Holy Crap That Bed Bug Car Fire Was Huge

Remember that story yesterday about the guy who set three cars on fire, because he suspected one of them had bed bugs? You know the guy, the one who doused everything in alcohol? You thought we were joking about that “dramatic re-enactment” photo we used. Well, looking at video of the real thing, we weren’t that far… » 4/16/15 7:15pm 4/16/15 7:15pm

This Bizarre Video Explains Why People Tend To Avoid Using Methanol Fuel

What you're watching is not a young Robby Gordon, taking a break from a little racing at the 1997 Indy 500, just to frolic in the grass. What you're watching is Robby Gordon fighting desperately to save his own life, as his car burst into searing hot flames. Except a big problem is that the fire is completely… » 1/29/15 12:20pm 1/29/15 12:20pm

Firefighters Attempt To Extinguish Car Fire And Everything Goes To Hell

Here's a little cooking recipe, handed down from my step-uncle's roommate's brother's sister. Take one Mercedes, and completely engulf it in flames. Leave it on top of a big hill. Don't set the parking brake. Add firefighters, a high pressure fire hose, and now water everywhere to reduce the friction. The result is… » 1/21/15 6:06pm 1/21/15 6:06pm

Now You'll Know Exactly How Lamborghinis Manage To Self-Immolate

Lamborghinis definitely, definitely, definitely have a history of catching fire. But the key question in so many conflagrations was how they were managing to go up in flames. It turns out, it's because they get so enthused with being a raging Italian bull, that they can't help but set themselves on fire. » 11/03/14 9:45pm 11/03/14 9:45pm