An R/C Car Bomb Blew Up This Real Car... And Everyone Survived

Last September, lawyer Erik Chappell and his two sons were victims of a car bomb assassination attempt driving through Monroe, Michigan. Federal authorities now believe it was an attack using an explosive device partially made from an R/C car. » 3/15/12 1:30pm 3/15/12 1:30pm

Suspected car bomb rocks Oslo government building

A likely car bomb exploded outside a government building in Oslo, Norway moments ago. At least ten were injured and one killed in the blast. A mangled car was found near the source of the explosion. (Photo credit: Twitpic) » 7/22/11 10:45am 7/22/11 10:45am

See the very moment a car bomb explodes

This new photo from the LIFE Tumblr shows the exact moment a car bomb in a province South of Bangkok goes off. Notice the bomb squad member near the armed Civic. » 7/01/11 4:00pm 7/01/11 4:00pm

The Car Bomb As Art

The work "Baghdad" by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller shows the aftermath of a bombing at Iraq's Al-Mutanabbi book market, which killed 38 people, by preserving and displaying one of the cars destroyed in the attack. » 9/16/10 12:00pm 9/16/10 12:00pm

Clueless Casino Thinks MINI Test Car Is A Bomb

Security gaurds at the Luxor Las Vegas casino mistook a lightly camouflaged Mini Countryman prototype for a car bomb Saturday night, shutting down the garage and disrupting a Playboy model's swan song. Exclusive photos of the sad, booted Mini below. » 8/02/10 6:00pm 8/02/10 6:00pm

A Dodge Omni Is Not A Good Car Bomb Car

New Jersey Police investigating a Dodge Omni with a suspicious "wire-filled" device near a railway overpass found nothing. Silly cops. An Omni would be the worst. Car bomb car. Ever. [AP/Yahoo] » 7/14/10 3:00pm 7/14/10 3:00pm

The History of the Car Bomb

This weekend's attempted Times Square bombing reminded us of the dangers of "the workhorse of urban terrorism" — the car bomb. Mike Davis gave TomDispatch this history of the first modern car bomb, mere miles from Times Square. —Ed. » 5/03/10 2:45pm 5/03/10 2:45pm

Dud Car Bomb Shuts Down Times Square

Saturday, a Nissan Pathfinder loaded with propane and gasoline was discovered in New York's Times Square after onlookers saw it smoking. Bomb Squad technicians were called to dismantle it. Expect mass-media mass-hysteria when sponsorship money clears (immediately). [] » 5/02/10 9:20am 5/02/10 9:20am