Snowy Owl That "Enchanted" Washington DC Hit By Washington DC Bus

This strange and savage American winter has produced many oddities, and the appearance of Snowy Owls from the Arctic Circle has been the only delight in a season of ice and gloom. And then a Washington DC bus struck a beloved white owl a block away from the White House Rose Garden. » 1/30/14 12:50pm 1/30/14 12:50pm

San Francisco Surrenders to Startup Mega-Bus Network

Public transit in the Bay Area is so bad that it's devolved into a Mad Max techno-libertarian sci-fi hell-scape, with citizens forced to hitch rides with romantic predators or just yacht to work. But if you work for a big tech company, you get a luxury charter shuttle. Sounds fair, right? SF is struggling to keep… » 7/22/13 12:31pm 7/22/13 12:31pm

London Olympics Gets A Double Decker Bus That Does Push-Ups

Czech artist David Cerny has managed to make an object that, when you look at it, immediately conveys the concepts of "London" and "athletics." Which is handy, since he made it for the London Olympics. The sculpture, a full-sized '57 Austin Roadmaster double-decker bus outfitted with huge red arms, is currently outside the … » 7/24/12 2:40pm 7/24/12 2:40pm

University Of Texas Foam Sword Battle Interrupted By A Bus

It's the end of the year. No more classes. No more parking hassles. You're feeling great. You've got a foam sword in your hand. You're ready to cross The Drag and do fake battle with your friends. You've waited all year and now all you have to do is wait for the light to change. Dude, you should really wait for the… » 5/04/12 5:30pm 5/04/12 5:30pm

Now There's A Party Bus That Will Inject You With Magical Fluids To…

Not that you have ever, ever overindulged on alcohol, but if you had, you'd know that it can result in some serious pain the next day. Fortunately, a company in Las Vegas is pioneering a new, extremely convenient way to help you recover quickly from your retched suffering. Hangover Heaven promises to rid you of your… » 4/12/12 10:45am 4/12/12 10:45am

Rare 1955 Volkswagen Bus is the oldest of its kind

In 1955 Volkswagen Transporters were nothing more than commercial vehicles, albeit strange and relatively rare commercial vehicles—at least in the US. Volkswagen hadn't yet captured American hearts with their clever advertising and few people even knew what they were. Even so, a few Volkswagens did make it over to this … » 11/19/11 12:30pm 11/19/11 12:30pm