyone Dies

Drunk people are good at lots of things. They are good at ordering drinks. They are good at cajoling other drunk people into dares. They are good at chasing adventure. They are good at combining all three of these talents to work in frenetic, exciting concert. They are less good at piloting helicopters. »6/10/13 5:23pm6/10/13 5:23pm