Bedtime Argument Saves Child From Plane That Crashed Into His Room

"It pays to be indulgent sometimes," said Sabrina Ertell after her son's bedroom was hit by a plane, in a crash which killed all 5 on board. Her 11 year-old son, Augusto had argued to be allowed to sleep with his parents that night, and likely would have been killed in his own bed if the parents had not relented their… » 8/07/14 1:19pm 8/07/14 1:19pm

Volkswagen Once Tried To Kill A Journalist Because Of This Car

Yep, that's right. As far as I can tell, this incident where a Brazilian auto journalist was shot at while taking some spy shots is the only time a carmaker has actually employed potentially deadly force against a journalist. Even though I may have tempted some. The car is the VW Brasilia, and I think it's great. » 6/23/14 2:32pm 6/23/14 2:32pm

There's A Magical Place Where A-4 Skyhawks Still Fly Off Carriers?

The A-4 Skyhawk, also lovingly known as the "Scooter," was one cost effective little carrier capable jet that was first known for its ability to haul tons of bombs, and later for its nimbleness in a dogfight. These traits are precisely why Brazil procured it so late in life for its only aircraft carrier. » 6/22/14 4:31pm 6/22/14 4:31pm

5 of the Worst Traffic Jams in History

When not being used for poorly thought-out political revenge, traffic jams are making the lives of commuters suck on a daily basis. But sometimes, bad traffic can get spectacularly bad—even worse than fake traffic study bad. In honor of those times, we've collected some of the worst traffic jams in history. » 1/13/14 3:05pm 1/13/14 3:05pm

How Fiat helped incite the protests in Brazil


Fiat hired the famous Brazilian band O Rappa to write and record a song about cheering for Brazil on the streets. A campaign they did for the FIFA Confederations Cup happening right now, hosted by Brazil.
Fiat is a sponsor for this cup, and therefore they invested big in this campaign. The short video doesn't stop… » 6/18/13 2:24pm 6/18/13 2:24pm