This Crash Wasn't The Rider's Fault And Road Vigilantism Is Never Justified

I tried to stay out of all of the conversation about that now-infamous crash where a car swerved and hit two people on a motorcycle. I followed along as the comments climbed north of 4,000 between the initial post and news of the driver’s arrest. But this thing just keeps nagging at me. »10/21/15 12:06pm10/21/15 12:06pm


This is what happens when an airbag deploys a hundredth of a second late

Here's a terrifying video that shows the importance of having an airbag that works as it's supposed to versus having an airbag that works... but is a hundredth of a second late. You see one watermelon drop in slow motion and get cradled by the deployment of an airbag versus another watermelon that explodes. »3/10/15 8:34am3/10/15 8:34am

Adorable Old Couple Roll Honda, Take Best Picture In Car Wreck History

Bel Air, a money-saturated part of the west side of LA, is usually known for lovely, high-maintenance trophy wives driving lovely, high-maintenance cars. What's less common are octogenarian couples flipping Hondas and then posing with them like freaking rock stars, but that's what we have here today. »6/25/14 3:21pm6/25/14 3:21pm

A Tesla Model S Crashed Into an Electric Pole and Caused a Blackout

Stop me if you heard this before but an electric car and an electric pole walk into a bar... Okay, seriously. This is one of those ridiculous local news stories that are too perfect to be true but actually are. A Tesla Model S crashed into a utility pole in Tennessee and caused a local blackout. »8/16/13 10:29am8/16/13 10:29am

Chinese Driver Crashes In Giant Failed Loop-the-Loop Attempt

Any kid who had Hot Wheels or Matchbox car tracks as a kid knows that cars only make it safely through the loop-the-loop about one time out of ten. Definitely worth yelling for your brother to show him when it happens, then never being able to duplicate it. Sadly, the promoters of this Proton/Lotus driving exhibition… »5/08/12 12:30pm5/08/12 12:30pm