'Bricks Fly' In First Land Rover Defender Rally Series Event

The "Defender Challenge" racing series that pits Bowler-powered stock-looking Land Rover Defenders against each other in rally stages kicked off this month. Turns out 175 horsepower is enough to make a boxy little Landy lots of fun to watch! » 3/20/14 7:41pm 3/20/14 7:41pm

​How The Brits Are Using Fighter Jets To Help With Flood Relief

As storms over the past few weeks battered already-soggy southern England, rivers burst their banks and floodwaters began to rise. At least two people have been killed by the wind, water, and waves, so the British military decided it needed to do something. Specifically, it needed to bring in the Royal Air Force. » 2/24/14 3:00pm 2/24/14 3:00pm

What Happens When F1 Car Designers Build Architectural Models

Gizmodo EIC Geoff Manaugh and U.K. architects Smout Allen tapped an unlikely source to help create their new exhibition in London: Williams F1. But, in this case, the engineers at Williams weren't building the advanced race cars they're well-known for—they were 3D-printing the parts for an intricate model of an… » 11/20/13 5:50pm 11/20/13 5:50pm

Woman Brags About Hitting Cyclist, Discovers Police Also Use Twitter

A lot of drivers hate cyclists. A lot of cyclists hate drivers. Then there's Emma Way, who hates cyclists so much that she hit one with her car, drove away, and bragged on Twitter about how it wasn't her problem because the cyclist "doesn't pay road tax." Unfortunately for Emma, her local police also use Twitter. » 5/21/13 12:29pm 5/21/13 12:29pm

British Driving Instructor Busted For Accepting Thousands In Bribes…

Would you pay $4,500 to pass your driving exam? It sounds ludicrous, but more than 100 people in London were willing to fork that over to bribe a driving instructor for a license, according to the BBC. That instructor was arrested earlier today by police, who are investigating a "cash-for-pass" driver's license scam. » 2/20/13 6:18pm 2/20/13 6:18pm