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 1:24pm 4/10/15 1:24pm

Bad Idea Funtime: Could You Corner Balance A Car With Truck Nutz?

My 944 has a problem: when the gas tank starts to empty, the back end gets light. I've ruined its perfect 50-50 weight balance by taking off the heavy glass hatch. I don't have any fancy-schmancy metal ballast just lying around, however, I could probably source quite a few Truck Nutz. » 3/10/15 4:22pm 3/10/15 4:22pm

​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 2:33pm 2/20/15 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 10:13pm 7/02/13 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 5:23pm 6/10/13 5:23pm

Idiot Steals Gas from Cop Car, Posts Picture on Facebook, Goes Directly…

This is Michael Baker. Michael is 20 years old, lives in Kentucky, and likes The Bucket List on Facebook. I know these things because Michael has not activated his Facebook privacy settings, which is something that's recommended in most cases but absolutely essential if you're going to post pictures of yourself… » 4/19/12 9:30am 4/19/12 9:30am