KAL 007: The Korea Airlines Flight Everyone Is Thinking About Today

The apparent missile shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine this morning will likely go down as one of the worst—and, if initial reports are true, most avoidable—disasters in air-travel history. But it's not unprecedented. A similar infamous incident happened 30 years ago, also involving Russian military… » 7/17/14 12:52pm Thursday 12:52pm

'Thousands Of Lobsters' Blow Up When Cargo Truck Slams Into Bridge

A truck carrying 7,000 pounds of lobsters from Maine to Massachusetts cooked its cargo when it collided with a bridge, blowing up the refrigeration unit and tearing the top off the cargo box. No humans were hurt, but the lobsters had to be "disposed of" by Westwood police. » 7/01/14 8:10pm 7/01/14 8:10pm

Watch A High-Speed Off-Road Hill Climb Go Terribly Wrong

We've seen how beastly purpose-built off-road buggies can be. Even when the climb doesn't end as planned, these little monsters can take a tumble and preserve their passenger. I think driver Bobby Tanner here owes his roll cage fabricator a gift basket after surviving this insanity. » 6/30/14 3:27pm 6/30/14 3:27pm

Woman Who Caused Fatal Crash Stopping For Ducks May Get Life In Prison

Emma Czornobaj could face a lifetime prison sentence after being convicted of "criminal negligence causing death" and "dangerous driving causing death." She'd parked her Honda Civic in the left lane of a Quebec highway to round up some ducks when a motorcycle carrying two people plowed into the car. » 6/23/14 1:32pm 6/23/14 1:32pm

Kid Races Grampa's Car Through A Busy Park 'Til Vigilante Truck Rams Him

A 14-year-old kid commandeered his grandfather's Hyundai Veloster on Saturday, blazing through a park full of children and generally terrorizing Syracuse, Utah. His reign of mayhem was only reeled in when a citizen plowed into him with a Ram pickup. Miraculously, everyone walked away uninjured. » 6/01/14 11:04pm 6/01/14 11:04pm

How To Stay Calm When Some Selfish Asshole Wrecks Your Car And Splits

On Friday night I parked the 2014 Dodge Durango we're evaluating legally on a well-lit Brooklyn street. On Saturday I came back to two ravaged starboard doors and a scratch running the length of the side. No note, no way to ID the perpetrator. Nothing to say but "Well, S###." » 5/19/14 10:35am 5/19/14 10:35am