Enterprise's Spirit Lives On Via Anchor Donated To The Abraham Lincoln

Saying goodbye to the USS Enterprise, America's first nuclear aircraft carrier and the only ship in its class, has been challenging for naval enthusiasts and those who served aboard her during her 50 year long career. Well, it appears a piece of her will live on in the form of one of the USS Abraham Lincoln's 60,000lb… » 10/05/14 2:11pm 10/05/14 2:11pm

Low Rates And ‘Cock Sucking’ Promised In Rental Car Ad

Apparently, the UK version of Enterprise Rent-A-Car has a wildly different business model than the version we Americans get. A reportedly sabotaged advertisement for Enterprise in a Welsh newspaper claims the company offers "cock sucking" among their many services. » 7/30/13 9:10am 7/30/13 9:10am

I Want This 3-Foot-Long Lego Space Shuttle So Badly

The space shuttle Enterprise, has a new baby brother. A fully-detailed, 1/35th scale replica of the prototype orbiter. Today, Ed Diment, Lego "Master Builder," unveiled his latest model at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. It's on display this weekend ONLY, so get off your ass and check it out! » 7/27/13 11:38am 7/27/13 11:38am

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Starship Enterprise?

So you want to build the Enterprise. Don't we all! Well good news: according to some quick, messy, napkin math, it's possible. Kind of. The bad news? It's going to be stupid expensive. But not unfathomably so! Start scrounging up your space-pennies. » 5/17/13 11:14am 5/17/13 11:14am

Space Shuttle Enterprise Structure Sustains Damage

The protective structure over the Space Shuttle Enterprise appears to have been completely torn off. Only the cloth cover remains. It is hard to tell if the shuttle itself was damaged. » 10/30/12 3:39pm 10/30/12 3:39pm

Famous Spaceships And The Cars That Are Just Like Them

If there's anyone reading this who hasn't pretended their car was a spaceship on a long, boring night drive in the middle of nowhere, then click that close box now. A dark road, the glow of your instruments, stars in the sky — why wouldn't you pretend to be in a spaceship? » 7/31/12 2:00pm 7/31/12 2:00pm

How They Carefully Lift The Space Shuttle

NASA is no longer flying space shuttles, but when the cameras turn away from the breathtaking 747 carrier flyovers or flotillas the real heavy lifting begins. Massive cranes have to delicately lift the shuttle from place to place. » 6/06/12 12:00pm 6/06/12 12:00pm

A New York Barge Pilot Smashed The Shuttle's Wing

Jeezis. This is why we can't have nice things. After the prototype Space Shuttle Enterprise was flown spectacularly into New York a bit over a month ago, yesterday it was just a touch less spectacularly floated on a barge through New York Harbor for temporary storage in New Jersey. » 6/04/12 4:30pm 6/04/12 4:30pm

How To Watch The Space Shuttle Enterprise Fly Over New York

Today between 10:30 am and 11:30 am the Space Shuttle Enterprise will make its final landing at New York City's JFK Airport, but first it's going to circle Manhattan. » 4/27/12 9:30am 4/27/12 9:30am

Woman Charged $3,000 For Free One-Day Rental

Eileen Hennessy received a one-day complimentary Enterprise Rent-A-Car while her Subaru Legacy was serviced. She was told it would be be free. More than a month later she got billed for almost $3,000. » 2/04/09 6:20pm 2/04/09 6:20pm

Car Rental Prices Increasing Due To Smaller Fleet Purchases

In addition to the increased cost of filling them with fuel, car rental rates are rising as rental companies try to squeeze profits out of a shrinking fleet, reports the Detroit News. To help decrease overhead, rental companies have removed 300,000 vehicles from their inventory, despite demand that has remained… » 7/28/08 9:40am 7/28/08 9:40am

Enterprise Opens First Ethanol Branch

Because there aren't enough things for rental car companies to screw up, Enterprise is now opening an all flexfuel branch in Kirkwood, Missouri (a suburb of St. Louis). This is another salvo in the war to seem the greenest, with other companies offering carbon offsets and hybrids and the like. The new location will be… » 11/15/07 1:30pm 11/15/07 1:30pm

Satisfaction With Renting Cars Declines, You No Like Taurus?

Proving there's nothing about the traveling experience that's enjoyable to anyone anymore, J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Rental Car Satisfaction Study has found that people have a worse experience renting cars this year compared to last. Based on a completely made-up scale, overall satisfaction dropped 17 points to… » 11/13/07 5:00pm 11/13/07 5:00pm

Don't Sweat it, Offset it

Enterprise, National and Alamo are offering the largest carbon offset program in rental car history, which isn't saying that much. Eco-friendly persons who don't want to take the bus/train can opt to pay $1.25 on top of the cost of the rental (plus insurance, gas fees, et cetera) and the companies will match that… » 11/01/07 5:00pm 11/01/07 5:00pm